Multiple Teams · Thomas Matthew Earns ALL-American Honors


Senior Thomas Matthew earned All-American honors by the National Interscholastic Swim Coaches Association as one of the top 100 swimmers in the country for the 200-yard freestyle.  Thomas  turned in a personal best-record of  1:39.38 to finish fourth overall at the Division I OHSAA state meet this past winter.  It was the first time in his career he broke the 1:40 mark.   Thomas finished his high school career ranked as the 60th-fastest swimmer in the 200-yard freestyle in the nation.  He is the fifth Wooster swimmer to earn All-American status.

En route to finishing fourth in the 200-freestyle at the OHSAA meet, Thomas is also the Ohio Cardinal Conference Champion, the Canton Division I Sectional Champion (1:43.08, Meet Record), and the Cleveland State Division I District Champion (1:40.31) in the 200 free.

Matthew signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Cincinnati.  He will start training with the Bearcats this coming fall.