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DCST Finishes 2nd at Sterling USS Meet

 

DCST Finishes 2nd at Sterling USS Meet
 
                At the Sterling USS Meet, DCST finished just 31 points behind first place Delta Aquatics (Oswego, IL). The margin of victory for Delta was close considering Delta had 158 more entries (428 – 270) in the meet than DCST. For the weekend, DCST had 145 life time best individual swims out of 228 total individual swims (64% improvement rate).
                Individually, DCST had 8 swimmers who placed in the top 3 individual scoring for their age groups. These swimmers were as follows: Kylie Olson (1st Place 11 year old girls), Joelle Maish (1st Place 13 year old girls), Emily Launer (1st Place senior girls), Alexa Miller (2nd Place 10 year old girls), Tara Gidaszewski (2nd Place 14 year old girls), Chad Thompson (2nd Place senior boys), Athena Ye (3rd Place girls age 8 and younger), Casey Jepsen (3rd Place senior girls).
                Furthermore, DCST had 26 swimmers who had at least 50% life time best times. These swimmers were as follows:
 
Michael Carlson (9 for 9 – 100%)
Alyssa Ferrigan (8 for 8 – 100%)
Casey Jepsen (8 for 8 – 100%)
Megan Maish (8 for 8 – 100%)
Ryan Schultz (3 for 3 – 100%)
Sadie Burton (2 for 2 – 100%)
Garret Sims (2 for 2 – 100%)
Joelle Maish (7 for 8 – 88%)
Chad Thompson (7 for 8 – 88%)
Athena Ye (6 for 7 – 86%)
Ryan Lindsey (5 for 6 – 83%)
Caitlynn Moon (4 for 5 – 80%)
Alexa Miller (7 for 9 – 78%)
Michael Cutsinger (6 of 8 – 75%)
Tara Gidaszewski (6 for 8 – 75%)
Tyler Schultz (6 for 9 – 67%)
Matt Marchewka (4 for 6 – 67%)
Cole Moon (4 for 6 – 67%)
Collin Moon (4 for 6 – 67%)
Patrik Smith (4 for 6 – 67%)
Phillip Custsinger (5 for 8 – 63%)
David Gordon (3 for 5 – 60%)
Mikaila DiCostanzo (3 for 6 – 50%)
Jessica Lauzon (3 for 6 – 50%)
Olivia Lohse (3 for 6 – 50%)
Riley Lohse (3 for 6 – 50%)
 
Team Scoring (Top 5 of 19 teams)
 


Place
Girls
Points
Boys
Points
Combined
Points
1
DCST
397
Delta
302
Delta
635
2
Delta
333
DCST
207
DCST
604
3
Rockford
273
Sterling
167
Rockford
440
4
Sterling
216
Rockford
167
Sterling
383
5
Homewood-Flossmoor
159
PleasantValley
155
PleasantValley
293