2020 Boys Swimmer of the Year: Jeffrey Settlemyre
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.
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