As promised, here is a recap of the RAC Columbus Day Classic last weekend

This is the MAC News for Wednesday, October 10th. 

As promised, here is a recap of the RAC Columbus Day Classic last weekend.  MAC had 5 swimmers come home with 1st place ribbons.  Christina Hyrkas won the 11-12 girls 200 breaststroke.  Jeremy Kim took home top honors in the 11-12 boys 200 fly.  Eliza Manning took 4 golds - 9 year old girls 50, 100, and 200 free, and the 100 IM.  Angie Maruca finished first int he 10 year old girls 200 free and 100 backstroke.  Finally, Mitch Reynolds took the top spot in the 10 year old boys 50 back, 50 fly, and 200 free.  Congratulations! 

Renee Hyrkas has very kindly arranged for 3 blocks of rooms for the Christmas Invitational.  Here are the details (all rooms are non-smoking and must be booked by November 15th):  

Option 1 - Courtyard Annapolis
Standard King Room - $109/night, 2 Queen Room - $109/night
Click on the link below to reserve your room:    

Option 2 - Springhill Suites - Annapolis
Suite, 1 king w/pullout - $119/night

To reserve a room, call 1-888-287-9400 or go to and key in group code:  MACMACK 

Option 3 - Best Western - Annapolis
2 double beds - $79/night
To reserve a room, call 1-888-333-7959.  No code is necessary. 

Don't forget, entries, along with a check to cover the fees, for the NBAC Fall Fastival(,  are due to the meet entry folder no later than 10:00 am on SATURDAYRemember, if your swimmer intends to compete on Friday night, please speak to your child's coach prior to turning in your entries.  If you've already turned in entries for Friday, please verify them with the coach. 

Entries and fees for the HARY Harvestfest ( and the GBSA Thanksgiving Swimfest ( are due to the meet entry folder by 10:00 am NEXT Saturday, October 20th. 

As always, if you are unsure whether your child should attend any of these meets, please speak to your child's coach.  

The practice schedule for today is normal - Senior Red and Black from 4:00-6:30, Age Group I from 6:00-7:45, and Senior Prep from 8:00-9:00 all in the bubble.  There is no practice today for Senior White, Age Group II, Novice, or Masters.