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senior school sport (cont'd) with the team being runners-up to Knox Grammar School in Matt Jepson (Year 12) competed flawlessly again, winning the 2010 – 2011 season, hopes were high for a possible all four individual events. Matt had a very tough programme CAS title. Unfortunately it didn’t turn out as expected. The so he was unable to add to his eight CAS records that he 1st XI won only three of the eight games played, with two currently holds. Matt has been an outstanding swimmer for games washed out. The team beat Waverley College the school over seven years and he will be sorely missed outright and both Trinity Grammar School and Cranbrook next season. Geoffrey Guo (Year 8) stood out with his in the one-day matches. The loss to Barker College in the performances, including winning the 14 years breastroke final game saw the team slip from third to fifth in the CAS championship event whilst Joshua Hertz (Year 10) was competition. Individually, Dom Thomson (Year 12) was placed in five events. There were a number of placings on selected for the CAS 1st XI. the night and many personal bests recorded. Listed below The team were seen at their best at the Australian Jesuit are boys’ placings at the CAS: Schools Carnival, hosted by the College. The team went First Place: Matt Jepson (400m Freestyle, Open 100m through undefeated in all matches, winning every game Freestyle, Open 200m Freestyle and convincingly, including the final against Xavier College Open 100m Butterfly), Geoffrey Guo (14s Melbourne. The team scored 1/232 and dismissed Xavier Breastroke Championship) College for 106 runs. Luke Vevers (Year 12) scored 143 not Second Place: Patrick Butler (14s 50m Breastroke Division), out in the final to add to his other two centuries earlier in the Lucas Anderson (13s 50m Breastroke week which included 114 and 136. Sam Mathias (Year Championship) 12) picked up the impressive figures of 6/10 in his match Third Place: Liam Thomson (17s 100m Breastroke against Xavier College. Luke Vevers was voted Player of the Championship and 17s Freestyle Tournament. Luke, along with Captain Grant Jansson (Year Relay), Matthew Flaherty (17s Freestyle 12), Sam Mathias, Mitchell Baumgart (Year 12) and Jordan Relay), Harrison Williams (17s Freestyle Daly (SAC 2011) were chosen in the Australian Jesuit Relay), Joshua Hertz (16s 50m Freestyle Schools Team. Staff member Mr Andy Quinane coached Championship, 16’s 50m Backstroke the team during Term IV and for the Jesuit Cricket Carnival Championship, 16s 100m Freestyle, but has since left to teach at the Shore School. Andy was 16’s 200m Freestyle and 17s Freestyle a highly respected 1st XI coach for many seasons at the Relay), Sean Thomson (15s 50m Butterfly school. Former 1st XI coach and staff member Mr Michael Division), Geoffrey Guo (14s 50m Freestyle Rogan replaced Andy for Term I games. Championship, 14s 100m Freestyle and The highlight of the 2nd XI season, under coach Tim 14s Medley Relay), Lucas Anderson (13s Rowland (SAC 2009), was the win over Knox Grammar 50m Freestyle Championship, 13s 50m School at Curagal. It was Knox’s first loss in three years Backstroke Championship and 14s Medley at the 2nd XI level. The 3rd XI, coached by Old Boy and Relay), Jack Spano (12s 50m Freestyle staff member Mr Quentin Evans (SAC 1967), finished the Division), Thomas Gillis (12s 50m Freestyle season with a number of wins. Championship), Oliver Sims (14s Medley The 10A’s, under coach and Old Boy Stuart Emanuel Relay) and Daniel Vlachos (14s Medley (SAC 2010), were our most successful team, winning most Relay) of their matches. Other Old Boys involved in coaching I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those included Josh Rickard-Ford (SAC 2009), Ben Jacobs (SAC involved in the swim season, including Head Coach Mr 2011), Ed Green (SAC 2011), Paul Ellis (SAC 2006), Alec Graeme Brewer, MIC Ms Danae Craig, staff members Mr Cornelius (SAC 2011), Jordan Daly (SAC 2011), Brendan Damien Corrigan (SAC 1971), Ms Michelle O’Donnell Murphy (SAC 2011) and James Comerford (SAC 2010). and Ms Marie Taylor. Marie retires from the staff of the College at the end of Term I and we thank her especially for Swimming her behind the scenes recording of boys’ times throughout TSydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre in March. As usual, and Luke Veverka (SAC 2008) were of great assistance tomany seasons. Old Boy coaches Chris Chan (SAC 2010)he CAS Swimming Championships were held at the the competition was very keen amongst all six schools. It the team. Also I would like to thank the Jepson family and was evident after the opening freestyle races, that there was all other parents involved in the morning BBQs, timing and in fact two competitions within one. Knox Grammar School recording at carnivals. and Trinity Grammar School would be contesting first place Whilst on swimming, the College entered two teams whilst Cranbrook, Waverley College and ourselves would in the Head of the Harbour Ocean Swim Classic. The be challenging for fourth, fifth and sixth placing. In the final College has a terrific record in this event, having won the point score, Cranbrook very narrowly beat us for fourth teams event now for a number of years. The teams event placing, by a mere five points. Trinity Grammar School is not restricted to schoolboys teams but open to any clubs ultimately won their ninth consecutive CAS title. and groups that might want to enter. The College entered In the pool, there were many highlights. Team Captain two teams in the two-kilometre swim. Once again our top St Aloysius’ College A Jesuit School for Boys _ Founded 1879 a l oy s i a d / page 48


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