9 ACAC Swimmers Elect to Compete At Senior Sectionals in Cary, NC

By:  Chip Fischer

Picture: Clockwise from Left - Coach Andy Wagner, Emily Aycock, Sarah Walker, Rachel Aycock, Abby Aycock, Austen Reid, Harper Houk, Tais Brown, Zack Telep, Alexander Greenhalgh

Nine ACAC swimmers recently elected to compete at the 2019 Senior Sectional Championships.  This is an elite meet reserved for those swimmers who make very challenging cuts during the Short Course Season - generally ages 15-18 are represented.  Our swimmers did not disappoint.

Emily Aycock (18) made finals in the 200 Free and 500 Free, taking 6th place in each event, and 7th place in the 1650 Free.  She also competed in two other events.  Rachel Aycock (17) made finals in the 200 Fly with a 7th place finish, in the 500 Free, placing 20th, and in the 100 Fly, placing 29th.  She also swam three other races.  Zack Telep (16) competed in a total of seven events, placing 8th in the 100 Free, 21st in the 100 Fly, 25th in the 200 Fly, and  27th in the 200 Free. Tais Brown (15) took 9th in the 200 Fly, 25th in the 100 Fly, and also competed in three other events.  Harper Houk (17) swam in four individual events and a time trial, placing 11th in the 200 Breast,18th in the 100 Breast, 26th in the 200 Back, and 27th in the 400 IM.

Other ACAC swimmers who competed included Abbey Aycock (17) in 6 individual events, Alexander Greenhalgh (18) in 4 individual events, Austen Reid (18) in one individual event, and Sarah Walker (17) in two individual events and two time trials.  The men also fielded a 400 Yard Relay team that placed 17th.  Overall, it was a great showing by ACAC!   

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