Reaching new heights: Trojans swimmer aims to set records

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Jake Eckert figures he might have stood an even 6-foot in August 2009 when he embarked on the strange new world known as his freshman year at Center Grove High School.

Funny thing, those growth spurts. They happen when you least expect them.

One of the primary point producers for the 10th-ranked Trojans boys swim team this season, the even-keeled senior, one of the state’s best in the 100-yard butterfly and 200 individual medley, currently checks in at 6-5 and 205 pounds.

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