There was little doubt Torrey Bussey (Cary class of 2010) was going to have a standout women’s swimming career in college. The former Imp finished a fantastic career at LSU by qualifying for the NCAA championships and holding school records in the 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley.
At Louisville, Victoria Mitchell (Cary 2011) became a key contributor for the Cardinals, who won their third straight conference title.
Several area women’s swimmers are continuing their careers at N.C. State.
At Liberty, Victoria Tschoke (Apex 2013) got her career off to a good start with top efforts in the 100 backstroke (55.95), 200 backstroke (2:00.49) and 200 individual medley (2:03.78).
At North Carolina, Mitch DeForest (Apex 2012) had the fourth-best time on the team in the 500 freestyle (4:27.41), second-best in 1,000 freestyle (9:16.53) and fourth-best in 1650 freestyle (15:31.74). Teammate Dominick Glavich (Green Hope 2011), as a redshirt sophomore, was the team’s best in the 100 individual medley and second in the 100 breaststroke, 50 butterfly and 200 butterfly.
Cary native Ben Mayes (St. David’s 2013), who also competes for the Tar Heels, was fourth-best on the team in the 50 breaststroke.
In his first year at Pittsburgh, Anthony “Tony” Galante (Athens Drive 2013) was the team’s top diver, leading in two of three categories.
At Towson University, freshman Brandon Ress (Cary 2013) was second-best on his team in the 1000 freestyle and 1650 freestyle, while classmate Tim Schade (Panther Creek 2013) was third in the 50 backstroke and second in the 200 backstroke.