Four COOG Masters Swimmers Earn National Top Ten Times

U.S. Masters Swimming has published the 2011 National Top Ten list for SCY (25 yd. pool) competition with four COOG swimmers receiving recognition for their swims. In the men's 18-24 age group, Philip Bich placed 8th in the 400 IM (4:45.94). Coach Greg Orphanides posted two top ten times in the men's 30-34 age group, ranked 6th in the 400 IM (4:28.18) and 9th in the 500 free (4:59.07). In the men's 30-34 age group, Jarrod Mars had the best ranking of all COOG swimmers with a 3rd in the 100 breast (57.11), 4th in the 50 breast (26.26), and 5th in the 50 free (21.81). Karlene Denby, competing in the women's 55-59 age group, placed 6th in the 1000 free (12:49.59); 7th in the 1650 free (21:47.42); 8th in the 100 back (1:13.56); 9th in the 500 free (6:13.10), 50 back (33.58), and 200 back (2:41.53); and 10th in the 200 free (2:20.53).