March 2017

Andrew Babyak

High School junior wins gold medals at swimming championship

Bronxville High School junior Andrew Babyak has won a silver medal and three gold medals at the Section I Boys Swimming Championship finals, which took place at Felix Festa Middle School in West Nyack on Feb. 8.


Babyak, who swims for the New Rochelle-Bronxville combined team, placed first in the 200-yard freestyle and 500-yard freestyle individual events. He also won a gold medal in the 200-yard freestyle relay as a member of the team, which currently holds the fastest time in the state in that discipline, and a silver medal as a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay.


Following his outstanding performance, Babyak has qualified for the New York State Championship for the fourth consecutive year, which will take place on March 3 and 4 at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in East Meadow, New York.


In addition, Bronxville High School sophomore Tim Cushman, a fellow member of the New Rochelle-Bronxville swim team, qualified for the state championship after finishing fourth in the 100-yard backstroke.



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