Congratulations to everyone who competed in the first long course meet....

This is the MAC News for Monday, April 20th.

Congratulations to everyone who competed in the first long course meet of the season this past weekend!  A wrap-up will be posted here once complete meet results are available.

Don't forget, today is the deadline for anyone interested in contributing pictures for the slide show to be shown at the end of the season banquet.  Pictures should be e-mailed  to Terri Bush at or placed in the Bush folder. 

The end of the season MAC Banquet is this Sunday, April 26th at 5:30 pm at Dutch's Daughter.  Directions may be found here - 

The meet notice for the RAC 2009 Abby Seeger Memorial Invitational ( scheduled for May 15-17 at UMBC has been posted at both pools.  MAC swimmers will ONLY COMPETE in this meet on SUNDAY, May 17th.  This meet is open to all of our swimmers with long course "A" times.  The fee is $23.  All entries, along with a check to cover the fees, are due to the meet entry folder by 7:00 pm next Monday, April 27th.  If you have any questions as to whether your child should attend this meet, please speak to your child's coach. 

Beginning June 17th, there will be some practice schedule changes for Novice.  Depending on how many swimmers sign up for the summer session, the group will be redivided and practices will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays sometime between 5:30 and 7:30 pm.  Coaches will be Ashley Garyn, Scott Nipps, and Jamie Hyrkas. 

For those of you who typically look forward to the Zone Meet at the end of the summer, please be aware that a host has not been found for the meet.  NBAC has graciously volunteered to run a meet in it's place.  This meet will be held August 5-8 at Meadowbrook.  Qualifying times and other information about the meet may be found here - 

We are still looking for a volunteer or two to take over the MAC News.  If you are interested in helping out, please contact both Liz Brabson ( and John Borgersen ( 

The practice schedule for today is as follows - Senior Red and Black from 4:00-6:15, Senior White from 5:45-8:00, Age Group II from 6:00-8:00, and Senior Prep and Masters from 8:00-9:00 all in the bubble.  Age Group I will swim in the indoor pool from 4:30-6:15.  There is no practice today for Novice.