Varsity Swimmers & Divers – Order Your League and State Patches

League and State Patches Available Now

State and League participants, please place your order as soon as possible. There are different patches for swimming and diving. Production will take approximately 4 weeks. Choose “Deliver to Practice” as a delivery option and we will send information about where to pick them up when they arrive.

Order deadline: April 1, 2019. Order your patches here.

Please note: These pictures are examples only. Your actual patches will include the current year and relevant swimmer/diver information.

2019 Sunflower League Champs Patch

league champions patch

League Champions patch

2019 3rd Place State Patch

State Champion patch

Custom Patches – Available for League and State

If you’d like to order a custom patch to celebrate one or more events you can use this to place your order. You may order as many patches as you’d like. These can include individual/relay events (event placing and event name are included) or recognition for All-Sunflower League or All-State Team membership.

custom state or league patch

Custom Patch

Team Banquet 2019 – Location Change

Due to the uncertainty about the availability of school facilities on Wednesday, The SME Boys Swim & Dive Team end of season banquet will be now be held at Mission Hills Country Club – 5400 Mission Drive. The date and time remain the same: Wednesday, February 20th at 6:00pm. See you there!

 

 

 

3rd Place at State

Congratulations on taking 3rd Place at the Kansas 6A Boys State Swimming and Diving Championships! Results are below.

Kansas 6A State Results

2019 Kansas 6A Boys Swim & Dive Championship Results (pdf)

Top Ten Team Scores

1. Blue Valley West – 280.5
2. Blue Valley North – 278
3. Shawnee Mission East – 221.5
4. Lawrence Free State – 210
5. Olathe East – 185.5
6. Wichita East – 175
7. Olathe South – 123.5
8. Washburn Rural – 108
9. Mill Valley – 105
10. Shawnee Mission North – 94

Kansas 6A All-State Team Members

Second Team: Sam Bruck, Andrew Fey, James Schipfer

SME Results

200 Medley Relay
– 5th Fey, Deedy, Bruck, Spencer

200 Free
-none-

200 IM
– 3rd Bruck
– 7th Schipfer
-11th Deedy

50 Free
– 6th (tie) Spencer

Diving
– 5th Stanton
– 7th Cooper
– 16th McLiney

100 Butterfly
– 9th Bruck

100 Free
– 10th Fey

500 Free
-none-

200 Free Relay
– 6th (tie) Kimmel, Battey, Goettsch, Spencer

100 Backstroke
– 4th Fey
– 7th Schipfer
– 10th Brundige

100 Breaststroke
– 7th Deedy
– 14th Honnold
– 15th Hagg

400 Free Relay
– 5th Spencer, Fey, Schipfer, Bruck

SME State Team

Divers

Pete Stanton
Hunter Cooper
Gavin McLiney
Barrett McKee

Swimmers

Eric Blomquist
Sam Bruck
PJ Spencer
Sean Battey
Werner Brundige
Walter Honnold
Michael McAlister
Wyatt Morse
Andrew Fey
Sullivan Goettsch
Kaleb Hagg
Evan Deedy
Bo Kimmel
Aaron Ralston
James Schipfer

Coaches

Wiley Wright
Colby Dischinger
Betsy Anderson

Managers

Alex Gwin
Catherine Nachtigal
Meg Gunderman
Maeve Linscott

Additional Coverage

Practice Schedule Week of 02/11/19

Practice & Meet Schedule for the week of 02/11/19 – 02/16/19.

The final week of practice!

The State Meet begins with the Diving Prelims and Semi-finals on Thursday. Swimming Prelims are on Friday. The Finals of the 6A Championship Meet begin Saturday at 10:30am at Hummer Sports Complex in Topeka. We encourage all SME Swim & Dive team members to attend.

Consideration entries (those with consideration times who have been accepted to swim in prelims) will be announced on Tuesday, 2/12/19. The State Meet Psych Sheet — showing all final entries by event — will be released on Wednesday. Information (as well as online ticket purchases) is available on the KSHSAA state boys swim & dive website.

The official 2019 meet schedule (5A & 6A) from KSHSAA. (pdf)

Be mindful of your health please. Get plenty of rest. Wash your hands frequently. Don’t share anything food-related. Go Lancers!

Practice Schedule

Swimmers

  • Monday, 02/11 – 3:00-6:00pm
  • Tuesday, 02/12 – 3:30 – 5:30pm. Consideration times will be released to see who made it into state.
  • Wednesday, 02/13 – 3:00-4:30pm. State Psych Sheet released.
  • Thursday, 02/14 – 3:00-4:00pm
  • Friday, 02/15 – State Team will depart SME pool area parking lot at 7:15am. Prelims competition begins at 10:00am.
  • Saturday, 02/16 – 6A Swim & Dive Championship Meet. Finals start at 10:30am. Diving will be the first event! After meet, lunch will be at Freddy’s in Topeka. State Team will arrive back at East between 3:30 – 4:00pm.

Divers

  • Monday, 02/11 – 3:00-5:30pm
  • Tuesday, 02/12 – 3:00-5:30pm
  • Wednesday, 02/13 – 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, 02/14 – State Dive Prelims & Semi-finals (all classes). Warm up begins at 10:00am. Prelims at 12:00pm. Semis at 4:30pm. (*updated 2/13*)
  • Friday, 02/15 – State Dive Semi-Finals. Warm-up at 5:00pm, competition begins at 6:30pm.
  • Saturday, 02/16 – 6A Swim & Dive Championship Meet. Meet starts at 10:30am. Diving will be the first event.

Practice Schedule Week of 02/04/19

Practice & Meet Schedule for the week of 02/04/19 – 02/09/19.

***UPDATE: LAST CHANCE IS ON! Friday, Feb. 8 at 2:00pm. Bus leaves SME at 12:15pm. Normal practice from 3-5pm for those not going to the meet.*** (updated 2/8/19)

Congratulations to the team and coaches on winning their 16th straight Sunflower League Championship. Thanks to all the friends and parents who came out to support the team. It was an exciting weekend!

The Last Chance Meet will be held at Lawrence Free State on Wednesday THURSDAY TBD. This meet is for swimmers who are close to consideration times or State Cuts.  Wiley will let the boys know who is going to this meet on Monday.

Practice Schedule

Swimmers

  • Monday, 02/04 – 3:00-5:30pm. Wiley will announce who is swimming in the Last Chance Meet at practice.
  • Tuesday, 02/05 – 3:00-6:00pm
  • Wednesday, 02/06 – 3:30-6:00pm. Those swimming at the Last Chance Meet at Lawrence Free State will get out of class at 1:30 and depart SME @ 1:45pm. The meet begins at 4:00pm. PRACTICE & MEET CANCELLED
  • Thursday, 02/07 – 3:00-5:30pm. Those swimming at the Last Chance Meet at Lawrence Free State will get out of class at 1:30 and depart SME @ 1:45pm. The meet begins at 4:00pm. (rescheduled from Wednesday) PRACTICE & MEET CANCELLED. LAST CHANCE INFO TBD
  • Friday, 02/08 – 3:00-5:00pm (practice IS on); Last Chance Meet at 2:00pm at Lawrence Free State. Warm-ups at 1:30. THE BUS WILL LEAVE SME AT 12:15.
  • Saturday, 02/09 – 9:00 – 11:00am. State Team Breakfast after practice @ the Stantons’, 8519 Cherokee Place, Leawood, KS 66206. Sign up here to bring food.

Divers –

  • Monday, 02/04 – No Practice – JV League Meet at Lawrence Free State. Van leaves SME @ 2:00. Meet starts at 4:30pm.
  • Tuesday, 02/05 – 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday, 02/06 – 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Thursday, 02/07 – 3:00 – 5:00pm PRACTICE CANCELLED
  • Friday, 02/08 – 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Saturday, 02/09 – 10:00 – 11:00am. State Team Breakfast after practice @ the Stantons’, 8519 Cherokee Place, Leawood, KS 66206. Sign up here to bring food.

Team Photo Galleries


Linda Holbrook has updated the team photo galleries at Shutterfly adding photos from most of our meets this year, including Sunflower League. And they are GREAT! Password is “lancers”. Please check them out!

There are hundreds of images from each meet and every effort is made to include all JV and Varsity team members in the photos. They are truly great photos. It’s an invaluable gift she provides to the team. Many thanks, Linda!

Results: Sunflower League Swim & Dive Championships 2019

Meet Results – League Swim & Dive Finals – February 2, 2019

Varsity @ Summit Trail Middle School.

East Repeats as Sunflower League Champions AGAIN! Earns 16th Straight Title.

Final Team Scores

1. Shawnee Mission East – 369
2.Olathe South High School – 332.5
3. Lawrence Free State High School – 324
4. Olathe East High School – 304
5. Olathe Northwest High School – 275
6. Shawnee Mission Northwest – 141
7. Shawnee Mission North – 120
8. Lawrence High School – 116
9. Shawnee Mission South – 94
10. Olathe-North – 78
11.Shawnee Mission West – 69.5
12. Olathe West High School – 20

Congratulations to Wyatt Morse on getting a state cut in the 100 fly!

Meet Results – Sunflower League Swim & Dive Finals – 02/02/19 (pdf)

Results: 2019 Sunflower League Swim Prelims

Meet Results – League Swimming Prelims – February 1, 2019

Varsity @ Summit Trail Middle School. Great job tonight! Lots of new state cuts (Eric Blomquist – 200 free, Aaron Ralston – 200 free and 500 free, Andrew Fey – 100 free, Bo Kimmel – 100 free, Kaleb Hagg – 100 breast, Walter Honnold – 100 breast) and improved times. Can’t wait to see what you do tomorrow!

Meet Results – Sunflower League Swimming Prelims – 02/01/19 (pdf)

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