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General of the Week: Tommy Thetford

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Conor Habiger

October 26, 2015

Phi: Could you tell me a little bit about how you became a swimmer? TT: Well, my parents did, in a sense, throw me in the pool when I was young. I started swimming competitively when I was four years old, only swimming in the summers. I began year-round swimming when I was 8 and continued until I w...

W&L’s Thetford to compete at Olympic Trials next summer

W&L’s Thetford to compete at Olympic Trials next summer

Mac Trammell

September 14, 2015

Washington and Lee sophomore Tommy Thetford worked hard over the summer, but not in an office, nor for monetary gain. Rather than work at a summer internship for his major, Thetford instead pursued a different passion: trying to qualify for next summer’s Olympic Trials. At a sectional meet in Columbus, Ohio,...

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