March 18, 2018
At the recent 14&un JOs, LAC placed 7th out of 109 teams in Pacific Swimming. This is our highest placing ever. Every team ahead of ours has more than double the number of registered USA Swimmers. Two of the teams ahead of us have over 1000 USA swimmers. We have about 90. We are extremely proud of the great Attitude, Effort and Skill displayed by our athletes this weekend as they reflected the ideal of being POUND FOR POUND THE BEST SWIM TEAM IN THE WORLD. Here are some general highlights. We will be more specific in our next Newsletter:
LAC had 14 different swimmers compete in 46 different finals
LAC had 2 individual event winners- Jack Hendrick 1000 fr, Tyler Laymon 500 fr
LAC had 8 relays place in the top 10 including a 2nd place finish by the 13-14 girls 400 F.R.
LAC had 100% best times in the 500 fr and 6/7 athletes made finals
LAC had several team records broken and several new top 5 times and FW times
LAC had over 80% improvement in finals
Thank you athletes for your awesome efforts this weekend and your great attitudes and TEAM SPIRIT!
Thank you parents for the time and energy you put into helping your chldren be their best this weekend. It was very inspiring and a lot of fun!