Four Vermillion swimmers ranked #1 in South Dakota

Four Vermillion swimmers ranked #1 in South Dakota South Dakota swimming has just released the 1999 "Top 16" list and four Vermillion swimmers are ranked among the best in South Dakota in their age groups.

Local swimmers receiving #1 rankings are: Mike Veitz, 17, Nicole Veitz, 16, Ross Solberg, 16, and Tony Jensen, 9.

Solberg led the group by being ranked #1 in nine individual events: 100, 400,800 and 1,500 free, 200 breast, 100 fly, 200 and 400 IM and 200 back. Mike Veitz is #1 in six individual events: 100, 200, 800 and 1,500 free, 100 and 200 breast. Jensen is ranked #1 in five events: 50 and 100 breast, 50 and 100 fly and 200 IM. Nicole Veitz is ranked #1 in four events: 50 and 100 free and 100 and 200 breast.

Other Vermillion swimmers who made the "Top 16" list are Dustin Tomhave, Tom Smith, Justin Manning, Stephanie Morse, Breean Solberg, Darren Martin, AJ Manning, Shawn Veitz and Karrisa Martin.

This year VAST will host two major swim meets in the Dome on Nov. 13 and Feb. 4-6. Any swimmer who wishes to try out for the team should contact Teresa Solberg at 624-3630 or tsolberg@usd.edu.

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