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Former Dragon Swimmer Receives Designation

Oct 20, 2014 10:18AM ● By Amy
Former Dragon swimmer Jonathan Roberts has been named National High School Coaches Association Senior Swimmer of the Year for his efforts last spring. Roberts is the second boys’ swimmer from Texas that has been honored by the NHSCA.

Roberts, who now attends The University of Texas, became a back-to-back 500 freestyle Texas state champion with a dominant state record finish, winning by 10 seconds. He posted a time of 4:16.90. Roberts added more gold with a state title in the 100 backstroke in a time of 48.65.

Roberts was also part of Carroll’s gold medal 200 medley relay team with a time of 1:34.93. Roberts is a member of the Junior National Team and swam at the Junior World Championships where he placed 12th in the 400 freestyle, 13th in the 800 freestyle and 10th in the 1500 freestyle.