August 2, 2016
Nhia Caras, Jensen Keck, Riley Lohse, Mallory Pitstick, Elissa Roose, Aleida Wilkins and Athena Ye competed at the 2016 LCM YMCA National Meet in Indianapolis, Indiana this past weekend. This was the first time Elissa Roose and Nhia Caras joined the National team and it was Jensen Keck’s last time with the National team before she heads off to swim for the Redbirds in the fall.
Nhia posted a strong swim in the 50 freestyle. Jensen Keck posted 100 % season best swims and lifetime best in the 100 breast stroke. Riley Lohse and Mallory Pitstick had 100 % lifetime best swims and Riley competed in his first finals this season. Elissa Roose posted strong swims in her first national meet with a lifetime best in the 50 fly. Aleida Wilkins posted life time best swims in the 50 breast and 50 freestyle.
Athena Ye posted top notch swims in all events qualifying for finals in every individual swim she had at the meet. She was 3rd in the 50 fly and 2nd in the 50 back posting lifetime best swims in both events in prelims and was faster in finals. Athena also finaled in the 100 and 200 back finishing in 8th and 12th respectively.
The women scored 51 points and finished in 27th overall.