October 11, 2016
Pictured L-R: Lleyton Plattel, MacKenzie Lee, Tyler Lu, Miranda Heckman, Chris Jhong, Claire Suen, Calvin Davis, Elizabeth Balicanta
The annual Pacific Swimming Awards Banquet took place on Saturday, October 8th, at the Embassy Suites in Milpitas. Swimmers, parents and coaches from throughout the LSC joined to enjoy dinner and awards.
Pacific Swimming, the third largest of USA Swimming's 59 regional associations, is made up of 120 swim clubs and more than 16,000 swimmers. The Pacific Swimming territory includes Northern California from Monterey to the Oregon border, the Stockton-Modesto area of California's Central Valley, and the Reno-Carson City-Lake Tahoe area on the California-Nevada border. The following is a list of the Pleasanton Seahawks award recipients.
Lleyton Plattel won Outstanding Male Swimmer award for both short course and long course in the 13 year old age group. Lleyton was also nominated for Age Group Male Race of the Year award for his 800 meter freestyle (8:26.93).
The Pleasanton Seahawks 13-14 200 meter freestyle relay team consisting of Tram Nguyen, Claire Suen, Mackenzie Lee and Elisabeth Balicanta were nominated for the Age Group Female Relay of the Year award.
Miranda Heckman won 3 individual awards; Outstanding Female Swimmer award for both short course and long course in the 14 year old age group, long course for 15 year old age group, and Age Group Female Race of the Year award for her 500 yard freestyle (4:43.04). Miranda was also nominated for the Senior Female Swimmer of the Year award.
Calvin David won Outstanding Male Swimmer award for short course, 15 year old age group.
Christopher Jhong won Outstanding Male Swimmer award for long course, 15 year old age group.
Maxime Rooney won 4 individual awards; Outstanding Male Swimmer award for both short course and long course in the 17 year old age group, Senior Male Race of the Year award for his 200 Freestyle (1:33.82), and Senior Male Swimmer of the Year award.
Coach Steve Morsilli won Senior Coach of the Year award.
Congratulations to the Pleasanton Seahawks and these talented athletes.