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Masters LCM Nationals

RICE MASTERS SCORE BIG AT 2014 USMS LONG COURSE CHAMPIONSHIPS

Five Rice Masters teammates made the trip to College Park, Maryland August 14-17 to compete in the 2014 US Masters Swimming Long Course Championships.  Despite being a small team in number, the group scored BIG results at the meet:

  • 8 Championship titles (6 individual, 2 relays)
  • 24 individual top ten finishes (scoring points!)
  • 1 World Record
  • Team Scores
    • 14th place in Men’s out of 110 teams
    • 41st place in Women’s out of 91 teams (way to go Mary!!)
    • 16th place in Total team out of 144 teams

Final results included the following outstanding performances:

Marry Ruppe (45-49)

1st 200 Br 3:08.61

2nd 800 Fr 11:29.66

3rd 200 Fly 3:10.39

3rd 400 IM 6:11.06

5th 100 Br 1:30.27

5th 200 IM 2:51.53

David Guthrie (50-54)

1st 50 Br 30.57

1st 100 Br 1:06.89 World Record

1st 200 Br 2:30.35

5th 50 Fr 27.05

Bruce Williams (60-64)

3rd 50 Fr 26.94

3rd 100 Fr 59.60

3rd 50 Bk 32.31

3rd 50 Fly 29.32

Bruce Kone (55-59)

1st 50 Bk 31.15

1st 50 Fly 27.79

2nd 50 Br 33.63

3rd 50 Fr 26.84

Carlos Jimenez (50-54)

2nd 200 IM 2:30.20

2nd 50 Bk 32.84

3rd 100 Fr 59.48

3rd 50 Fr 26.40

4th 50 Br 33.85

4th 50 Fly 28.88

Relays

1st - 200 Free Relay (200-239 age group) – Bruce K/Bruce W/David G/Carlos J– 1:44.35 (splits – 26.73, 25.68. 26.07, 25.87)

1st 200 Medley Relay (200-239 age group) – Bruce W/David G/Bruce K/Carlos J – 1:56.58