September 23, 2008
This is the MAC News for Tuesday, September 23rd.
Entries, along with a check for $23, for the CAA Early Season Mini & Mid Distance Meet ( http://www.mdswim.org/Top_Nav/Meets/2008-2009_Schedule_Results/Columbia_Aquatics_Association_Early_Season_Mini___Mid_Distance_Meet.htm), to be held on Sunday, October 19, at the Howard Community College Pool, are due by 6:00 pm THIS EVENING. This meet is open to our NOVICE SWIMMERS ONLY.
The deadline for entries, along with a $19 check, for the EST Quad meet to be held at the McDonogh School in Owings Mills on Saturday, October 11th is Saturday. This meet is open to all swimmers in Senior White, Black, and Red.
MAC will have a board meeting tomorrow evening at 6:30 p.m. As usual, the meeting is open to the public. Key topics of discussion will include: air and water quality in the bubble, team growth, group size, coaching issues, and our financial status. In addition, we will focus on our relationship with Hood College, as well as new additions to our Board. The meeting will take place at the new offices of Varner and Goundry, 121 E. Patrick St., which is located between East St and the library, on the right side if you are traveling from East St. The agenda may be found - www.macswim.net/node/690. Please e-mail John Borgersen (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any comments/thoughts. We look forward to seeing many new as well as familiar faces.
The following is a list of all the meets Age Group I plans to attend for the year (be on the lookout for updates to the Meet Schedule on our website which will contain this information for all groups soon) - RAC Columbus Day Classic (Oct. 11-12), NBAC Fall Warm (Nov. 14-16), GTAC/MAC Winter Frolics (Dec 19-21), MSC Winter Invitational (Jan. 9-11), MAC Hogan Invitational (Jan. 31-Feb. 1 - 10 & unders only), GBSA Last Chance meet (Feb. 13-15), CBAC Junior Champs (Mar. 13-15), CAA Spring Mini and Mid Distance (May 9-10), GTAC Independence meet (June 20-21), and the BCSC Unity Championships (July 25-26).
The practice schedule for today is normal - 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. All Novice groups will be in the indoor pool - Novice I from 4:30-5:30, Novice II from 5:30-6:30, and Novice III from 6:30-7:30. There is no practice today for Age Group I.