Updated: Outstanding Meet at June Invitational! One New Team Record!

FAST swam great at the June Invitational last weekend!   FAST finished in 5th place overall with 1,454 points! Complete meet results can be viewed here.  Fifty-five swimmers returned home with at least one lifetime best time.  Fifteen swimmers dropped time in all of their races.  Congratulations to Ryan Chung, Ethan Dickinson, Garrett Dowell, Roseryn Empremsilapa, Madeline Garcia, Maddie Gorrie, Skyler Kao, Evelyn McIlveen, Jaden Nasu, Lily Olson, Bella Osuna, Ethan Paguyo, Kevin Smithmatungol, Michael Wang, and Kaitlyn Yee!  Tyryn Empremsilapa set a new FAST Team Record in the 9-10 Girls 200-meter IM.  Her lifetime best 2:53.78 was a drop of over 10 seconds!  (Previous Record: Lindsey Clary -- 2:55.22, August 2006)

Kayleen Bretz, Travis Caballero, Katie Cho, Katja Claesson, Ethan Dickinson, Makena Ditsworth, Tyryn Empremsilapa, Andres Frausto, Sidney Kao, Ethan Keung, Jadyn Lingasin, Luke Martin, Lilly Mazzi, Evelyn McIlveen, Diego Pabalan, Natalie Tedjasukmana, Courtney Tseng, and Michael Wang all finished in the Top 8 in one or more events.  Three of them were events winners: Katja Claesson (15 & Over 200 Breaststroke), Lilly Mazzi (7-10 200 Freestyle, 7-10 100 Butterfly), and Diego Pabalan (15 & Over 100 Butterfly).  Congratulations! These athletes were joined by Roseryn Empremsilapa, Madeline Garcia, Johanna Lingasin, Angie Mai, Terence Ma, Allie Miller, Jaden Nasu, Lily Olson, Cathryn Salladin, Mandy Schatz, Cecilia Smith, Kevin Smithmatungol, Justin Wang, Joseph Weissig, and Kaitlyn Yee who also scored individual points to contribute to the team score.
FAST also had several great relays which added valuable team points.  A shout out to FAST swimmers who contributed to scoring relays (women): Johanna Lingasin, Tyryn Empremsilapa, Jadyn Lingasin, Lilly Mazzi, Cecilia Smith, Kaitlyn Yee, Kailee Chow, Angie Mai, Elizabeth Harita, Natalyah Moala, Lily Olson, Makena Ditsworthy, Evelyn McIlveen, Hannah Frey, Annie Johnson, Kenzie Murray, Leah Johnson, Cathryn Salladin, Ashley Beck, Hana Claesson, Courtney Tseng, Mandy Schatz, Kayleen Bretz, Roseryn Empremsilapa, Allie Miller, Maddy Garcia, Mariah Ames, Emilee White, Isabella Osuna, Katja Claesson, and Kelly Babigian.  And a shout out to FAST swimmers who contributed to scoring relays (men): Skyler Kao, Ethan Keung, Sean Campbell, Luke Martin, Joseph Weissig, Terence Ma, Jaden Nasu, Ethan Dickinson, Ryan Chung, Ethan Paguyo, Andres Frausto, Michael Wang, Doug Johnson, Mick Olson, Nathan Chang, Peter Bauer, Jared Spuur, Travis Caballero, Diego Pabalan, Brock Railey, Sidney Kao, Nakul Makkad, Justin Wang, Daniel Gribble, and Kevin Smithmatungol.
Congratulations to Sidney Kao and Justin Wang on achieving Sectional cuts.  Sidney qualified in the 200 Backstroke (2:17.35) adding that event to his line-up for Sectionals.  Justin qualified for his first Sectional meet in the 200 Breaststroke (2:35.01).
FAST is looking strong for the upcoming summer championship meets!  Keep up the great work!