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Wachenfeld Swims Ahead of Competition [VIDEO]

Conference winner in the 200 and 500 meter freestyle, Wachenfeld looks ahead to upcoming Tournament of Champions, and Wharton Business School beyond Ridge.

Bradley Wachenfeld, this year's captain, has the future in his eyes. Focused on the Somerset County championships (February 4th at Montgomery) and Meet of Champions, Bradley is training for his final opportunity to make his high school mark.

The Ridge senior said he is headed to the Wharton Business School and the University of Pennsylvania in the fall. Wachenfeld, who said he will continue to swim beyond high school, then will have his opportunity to make his mark on a collegiate stage.

Wachenfeld has been swimming competitively since he was 5 years old, and he joined the Pleasant Valley Pool team, the Piranhas.

Primarily a distance swimmer, Wachenfeld set Skylands Conference records in freestyle in the 200 meter (1:41.71) and 500 meter (4:32.13) this season.

It was also a good year for Wachenfeld last year, when both he and his older sister, Amanda,

Although it's been a fairly tough season for the Ridge boys swim team (2-5), Wachenfeld and his teammates have continued working to develop their personal times. 

Timothy Drummond January 20, 2012 at 10:13 PM
GO Bradley!
Linda Sadlouskos January 20, 2012 at 10:59 PM
I personally LOVE these athlete videos — it's great to see some of our talented athletic performers in action.

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