WEST Team Roster

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2021-2022 Barracuda 

Riley Carswell

Best Stroke: 400 Freestyle

Swimming Goals: 400 Free Long Course 4:26.39 before turning 15 years old, Achieve the 14 year old Junior-Nationals Qualifying Time Standard.

School: Vincent Massey Secondary School

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Visual Arts, Video Games, and Rubix cubes 

How many years with WEST: 5 Years

Additional info: 2 Dogs (Cooper and Maui), Sister (Julia), Mom (Carrie), Dad (Ben) 

Jack Fraser

Best Stroke: 50 Freestyle

Swimming Goals: To make Time Standards in the 50 Free OYJC/OSC 

School: L'Essor Ecole Secondaire

City: Tecumseh, Ontario

Hobbies: Video Games

How many years with WEST: 5 Years

Joshua Jobin 

Best Stroke: 50 &100 Backstroke

Swimming Goals: To improve my times and to stay fit 

School: Windsor Flying Club 

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Flying, Driving, Listening to Music

How many years with WEST: 5 Years

Sophie Johns

Best Stroke: 400 Freestyle and 800 Freestyle 

Swimming Goals: Making OYJ Time Standard and time of under 5 min for 400 Freestyle 

School: Belle River District High School 

Hobbies: Hanging out with friends, Baking, Walks 

How many years with WEST: 7 Years

Utkarsh Kamath

Best Stroke: 200 Butterfly, 50 Butterfly, 50 Freestyle

Swimming Goals: 50 Butterfly (33.25) to below 29.00, 50 Freestyle under 24.00, 200 Butterfly under 2:30.00

School: Assumption College Catholic High School 

City: LaSalle, Ontario

Hobbies: Swimming, Sports, Watching TV, Spending time with Family, and Dancing

How many years with WEST: 5 Years

Charmi Koppolu- Assistant Captain

Best Stroke: 50 & 100 Freestyle 

Swimming Goals: To make Provincials and Easterns in the 50 Freestyle and 100 Freestyle Long Course 

School: Assumption College Catholic High School 

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Reading, Exercising, Drawing/Painting, Yoga & Stretching 

How many years with WEST: 4 Years 

Ryan Ku

Best Stroke: 100 Breastroke 

Swimming Goals: To reach 1:09.00 in the 100 Breastroke 

School: Vincent Massey Secondary School 

City: Lasalle, Ontario 

Hobbies: Biking 

How many years with WEST: 9 Years

Gaspar Lazure

Best Stroke: 100 & 200 Butterfly, 50 & 100 Freestyle 

Swimming Goals: Junior Nationals, Junior Trials 

School: E.J. Lajeunesse Ecole Secondaire

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Eating & Sleeping 

How many years with WEST: 8 Years

Avery Momotiuk

Best Stroke: 100 Breast, 200 IM 

Swimming Goals: To make a OYJ Time Standard and to make a Eastern National Time Standard 

School: St. Anne High School 

City: Belleriver, Ontario 

Hobbies: Swimming, Reading, Watching Movies and TV Shows 

How many years with WEST: 7 Years

Rhyan Murphy- Assistant Captain

Best Stroke: 50 & 100 Freestyle, 50 & 100 Backstroke 

Swimming Goals: Better all times and Stroke, make an Eastern National Time Standard, recieve a Athletic Swimming Scholarship in the USA for the fall of 2022.

School: L'Essor Ecole Secondaire

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Running, working out, speding time with family and friends, sleeping/napping 

How many years with WEST: 1 Year 

Alex Panek

Best Stroke: 50, 100, 200 Breaststroke

Swimming Goals: 31.30 50 Br SC, 1:08.06 100 Br SC, 2:28.00 200 Br SC

School: UWindsor

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Just swimming; everything else is work

How many years with WEST: 9 Years

Additional Info: Breaststroke Wizard, OYJ Qualifier and soon to be Eastern and Provincial Qualifier

Abigail Pelowski

Best Stroke: 50 Freestyle 

Swimming Goals: To make a OYJ Time Standard 

School: Tecumseh Vista Academy Secondary 

City: Tecumseh, Ontario 

Hobbies: Baking, Running 

How many years with WEST: 3 Years 

Sofia Ristancev 

Best Stroke: 100 & 50 Backstroke

Swimming Goals: Making it to the International Childrens Games and OYJ

School: St. Anne's High School

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Baking 

How many years with WEST: 6 Years

Additional Info: I hope to continue my swimming journey at a high level and hopefully one day recieve an Athletic Scholarship in swimming. 

Sophia Soulliere

Best Stroke: 200 Backstroke

Swimming Goals: My goals are to make OYJ in 200 Back (2:35.86) and to make the International Childrens Games Team (Coventry)

School: Elective Home Education (EHE) Grade 8 

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Music, Reading, and Coding 

How many years with WEST: 8 Years

Lucas Safta

Best Stroke: 50 Backstroke/ 200 Individual Medley

Swimming Goals: Eastern National Time Standard in 50 Backstroke

School: Belle River High School

City: Windsor, Ontario

Hobbies: Grinding Clash, Collecting Pens

How many years with WEST: 7 Years

Additional Info: 6 k + Trophies in Clash Royale

Ryan Safta- Captain 

Best Stroke: 50, 100, 200 Backstroke

Swimming Goals: UOttawa Qualifying Time 100 Back (58.00) SCM, Easterns Qualifying Standard 100 Back (1:00.11) SCM, Provincial Qualifying Time 100 Back (59.97) SCM 

School: Belle River District High School

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Lifting, Clash of Clans, Music 

How many years with WEST: 7 Years

Ava Taylor

Best Stroke: 100 Freestyle 

Swimming Goals: To make a OYJ Time Standard

School: Vincent Massey Secondary School

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Drawing, writing 

How many years with WEST: 7 Years

Additional Info: Favourite Movie- Coraline

Song-Roadtrip by Dream

Music Artist- Girl in red 

Colours: Red and Purple 

Subject: English 

2020 Windsor Essex ICG 

Michael Taylor- Assistant Captain 

Best Stroke: Freestyle/Individual Medley 

Swimming Goals: CJC 50 Freestyle (25.05 LC), CJC 100 Freestyle (54.47 LC), CJC 200 Freestyle (1:59.31 LC) 

School: Vincent Massey Secondary School 

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Video games, walking his dog (Taro) 

How many years with WEST: 8 Years

Kyla VanBuskirk- Captain 

Best Stroke: Backstroke/Freestyle 

Swimming Goals: Go under a minute in 100 Freestyle, and make an Eastern National Time

School: Tecumseh Vista Academy Secondary 

City: Tecumseh, Ontario 

Hobbies: Baking, Photography, and spending time with Friends

How many years with WEST: 12 Years 

Harry Wei

Best Stroke: 200 Fly, 400 IM, 100 Fly 

Swimming Goals: To make the International Children's Games Team (Conventry), to make a OYJ Standard for 14 year olds

School: Bellewood Public School 

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Collecting Coins, bingeing Movies and TV Shows

How many years with WEST:

Justin Wei

Best Stroke: 100 Breastroke

Swimming Goals: To make OYJ time standard, and make a OSC time standard

School: Vincent Massey Secondary School

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Swimming, and have a collection of pennies 

How many years with WEST: 7 Years 

Kevin Yan

Best Stroke: 100 & 200 Backstoke, 50 & 100 Freestyle 

Swimming Goals: Make the International Children's Game Team (Coventry), Qualify for OYJ 100 Freestyle (59.24), 100 Backstroke (1:08.04), 50 Freestyle (27.20), and 200 Backstroke (2:27.41) 

School: Vincent Massey Secondary School

City: Windsor, Ontario 

Hobbies: Swimming, and Video Games

How many years with WEST: 6+ Years