Slight practice schedule change for this evening that affects Senior Prep

This is the MAC News for Thursday, December 20th. 

There is a slight practice schedule change for this evening that affects Senior Prep.  Regular Senior Prep practice has been cancelled for this evening, however, any Senior Prep swimmer interested in training tonight may swim with Senior White from 5:45-8:00.  This will be the last Senior Prep practice until January.  Also, a heads-up regarding Saturday practice for Senior Red and Black.  Practice on Saturday for this group will be from 6:30-9:00 am. 

Celebrate the Season...with bagels for breakfast! 

All swimmers are invited to enjoy Panera bagels and spreads, compliments of the MAC Board, after their group practice this Saturday morning, beginning at 9 am, in the bubble.  (Age Group 1 is welcome to walk over to the bubble after their practice.)  Swimmers are asked to bring their own beverage.  We will also welcome donations of fresh fruit, yogurt, or a breakfast/brunch-type casserole or quiche, to accompany the bagels.  Happy Holidays!  

Don't forget, entries, along with a check to cover the fees for both the EST Distance/IMX meet(, January 5 and 6 at the McDonogh School in Owings Mills and the Retriever Classic (, January 11-13 at UMBC, are due to the meet entry folder by 8:00 pm TONIGHT.   If you have any questions as to whether your swimmer should attend either of these meets, please speak to your child's coach. 

The meet notice for the MSC Winter Invitational ( to be held January 19 and 20 at Loyola College has been posted.  This meet is open to swimmers with "BB" times and slower.  Senior White swimmers should note that their group will only be attending the meet on Saturday and all Senior White swimmers will compete in the Open events.  All entries, along with a check to cover the fees, are due to the meet entry folder by 8:00 pm Tuesday, January 8th. 

MAC will be holding a Splash for Cash swim-a-thon on Saturday, January 5th during normal practice.  The money raised will be used to replace old, worn out, or damaged equipment and to buy some new things as well.  All swimmers should have received an information sheet and donation form in their folders last week.  If you didn't get a copy of the paperwork or if you have any questions about the event, please contact MAC Senior swimmer, Katie Serfling, at either sgscbs@comcast.netor at 301-874-2481. 

The practice schedule for today is as follows - Senior Red and Black from 4:00-6:15, Senior White and those interested Senior Prep swimmers from 5:45-8:00, Age Group II from 6:00-8:00, and Masters from 8:00-9:00 all in the bubble.  Novice I will be in the indoor pool from 5:30-6:30 and Novice II and III will be there as well from 6:30-7:30.  Remember, this is the last Novice practice until Thursday, January 3rd.  There is no practice today for Age Group I.  Seniors will have morning practice tomorrow from 5:15-6:30.