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VELO Takes 4th at Qualifiers

Velocity Aquatics had an impressive finish at the 2020 Niagara Silver Championship Qualifier. 61 athletes led to team to a 4th place finish with 1,422.5 points. Leading the way with 142 points was Audrey Garverick, the winner of this years 10 & Under Girls High-Point award.

Six swimmers combined for a total of ten first-place finishes! Those swimmers were:

  • Audrey Garverick (10U girls) - 50 back, 100 back, 50 fly, 100 fly
  • Catherine Markowski (10U girls) - 50 free
  • Bobby Miller (10U boys) - 100 free
  • Amelia Wands (13-14 girls) - 100 breast
  • Phill Montiero (15-18 boys) - 100 breast, 200 breast
  • Drew Kauffman (15-18 boys) - 200 back

Six more Velocity swimmers qualified for Gold Championships, adding 37 individual events between the 12 and Under and the 13 and Over meets.

Top-8 Finishers

Quinn Hutton, Aiden Charland, Bobby Miller, Jimmy Zugelder, James Martino, Beth Case, Hibah Attuwaybi, Audrey Garverick, Catherine Markowski, Molly Kappel, Carter Kobielski, Jeremy Xu, Finn Crowther, Abhi Sanka, Michael Wang, Colin Kobielski, Joe Skoumpris, Bella Lin, Emily Xu, Amelia Wands, Nick Lemmo, Peter LaJeunesse, Siraj Amer, Maddie Lee, Adam Klein, Andrew Scalfani-Cohen, Phill Montiero, Will Wamsley, Ismail Attuwaybi, Drew Kauffman

Top-16 Finishers

Emily Essary, Jackson Reese, Nate Jank, Nicholas Martineck, Lucie Wands, Madeline Burnham, Shannon Zugelder, Ryan Hutton, Sam Call, Sam Kappel, Emma Barillari, Mylie Philbrick, Marisa Gachette, Tarin Rietz

Swimmers of the Meet

  • Niagara - Sam Call
  • Erie - Bobby Miller
  • Ontario - Audrey Garverick
  • Michigan - Ryan Hutton
  • Prep - Peter LaJeunesse
  • Senior - Tarin Rietz

It was a fantastic meet and huge success for our team. There were best times and fast swimming in all age groups. Thank you to everyone who volunteered to time. Congratulations to all!