EST Team Records Fall at the 2015 MD 14 & Under Champs and MD Senior Champs!
Eight new individual EST Records, 10 Individual Event Champions and many other FAST swims!
10 Individual Event Winners:
Colin Bitz: 100 Free, 100 IM, 100 Fly, 200 Free & 400 IM
Connor Bitz: 1650 Free
Meghan Lee: 200 Back
Connor Stewart: 50 Breast, 100 Breast & 200 Breast
Eight Individual EST Records broken:
Alayna Nielson 13-14: 100 Back 58.71; 100 Fly 57.68
Meghan Lee 13-14: 200 Back 2:07.22
Connor Bitz 13-14: 400 IM 4:15.44
Ben Skopic 15-18: 200 IM 1:52.07; 15-18 & Open 400 IM 3:56.76
Jake Lamparella 15-18: 200 Back 1:49.52
Four Relay Records were broken:
Female 11-12 400 FR Relay 3:56.84 L. Cucchiaro, K. Horn, D. Mester, H. Zhang
Female 11-12 400 Medley Relay 4:32.48 H. Zhang, S. Gunawardane, A. Cucchiaro, K. Horn
Male 11-12 400 Medley Relay 4:24.12 C. Bitz, C. Stewart, C. Hankins, S. Gunawardane
Male 13-14 200 Free Relay 1:33.58 N. Black, R. Ratliff, S. Streaker, E. Allgair
Congratulations to Colin Bitz for setting new EST Records this past weekend at the 2015 EST Speedo IMX Distance Challenge. Colin set the EST 11-12 Boys Record in the 1000 Free (10:51.68Y) and 1650 Free (18:28.61Y). Thank you to all of the families and swimmers that volunteered to help, bought and sold Raven's Raffle Tickets, and donated to the Reisterstown Food Bank during the Food Drive at our meet.
Eagle Swim Team had a great weekend of fast swimming at the Tom Dolan Invitational, the 53rd Pittsburgh Christmas Invitational, the Annapolis Swim Club Holiday Invite and the Greet Terror Mini Meet. Our team had close to 95% of the team participating in one of these meets. Congratulations that achieved new Personal Best Times, Junior National, Sectional and Maryland State Championship Cuts.
At the Tom Dolan Invitational Jake Lamparella set the EST Boys 15-18 Record in both the 100 Back (49.87Y) and 200 Back (1:48.26Y). Ben Skopic also set the a new EST Boys 15-18 Record in the 400 IM (4:02.58Y).
Meanwhile in Pittsburgh, Meghan Lee set the EST Girls 11-12 Record in the 200 Back (2:11.96Y). In addition Justin Nguyen set five EST Boys 11-12 Records in the 200 Free (1:52.52Y), 500 Free (4:04.91Y), 200 Breast (2:20.14Y), 100 IM (58.54Y) and 200 IM (2:04.00Y). Justin also set two new meet records in the 100 IM & 200 IM and earned the high point award for 11-12 boys.
Five EST Relays were also set through the weekend:
EST Girls 11-12 200 Free Relay (1:46.67Y) A. Byrne, H. Zhang, L. Cucchiaro, P. Byrne
EST Boys 11-12 200 Free Relay (1:41.96Y) C. Bitz, A. Nguyen, C. Stewart, J. Nguyen
EST Boys 11-12 200 Medley Relay (1:54.59Y) C. Bitz, J. Nguyen, A. Nguyen, C. Stewart
EST Boys 13-14 200 Free Relay (1:35.02Y) E. Allgair, S. Streaker, R. Ratliff, N. Black
EST Boys 13-14 200 Medley Relay (1:46.97Y) B. Merz, C. Bitz, E. Allgair, N. Black
Congratulations to Derek Nguyen for breaking the EST Boys 13-14 Record in the 1650 Freestyle in a time of 16:39.95Y. Great job to all swimmers that participated in the NBAC Fall Fastival this past weekend.
Congratulations to the following swimmers and relay teams that set New EST Records at the 2014 NCSA Junior Championships.
Amanda Chabbott set both EST Girls 15-18 & Open Records in the 200 Back (2:18.43L).
Geordie Enoch set both the EST Girls 15-18 Record in the 200 IM (2:20.37L) and the EST Girls Open Record in the 200 Back (2:20.26L).
Alex Ewart set the EST Boys 15-18 Record in the 200 Fly (2:07.49L)
Jake Lamparella set the EST Boys 15-18 Record in the 100 Back (58.24L)
Erin Vance set the EST Girls 13-14 Record in the 200 Breast (2:36.99L)
EST Girls Senior 200 Medley Relay (2:02.46L) G. Enoch, E. Vance, I. McElrath, A. Chabbott
Thank you for all of your support and commitment to EST this past weekend. Each day was a challenge, but Sunday was very special for EST thanks to the friends and family in the stands cheering on our swimmers behind the blocks. The Eagle's finished 2nd overall at the Maryland Long Course Championship, our highest placing yet in total team points.
This was an outstanding weekend for our swimmers and EST as a whole. Our swimmers achieved 132 season and lifetime best swims, 29 Top 3 Finishes, 8 Event Champions, personal goals were met or exceeded in a variety of different events, and all achieved through commitment and team work.
Congratulations to the following swimmers and relay teams that set New EST Records this weekend.
Meghan Lee set the EST Girls 11-12 Record in the 200 Back (2:35.31L).
Justin Nguyen set three EST Boys 11-12 Records in the 400 Free (4:42.07L), 200 IM (2:26.06L) & 400 IM (5:11.25L).
Alayna Nielson set three EST Girls 13-14 Records in the 50 Free (27.36L), 100 Free (59.75L) & 100 Back (1:07.75L).
Derek Nguyen set EST Boys 13-14 Records in both the 1500 Free (16:56.73L) & 200 Breast (2:33.21L).
EST Girls 11-12 400 Free Relay (4:20.72L) N. Chao, A. Byrne, P. Byrne, R. Florio
EST Boys 11-12 400 Free Relay (4:13.83L) C. Bitz, C. Stewart, A. Nguyen, J. Nguyen
EST Girls 13-14 400 Free Relay (4:12.63L) A. Nielson, B. Buckner, L. Bloom, K. O'Byrne
EST Boys 13-14 400 Free Relay (3:57.84L) D. Nguyen, R. Ratliff, A. Zuga, E. Allgair
Congratulations to Ayris Akbay and Erin Vance for breaking EST 13-14 Girls Records at the 2014 NAC Nike Sizzler in Nashville, TN this past weekend. Ayris broke the Girls 13-14 100 Freestyle (1:00.94 LCM) while Erin broke the 13-14 Girls 200 Breaststroke Record (2:41.14 LCM). This was a great meet for all that were involved.
Congratulations to Justin Nguyen for breaking the EST 11-12 Boys Record in the 400 Freestyle (4:45.20 LCM) at the RAC Abby Seeger Meet this past weekend.
Congratulations to all of the EST Swimmers that traveled to the Speedo Sectionals at Virginia Tech. The EST squad WON a third combined team title in four years, with our women WINNING a fourth consecutive team title and our men placing 3rd out of 48 Teams.
Along with our outstanding team standings, 11 individual and 4 relay records were broken throughout the weekend. Congratulations to our record breakers Geordie A. Enoch, Tyler M. Kim, Jake Lamparella, Jessica Li, Alayna R. Nielson and Erin J. Vance
Tyler M. Kim set the EST 13-14 Boys Record in the 200 Back (1:54.37) & 400 IM (4:15.69).
Alayna R. Nielson set the EST 13-14 Girls Record in the 50 Free (23.88) & 100 Free (52.67).
Erin J. Vance set the EST 13-14 Girls Record in the 100 Breast (1:04.91), 200 Breast (2:17.97) & 200 IM (2:07.08).
Jessica Li set the EST 13-14 Girls Record in the 200 Fly (2:07.27)
Geordie A. Enoch EST 15-18 Girls Record in the 200 Back (2:00.37) & Senior 100 Back (55.67)
Jake Lamparella EST 15-18 Boys Record in the 100 Back (50.23)
EST Girls Senior 200 Free Relay (1:36.25) B. St. Martin, A. Nielson, A. Chabbott, G. Enoch
EST Girls Senior 200 Medley Relay (1:45.94) G. Enoch, K. Vargas, I. McElrath, A. Nielson
EST Girls Senior 400 Medley Relay (3:50.62) G. Enoch, E. Vance, A. Chabbott, A. Nielson
EST Boys Senior 800 Free Relay (6:57.56) C. Krabbe, K. Bloom, B. Skopic, A. Ewart
Outstanding job at the 2014 Maryland Swimming Championship Meet this past weekend. We had a number of top three finishers as well as individual and relay champions at this years meet. EST finished 3rd (only 190 points behind NAAC) out of 31 participating teams in Maryland Swimming. The following 4 individuals & 6 relays broke team records in a very competitive environment at the Naval Academy.
Justin Nguyen broke the EST 11-12 Boys Record in the 200 Breast (2:26.87). Alayna Nielson Broke the EST 13-14 Girls Records in the 50 Free (24.10) & 100 Back (58.71). Tyler Kim broke the EST 13-14 Boys Record in the 100 Back (53.81). Erin Vance broke the EST 13-14 Girls Record in the 100 Breast (105.05).
EST Girls 13-14 200 Free Relay (1:39.45) A. Akbay, L. Bloom, E. Vance, A. Nielson
EST Girls 13-14 400 Free Relay (3:35.42)A. Akbay, A. Nielson, E. Vance, J. Li
EST Girls 13-14 800 Free Relay (7:54.02) A. Akbay, A. Nielson, L. Bloom, E. Vance
EST Girls 13-14 400 Medley Relay (3:59.76) A. Nielson, E. Vance, J. Li, A. Akbay
EST Boys 13-14 200 Free Relay (1:36.74) A. Zuga, R. Ratliff, C. Bitz, E. Allgair
EST Boys 13-14 800 Free Relay (7:37.04) D. Nguyen, A. Zuga, C. Bitz, E. Allgair
Congratulations to the following swimmers for their recognition as Swimmer of the Year for the 2012- 2013 Short Course Season for their respective age groups: Alexandra Cucchiaro, Justin Nguyen (2x), Alayna Neilson and Tyler Kim.
Maryland Swimmers of the Year for the 2012 – 2013 Long Course Season for their respective age groups: Naomi Chao, Justin Nguyen, Connor Bitz, Alayna Nielson, Erin Vance and Benjamin Skopic.
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