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DCST Wins Quad Meet

DCST Wins Quad Meet

        DCST moved to 6 – 1 on the dual meet season with wins over Ottawa, Fox Valley (Plano) and Hastings Lake (Antioch).  As a team, DCST an excellent meet with 228 career best times out of a total of 357 swims for a 64% improvement rate. Moreover, 29 of these swims were a new event legally swum by a DCST swimmer for the first time in their career. DCST also had 21 swims which achieved the District Qualifying, and 9 swims which achieved the Area Qualifying time for the first time.

            A very impressive 83 swimmers had a great meet with at least two career best times. These swimmers were:  Katherine Albano, Franz Allendorfer, Camryn Anderson, Gavin Anderson, Ally Belick, Owen Bockman, Nathan Braun, David Buck, Justin Buck, Maxwell Buck, Sadie Burton, Cody Carlson, Robert Carpenter, Danny Cork, Anna Craven, Emrys Draper, Mason Dukes, Quin Dukes, Anabelle Engleson, Jack Farrell, Tessa Federici, Grace Fergus, Erin Fidler, Maura Fisers, Morgan Fisers, Grace Flemming, Avery Gerdes, Madisyn Grever, Anthony Gutierrez, Georgia Harrelson, Gregory Harrelson, Sarah Hein, Abbie Johnson, Grace Johnson, Alison Keiner, Emily Keiner, Carson Klein, Grace Kozlowski, Abby Krull, Sarah Larson, Toni LeBlanc, Megan LeBlanc, Riley Lohse, Joe Luetkehans, Julia Luo, Caroline Mackey, Spencer Mackey, Jamisan Matalonis, Madelyn Maxwell, Rachel Maxwell, Maggie McConnaughay, Josephine McMahon, Ana Flavia Michelini, Emily Mildner, Ella Miller, Rebecca Nenonen, Dylan Rasmussen, Julia Rasmussen, Josie Rivera, Cristian Rojo, Elissa Roose, Carson Rose, Natalie Rosenow, Bradley Rutten, David Ruetten, Paul Ruetten, Bella Schmerbach, Avery Scott, Aiden Stanik, Emily Stark, Libby Swedberg, Colin Tazelaar-Kruger, Amanda Underwood, Devin Vance, Calvin VanderSchee, Abigail Wagner, Natalie Wagner, David Wanner, Elizabeth White, Aleida Wilkins, Madison Williams, Morgan Williams and Kiki Wittenberg.

            After each meet, the coaching staff picks two swimmers, one girl and one boy, as the “Big Dogs" of the meet. Big Dogs are not only selected on their performance in the meet, but the coaches also take into consideration the swimmer’s practice attendance, work ethic, team spirit and sportsmanship. For this meet, Grace Johnson, age 12, and David Wanner, age 8, were selected as Big Dogs of the meet.

         DCST’s next full team meet is on February 2 at Oak Park against Oak Park and Leaning Tower (Niles, IL). 

Team Scores

Place

Girls

Points

1

DCST

1,071.5

2

Ottawa

344.5

3

Fox Valley (Plano)

271.0

4

Hastings Lake (Antioch)

74.0

     

Place

Boys

Points

1

DCST

726.0

2

Ottawa

304.0

3

Fox Valley (Plano)

290.0

4

Hastings Lake (Antioch)

42.0

     

Place

Combined

Points

1

DCST

1,797.5

2

Ottawa

648.5

3

Fox Valley (Plano)

561.0

4

Hastings Lake (Antioch)

116.0