Member Login

Local Senior Swimmers Recognized at Annual Event

The Northern Kentucky Clippers, a year-round competitive swim team sanctioned by USA Swimming based in Erlanger, recognized the Class of 2015 at the team's College Recognition Event held on May 21 at Silverlake. All eight of the swimmers that graduated plan to continue swimming at schools from the University of Kentucky to the United States Coast Guard Academy.

“This is a talented group of swimmers not only in the pool, but also in the classroom. We wish them the best as they continue their swimming careers in college,” said Head Coach Norm Wright.

Here is the list of seniors:

  • Austin Haney has been a Clipper for 11 years. Austin graduated from Beechwood High School and will be attending and swimming for the University of Kentucky.
  • Brooke Harkrader has been a Clipper for 11 years. Brooke graduated from Cooper High School and will be attending and swimming for the United States Coast Guard Academy majoring in Government.
  • Lilly Morgan has been a Clipper for 10 years. Lilly graduated from Notre Dame Academy and will be attending and swimming at Tulane University.
  • Ellen Neltner has been a Clipper for 11 years. Ellen graduated from Notre Dame Academy and will be attending and swimming at Bellarmine University majoring in Exercise Science.
  • Rob Newman has been a Clipper for 12 years. Rob is graduated from Covington Catholic High School and will be attending and swimming at Miami University.
  • Maria Novak has been a Clipper for 11 years. Maria graduated from Notre Dame Academy and will be attending and swimming for the University of Cincinnati majoring in Chemical Engineering.
  • Mike Summe has been a Clipper for 12 years. Mike graduated from Covington Catholic High School and will be attending and swimming for the University of Kentucky.
  • Stephanie Williams has been a Clipper for 1 year. Stephanie graduated from Turpin High School and will be attending and swimming at Georgia Southern University.   

More information on the team can be found at Clipperswim.org.

Staff report/Photo: Northern Kentucky Clippers Class of 2015 (provided)