Athlete of the week: Jesse Eskelund

Jesse Eskelund, sophomore, swims at Chatham Central.


Chatham Central swimmer Jesse Eskelund earns athlete of the week honors for the week of Jan. 8.

In a multi-dual meet alongside Asheboro, Ledford and Jordan-Matthews, Eskelund swam the fastest times for the boys 100 meters butterfly (1:06.18) and the boys 100 meters backstroke (1:07.52). Amongst more teams at Asheboro’s open meet Wednesday, Eskelund also finished first in the boys 100 meters freestyle with a time of 57.12.

As of Monday, Eskelund now has seven first place finishes in individual events this season.