August 11, 2015
Pictured L-R: Chris Jhong, Miranda Heckman, Iris Brand, Maxime Rooney, Christie Chong, Coach Steve Morsilli
The Pleasanton Seahawks sent 5 swimmers to the 2015 Speedo Junior National Championships which took place July 30-August 3rd. The nation’s top 18-and-under swimmers gathered at the Northside Swim Center in San Antonio Texas. For the PLS women: Iris Brand swam 100 breast, 100 free, 200 free, and 50 free. Christie Chong got best times in her 200/100 backs and maintained her 200 IM. Miranda Heckman swam 1500 free, 800 free, and placed 18th in the 400 free dropping 3.58 seconds. For the PLS men: Chris Jhong swam the 400 IM and the 200 IM. Maxime Rooney achieved 4 new best times finishing 1st in 100 free, 1st in 200 free, 2nd in 100 fly, 2nd in 50 free, 4th in 200 fly, and 16th in the 100 back. Congratulations to these outstanding athletes.