July 31, 2018
Coach Amy’s Comments:
1.) Age Group State Meet: What a weekend!!! The CGAC Age Group State team was on FIRE this weekend, earning multiple trips to the podium, achieving new cuts, and breaking CGAC records. Congratulations to our State team swimmers: Henry Lyness, Gabe Argiris, Anthony Cuadros, Camron Mazdai, Lara Phipps, Ellie Nguyen, Anna DeLuna, Izzy Ferguson, Daniel Vetman, Vincent Howe, Cameron Cox, Jacob Hahn, Gracie DeLuna, Molly Stiles, Mallory McDonald, Kiersten Smith, Benjamin Clarkston, Garrett Crist, Justin Xia, Evan Hernandez, and Harrison Hite for putting together a 9th place overall finish and our boys finished 3rd!
New Zone cuts were earned by Vincent Howe, Daniel Vetman, Lara Phipps, Benjamin Clarkston, Garrett Crist, Justin Xia and Henry Lyness.
New Senior State cuts were earned by Garrett Crist (1500), Justin Xia (100 & 200 Breast) and Benjamin Clarkston (100 & 200 Back).
New Speedo Sectional cuts were earned by Justin Xia (100 & 200 Breast) and Ben Clarkston (50 Free).
Gracie DeLuna punched her ticket for a trip to North Carolina through earning her FUTURES cuts in the 100 and 200 backstrokes.
Good luck to all Zone and Futures swimmers at their respective meets held this week!
2.) Divisionals: Divisional final entries were sent out on Monday evening. Please let me know if you have any questions.
3.) Short Course Season: Short Course season will officially begin September 10th. ALL RETURNING SWIMMERS MUST RE-REGISTER but do not need to be re-evaluated! Emails will be sent out to let swimmers know if any group changes. New Swimmer evaluations will take place on September 5th and 6th from 5:30-7pm at CGHS.
Practices will resume on September 10th at the following times:
Senior: Mon-Fri. 6am-7am, Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 3-5pm, Sat: 7-9am
Pre-Senior- Both Groups Mon-Thurs 5:30-7:30pm Sat: 8:30-10:30am
Black- Mon-Thurs: 5:00-6:30pm, Sat: 8:30-10:30am
Red- Mon, Tues, Thurs: 5:30-7:00pm, Sat: 8:30am-10:00am
White- Mon-Thurs: 5:00-6:15pm
Unfulfilled Volunteer Credit Charges – All families who have not fulfilled their volunteer credit for the summer will be billed a $60 volunteer fee which will be added to their billing summaries today and payment will be withdrawn tomorrow. Email Erin Graybeal at email@example.com with any questions.
State and Divisional Swimmer Billing - Indiana Age Group State Meet Fees will not be on the August 1st billing due to the timing of the meet and getting the results uploaded. The State and Divisional meet fees will be billed on September 1st.
Ongoing Updates & Reminders
July CGAC H.E.A.R.T. Swimmers of the Month – Congratulations to the following swimmers who were nominated by their Coach to receive the CGAC HEART Award for demonstrating the core values of our club in and out of the pool.
Ava Withem – White Team
Lorraine Pottgen – Red Team
Anthony Cuadros – Black Team
Anna DeLuna – Pre-Senior 1
Lara Phipps – Pre-Senior 2
Molly Stiles – Senior
Watch for fun facts about these swimmers coming to the bulletin board at the pool and on our CGAC Facebook group.
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