Swimmers Shake Things Up at Luau Meet!

Aloha! Our swimmers competed at the Scarlet Luau Meet at Princeton University over the weekend, once again swimming personal best times, top places, and more!

Regarding times, in most cases the entry times used were converted Short Course times. Comparing swimmers’ best Long Course times to this weekend’s results (apples to apples), there were 39 Career Best Times (approximately 40% of swims) swum by Jillian Berg (200 Free, 200 IM, 50 Free); Peyton Berg (100 Free, 200 Free, 200 IM, 50 Breast, 50 Fly, 50 Free); Reese Berg (100 Breast, 100 Free, 50 Back); Zach Bezold (100 Breast, 200 Free, 50 Free); Nathaniel Kern (100 Back, 100 Free, 50 Back); Jake Leddy (200 Breast, 400 Free); Jordan Maruska (50 Free, 100 Free, 200 IM, 400 Free); Jake Riva (100 Free, 400 Free); Michael Rizzo (100 Free, 200 Free, 200 IM, 400 Free); Sam Russell (400 Free); Laura Topolski (100 Breast, 200 Free, 50 Breast, 50 Free); and Will Vetter (100 Breast, 50 Free).

Incredibly, 5 of these wikiwiki swims exceeded 10 seconds! Congrats to Peyton Berg (-10.50 in 200 Free, -33.39 in 200 IM); Jake Leddy (-13.83 in 400 Free); Michael Rizzo (-17.81 in 200 Free); and Laura Topolski (-19.52 in 200 Free), along with many other significant drops!

Congratulations to our Big Kahunas Jake Riva (400 Free) and Jordan Maruska (100 Free) for taking First Places! Other Top 8 Places were earned by Jillian Berg (8th in 200 Free); Peyton Berg (6th in 50 Fly); Zach Bezold (7th in 100 Breast); Jordan Maruska (2nd in 200 Free, 3rd in 200 IM, 4th in 400 Free, 3rd in 400 IM); Jake Riva (2nd in 200 Back , 6th in 100 Fly, 2nd in 100 Free, 5th in 200 Back, 3rd in 200 Free, 7th in 200 IM, 6th in 50 Free); Michael Rizzo (8th in 400 IM); and Sam Russell (4th in 100 Breast, 8th in 100 Free, 4th in 50 Free).

Mahalo to our coaches and parent timers, and great job swimmers! Good luck at Silver Bronze Championships next weekend!