March 17, 2018
The Carmel Swim Club sits atop the combined team standings after the first day of competition at the 2018 Indiana Swimming Age Group Short Course Championships hosted by Southeastern Swim Club at the Indiana University Natatorium.
The girls lead second place Swac Swim Team through event 13 by a score of 217 - 190, while the boys are in second place behind Fishers Area Swimming Tigers through event 14 by a score of 185 - 148.
Lexie Ward (1st - 10&U 200 IM, 1st - 10&U 200 FR) and Berit Berglund (1st - 11-12 500 FR) were individual champions on the night and the squad of Colleen Duffy, MacKenna Lieske, Devon Kitchel, and Gretchen Lueking were victorious in the Girls 13-14 400 Medley Relay with a time of 3:49.65.
Additionally, the following swimmers earned a spot on the podium with Top-8 overall efforts: Savannah Irizarry (7th - 200 IM), Lynsey Bowen (5th - 200 FR), Carter Hadley (3rd - 200 IM), Cory Han (4th - 200 IM, 5th - 200 FR), Ellie Overbeck (7th - 200 IM), Vivian Wilson (8th - 200 IM, 8th - 500 FR), Carter Lancaster (3rd - 200 IM), Brandon Malicki (8th - 200 IM), Kitchel (2nd - 400 IM), Ryan Malicki (6th - 400 IM), and David Gabrick (8th - 400 IM).
One other relay earning a spot on the podium was the Boys 13-14 400 Medley "B" team of Kayden Lancaster, KJ Sweeney, Riki Iwase, and Nicholas Edwards who placed 5th with a time of 3:50.79.
CSC returns to action on Saturday, March 17. Preliminary action begins at 8:45am and finals will be contested at 5:30pm for all 11-14 athletes. 10 & Under timed finals will begin at 1:30pm.