March 12, 2017
ATAC takes 3rd at the 2017 Spring FL Senior Championships
The 2017 Florida Swimming Spring Senior Championship Meet was held Feb. 23 - 26, 2017 in Orlando, FL. This is the short course season-ending championship meet for swimmers 14 and older from across Florida.
This year ATAC sent 27 qualifying swimmers and placed *third overall* as a team out of 53 scoring teams from around the State.
The ATAC championship team included: Morgan Ayers, Sydney Blair, Christian Bosque, Alec Bowie, Kealyn Bowie, Alex Caspary, Arianna Chambasian, Rafi Chambasian, Emily Chorpening, Sara-kellett Clark, Savanah Crutchfield, Emma Curry, Wyatt Foote, Cole Forbes, Michael Hensley, Stephanie Holmes, Saige Kemeny, Olivia Kercheval-Roig, Brewer Noblin, Ryan Rumana, Virginia Russell, Tristan Sanders, Walker Snowden, Tara Stevens, Ryland Sun, Ben Wurgler and John Yambor-Maul.
Bringing home honors by placing in the top three (Gold, Silver, or Bronze) in an individual event were:
Stephanie Holmes, Girls 15-16 1000 yard freestyle, Gold; 1650
free, Silver; 500 free, Bronze.
Saige Kemeny, Girls 15-16 100 breast, Gold; 200 breast, Silver.
Ryland Sun, Boys 15-16 50 back, Gold; 100 back, Silver; 100 fly, Silver; 50 free, Bronze.
Cole Forbes, Boys 15-16 1650 free, Silver; 1000 free, Bronze.
Wyatt Foote, Boys Open 200 breast, Bronze.
There were three new all-time ATAC records set during the meet:
Stephanie Holmes, Girls 15-16 1000 yard freestyle (9:50.45),
Cole Forbes, Boys 15-16 1650 yard freestyle (15:42.46), and
Ryland Sun, Boys 15-16 50 back (23.81).
In addition, the following swimmers scored points for ATAC by placing top 16 in an individual event:
Kealyn Bowie, 1000 free, 6th; 200 free, 14th; 1650 free, 12th; 500 free, 7th.
Stephanie Holmes, 200 free, 5th; 400 IM, 6th.
Saige Kemeny, 400 IM, 8th; 200 fly, 9th.
Olivia Kercheval-Roig, 500 free, 5th; 200 fly, 7th; 200 free, 15th.
Virginia Russell, 50 free, 7th.
Morgan Ayers, 100 breast, 4th; 200 back, 16th; 200 breast, 9th; 200 IM, 14th.
Emily Chorpening, 1650 free, 6th; 1000 free, 7th; 500 free, 8th; 400 IM, 15th.
Sara-kellett Clark, 1000 free, 6th; 1650 free, 4th.
Savanah Crutchfield, 200 fly, 14th.
Emma Curry, 1000 free, 14th.
Alex Caspary, 1000 free, 16th; 1650 free, 16th.
Cole Forbes, 200 fly, 16th; 200 free, 15th; 500 free, 5th.
Ryland Sun, 200 back, 8th.
Rafaele Chambasian, 1650 free, 6th; 1000 free, 12th; 100 breast, 7th; 200 breast, 8th; 400 IM, 8th; 500 free, 16th.
Wyatt Foote, 100 breast, 5th; 200 back, 15th; 200 IM, 7th; 400 IM, 6th.
Michael Hensley, 50 breast, 9th.
Tristan Sanders, 100 back, 13th; 200 back, 14th.
John Yambor-Maul, 1000 free, 5th; 100 fly, 15th; 200 fly, 14th; 200 free, 10th; 50 free, 12th; 500 free, 9th.
Way to go, ATAC!