Pinckney swimming

Performance of the Week: Pinckney's Tyler Ray

Boys Swim & Dive

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January 28, 2022

Tyler RayTyler Ray ♦ Pinckney
Swimming ♦ Senior

One of the state’s elite swimmers, Ray won the 50-yard freestyle and 100 butterfly in leading Pinckney to last weekend’s Dexter Invitational junior-senior championship. Those performances were just the latest of a run this winter that has him ranking among the fastest statewide in nearly every individual event. Last season’s 100-yard butterfly champion and 100 backstroke runner-up at the Lower Peninsula Division 3 Finals also has the Pirates up to No. 4 in the latest LPD3 team rankings.

Ray’s top performances this season include the fastest statewide in the 100 freestyle (46.67 seconds) and 100 butterfly (49.30), the second-fastest in the 50 freestyle (20.90), and the third-fastest in the 100 backstroke (51.14) and 200 individual medley (1:54.75). He also ranks among the top 45 in the 200 and 500 freestyles and 100 breaststroke. He has signed to continue at University of Michigan.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Jan. 14:
Nevaeh Williams, Mount Clemens basketball - Report
Dec. 2:
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Nov. 25:
Riley Nugent, Plainwell swimming - Report
Nov. 18:
Harper Murray, Ann Arbor Skyline volleyball - Report
Nov. 11:
Abby VanderKooi, Muskegon Western Michigan Christian cross country - Report
Nov. 4:
Arianne Olson, Holland West Ottawa cross country - Report
Oct. 28:
Jack Guggemos, Okemos soccer - Report
Oct. 21:
Sachiv Kumar, Northville tennis - Report
Oct. 14:
Kate Brody, Grand Blanc golf - Report
Oct. 7:
Lilly Nelson, Negaunee tennis - Report
Sept. 30:
Stella Chapman, Ann Arbor Pioneer swimming - Report
Sept. 23:
Riley Hough, Hartland cross country - Report
Sept. 16:
Josie Bloom, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep volleyball - Report

PHOTOS courtesy of the Pinckney boys swimming & diving program.