Ken Umholtz recently competed in the United States Short Course Masters Swimming Nationals and earned two medals. (Ojai Valley News photo by Ted Cotti)
Ted Cotti, Ojai Valley News correspondent
Retired Ojai teacher Ken Umholtz returned from the United States Short Course Masters Swimming Nationals in Greensboro, N.C., last week with a pair of medals recognizing two top 10 finishes.
Umholtz, 63, placed eighth in the 200 backstroke and 10th in the 200 breaststroke in the 60 to 64 division, swimming season bests in each event while missing his lifetime best by just three-10ths of a second in the breast.