August 8, 2012
The long course championship season came to an end with 41 Blue Wave swimmers competing at the Area 3/5 Championship Meet held on July 27-29th in St. Petersburg. Our swimmers had an amazing performance, swimming to 92 % overall best times as a team. Swimmers earning 100% personal best times included: Hannah Blackwell, Laura Bober, Bryce Borland, Dana Burkholder, Carly Czyzk, Dennis Delic, Melanie Flott, Emily Garrigues, Sammy Garrigues, Tristan Kurtz, Kevin Leahy, Nick Lemar, Emily Lewis, Noel Lopez, Isabella Manera, Veronica Martinez, Nate McBurney, Lexi McComb, David Mitchell, Rebecca Rosengard, Mariah Sawyer, Courtney Sims, Kelley Sinning, Aaron Strynar, Megan Strynar, Collin Talbot, Josh Talbot, Paige Toth and Stosh Zattosky.
Many of our 11 and older Blue Wave swimmers qualified for and swam at finals scoring points for the team and earning awards. These swimmers included: Bryce Borland, Melanie Flott, Emily Garrigues, Lyssa Go, Mallory Guarisco, Kevin Leahy, Noah Lemar, Noel Lopez, Valerie Magherusan, Nate McBurney, Kaden Miller, David Mitchell, Mariah Sawyer, Kelley Sinning, Aaron Strynar, and Megan Stynar.
A special congratulations to Megan Strynar for winning the 11-12 year old girl’s 500 free and earning her first 11-12 FLAG cut with a third place finish in the 200 free.
Great Job BLUE WAVE!!