November 11, 2012
A total of 32 girls achieved national level standards this past weekend at the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association Championships at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center. Competitions were observed by USA Swimming Officials and verified for entry into winter national competitions this December.
· The “ AT&T Winter National Championships” will be held at the University of Texas in Austin, TX November 29 through December 1. This competition includes swimmers of all ages that make the qualifying times. Many national team members and collegiate teams will be in attendance.
· The “ Speedo Junior Winter National Championships” will be held at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN December 6 through 8. This competition includes swimmers 18 years and younger that make qualifying times. Swimmers who have “Winter National” standards may compete in the Junior Winter Championships.
· “Junior Winter National” qualifiers have an opportunity to swim “Bonus” events if they make the bonus time standards. Many swimmers have not yet made their first “Junior Winter National” standard yet, but have achieved the “Bonus” standard. Although they are not eligible to compete at the championship meet, they are one step closer to making the “Junior Winter National” standard.
Congratulations to all swimmers for their
Congratulations to all swimmers for their accomplishments!
AT&T Winter National Championships
100 free – Anna Keane (BC)
100 back – Kaela McKee (SRST), Shalya Archer (BISC), Emily Huffer (NWAC)
100 breast – Carolyn McCann (TSC), Kim Williams (BC)
100 fly – Sabrina Kwan (OCA)
200 individual medley – Kim Williams (BC), Grace Wold (KING)
Speedo Winter Junior National Championships
50 free – Kenna Ramey (KING), Anna Keane (BC)
100 back – Megan Kawaguchi (WWA)
100 fly – Kenna Ramey (KING)
Speedo Winter Junior “Bonus” National Standard
50 free – Lorea Gwo (C), Elisa Fang (BC), Maria Volodkevich (IST), Alana Pries (KING), MacKenna Briggs (IST), Hannah Taylor (MMSC)
100 fly – Kalena Laurent (BC), Lorea Gwo (C), Emily Tanasse (KING), Kaitlyn Taylor (SRST), Hannah Taylor (MMSC), Grace Wold (KING), Vanessa Moffatt (KING), Emily Huffer (NWAC), Naomi Ngo (BC)
200 individual medley – Carolyn McCann (TSC), Megan Kawaguchi (WWA), Kynda Phillips (KING)
Note: The above listing is based off performances competed only on November 9-10, 2012.