Swimmers of the Meet - Thursday, December 29th, 2016 - Mateo, Kenif, Chris M, Elise, Izzy, and Noah N
We had another successful meet last night agiainst Bradley Bourbonnais. Almost everybody swam best times, and there were a lot of close races. There were so many great swims, we had to pick six Swimmers of the Meet. They are: Mateo, Kenif, Chris M, Elise, Izzy, and Noah N.
Mateo swam a 100 breaststroke for the first time, and did well with a 2:08.15! He also dropped 8 seconds on his 100 IM by really sprinting the second half of the race. Kenif swam her first ever 50 butterfly and was under a minute. She also dropped 2 seconds in her 50 free and was an asset to both of her relays. Chris won his 50 free by 7 hundredths of a second. He also swam his first ever 50 fly and won by 8 seconds!
Elise just turned 9, so she swam 50s for the first time and ended up placing 2nd in the 50 back with a :49.54. Izzy swam a 100 IM for the first time ever, and she swam very well in the free relay. Noah had his best meet of the season, dropping 13 seconds in his 50 backstroke!
Congratulations to all swimmers! Have a happy New Year!
By this meet against BSA, over a month has passed since our previous meet against OFSA. As a team, we did very well! Almost 100% of swimmers swim lifetime bests, and there were a ton of great races! Swimmers of the meet are: Gissel, Feliz, Noah, and Gali!
Gissel, age 12, swam a 100 Freestyle for the first time ever, and she not only had an amazing time of 1:27.71, but she also won the event which was against 13 and 14 year-olds. Over his two individual events, the 100 IM and the 100 Fly, Felix dropped a total of 21 seconds! He placed 2nd in the IM and 1st in the 100 Fly (another 13-14 event swam by a 12 year old). Noah raced a great 50 Breast, winning first overall! Gali, new to the team, dropped over 7 seconds in her 50 Free! She also tried the 100 IM for the first time.
Great job last week, Sea Demons!
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Remember, sign-ups for our meet against Burbank Swim Assiciation are due Tuesday, December 6th and sign-ups for the optional Oak Lawn Invite are due on Wednesday, December 7th.
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