Mike Doherty, Ryan Atkins names Student-Athletes of the Week

Mike Doherty and Ryan Atkins hold a Goshen Gladiator towel.
Varsity swimmers Mike Doherty and Ryan Atkins.

This week’s Goshen Gladiator Student-Athletes of the Week are varsity swimmers Mike Doherty and Ryan Atkins.

Sophomore Ryan Atkins is in his second year on the varsity swim team. He has taken a leadership role with the new athletes this season, always taking the time to explain different aspects of swimming.

Ryan is constantly motivating his teammates and is a very hard worker. He swims the 100 freestyle and backstroke. His goal is to break the eight minute barrier in the 500 freestyle. Ryan is also a member of the soccer and lacrosse teams.

Sophomore Mike Doherty has become one of the Gladiator standout swimmers this season. He is always up for a challenge, swimming some of the toughest events that High School Swimming has to offer.

Mike is a great leader and an important part of our program. He specializes in the 200 individual medley and the 100 butterfly. He is aiming to break 1:10 in his 100 butterfly by the end of the season.