August 5, 2019
Ethan Harder (BAC) qualified for Olympic Trials in both the 200 Fly and 200 Back. Ethan holds several Montana Swimming state records and just competed at the USA Swimming Long Course Nationals at Palo Alto, California. Ethan will attend the University of Texas this fall.
Catherine Russo (BMA) qualified for Olympic Trials in the 100 Fly with a Montana State Open Record of (1:00.61) for the fastest time EVER in that event! Catherine also had four personal best times in the 100 back, 100 free, 100 fly, and 50 free. She also qualified for Summer Junior Nationals in the 50 free and Winter Junior Nationals in the 100 free. Russo has verbally committed to Ohio State.
Liam Kerns (BAC) qualified for Long Course Junior Nationals with two Montana State Records with the 100 Breastroke (1:05.0) breaking the 15-16 Age Group State Record and the 200 Breastroke (2:22.0) breaking the Montana Open State Record for the fastest time EVER in that event!
Rylee O’Neil (BAC) qualified for SCY Junior Nationals in the 400 IM (5:00.4) breaking the Montana 17 and over State Record! Rylee also competed this summer at the Open Water Junior Nationals in the 5K event.
Sawyer Keyes (BAC) picked up his second SCY Junior National cut in the 400 Free (4:05.0)!
Catherine Russo wins the 100 fly at 2019 Futures.
BMA coach Caty Flikkema and Catherine Russo
BAC coach Sean Marshall and Rylee O'Neil
BAC Swimmers Sawyer keyes, Liam Kerns, and Rylee O'Neil