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Waves News 5/9

Waves Started off The Long Course Season with a great meet at Warwick.
Congratulations to the following swimmers who dropped 5 or more seconds in an individual event this passed weekend!

Emile Abouzeid (50 Fly, 100 Back, 100 Breast, 100 Free, 50 Breast, 200 Free), Reagan Bulman (100 Back, 100 Breast), Tom Kiesewetter (100 Back), Dez Le (200IM, 200 Breast), Renee Martel (50 Fly, 100 Back, 100 Breast), Lina Matera (100 Breast), Melanie McCue (200 Back), James McGrath (200IM 100 Fly, 100 Back, 200 Free), Logan Quinn (100 Back, 50 Free), Marlee Reinhard (200 Breast), Lucy Russo (100 Free, 50 Back, 50 Breast, 100 Fly), Tyler Tirrell (50 Fly, 50 Free, 100 Back, 100 Breast).

Congratulations to Tom Kiesewetter and Lina Matera on breaking Waves Team Records at Warwick! 

Tombroke the Mens (13-14) records in the 100 Free (1:01.43) and the 50 Free (28.44)!  
 Linabroke the Womens (11-12) records in the 50 Breast (38.67) and the 100 Breast (1:27.90)!

CongratulationstoTyler Tirrell on making a New England Age Group Cut in the 50 Free!  Tyler swam a speedy 37.06!

Way To Go Waves!!
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Congratulations to Emily Appleton and Leigh Spicer on competing at Open Water Nationals and Open Water Junior Nationals this past weekend in Tempe, Arizona!  Emily and Leigh did awesome in a tough environment with extreme temperatures and a lot of fast swimmers.  Emily finished 31st in the National 5k! Leigh finished 12th in the Junior National 7.5k! 

Nice Job Ladies!
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Waves Summer Recreational Swim Team
The Waves are starting a Recreational Summer Team!  This will be a Fun and Competitive Rec. Team. Doreen and Patti will be coaching our Team with practices Monday through Thursday between 3:00 and 4:00pm or 4:00-5 pm.  Meets will be held on Fridays culminating with a Championship Meet on August 9th and August 10th.  Cost is $100.00 for any current member of the Waves Swim Team. For any swimmer not currently registered with the Waves, cost is $210.00 for Members and $265.00 for Non-members.  To register, just click on the Summer Swim Team Tab on our Weymouth Club Waves website!  If you would like to see our Meet Schedule, just click on “Team Functions” on the front page of our Waves website.  Any questions, just email Jack at jfolcarelli@weymouthclub.com.
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Waves Team Banquet
Save The Date!  Sunday, June 10th @ 7:00pm, outside by the pool at the Weymouth Club!  We will have Awards, a catered dinner and Raffles and a slideshow.  Please email any photos for our slideshow to James McGrath: jamesmcgrath1@icloud.com. All proceeds from the Raffle Prizes will benefit the Waves Boosters Club.  For more information how you can contribute or volunteer, please email Jack, Sophie or Kelly McGrath (kemcgrath@comcast.net).
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Practice Schedule This Week- Regular Practice All Groups
Practice Schedule Next Week- No practice Saturday, May 19th for Age Group 2 due to the St. Johns Prep Meet. 
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Waves Long Course Meet Schedule is Posted!- Please have a look and register as soon as possible as Registration Dates come up fast. Please note the deadline for the Qualifier July 6-8th is very early, on May 25th.

NSSC Specialty Meet at St. Johns Prep
May 20, 2018—Registration deadline has passed.
Entries are posted.
Specialty Meet at UConn--June 2, 2018-June 3, 2018—Registration deadline has passed. Entries are posted.
LCM Specialty Meet @ McDermott Pool, Warwick, RI
June 16, 2018-June 17, 2018—Team Specialty Meet for All Groups—
Registration deadline May 16, 2018
Mashpee Super Swim Open Water Swim
June 23, 2018—This is a Fun Open Water 3 mile or 1 mile swim. Register your swimmer at Mashpeeswim.com and for more information. All Groups welcome.
Eastern Zone Open Water Championships
June 30, 2018—This event serves as a selection meet for National Open Water Championships--Registration deadline June 30, 2018.
LCM Qualifier Meet @ TBD
July 6, 2018-July 8, 2018- 
For swimmers not going to Seniors. Registration deadline May 25th, 2018
New England LCM Senior Championships @ Brown University
July 12, 2018-July 15, 2018—Qualifying Meet
10 & Under NE Champs @ Harvard University July 14, 2018-July 15, 2018—Qualifying Meet
11-14 NE Champs @ Harvard University
July 19, 2018-July 22, 2018—Qualifying Meet
USA Futures Meet @ Richmond, VA
August 2, 2018-August 5, 2018--Qualifying Meet

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2018 LCM New England Swimming Time Standards are posted!
All Championship Time Standards are posted.  Just click on the Records and Standards Tab to see the Time Standards for your Age Group
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Swimming Article of the Week
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                                                       Go Waves!!!