Congratulations to Coach Brenda Tomtan and the Boys Swim & Dive Team who took 2nd place at the Metro Championships and won the Metro League Sportsmanship Award February 3-4, 2023 in Snohomish, WA!
Of the 29 swimmers who swam in the championships, fifteen qualified for the finals Saturday evening, and earned Roosevelt a 513.5 point 2nd place finish!
2023 ROOSEVELT METRO SWIMMERS
*Wolfie Ambach, JR
Lars Bashey, JR
Noah Becker, JR
Will Clark, SO
*Matteo Dykstra, JR
Sevren Dykstra, FR
Ryan Elbert, FR
Grayson Feldman, FR
Andrew Findley, FR
*Jonathan Findley, JR
*Louis Finocchio, JR
Cole Fung, SR
*Ryan Heyworth, SR
*Ari Howard, JR
*Max Liston, JR
*Max Maguire, JR
Jacob Martin, SR
*Will Miller, FR
*Cooper Na, SO
Daniel Nikitin, SR
Aaron Olsen, JR
*Cooper Ridenour, FR
Gunnar Rindal, SR
*Bennett Rosenberg, SR
*Lucan Schubert, SR
*Hugh Switzer, SR
Will Tousley, JR
*Kyle Vu, JR
Nicholas Yee, FR
(*denotes Metro Finalist)
OVERALL TEAM RESULTS
1) Lakeside - 820.5
2) ROOSEVELT - 513.5
3) O'Dea - 478
4) Garfield - 437.5
5) Bishop Blanchet - 436
6) Ingraham - 412
7) Eastside Catholic - 372
8) Ballard - 302
9) Seattle Prep - 230
10) Lincoln - 217.5
11) West Seattle - 183
12) Franklin - 145
13) Nathan Hale - 119
14) Chief Sealth - 54
15) Cleveland - 4
The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) and Gesa Credit Union selected Roosevelt's own KYLE VU as the WIAA/Gesa Credit Union Athlete of the Week (week 16 - January 5, 2023)! This award is designed to honor student-athletes across the state for their outstanding performances and impactful contributions in their communities. Selections are based on nominations. A full list of weekly winners is available at wiaa.com/athleteoftheweek. CONGRATULATIONS, KYLE!!!
Check this SCHEDULE regularly, as meet schedules are subject to last minute change.
Swim & Dive practices begin November 14, 2022!
Swimmers will need to provide their own swim suit, goggles, towels for practice. Swim caps will be available as soon as they arrive for the season. Team suits are available for purchase.
We need your help! There are many volunteer opportunities available - especially at home swim meets! Most jobs require little or NO prior training. Stay tuned for the Sign Up email!
Head Coach Brenda previously lead both the Roosevelt girls and boys swim teams from 2013-2019. She returned to coach the Boys team in 2021-22 and the Girls in 2022-23 swim seasons. She has coached at a variety of levels, high school; club; masters; and recreational teams in Washington, Nevada and Florida for 25 years, leading teams to HS State Championship Titles as well as team rankings in the top eight at State meets.
She grew up in Seattle, beginning competitively swimming at 6-years-old, was a 4-year letter recipient at Roosevelt and a club swimmer. She continued swimming and competing at the master’s swim team level and is excited to return to coaching the Roosevelt Girls team and sharing her love for the sport. Coach Brenda is also a Special Education Teacher at Roosevelt, Studio Manager at Barre3 Seattle, and a mother of 3.
"I am excited about the season and am looking forward to getting to know each of you and being a part of your high school swimming experience. I anticipate a motivating season full of energy, hard work and fun!!! My goal is to provide you all with the opportunities to push yourselves and to develop as swimmers, student-athletes and as well-rounded individuals. What you put into this season is what you will get out of it!! This is your time to give each practice and race your best and learn from every opportunity that comes your way. Let’s have a great season!!!"
Can't get a hold of your doctor and you need a sports physical? The Teen Health Center (room 225) offers sports physicals to all SPS students free of charge!
You can also contact the RHS Teen Health Center by emailing Suna.email@example.com or text 206-653-9786 to schedule.
Appointments start on Sept. 5th, 2023.
Last Friday night, the Roosevelt Girls Lacrosse team capped off an historic season by taking on Seattle Academy in the State Championship game. It was the first time the program has advanced to the Championship since 2006. Seattle Academy ultimately took home the title with a 17-8 win.
Congratulations to the six team members who earned All-Conference (Metro) honors for this season.
Attack - Carly Katzman (So, UPrep)
Midfield - Juliet Kilborn (Sr, RHS), Izzy Watts (Jr, RHS), Avery Williams (Jr, RHS)
Defense - Beatrice Bagley (Sr, Shorecrest), Lucy Pew (Jr, RHS)
Team Washington Selection
Three Roosevelt players—Carly Katzman, Izzy Watts, and Avery Williams—were selected for the U19 team representing Washington (Team WA) at the upcoming USA Lacrosse National Tournament in Raleigh, NC (May 27-28).
Thank you to our volunteer student videographers - Ian Tarrago and Ava Kelley - for capturing our games. A huge thank you to all the parents and friends within the Roosevelt community who supported this amazing team!
Congrats to the Roosevelt Fastpitch Softball team for winning the Metro League Championships on May 12th. The team beat Garfield 4-2 and is the # 1 seed heading into the district SeaKing Tournament.
Good luck in Districts! Go Riders!
Captains: Madison Bennani; Steffi Young; Janie Goodnow; and Claire Schmitt.
Team: Abby Williams; Maddie Lee; Sammie Wright; Leah Abraham; Kiana James; Adelaide Mills; Gigi Sykes; Pia Regala; Madeline Robinson; Savannah Bergstrom; Sydney Wilson; McKenna Couch; Jenna McGary
Coaches: HT Lee, Aaron Abraham, and Gina Swan
Head Coach (Swimming)
Roosevelt Boys Swim & Dive Booster Representative