The meet notice for the Retriever Aquatic Club (RAC) Abby Seeger Memorial....

This is the MAC News for Friday, April 11th. 

The meet notice for the Retriever Aquatic Club (RAC) Abby Seeger Memorial Invitational ( to be held May 16-18, at the UMBC Aquatic Complex has been posted.  All entries, along with a check to cover the fees ($5.00/event, up to 4 events (12 & Unders) per day, and up to 3 events (13 & Overs) plus the $3.00 service charge), are due to the meet entry folder by 12:00 pm Saturday, April 19th.  This meet is open to swimmers with at least 2 "A" times As always, if you have any questions as to whether your child should attend this meet, please speak to your child's coach. 

Orders, along with a check for the appropriate amount made payable to Toni James, for Hershey Park tickets are due to the JAMES folder by 8:00 pm TODAY.  Prices are $26.50 for ages 9-54, $23.00 for ages 3-8 and 55-69. 

Your RSVP slip for the MAC banquet on May 4th, along with payment, is due to the Banquet folder by Monday, April 21st.  Please be aware that space is limited so get your RSVPs in ASAP.   

Anyone wishing to contribute photos for the general team slide show shown at the banquet should e-mail them to Terri Bush at Territbush@aol.comor leave a disc of pictures in the Bush folder by Sunday, April 20th.  

Joanna Yeh ( is collecting pictures for the senior slide show to also be shown at the banquet.  If you have any pictures of the following swimmers from any time in their MAC careers, the group would greatly appreciate copies - Laurel Brabson, Jamie Hyrkas, Josh Kim, Katie Serfling, Julie Thackston, and Asaph Yeh.  

On Saturday, May 31st MAC will be hosting a biathlon fund-raiser to raise awareness for cancer and to help support Kathy Rossick's fight against the disease.  All entries, along with the $30 registration fee, are due to Coach Lauren's folder by May 15th.  The event is open to all MAC and Hood Hammerhead families, including parents and former swimmers!  Other ways to help are detailed on the information sheet found on our website.  The registration form may be found there as well. 

The practice schedule for today is normal - Senior Red and Black from 4:00-6:30, Senior White and Senior Prep from 5:45-8:00, and Age Group II from 6:00-8:00 all in the bubble.  Age Group I will be in the indoor pool from 4:30-6:15.  There is no practice today for Novice or Masters.  On Saturday, Senior Red and Black will swim from 7:00-9:00, Senior White and Age Group II from 9:00-10:30, and Novice from 10:30-11:30 all in the bubble.  Age Group I will be in the indoor pool from 7:30-9:00. 

There has been a change to the previously announced morning practice schedule for next week.  Morning practice will be held on Wednesday and Friday next week instead of Monday and Friday as announced yesterday.

 Have a great weekend!