December 1, 2017
The Carmel Swim Club leads the overall team standings after day one of the 2017 Music City Invitational hosted by Nashville Aquatic Club at the Centennial Sportsplex in Nashville, TN.
CSC totaled 1,274 points on the day to lead the 23 team field. Lakeside Swim Team sits in second with 1,156 points while host Nashville Aquatic Club is in third with 1,019 points. Seperately, the boys' pulled in 531 points while the girls' gathered 743 points of their own.
Leading the way for the age group program were individual champions Lynsey Bowen (1st - 10&U 100 BK), Berit Berglund (1st - 11-12 100 FR, 1st - 11-12 100 BK), Kayden Lancaster (1st - 11-12 100 BK), and Nicholas Plumb (1st - 11-12 200 IM).
Additionally, the following age group swimmers earned a spot on the podium with Top-8 efforts: Savannah Irizarry (4th - 100 FR, 4th - 50 BR, 6th - 200 IM), Sabrina Ledwith (5th - 100 FR), Kayla Barr (6th - 50 BR), Madison Conley (8th - 50 BR), Kiarra Thomas (4th - 100 BK), Carter Hadley (5th - 100 FR, 3rd - 200 IM), Anderson Kopp (7th - 100 FR, 5th - 200 IM), Will Ladine (6th - 100 BK), Luke Pugh (8th - 100 BK), Ethan Zhang (6th - 200 IM), KJ Sweeney (7th - 100 FR, 3rd - 200 IM), Makenna Sura (5th - 50 BR), Brandon Malicki (5th - 50 BR), Devon Kitchel (2nd - 100 BR, 5th - 400 IM), Mackenna Lieske (5th - 100 BR), Ellie Overbeck (7th - 100 BK), Carter Lancaster (4th - 100 BK), Gretchen Lueking (7th - 200 BK), and Connor Lathrop (8th - 200 BK).
In relay action, the girls' 10&U 200 Free team of Bowen, Irizarry, Thomas, and Ledwith took the top spot finishing in first, while the boys' 10 &U 200 Free squad of Kopp, Hadley, Pugh, and Zhang touched second, only 0.24 behind first place Nashville. In the evening finals, the girls' 11-12 200 Free "A" tandem of Berglund, Overbeck, Erin Cummins, and Sura finished in third, while the boys' 11-12 200 Free "A" group of K. Lancaster, Sweeney, Quinn Sweeney, and Plumb placed second.
CSC returns to action on Saturday, 12/2. Preliminary action begins at 9:00am(CST) with finals being contested at 5:30pm(CST) for the squad in Tennessee. Meanwhile in Indiana, the CSC Snow Globe Invitational will get underway at 11:00am(EST) in the Carmel High School Natatorium.