July 7, 2014
Eva Merrell and Corey Okubo Top Points for AZOT at SMOC
5 Junior Nationals Cuts achieved for Eva Merrell !!!!
5 Team Records Broken by Eva Merrell !!!!
Corey Okubo dominates by winning 4 Races!!!!
2 Teams Records Broken by Corey Okubo!!!!
40 TIME DROPS ACHIEVED!!!!
Mission Viejo CA.-What a performance put on by one of our youngest senior swimmers and one of our oldest senior swimmers at the Swim Meet of Champions in Mission Viejo, CA. Eva Merrell at just 14 years of age achieved 5 Junior National Cuts at the same time smashing team records. “It is so rewarding to see our young talented swimmers have a meet like this. Eva’s dedication to the sport is paying off big time” stated Coach Todd. Corey Okubo put on a show by winning 5 Events among the best swimmers in the country. What an achievement for Corey to dominate a field with college swimmers and former Olympians in the field. Corey broke 2 team records to go along with his other 4 team records. “This is one of Corey’s finest performances at a meet of this caliber.” stated Coach Brian.
Other standout swims includes Brittany Kahn finishing 4th in the 1500 free, Kendall Brown finishing 6th in the 1500 free and Daniela Georges finishing 6th in the 200 Free. For the boys, Thomas Smith finishing 2nd in 200 Back, Liam Karas finishing 4th in the 200 IM, Alex Peterson finishing 3rd in the 400 IM and Danny Tran finishing 4th in the 200 back, Hunter Sa-Nguansap finishing 5th in 200 IM, Ken Takahashi finishing 6th in the 400 IM and 6th in the 200 IM and Chris Taber finishing 6th in 200 Fly.
Top Points Swimmers: Girls
Eva Merrell 58
Daniela Georges 32
Brittany Kahn 20
Kendall Brown 18
Catherine Lowengrub 3
Top Points Swimmers: Boys
Corey Okubo 95
Alex Peterson 44
Thomas Smith 40
Danny Tran 21
Hunter Sa-Nguansap 22
Liam Karas 15
Chris Taber 13
Timmy Hanson 7
George Horvath 7
Top 8 Finishers: Girls
Brittany Kahn-4th in 1500 Free
Eva Merrell – 5th in 200 Back, 6th in 50 Free, 6th in 100 Fly, 7th 100 Back
Kendall Brown -6th in 1500 Free
Daniela Georges-6th in 200 Free
Top 8 Finishers: Boys
Corey Okubo- 1st in 200 Fly, 1st in 200 Back, 1st in 400 IM, 1st in 200 IM 4th in 100 Fly,
Thomas Smith 2nd in 200 Back, 7th in 100 Back, 8th in 200 IM
Alex Peterson-3rd in 400 IM, 7th in 200 IM
Liam Karas-4th in 200 IM
Danny Tran -4th in 200 Back
Hunter-Sa-Nguanap-5th in 200 IM
Chris Taber-6th in 200 Fly
TIME DROP LEADERS!!
Eva Merrell 5
Alex Peterson 5
George Horvath 4
Thomas Smith 4
Stephan Yang 4
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL SWIMMERS, COACHES AND PARENTS!!!!