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Congratulations to our Sectionals swimmers, all of whom scored points for our...

This is the MAC News for Monday, July 21st. 

Congratulations to our Sectionals swimmers, all of whom scored points for our team.  The ladies finished 14th with 59 points and the men were 29th with 29 points.  Ten new team records were set!  Kiersten Bell set new team marks in the 17-18 400 meter freestyle, the 17-18 and Open 800 meter freestyle and the 17-18 and Open 1500 meter freestyle; Hanne Borgersen lowered the standards in the 13-14 and Open 100 and 400 meter freestyles; and John Hogan erased his own mark in the Open 100 meter free.  Way to go! 

The only group left to practice today is Age Group I.  They will swim from 4:30-6:15 pm in the indoor pool at Hood. 

If you took the summer off and are planning to return to the team in the fall, please notify Fred Manning (fredmanning@comcast.net) of your intentions so that a spot may be held for your swimmer(s). 

MAC is pleased to announce four dates for NEW swimmer tryouts (if you left the team for the summer and are planning to return you do NOT need to attend one of these try-outs.  Just notify Fred Manning of your intention to return).  If you know of anyone interested in giving MAC a try, please pass along this information - tryouts will be held on

Thursday, July 24th from 4:00-5:00 pm

Tuesday, August 5th from 4:30-5:30 pm

Saturday, August 23rd from 10:00-11:00 am

Wednesday, August 27th from 5:30-6:30 pm

It is only necessary to attend one session.  All tryouts will take place in the indoor pool.  For more information, contact Coach Andy Lehner at laneman52@hotmail.comor at 301-748-0916. 

Please note that the last Novice practices for the summer trimester will be held on Thursday, July 31st.  All other groups will finish on Friday, August 8th. 

The practice schedule for tomorrow is normal - Senior Red and Black from 5:30-7:45 am in the outdoor pool and again from 3:30-5:00 pm in the indoor pool, Senior White from 6:30-8:30 am and Age Group II from 7:00-9:00 am at Whittier, Novice II and III from 5:00-6:15 pm and Novice I from 6:00-7:15 pm in the indoor pool, and Senior Prep and Masters from 8:00-9:00 pm in the outdoor pool.  There is no practice tomorrow for Age Group I.