EVENT(S): 50 Yard Freestyle & 100 Yard Freestyle
ACHIEVEMENTS: Nelligan had perhaps the most exhilarating state meet of anyone in the county this season. The Hartland senior found himself in a 50 freestyle swim-off at the state meet to decide whether or not he would be an all-stater. Nelligan won it, and ultimately took sixth with a 21.36-second time. He just missed out on being a two-time all-stater like Pinckney’s David Turner; however, Nelligan bested Turner’s county-leading time in the 100 free in the B final, clocking a 46.81.
COACH’S COMMENT: “Cory meant a lot to the team this year,” Hartland coach Trey Conner said. “He helped carry the team with his attitude and his leadership and being a captain. He led the team in points and he was undefeated in the 50 in our county.”
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David Turner SCHOOL: Pinckney CLASS: Senior EVENT(S): 200 Yard Freestyle ACHIEVEMENTS: Determined to become an All-Stater as an individual entrant at the Division 2 state meet, Turner took fourth (1:43.06) and sixth (47.20) in the 200- and 100-yard freestyles, respectively. He was the only Livingston County swimmer to earn two top-eight distinction this season.