March 27, 2017
Velocity Aquatics raced to its first championship title at the 2017 Niagara Short Course Championship. The meet was hosted at the Webster Aquatic Center in Webster, NY from March 9th-12th and 13 swimmers proudly represented the club in the pool. Competing over the weekend were Aya Amer, Sirajedeen Amer, Hamza Attuwaybi, Ismail Attuwaybi, Brielle Brodnicki, Mira Keller, Adam Klein, Olivia Klein, Peter LaJeunesse, Mylie Philbrick, Andrew Scalfani-Cohen, Sarah Wamsley and William Wamsley.
The team more than quadrupled their score from last year, posting 533 points while finishing 13th overall to claim the Small Team division (100 swimmers or less) for the first time in the club’s short existence. The team finished 43rd in 2016.
Top 20 Finishers
Aya Amer - 18th 100 Fly
Sirajedeen Amer - 6th 50 Fly, 6th 100 Fly, 9th 200 IM, 11th 100 IM, 14th 200 Free, 14th 50 Back, 15th 100 Free
Hamza Attuwaybi - 5th 100 Back, 6th 100 Breast, 7th 100 IM, 9th 50 Breast, 10th 50 Free, 10th 500 Free, 12th 100 Free
Ismail Attuwaybi - 5th 100 Breast, 7th 100 IM, 8th 200 Breast, 8th 200 Back, 11th 50 Breast, 11th 400 IM, 15th 100 Free
Mira Keller - 6th 100 Free, 7th 200 Fly, 7th 400 IM, 8th 50 Free, 8th 100 Fly, 11th 100 IM, 13th 50 Fly
Adam Klein - 15th 500 Free
Peter LaJeaunesse - 11th 50 Back, 20th 50 Free
Mylie Philbrick - 7th 100 Breast, 8th 50 Breast, 15th 200 IM
Andrew Scalfani-Cohen - 8th 1000 Free, 12th 50 Back, 13th 100 Back, 15th 50 Fly, 17th 200 Free, 19th 500 Free
Sarah Wamsley, 7th 50 Breast, 7th 100 Back
William Wamsley - 6th 50 Free, 11th 100 Free, 19th 1000 Free
Congratulations to all of the swimmers and coaching staff for an amazing season!