Veteran swimmers will lead the Pirates in the pool during the 2016-2017 season after a deep playoff run last year. Here is our season preview.
Cinnaminson enjoyed quite a bit of success in 2015-2016, posting a 10-5 record and hosting a playoff meet for the first time in program history.
The Pirates took down #8 Brick Memorial in the opening round and then defeated #4 Jackson Memorial on the road in the quarterfinals. Cinnaminson was the #5 seed.
The Pirates also advanced to the semifinals of the Central, Group B sectional tournament before falling to #1 West Windsor-Plainsboro South.
A large group of returners from last year’s squad will make the Pirates a threat again in Central, Group B.
A talented senior class features Lily Black, Jack Conville, Vanessa Finnan, Ryan Kay, Moira Conville, Avery Mancine and Alex Kaiser. All of them saw extended time in the pool last season.
The Pirates also welcome back Andrew and Robert Sandeen, who made a splash as freshmen last year.
Cinnaminson will look to incorporate a talented group of freshmen again this year in Matthew Kay, Chris McGee, Jack Lilley and Brendan McDevitt.
The Pirates open the 2016-2017 season against Pemberton this afternoon at 2pm.
Cinnaminson will play each team on its schedule twice, which also features Delran, Holy Cross, Rancocas Valley, Moorestown and Northern Burlington.
Last year the Pirates swept every opponent except for Rancocas Valley and Moorestown, who wound up sweeping the Pirates.
The Pirates are a co-ed team that competes only against other schools’ boy’s teams, including postseason meets.
Home meets are held at the Rowan College at Burlington County pool on the Pemberton campus.
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