December 23, 2014
RECORDS FALL at NE SENIORS!
On Friday, Ryan Harty (GMSC) broke the NE and RES 15-18 and open records in the 100 back with a blistering 46.26. This is the 6th fastest time in history for 17-18 boys. Congratulations!
On Saturday, Ryan Harty (GMSC) demolished the 15-18 and Open NE records in the 200 IM. His time of 1:44.38 broke the 15-18 record of 1:47.42 set by Connor Green (ABF) last year and the Open record of 1:46.91 set by Bill Barrett (MV) back at Nationals in 1981! This IM time puts Ryan as the 12th fastest swim ever by 17-18 boys. Ryan then broke the 15-18 NE record in the 100 breast. His time of 55.02 broke the record of 55.04 set by John Moffet (UN) also at Nationals in 1981!
Drew Modrov (UN-MR) broke the Open NE 50 free record. His time of 19.88 broke the previous record of 19.91 set by Robin Learny (MV) also at the National meet in 1981!!
The 13-14 SAC girls 800 free relay of Isabel Berdecio, Amelia Benkert, Andrea Wei and Rayna Hata swam a time of 7:40.35 breaking the previous record of 7:44.99 set by the MVP team of Boucher, Mancuso, Siu and Brown back in 1999!
Seniors ended in record-breaking fashion on Sunday! Ryan Harty (GMSC) rewrote the record book in the 100 back. His time of 1:40.90 broke the NE and RES 15-18 and Open records. He held all of the previous records with a time of 1:42.04 set last year. This time is the 6th fastest time in history for 17-18 boys! Congratulations!
In the next event, Rhi Jeffrey (PHX) broke the Open record in the 100 free. Her time of 49.18 surpassed the previous time of 49.24 set by Jillian Sterkel (Longhorn) at Nationals in 1981!
In the 200 fly, Ryan Harty won the event in 1:46.74 breaking the NE 15-18 and Open records of 1:46.81 set by Nick D'Innocenzo (MAG) back in 2008!
SAC's 13-14 girl's 400 free relay of Andrea Wei, Amelia Benkert, Isabel Berdecio and Rayna Hata clocked in at 3:32.40 breaking the previous NE and RES records of 3:34.59 set by the Bernal's Gator Swim Club relay of Cathleen Li, Kelly Mitchell Jess Gearan and Maddie Wallis last year!
In the final event of the meet, the BGSC boys 400 free relay of Greg DeMateo, John Prindle, Henry Gaissert and Nikolai Syssoev broke the NE 15-18 record. Their time of 3:03.95 bested the time of 3:03.96 set by the Peddie group of Signorin, Hayet, Mullins and Fiittin in 2009!