Fast summer finishes for Marlins at ISI regional champs

For many of our Blue Marlins, the Illinois Swimming Inc. regional meet held at Northside Prep High School in Chicago offered a great forum for some outstanding racing. As many of the state's top swimmers were taking a final chance at earning age group state championship meet qualifying times, the competition was fierce - and so were our Marlins.

Earning top-eight medals, a flower and well-deserved trips to the podium were:

10-under girls
  Maggie O'Brien
    100 back (1st, 1:15.34)
    50 breast (3rd, 40.43)
    100 IM (4th, 1:17.98)

10-under boys
  Max Adame
    500 free (5th, 6:34.68)
    50 free (6th, 31.21)
    200 IM (2nd, 2:52.29)
    100 free (2nd, 1:07.59)
    100 IM (6th, 1:19.05)
  Joshua Song
    50 breast (4th, 42.78)

11-12 boys
  Sam Adame
    50 back (6th, 32.79)
    100 back (7th, 1:11.20)
  Henry Gabriel
    200 fly (3rd, 2:50.17)
    400 IM (3rd, 5:53.86)

13-14 girls
  Maggie Menso
    200 free (6th, 2:05.19)

15-over girls
  Rachel Song
    50 free (4th, 26.06)
  Tess O'Brien
    100 free (2nd, 55.62)

15-over boys
  Alex Adame
    200 back (7th, 2:16.52)
  William Mathe
    200 free (4th, 1:51.70)
    100 free (4th, 50.22)

Congratulations to the following swimmers for their New Team Records

Maggie O’Brien:  Girl’s 9-10 50 Yard Breaststroke 40.43


Congratulations to the following Swimmers on achieving All Best Times

Rachel Song