July 8, 2008
This is the MAC News for Tuesday, July 8th.
The practice schedule for the remainder of today is as follows - Senior Red and Black (there are only a few attending this practice) from 3:30-4:30 pm, Novice II and III from 5:00-6:15 pm, and Novice I from 6:00-7:15 pm all in the indoor pool. Senior Prep and Masters will swim in the outdoor pool from 8:00-9:00 pm.
There are several practices schedule changes for the rest of this week due to the NBAC meet this weekend. Senior Red and Black swimmers tapering for the meet will swim as follows - Wednesday from 6:45-8:00 am (at Manchester Farms) and Thursday and Friday from 6:45-7:45 am at Hood. All others in this group will swim the normal schedule except that Manchester Farms practice on Wednesday will begin at 6:30 instead of 6:20. The Senior White schedule for those swimmers attending the meet is as follows - Wednesday from 6:30-7:45 am, Thursday from 6:30-7:30 am, and Friday from 6:30-7:15 am. All Senior White swimmers not attending the meet will train all week from 6:30-8:30 am. Age Group II practice for the remainder of the week will be as follows - Wednesday from 7:30-9:00 am and Thursday and Friday from 8:00-9:00 am. There will be no afternoon practice for Senior Red and Black on Thursday. Stay tuned for information regarding Saturday and Monday practice for those Senior Red and Black swimmers not attending the meet. Also, please note that those Senior Red and Black swimmers not competing in a meet after this weekend may take Tuesday, July 15th off. Tuesday practice for those Senior Red and Black swimmers continuing on will start at 6:30 am.
Two meet notices have been posted in the baby pool area of the outdoor pool at Hood. Entries, along with a check to cover the fees, for BOTH meets are due to the meet entry folder no later than Saturday at 12:00. The first is the BCSC Unity Meet ( www.mdswim.org/Top_Nav/Meets/2007-2008_Schedule/Fourth_Annual_BCSC_Unity_Championship_Swim_Meet.htm) July 26-27 at UMBC. This meet is open to all MAC swimmers. Fees are $22.00 for one day and $41.00 for both. The second is 2008 Eastern Zone LC Age Group All-Star Swimming Championships (www.pvswim.org/eastzone/08ezlc_ma.pdf) August 6-9 at the Montgomery Aquatic Center in Rockville. This meet is open to any swimmer who has met the qualifying standards listed in the meet notice. Fees are $8.00 per event plus the $3.00 surcharge. As always, if you have any questions as to whether your child should enter these meets, please speak to their coach.
Don't forget, if you pay your MAC dues on the installment plan, your last payment of the trimester is due by next Tueday.
Someone left a red MAC sweatshirt and a pair of black Nike pants at Manchester Farms on Sunday. If you (or your child) are the owner of either of these items, please contact Deb Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org be reunited with your gear.
The practice schedule for tomorrow is as follows - Senior Red and Black swimmers not tapering from 6:30-8:45 am, those tapering from 6:45-8:00 am at Manchester Farms, Senior White swimmers not attending the meet this weekend from 6:30-8:30 am and those attending from 6:30-7:45 am and Age Group II from 7:30-9:00 am at Whittier, and Age Group I from 4:30-6:15 pm in the indoor pool at Hood. There is no practice tomorrow for Senior Prep, Novice, or Masters.