May 6, 2011
05/06/2011: A total of 56 swimmers have been selected for the Western Zone Select Camp to be held at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ, May 19-22. The camp is for twelve and thirteen year old girls and thirteen and fourteen year boys. Fifteen athletes of each sex are selected based on 2010 Long Course Meters (LCM) IMX point scores according to the following: Eight girls age 12 and eight boys age 13; Seven girls age 13 and seven boys age 14. Then, the fastest swimmer in each Zone in each Long Course Meters (LCM) Olympic event (excluding the 50 free, including the 800 and 1500 for both sexes) is invited for a total of 13 additional male and 13 additional female athletes. If a swimmer was already selected based on IMX score, the next fastest swimmer is selected in that event.Congratulations to Alyssa Cook (King Aquatic Club), Tommy Thach (King Aquatic Club) and Samuel Petrini (Olympic Cascade Aquatics) for being selected based on their IMX scores. Also, Edward Kim (Bellevue Club Swim Team) was selected on being the fastest 100 m backstroker for boys 13-14 years old in the Western Zone. Alice Godfred (OCA) has been selected as an assistant coach for this camp.