December 19, 2016
Many records fell during the 2016 Short Course New England Senior Championships at WPI:
The BGSC Girls 200 free relay of Jacey Hinton, Cathleen Li, Isabella Garbacz and Maddie Wallis set new NE and RES Open records! Their time of 1:34.34 broke the previous records of 1:34.39 set by the BGSC relay of Wallis, Li, Julimar Avila and Rhi Jeffrey.
The Badgers Girls 200 free relay of Carly Cummings, Quinn Scannell, Kimberly Jogis and Paula Anne Scanlan set the NE 15-18 record with a 1:34.94 breaking the record of 1:35.10 set by the ABF relay of Zeiger, Reidemeister, Zeiger and Vivado!
The ABF Boys 200 free relay of Will Barao, River Wright, David Fitch and Harry Homans swam a time of 1:22.91 breaking the NE 15-18 record of 1:23.32 held by the ABF relay team of Gudmunson, Wright, Brown and Green since 2013!
At prelims today, 12 year old Natalie Mannion (CS) set NE and RES records in the 200 free. Her time of 1:52.10 broke the old records of 1:53.39 set by Sydney Winters (MTSC) in 2013!
River Wright (ABF) set a new mark in the 15-18 RES 100 fly. His time of 48.21 surpassed the record of 48.23 set by Matt Grauslys (ESC) at Junior Nationals in 2014!
Natalie Mannion (CS) swam a time of 5:01.32 in the 500 free breaking the NE 11-12 record of 5:02.47 set by Megan Brown of GMSC in 2009. Then in finals, Natalie finished in 5:01.04!.
In a time trial, the GS 13-14 400 free relay team of Teresa Ivan, Chloe Song, Michele Muchnik and Vivian Weng swam a time of 3:30.34 breaking the NE record of 3:32.40 set by the SAC relay of Wei, Benkert, Berdecio and Hata in 2014 and the RES record of 3:31.99 set by the PHX team of Walker, Clements, Walker and Breiter last weekend!
In the Girls 200 medley relay, the BGSC team of Maddie Wallis, Isabella Garbacz, Cathleen Li and Jacey Hinton finished in 1:44.73 breaking the Open RES record of 1:44.92 held by the ABF team of Degnan, Zeiger, Vivado and Zeiger since 2013! The same team of girls in the order of Garbacz, Li, Hinton and Wallis broke the RES 400 free relay record. Their time of 3:24.85 surpassed the previous time of 3:26.08 held by their teammates Wallis, Shashkova, Avila and Jeffrey!
To end the evening, the ABF 15-18 400 free relay of River Wright, David Fitch, Harry Homans and Will Barao won in a time of 3:03.47 breaking the NE record of 3:03.95 held by the BGSC team of DeMatteo, Prindle, Gaissert and Syssoev!
To close out the Senior Meet, the PHX 13-14 Medley relay of Callie Breiter, Allegra Walker, Emily Clements and Grace Walker finished in a time of 3:53.64 breaking the NE and RES records of 3:55.36 held by the SAC team of Berdicio, Robertson, Wei and Hata. Congratulations!