March 4, 2018
BSC Collegiate Swimmers Find End of Season Success
Currently BSC has 8 Teammates competing at the collegiate level across NCAA Divisions I, II, and III as well as NAIA. These BSC Alumni did a fantastic job this season and I wanted to take a moment to recognize thier achievements. They represented BSC in fine fashion as well as thier Universities!
Mekenna Scheitlin—Senior at University of Iowa. Mekenna swam a great meet at her final Big 10 meet with a 7th place in the 200Medley Relay and 200Free Relay, Individually she swam to a 15th place in the 50Free in an NCAA B Selection Qualifying Time, Mekenna finished her career as a Hawkeye as a School Record Holder in the 200Free Relay, 200Medley Relay and 400Medley Relay. She place on the All Time Top 10 list at Iowa in the 50, 100Free and 100Butterfly. Congratulations Mekenna on a great Hawkeye Career!
Kael Ragnini—Junior at Vassar College. At the Liberty League Championship meet Kael swam to Best Times in the 500Free--8th Place, 200Free--14th Place and 1650 Free--6th Place. Kael was also on the 800Free Relay whicch placed 4th and the 400Free Relay. Congratulations Kael on a Spectacular Season!
Kirsten Jacobsen—Sophomore at University of Arizona. At the PAC 12 Conference Championships Kirsten had a tremendous meet placing 4th on the 800Free Relay and 400Free Relay. Individually she placed 4th in the 500Free, 6th in the 200Free and 3rd in the 1650 Free. Congratulations Kirsten and good luck at NCAAs!
Mitch Gavars—Freshman at Bucknell. At the Patriot League Championships Mitch swam as part of the 3rd place 800Free Relay with a Best Time. Indicidually he swam to 11th place and a Best Time in the 500Free and a 4th place in the 1650 Free with a NCAA B-Selection qualifying time! Congratulations Mitch on your NCAA B Cut and a great season!
Colin O'Leary—Freshman at Boston College. At the ACC Conference Championships Colin swam Best Times in the 100Fly, 100Back, and a scoring swim in 200Fly 22nd place. Colin was on the 200Medley, 400Medley and 800Free Relays all with Best Times! Congratulations Colin!
Andrea Vega—Junior at Olivet Nazarene At NAIA Nationals Andrea was a part of National Championships in the 200Medley Relay, 200Free Relay 400Medley Relay, and 400Free Relay. Individually Andrea won both the 100 and 200Breaststrokes and placed 4th in the 200IM. Congratulations 6 Time National Champion!
Lupita Vega—Freshman at Olivet Nazarene. At the NAIA National meet Lupita swam to a 24th place in the 500Free, 22nd in the 200Free and scored team points in the 1650 grabbing a 16th place finish. Congratulations Lupita on a great season!
Rachel Skoog--Junior at Grand Valley State University. Rachel swam Best Times in the 50Free and 100Fly this season. Congratulations Rachel!