Congratulations to our 2019 Tennessean All-Midstate Boys and Girls Swimming Team Selections! Kallie Chelsvig '20, state champion in the 100m freestyle and verbal commit to Notre Dame, made the All-Midstate team in the 100-yard freestyle. And in the boys' category, behind Coach of the Year Christian Bahr, Evan Petty was named 200 yard IM and 100 backstroke. The Ensworth boys filled the entire All-Midstate relays teams, the 200-yard medley, 200-yard freestyle, and the 400-yard freestyle.
The Boys' Swimming and Diving team finished in 4th place at the State Tournament. The Tigers finished 3rd in the Boys/Girls combined.
Boys' Swimming & Diving Top 16 Finishers: 200 Medley Relay: Evan Petty, Michael Glasson, Rob McCall, Patrick France (3rd) 200 Freestyle: Noah Lucy (13th) 200 IM: Evan Petty (4th) 1-Meter Diving: Clark Akers (13th) 500 Freestyle: Noah Lucy (9th) 200 Freestyle Relay: Patrick France, Noah Lucy, Cole Kennon, Michael Glasson (6th) 100 Backstroke: Evan Petty (5th), Rob McCall (9th) 100 Breaststroke: Michael Glasson (11th) 400 Freestyle Relay: Noah Lucy, Patrick France, Rob McCall, Evan Petty (3rd)
The following athletes had a personal best at the State Tournament: Michael Glasson: 50 Freestyle, 100 Breaststroke Cole Kennon: 50 Freestyle Noah Lucy: 200 Freestyle, 500 Freestyle Will Materazzi: 200 IM Rob McCall: 100 Butterfly, 100 Backstroke Colin Murray: 200 IM, 100 Breaststroke Evan Petty: 50 Backstroke (relay lead-off)
The Girls' Swimming and Diving team finished in 5th place at the State Tournament. The Tigers finished 3rd in the Boys/Girls combined.
Girls' Swimming & Diving Top 16 Finishers: 200 Freestyle: Kallie Chelsvig (3rd), Anna Jackson (11th) 200 IM: Emily Harris (6th) 1- Meter Diving: Sara Pickrell (12th), Claire Haley (16th) 100 Freestyle: Kallie Chelsvig (1st) 500 Freestyle: Anna Jackson (8th), Emily Harris (12th) 200 Freestyle Relay: Kallie Chelsvig, Emily Harris, Brooke Hughes, Anna Jackson (5th) 400 Freestyle Relay: Emily Harris, Anna Jackson, Brooke Hughes, Kallie Chelsvig (7th)
The following athletes had a personal best at the State Tournament: Kallie Chelsvig: 100 Freestyle, 50 Freestyle (relay lead-off) Emily Harris: 200 IM, 500 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle (relay lead-off) Anna Jackson: 200 Freestyle, 500 Freestyle Jordan Williams: 200 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke
Christian Bahr is the Head Swimming and Diving Coach at Ensworth. For more than 30 years, he has competed, coached, or covered every level of swimming and diving, from age group swimming to the Olympic Games. Coach Bahr started swimming year-round when he was eight. He went on to swim in high school and college, where he was an NCAA All-American and multi U.S. Nationals finalist. Coach Bahr represented the United States at the 1997 World University Games. Coach Bahr came to Ensworth in 2012 after more than a decade of coaching with The Bolles School and Bolles School Sharks in Jacksonville, Florida. His swimmers have: set state and national records, made the U.S. National Junior Team, qualified for U.S. Olympic Trials, and swum in the Olympic Games. Coach Bahr has coached on deck at meets ranging from local club meets to Olympic Trials and the 2012 Olympic Games as a coach with Brunei Darussalam. Most recently, in addition to coaching at Ensworth's High School, he served as an assistant coach with Nashville Aquatic Club.