2020 Boys Swimmer of the Year: Jeffrey Settlemyre

***Click here to view a photo gallery of the 2019-20 Winter Coastal Preps Players of the Year***

***ICYMI: Co-Wrestler of the Year Bryan Aragao***

***ICYMI: Co-Wrestler of the Year Marcus Mondragon***

***ICYMI: Co-Wrestler of the Year Mark Samuel***

***ICYMI: Girls Swimmer of the Year Liza Murtagh***

***ICYMI: Boys Diver of the Year Jason Bunn***

With the winter high school sports season finished, it’s time to reveal the All-Coastal Preps teams. Over the next week, you will get to know more about the players of the year while also seeing who made first and second team in wrestling, girls swimming, boys swimming and diving, girls basketball and boys basketball.

The Coastal Preps Boys Swimmer of the Year is senior Jeffrey Settlemyre from Hoggard.

Jeffrey’s Accomplishments

A terrific high school career for Jeffrey Settlemyre ended with a great meet at the 4A State Championship. He finished third in the 100 backstroke with a time of 50.19 and sixth in the 100 butterfly with a time of 50.97. 

Settlemyre also swam the backstroke leg on the 200 medley relay that was 12th in 1:39.35 and was the anchor leg of the 15th-place 200 freestyle relay that touched the wall in 1:30.94. He finished with 43 of Hoggard’s 86 total points.

Prior to the state championship, Settlemyre claimed the 4A East Regional title in the 100 backstroke (50.21) and 100 butterfly (50.17). He was also the Mideastern Conference champion in the 200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay, 100 backstroke and 100 butterfly.

More about Jeffrey

Favorite Food: All

Favorite Movie: Glory

Favorite athlete: Matt Grevers

Favorite Holiday: Christmas

Favorite memory from the season: Last relay at states

Favorite thing about your school or team: Feels like a family

At what age did you start swimming?: 13. Competitively at 16

Do you have any superstitions or pre-swim rituals? Slapping muscles, steel the mind

If you could play another sport professionally, what would it be?: Basketball

What hobbies do you have outside of participating in sports?: Dungeons & Dragons, Magic: The Gathering, surfing

What app on your phone do you use the most?: Snapchat

What is your dream job?: Entrepreneur in marine biology field 

Are you a morning or night person?: Night

Do you prefer cold or hot weather?: Cold

Would you rather revisit a moment in the past or look ahead to a moment in the future?: Look ahead to a moment in the future

Would you rather watch a movie at home or in the theater? At home

Who has the best doughnuts in town? Krispy Kreme