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Congratulations, MaryGrace!

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 26/March 2019

Team Contact: Michael Lawrence, coachmdl@swimlfsc.org , (847)735-5372

 

A close up of a logoDescription automatically generated MaryGrace King Named One of 56 Swimmers Invited to USA Swimming Central Zone Select Camp

 

Camp highlights the best local swimmers from the Central Zone

Lake Forest, IL – USA Swimming announced today that Lake Forest resident MaryGrace King has been selected to participate in USA Swimming’s Central Zone Select Camp to be held May 23 – 26 at the University of Cincinnati. The elite camp features 56 emerging swimmers from across the Midwest, all selected from performances over the past season.

 

“We are extremely proud to have MaryGrace representing the Lake Forest Swim Club at the Central Zone Select Camp,” said LFSC Head Coach, Michael Lawrence. “This honor reflects the hard work she’s put into training this year and is the first step toward her life-long dream of swimming at the 2020 Olympic Trials. MG has been a top-tier swimmer in Illinois for several years and it is a great achievement to be recognized as one of the best in the country.”

 

MaryGrace and her Team USA teammates will participate in five training sessions over four days in the Olympic-size pool at the university. She will also engage with professional support staff to learn more about post-race recovery, nutrition, race strategies, and vital sport psychology skills. “We hope that MG will return and share her experience and learning with her LFSC teammates,” says Coach Lawrence, “further enabling them to reach new levels of performance.”

 

Full selection criteria for the camp .

 

For more information on Zone Select Camps, please click here .

 

About the Lake Forest Swim Club.

The Lake Forest Swim Club is a USA Swimming member program that strives for excellence at all levels of American and International swimming. We value health, fitness, sportsmanship, citizenship, honesty, integrity, hard work, discipline, teamwork, and fair play. Our program strives to provide a safe educational environment to develop these life qualities through sport. We are a 501(c)3 youth sports organization based at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois, serving over 200 youth annually with both competitive and instructional programs. Established in 1958, LFSC has won over 60 Illinois State titles and sent 10 swimmers on to the Olympic Games. To learn more please visit www.swimlfsc.org , or send a note to lfsc@swimlfsc.org .

 

About USA Swimming

As the National Governing Body for the sport of swimming in the United States, USA Swimming is a 400,000-member service organization that promotes the culture of swimming by creating opportunities for swimmers and coaches of all backgrounds to participate and advance in the sport through clubs, events and education. Our membership is comprised of swimmers from the age group level to the Olympic Team, as well as coaches and volunteers. USA Swimming is responsible for selecting and training teams for international competition including the Olympic Games, and strives to serve the sport through its core objectives: Build the base, Promote the sport, Achieve competitive success. For more information, visit  www.usaswimming.org .