Platinum Swimmers Bring Some Heat to a Chilly North Carolina

A big congratulations to all the members of the Platinum group for an amazing North Carolina!! All 27 members of the Platinum group participated in the meet and accumulated 148 new LTB times!!!  With so many great swims we could fill a book talking about everyone's great swims!  Here are some highlights:

Two of our swimmers made their first ever national meet cuts!!

Shannon Feeley had a HUGE meet.  Shannon broke the team record in the 1650 and made her first National cuts in:
500 Free (NASA, NCSA)
1650 Free (NASA, NCSA)
200 Breast (NASA, NCSA)

Sophia Sinibaldi made her first national cut in the 100 Fly out of lane 8 in prelims!  Don't ever think that you can't swim fast in an end lane!

The following swimmers added new National cuts to their list of events:

Alex Chiu
200 Fly - NASA
50 Free - NASA
200 Free - NASA, USA Swimming Futures

Jake Haines
100 Breast - Winter Junior Nationals
200 Fly - Winter Junior Nationals
100 Fly - NCSA
200 IM - USA Swimming Futures

Mackenzie O'Connor
200 Back - Winter Junior Nationals
200 IM - NCSA
200 Free - NCSA, USA Swimming Futures

Holly Robinson
200 IM - NCSA

Jack Watson 
200 Back - Winter Junior Nationals
200 Free - NASA, USA Swimming Futures

A big shout out to our distance swimmers as well who had some crazy drops in the 1650 on the last day.

Kylie Preihs - 49 seconds dropped
Nicole Trent - 48 seconds dropped
Shannon Feeley - 34 seconds dropped
Kaite Hines - 18 seconds dropped

Michael Sommeling - 1 Minute 9 seconds dropped!!!
Jacob Haines - 47 seconds dropped
Kyle Hare - 43 seconds dropped
Christian Overton - 16 seconds dropped