Published Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 6:03 pm / Updated at 10:34 pm
Metro Conference inducts three into swimming hall

Terri Haller, Tyler Hammond and Jay Thiltgen were inducted into the Metro Swimming Hall of Fame Saturday during the Metro Conference swimming and diving championships at Millard West.

Haller is a former Omaha Marian swimmer and assistant coach at Omaha Creighton Prep, Hammond is the head coach at his alma mater Millard South, and Thiltgen is a former Omaha Burke swimmer who coached the Bulldogs girls before becoming an assistant for the Elkhorn/Elkhorn South team.

The 2014 inductees also were announced – Byron Butts of Bellevue East, Bailey Ingles of Millard West, Matt Shuput of Omaha Bryan, Charlotte Belitz of Omaha South and Beth Williams-Leach of Omaha Westside.

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The Metro Conference all-academic swimming and diving teams were announced Saturday at the Metro championship meet.

Boys: Bellevue West – Chris Beeman, Zach Ogurek. Millard South – James Phillips Burroughs III, Neil Girmus, James Glover, Robert Glover. Millard West – Matthew Prophit. Omaha Burke – Ethan Ashley, Will Frisbie, Caleb Jeffrey. Omaha Creighton Prep – Christopher Chavez, Szymmy Day, Carter Deras, Andrew Hansen, Sean Lawson, Jacob P. Molacek, Alexander J. Penrice. Omaha Westside – Matt O'Dell. Papillion-La Vista South – Jack E. Turman III.

Girls: Bellevue East – Emmalynne Splichal. Millard North – Hannah Hopson, Mary Kate Luddy, Laura Ney. Millard West – Shea Marcinski, Kate McGinn, Kate McGinn, Claire Mueller, Erin Oeltjen, Brooke Stilmock, Kacy Thrman. Omaha Burke – Jamie Dhabalt, Sydney Dhabalt, Shelby Sisson. Omaha Marian – Antonia Franco, Lauren Gornall. Omaha Westside – Katie Durst, Maggie Kroeger.

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