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High Team Spirit at Age Group Champs!

 

AZOT’s High Team Spirit!

June Age Group Champs
6/27/2013 - 6/30/2013
IRVINE, USA

Twenty eight Southern California swim clubs participated in this meet. As always AZOT’s performance was impressive even in such a difficult competition.

Congratulations to Eva Merrell, Katie Glavinovich, Princess Ferguson-Nguyen and Nicole Lin on a spectacular swims to the victory in 400 LC Free Relay beating the NOVA team by 10 seconds as well as in 200 LC Free Relay beating the NOVA girls by 4 seconds!

The second AZOT team finished 3rd in 400 LC Free Relay and 5th in 200 LC Free Relay.  The same teams swam for the medals in 200 LC Medley Relay and 400 LC Medley Relay, where the team “A” got the first place in both and the team “B” got the 5th and 4th places accordingly.  In Girls 7-10 AZOT team finished in the top eight in 200 LC Free Relay and 5th in 200 LC Medley Relay. Girls 11-12’s team was 5th in 200 LC Free Relay, 6th in 400 LC Free Relay, 4th in 200 LC Medley Relay, and 2nd in 400 LC Medley Relay.

AZOT Boys 11-12 got third places in 400 LC Medley Relay, 200 LC and 400 LC Free Relays. In 400 LC Free Relay the AZOT team “B” took the fourth place. Congrats to Boys 13-14 AZOT team “A” for winning 200 LC Free Relay, where the team “B” got 3rd place. Both teams finished in the top 4 in the 400 LC Free Relay. Team “A” was also the fastest in Boys 13-14 800 LC Free Relay, 200 LC Medley Relay, and 400 LC Medley Relay. For boys 15 & over AZOT team “A” got 5th place in 400 LC Free Relay and 2nd in 800 LC Free Relay. In 200 LC Medley Relay and 400 LC Medley Relay for boys 15 &over AZOT team finished 7th.

In addition to the teams’ great results, AZOT’s swimmers accomplished a lot in the individual races. Eva Merrell,13 showed confidence in winning the championship in 50 LC Free. Katie Glavinovich, 13 finished with the best time in the finals of 200 LC IM, 400 LC IM and 100 LC Back, followed by her teammate Eva Merrell in the last one. There were 4 AZOT girls in the top 8 for 100 LC Breast. Although Dominique Gray,14 was second in preliminaries, she won the race in 200 LC Fly in the final!

Matthew Lee , 13 and Andrew Knoell, 14 were the best in 50 LC Free taking first and second places. Matthew also won in 100 LC Breast dropping about 2 seconds off his preliminaries time. Timmy Hanson beat everyone by at least 7 seconds and became first in 400 LC Free as well as in 200 LC IM followed by his teammates Matthew Lee (second), Andrew Knoell (third), and Sheldon Ho (fourth). Timmy also got the first place in 200 LC Fly, 800 LC Free and 1500 LC Free. Way to go Timmy!!!

The top eight swimmers include:

Girls

Stephanie Lin, 10 – 3rd in 50 LC Breast, 4th in 100 LC Breast

Nancy Zhu, 12 – 3rd in 50 LC Free, 3rd in 50 LC Back, 4th in 100 LC Back, 3rd in 50 LC Fly, 2nd in 100 LC Fly, 2nd in 200 LC IM

Taelyn Roberts-Oliver, 12 – 8th in 400 LC Free, 6th in 100 LC Breast, 5th in 200 LC IM

Eva Merrell, 13 – 1st in 50 LC Free, 2nd in 100 LC Free, 2nd in 100 LC Fly,

Katie Glavinovich, 13 – 4th in 50 LC Free, 1st in 200 LC IM, 2nd in 200 LC Back, 1st in 400 LC IM

Princes Ferguson-Nguyen, 14 – 6th in 50 LC Free, 4th in 100 LC Free

Gabbie Brown, 13 – 7th in 200 LC Free, 7th in 400 LC Free

Nicole Lin, 14 – 3rd in 100 LC Breast

Maye Andarza, 13 - 5th in 100 LC Breast, 5th in 200 LC Breast

Dominique Gray, 14 – 6th in 100 LC Breast, 3rd in 100 LC Fly, 3rd in 200 LC IM, 3rd in 200 LC Breast, 1st in 200 LC Fly, 3rd in 400 LC IM

Jenna Bowman, 14 – 8th in 100 LC Breast

Kate Krolikowski, 14 – 5th in 100 LC, 6th in 200 LC IM, 3rd in 200 LC Fly

Sydney Okubo, 13 – 4th in 200 LC IM, 6th in 200 LC Back, 6th in 200 LC Breast, 5th in 400 LC IM

Casey Cunningham, 15 – 5th in 800 LC Free, 8th in 400 LC Free

Boys

Rithik Goel, 12 – 8th in 50 LC Free

Aaron Huynh, 12 – 6th in 200 LC Free, 5th in 400 LC Free, 5th in 50 LC Back

Grant Sheen, 12 – 2nd in 50 LC Back, 5th in 100 LC Back

Jason Schreiber, 11 – 5th in 50 LC Breast, 6th in 100 LC Breast, 8th in 100 LC Fly

Matthew Lee, 13 – 1st in 50 LC Free, 2nd in 400 LC Free, 1st in 100 LC Breast, 2nd in 200 LC IM, 1st in 200 LC Breast.

Andrew Knoell, 14 – 2nd in 50 LC Free, 2nd in 100 LC Free,  2nd in 100 LC Fly, 3rd in 200 LC IM, 3rd in 400 LC IM

Sean Messer, 14 – 4th in 50 LC Free, 3rd in 100 LC Free, 2nd 100 LC Back, 6th in 200 LC IM, 2nd in 200 LC Back

Sheldon Ho, 14 – 5th in 50 LC Free, 4th in 100 LC Breast, 3rd in 100 LC Fly, 4th in 200 LC IM, 4th in 200 LC Breast, 5th in 400 LC IM

Nathan Yos, 14 – 3rd in 100 LC Back,

Taras Polakoff, 14 – 5th in 100 LC  Back, 7th in 800 LC Free, 8th in 200 LC Back

David Lowengrub, 13 – 6th in 100 LC Breast, 5th in 200 LC Breast

Austin Yan, 14 – 8th in 100 LC Breast, 7th in 400 LC IM

Timmy Hanson, 14 – 1st in 200 LC IM, 1st in 400 LC Free, 1st in 800 LC Free, 1st in 1500 LC Free, 1st in 200 LC Fly

Pilan Scruggs, 14 – 8th in 200 LC Breast

Samuel Lee, 17 – 2nd in 50 LC Free, 3rd in 100 LC Free

Danny Yos, 15 – 6th in 200 LC Free, 6th in 200 LC Fly

Connor Brown, 15 – 5th in 400 LC Free, 6th in 200 LC IM, 6th in 400 LC IM

Jack Lucero, 15 – 6th in 1500 LC Free

Taylor Cortens, 15 – 3rd in 200 LC Back, 7th in 200 LC Breast, 8th in 200 LC Fly, 4th in 400 LC IM,

Steven Young, 15 – 8th in 200 LC IM

 

Let’s keep the high team spirit AZOT!!!