March 5, 2019
Late Shout Out to NC Sr Champs Swimmers - AND 2 Additional State Champions!
As we head into our March and April Championships, wanted to give a quick shout out to all of our high school swimmers who participated at NC Senior Champs the last weekend in February. GCY's women finished Top 10 in the state, and overall our team was 5th in mid-size teams and 14th among all teams!
GCY's McKenzie Campbell won the 500 free, going a 4:54.65 and breaking a new GCY team record, and came back from 2-plus seconds behind at the halfway mark to win the race by 2 seconds! Here's her meet mobile page showing her seed time coming in, prelim qualification time, and number 1 finish:
Another BIG TIME swim came the Monday before NC Senior Champs at NCISAA HS State Championships where GCY's Alexandra White (Wesleyan Academy) swam a BLISTERING 23.63 (An NCAA DIII B-Cut) and won the a NC state championship in the 50 freestyle!
VERY proud of everyone!
Here's a quick re-hash and look at our 4 state champs from February:
- McKenzie Campbell (Open) - NC State Champ - 500 Free 4:54.65
- Alexandra White (HS) - NC State Champ - 50 Free - 23.63
- Dax Harris (14) - NC State Champ - 200 Free - 1:43.24
- Bailey Covington (12) - NC State Champ - 50 Back - 26.78, 100 Back - 58.08, 200 Back - 2:04.45, and 100 Fly - 58.51
Congrats GCY - on to our GYSSA League Championship this weekend, and then Regional, Sectional, and National Championships over the next few weeks!