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Outstanding Distance Athletes


This annual award is presented to the athletes who had the fastest time for each of the listed events. The award is based on times the swimmers achieved from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016.

Women 800M FreeKatie LedeckyNCAP8:04.792016 Olympic Games 8/12/16
Women 1000Y FreeKatie LedeckyNCAP8:59.652015 NCAP Invitational 12/13/15
Men 1500M FreeAndrew GemmellNCAP15:14.182016 Arena Pro - Austin 1/17/16
Men 1650Y FreeAndrew GemmellNCAP15:02.882015 NCAP Invitational 12/10/15


PVS also recognizes the fastest 18/U swimmer in any of the above events, if the primary winner is older. There are three swims being so recognized this year.
Women 800M Free
Madelyn DonahoeFISH8:40.442016 Atlantic Classic Swim Meet 5/15/16
Men 1500M Free
Matthew HirschbergerNCAP15:28.372016 NCSA Summer Championships 8/13/16
Men 1650Y Free
Lane StoneNCAP15:18.562015 NCAP Invitational 12/10/15