May 16, 2011
A big "Thank You" to all our volunteer parents and swimmers who helped host a successful swim meet.
On behalf of the coaches I would like to give a special thank you to Kathy Lee as our Meet Director, Tuan and Sandra Nguyen for helping our team secure a tent for all our swimmers, Jennifer Piercey for coordinating the volunteers, hospitality coordinators: Marcia Chron and Jenny Aronson and all in the Junior Training Group who helped set-up the pool.
We had a lot of great swims during the meet and many of our swimmers achieved “best times” and new Long Course Junior Olympics (JOs) and Far Western time standards. Congratulations to the following swimmers for achieving new JOs and Far Western Standards:
Eugenia Lee: JO 100 Backstroke, Far Westerns: 50 Backstroke
Malena Nguyen: JO 100 Backstroke
Ruize “Megatron” Wang: JO 100 Freestyle
Oliver Kask: JO 400 Freestyle
Erik Posey: JO 200 Breaststroke
Michael Thomas: JO 50 Freestyle
Monterey Bay Swim Club (MBSC) Youth Challenge Cup, May 27th thru 30th, is still accepting online entries until May 18th, 2011. The link for the meet sheet and to sign-up on line is: http://ome.swimconnection.com/pc/mbsc20110527
Please sign-up now before it gets full. If you are staying overnight, most of the swimmers are staying at the:
Courtyard Salinas Monterey
17225 El Rancho Way
Salinas, California 93907
Lake Berryessa Open Water Swim, June 4th is now open for registration. This open water race is open to all age groups. The open water events for swimmers 10-18 years old are 500 Yd, 1 Mile and 2 Miles. Paper entries has to be post marked by May 19th , online entry deadline is May 30th. To obtain a copy of the meet sheet or to register online please follow the link: http://www.damfast.org/berry2011meetsheet.htm
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Once again thanks to all our members for running a successful swim meet!