Athlete of the Week: Carter Maceno


Emma Hoover

Carter Maceno swimming butterfly stroke in the 200M Medley Relay.

Name: Carter Maceno

Sport: Swimming

Grade: 12


Carter is a district qualifier in the 100 and 500 freestyle.  He had two second place finishes against Cambria Heights and both were season best swims.

Coach Tom Getz’s quote: 

“Carter is one of the hardest workers on the team and will do anything that is asked of him.  He is a very consistent swimmer and never gets too high or too low.  He is a true leader of the team and has a unique ability to lead while still keeping it light.”

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Carter Maceno: “My parents threw me in a pool when I was six and said swim!”

EE: What other sports do you play?

CM: “Football and baseball”

EE: Favorite sports team?

CM: “Washington Redskins”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

CM: “Sean Taylor”

EE: Favorite Food?

CM: “Wings”

EE: What is your favorite part of the sport you play?

CM: “The competition.”

EE: What is your greatest memory from this sport?

CM: “Making districts.”

EE: What is your greatest motivation to succeed?

CM: “My family.”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

CM: “Always try hard.”

EE: What are your future goals?

CM: “Navy then carpentry.”