January 2021 News

Congratulations to Indiana Academy Swim and Dive Athletes!

Monday, January 11, 2021

A big congratulations to the Burris Owls boys and girls swim and dive teams for sweeping the Pioneer Conference Championships this past weekend. The Indiana Academy played a big role in this success with 15 Academy athletes participating on the teams.

Academy junior Justin Xia set the boys conference record in the 50-yd freestyle and the 100-yd butterfly. The girls 200-yd freestyle relay team set a conference record, assisted by Academy junior Karena Wang and Academy senior Edie Ferguson. The girls 400-yd freestyle relay team was beat out by just 0.14 seconds but topped the previous conference record. This team was assisted by Academy juniors Karena Wang, Sophia Lotzow, and Jasmine Cai.

Overall, the Burris Owls won 10 of 24 events. The following Academy students won their events:

Karena Wang – 100-yd freestyle
Jocelyn Mercier – 1 meter diving
Girls Team – 200 Medley Relay
Girls Team – 200 Freestyle Relay

Justin Xia – 50-yd freestyle
Justin Xia – 100-yd butterfly
Boys Team – 200 Medley Relay
Boys Team – 200 Freestyle Relay

A fantastic job by all Burris and Academy swim and dive athletes this weekend!