August 7, 2011
DCST Swimmers Excel at Zone Meet – Ye Wins 100 Backstroke
Three DCST swimmers represented Team Illinois at the Central Zone Championships. Athena Ye, Nolan Fergus and Alexa Miller all helped Team Illinois beat all-star teams from Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Iowa and Lake Erie.
Athena Ye won the 9 – 10 Girls 100 Meter Backstroke. She also had 4 other top 6 finishes in the 50 Meter Butterfly (2nd), 50 Meter Backstroke (3rd), 100 Meter Butterfly (6th), and 200 Meter Individual Medley (6th). Athena was also on the 200 Meter Medley Relay which finished 3rd.
Nolan Fergus had a very busy weekend in 9 – 10 year old Boys Age Group which included a 4th place in the 50 Meter Backstroke, a 7th place in the 100 Meter Backstroke, a 22nd place in the 50 Meter Breaststroke, a 23rd place in the 50 Meter Butterfly, a 23rd in the 50 Meter Freestyle, and a 34th place in the 100 Meter Freestyle. Nolan also helped Team Illinois earn a 3rd place finish in the 200 Meter Freestyle Relay.
Alexa Miller had some excellent swims in the Girls 11 – 12 year old Girls Age Group. She took home a 5th place in 200 Meter Individual Medley, and 8th place in both the 200 Meter Butterfly and 200 Meter Breaststroke, a 15th place finish 400 Meter Freestyle, a 21st place finish in the 100 Meter Butterfly, and a 24th place finish in the 200 Meter Freestyle.