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ISCA SUMMER BLAST RECAP

CITY OF MASON MANTA RAYS PLACE 6TH AT ISCA SENIOR SUMMER BLAST

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47 ATHLETES EARNED 5TH PLACE OVER THE 5 DAY MEET IN ST. PETERSBURG, FL. THE MANTA RAY MEN AND WOMEN EACH EARNED 5TH PLACE RESPECTIVE OF THEIR GENDER.

CHECK OUT THESE MEET HIGHLIGHTS!

  • RAYS Relays Shine – 22 of 34 relays placed in the top 10 & 6 relays earned podium finishes
  • The Manta Rays scored at total of 397.5 points, just 2 points behind a top 5 team finish.  
  • Several RAYS athletes got their first taste of international competition, competing against teams from Canada & Jamacia

Top 3 Relay Performances:

  • 1st Place 16&U Boys 200 A Medley Relay: Chase Dillon, Evan Preissler, Ethan Fang, Brady Campbell
  • 2nd Place 16&U Boys 400 Free Relay A: Chase Dillon, Robert Karulf, Tyler Houpt, Ethan Fang
  • 2nd Place 16&U Girls 200 Free Relay A: Taylor Bacher, Chloe Wall, Julia Shafer, Caroline Ramirez
  • 2nd Place 16&U Girls 200 Medley Relay A: Samantha Crum, Katelyn Smittle, Kaitlyn Weitz, Taylor Bacher
  • 2nd Place 16&U Boys 200 Free Relay A: Chase Dillon, Ethan Fang, Tyler Houpt, Brady Campbell
  • 3rd Place Open Girls 400 Free Relay A: Katelyn Smittle, Julia Shafer, Grier Gordon, Taylor Bacher

Top 8 Individual Finishers

  • Taylor Bacher: 2nd 200 Free, 400 Free, 3rd 800 Free, 4th 100 Free, 200 IM, 5th 50 Free, 6th 200 Fly, 8th 100 Fly
  • Chase Dillon: 3rd 50 Free, 5th 50 Back
  • Ethan Fang: 3rd 200 Fly, 6th 100 Fly, 200 IM, 7th 200 IM, 400 IM,
  • Robert Karulf: 4th 200 Back, 400 IM
  • Evan Preissler: 4th 50 Breast
  • Max Christensen: 4th 400 IM, 6th 200 Breast,
  • Tyler Houpt: 5th 1500 Free, 400 IM, 6th 200 Fly
  • Samantha Crum: 6th 50 Back
  • Chloe Wall: 6th 400 IM,
  • Katelyn Smittle: 7th 200 IM, 8th 1500 Free
  • Julia Shafer: 8th 100 Free
  • Kaitlyn Weitz: 8th 50 Fly
  • Lillian Paley: 8th 200 Breast
  • William Taylor: 8th 200 Free