TMI swimmers qualify for elite meet

Four members of the varsity swimming team of TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas qualified for the TISCA (Texas Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association) Championships for their times at the Alamo Area High School Swimming League County Invitational, held Nov. 15 at Palo Alto College.

Other than state competitions, TISCA sponsors the premier swimming meets in the state of Texas each year. Swimmers from both public and private schools are allowed to attend, and qualifying time standards.

TMI sophomore Elizabeth Holmes qualified in the 200 IM, 100 Breaststroke, 200 Breaststroke and 50 Butterfly; freshman Robby Devlin in the 50 Butterfly and 50 freestyle; junior Eric Gibbons in the 50 Backstroke; and sophomore Isabella McCafferty in the 50 Breaststroke.

At the Nov. 15 meet, Devlin swam to first place in the 50 free, McCafferty placed first in the 50 breaststroke, Gibbons earned second place in the 50 Backstroke. The TMI swimmers look forward to competing at TISCA on Dec. 5-6 as well as TAPPS conference regionals and state meets as the season draws to a close.

TMI freshman Robby Devlin enjoys a first-place finish at the Nov. 15 Palo Alto meet. His time qualified him to compete in the elite TISCA championships next month.