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Bentonville's Chon Turns Dedication Into Swimming Honor

Posted: March 27, 2014 at 5 a.m.

 STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Eunsol Chon, left, of Bentonville is the All-NWA Media Swimmer of the Year. Her teammate, Taylor Pike is the All-NWA Media Newcomer of the Year.
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STAFF PHOTO JASON IVESTER Eunsol Chon, left, of Bentonville is the All-NWA Media Swimmer of the Year. Her teammate, Taylor Pike is the All-NWA Media Newcomer of the Year.

Eunsol Chon couldn't have scripted a better finish for her junior year as a swimmer.

All-NWA Media Girls Swimmer of the Year

Eunsol Chon

SCHOOL: Bentonville

CLASS: Junior

HEIGHT: 5-2

NOTABLE: Helped Bentonville break state records in the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays and regain the Class 6A/7A state swimming title. … Won the 200 intermediate medley at the state meet, beating her closest competitor by almost 11 seconds, and finished second in the 100 backstroke. … Was the Newcomer of the Year for girls swimming in 2012.

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