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DCST Excels at Age Group Championships Meet - Nolan Fergus Wins State Title

DCST Excels at Age Group Championships - Nolan Fergus Wins State Title

     DCST sent 21 swimmers to the Illinois Age Group Championship Meet on July 25 – 28 in Lincolnshire.  Eight of these swimmers were competing in the meet for the first time, while 6 swimmers qualifying for individual events in the meet for the first time.  DCST swimmers had a strong weekend with 31 out of 60 best times for a 50% improvement rate.  During the course of the meet, DCST had 21 finishes in the top 20, 8 finishes in the top 8 and 1 state champion.  Athena Ye and Nolan Fergus combined to set 8 new team records.   As a team our girls finished 17th, the boys finished 29th and combined DCST finished in 25th place. 

                Results for the weekend

                Joanna Burnham              100 Butterfly                      1:30.31                  27th

                                                                200 IM                                  3:14.97                  43rd

                                                                100 Breaststroke              1:45.11                  37th

                                                                100 Backstroke                  1:29.71                  39th

                                                                50 Butterfly                        38.83                     43rd

                                                                50 Backstroke                    41.44                     39th – career best time

 

                Grace Fergus                     100 Backstroke                  1:28.59                  33rd – career best time

                                                                50 Butterfly                        40.20                     51st

                                                                50 Backstroke                    41.32                     37th

 

                Morgan Williams              50 Freestyle                       33.48                     20th – career best time

                                                                100 Freestyle                     1:15.29                  18th – career best time

                                                                50 Breaststroke                                43.93                     13th – career best time

 

                Donny Gramer                  50 Freestyle                       34.30                     27th – career best time

                                                                100 Freestyle                     1:18.17                  35th

                                                                100 Breaststroke              1:47.61                  39th

 

                Dane Pardridge                 50 Freestyle                       33.16                     14th – career best time

                                                                50 Backstroke                    41.69                     36th

 

                Girls 200 Medley Relay

                                                                Grace Fergus                     2:42.18                  18th – dropped 4.3 seconds

                                                                Morgan Williams

                                                                Joanna Williams

                                                                Nicole Skrzypek                               

 

                Girls 200 Freestyle Relay

                                                                Joanna Burnham              2:30.61                  31st

                                                                Nicole Skrzypek

                                                                AnabelleEngleson

                                                                Grace Fergus

 

                Boys 200 Medley Relay

                                                                Dane Pardridge                 2:50.76                  21st – dropped 4.6 seconds

                                                                Mason Dukes

                                                                Riley Wiegartz

                                                                Donny Gramer

 

                Boys 200 Freestyle Relay

                                                                Riley Wiegartz                   2:25.29                  17th – dropped 3.6 seconds

                                                                Mason Dukes

                                                                Donny Gramer

                                                                Dane Pardridge

 

11-12 year olds

                Amber Reynolds              50 Breaststroke                                40.14                     39th

 

                ElissaRoose                         100 Breaststroke              1:31.06                  58th

                                                                100 Butterfly                      1:19.02                  64th

 

                Abby Pardridge                 100 Breaststroke              1:26.49                  33rd – career best time

                                                                50 Butterfly                        32.81                     27th – career best time

                                                                50 Backstroke                    35.15                     20th – career best time

                                                                200 IM                                  2:40.66                  14th prelims – best time

                                                                                                                2:41.96                  14th finals

                                                                50 Breaststroke                                37.73                     13th prelims – best time

                                                                                                                38.66                     15th finals

                                                                100 Backstroke                  1:15.00                  22nd – career best time

 

                Athena Ye                           100 Breaststroke              1:27.50                  37th

                                                                100 Butterfly                      1:10.71                  9th – prelims - best time

                                                                                                                1:09.39                  9th – finals – team record

                                                                100 Backstroke                  1:09.22                  2nd – prelims – team record

                                                                                                                1:09.63                  3rd- finals

                                                                50 Butterfly                        31.50                     6th – prelims

                                                                                                                30.85                     5th – finals – team record

                                                                50 Backstroke                    32.72                     4th – prelims

                                                                                                                32.14                     2nd – finals – team record

                                                                200 IM                                  2:36.18                  5th – prelims

                                                                                                                2:33.53                  3rd – finals – best time

 

                Nolan Fergus                     100 Butterfly                      1:06.45                  3rd – prelims – team record

                                                                                                                1:06.07                  3rd – finals – teamrecord

                                                                100 Backstroke                  1:10.90                  3rd – prelims

                                                                                                                1:11.49                  6th – finals

                                                                100 Freestyle                     1:02.85                  11th – prelims – team record

                                                                                                                1:03.04                  15th – finals

                                                                50 Butterfly                        29.26                     1st – prelims – team record

                                                                                                                29.04                     1st – finals – team record

                                                                50 Backstroke                    32.89                     5th – prelims

                                                                                                                32.28                     3rd – finals – best time

                                                                50 Freestyle                       28.64                     15th – prelims – team record     

                                                                                                                28.93                     15th – finals

 

                Paul Ruetten                      50 Breaststroke                                38.68                     25th – career best time

                11-12 Girls 400 Medley Relay

                                                Athena Ye                                           5:04.19                  10th – dropped 2.6 seconds

                                                Abby Pardridge

                                                ElissaRoose

                                                Grace Flemming

 

                11-12 Girls 400 Freestyle Relay

                                                Grace Flemming                               4:37.95                  22nd – dropped .05 seconds

                                                Megan LeBlanc

                                                Abby Pardridge

                                                Athena Ye

 

                11-12 Boys 400 Freestyle Relay 

                                                David Ruetten                                   4:40.76                  21st – dropped 2.8 seconds

                                                Carson Klein

                                                Paul Ruetten

                                                Nolan Fergus

 

                13-14 year olds

                                                Riley Lohse                                         1:11.79                  38th