February 23, 2015
An outstanding showing by our Swordfish at this season’s YMCA Silver Championships at Gloucester County Technical Institute over the weekend! Overcoming some weather-related travel challenges, our swimmers earned new meet and team records, state and JO times, a bunch of top places (including 4 First Places), Career Best Times, and more.
New Silvers Meet Records were set by Emily Rothamel in the 500 and 1000 Free!
YMCA State times were earned by Alyssa Amorim (100 Breast); Catie Lovett (50 Back); Emily Rothamel (200 Free, 500 Free, 1000 Free); our Girls 11-12 200 Medley Relay (Lovett, Amorim, Calderon, Schwartz); and our Boys 15-18 400 Medley Relay (Matheson, Kronski, Soutter, Justiniano).
First Places were earned by our own Alyssa Amorim (100 Breast) and Emily Rothamel (1000, 200, 500 Free). Other Top 16 scoring places were earned by Alyssa Amorim (9th in the 200 IM); Hannah Calderon (6th in the 200 Back); JJ Kane (14th in the 100 Fly); Catie Lovett (11th in the 50 Back); Cody Matheson (7th in the 100 Free, 10th in the 50 Free); Linnea Pierson (100 Fly, 400 IM); Emily Rothamel (5th in the 100 Free); and Christopher Soutter (9th in the 100 Breast, 8th in the 100 Fly).
4 New Team Records were set by Emily Rothamel (500 & 1000 Free); Linnea Pierson (400 IM); and Antonio Justiniano (200 Fly)!
And congrats to Emily Rothamel (500 & 1000 Free) and Christopher Soutter (100 Breast) for earning JO Cuts!
As if those feats weren’t head-turning enough, our 23 attending qualifiers finished the weekend with an amazing 40 Career Best Times!
Congratulations to all of our swimmers and coaches!!!