State College High School swimmer Carter Hardy is a Centre Daily Times Athlete of the Week.
Hardy had the Little Lions’ top individual finishes at the PIAA Class AAA Swimming Championships over the weekend at Bucknell University.
On Friday, Hardy won the consolation finals in the 200-yard individual medley, finishing ninth with a time of 1 minute, 52.54 seconds. He finished six-tenths of a second ahead of the 10th-place finisher.
Also on Friday, Hardy swam on the 200 medley relay team that placed 16th. He joined Joseph Liechty, Jordan Hillsley and Matt Morris to swim 1:37.35 in the “B” finals.
On Saturday, Hardy placed 16th in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 57.87 seconds. Two weeks ago, Hardy broke his District 6 Class AAA record in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 57.50.