FAST swimmers posted 208 lifetime bests at the MVN Blue Meet
last weekend for an overall 76% best times! Forty-eight of
our 51 swimmers returned home with at least one best time and four
team records were broken. FAST highlights are listed
below. Complete results can be viewed
Nineteen swimmers achieved lifetime bests in all of their
events. Congratulations to Ryan Cavanagh, Nathan Chang,
Kailee Chow, Ethan Dickinson, Peyton Graham, Maya Lee, Robert Lee,
Jacqueline Lim, Jonathan Lim, Cera Mallory, Natalie McIlveen, Manon
Miura, Bella Osuna, Lilian Pendergrass, Joshua Spessert, Jasmine
Spuur, Tori Torres, Myles Tran, and Aaron Yang!
Ryan Friedman set a new FAST team record in the 8 &
Under Boys 100-meter Breaststroke
. His time of
1:58.73 surpassed the previous record of 1:59.17 set by Alejandro
Buendia in April 2013. Ryan also broke the
8 & Under Boys 200-meter Individual Medley
. His time of 3:23.47 was almost 20 seconds
faster than the previous team record of 3:42.65 set by Skyler Kao
in April 2013. Congratulations, Ryan!
Alex Kowalski set a new FAST team record
in the 8 & Under Boys 100-meter Freestyle
time of 1:17.29 broke the previous record of 1:17.71 set by Calvin
Rogers in August 2004. Alex also set a new team
record in the 8 & Under Boys 50-meter Breaststroke
touching in 51.91. The previous record of 52.40 was set by
Calvin Rogers in May 2004. Congratulations, Alex!
Other best times were posted by Katie Cho, Brandon Dorrego,
Hannah Frey, Angela Gaitatjis, Sophia Gaitatjis, Elizabeth Harita,
Annika Johnson, Doug Johnson, Leah Johnson, David Konefsky, Huy Le,
Joy Lim, Jade Lingasin, Johanna Lingasin, Angie Mai, Terence Ma,
Lilly Mazzi, Evelyn McIlveen, Jaden Nasu, Lily Olson, Nicole
Salladin, Rachel Soong, Alyssa Thomas, Joseph Weissig, Kendall
Wilson, Baron Yang, and Kaitlyn Yee.
Tremendous drops of 10 seconds or more were turned in by Ryan
Cavanagh (11+ in 200 Back), Katie Cho (12+ in 400 Free), Ethan
Dickinson (17+ in 200 Fly, 19+ in 400 IM), Hannah Frey (16+ in 200
IM), Elizabeth Harita (13+ in 400 Free), Maya Lee (34 in 800 Free),
Robert Lee (14+ in 100 Free, 13+ in 200 Breast, 26+ in 200 Free),
Natalie McIlveen (29 in 200 IM), Manon Miura (21+ in 400 IM), Tori
Torres (15+ in 200 Free), Myles Tran (13+ in 100 Back, 28+ in 200
IM), Aaron Yang (27+ in 200 Free, 13+ in 50 Fly), Baron Yang (10+
in 100 Breast, 28+ in 200 IM), and Kaitlyn Yee (26+ in 400 Free).
Keep up the great work, swimmers and coaches!