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Season Summary

 

Swimmers & Families,

I am always surprised at how quickly the swim season goes!  We had another great year, Barracudas!  I am proud of all of you, and the progress you have all made.  I’m grateful to be a part of such a wonderful community of swimmers and their families.  I appreciate all of the nice cards and gifts you all showered on all of us coaches.  It’s so nice of you, and we all thank you.  I hope that everyone enjoyed swimming, learned something and had fun this summer!

Coach Robby:   Great work at the last meet of the season!  There were more best times even after getting best times all season leading up to this point.  It’s incredible the hard work everyone has put in and it’s great seeing it all pay off.  Enjoy the rest of your summer and let’s do it again next year!

Coach Kayla:  Congratulations to the All-Stars who competed last weekend!     You all did an amazing job all season. I know some swimmers had another meet after for club team and still came and swam their best for Braddock.  It is much appreciated and always a fun time hanging out with all of the kids.  Our team always makes me smile when I see how much of a family everyone becomes at the end of the season.  I hope everyone will come back next year!  Enjoy your summer!

Coach Lizzie:  Wow, I can’t believe the season is over so quickly once again!  Coaching is always such a pleasure for me because of how amazing the kids are, and this year’s group did not disappoint!  I’m so proud of how well everyone did at the All-Star Meet, and of how everyone in general  did  this season.  Our team is special in how everyone supports everyone – such as the older kids cheering on the younger guys, and that’s what I love to see.  Anyways, thanks for making this part of my summer so much fun.  Good luck to everyone in whatever you are doing during the school year! One last time: GO BARRACUDAS!!

Coach Josh:  Great job and great season everyone!  I’m so proud of everyone and I don’t think I could have asked for a better last meet!  We had a great ride this season!  Can’t wait for the next one!!

Coach Sadie:  This last meet was a great way to end the season.  I hope everyone has a great summer and I’m looking forward to seeing everyone next year!

 

All-Star Meet   We did a great job at the All-Star Meet this year.  We had 24 swimmers participate, and many swimmers swam personal best times.  It was especially nice to see Coach Josh Baird swim so well at his last meet ever as a Barracuda.  It was a strong meet, so it’s noteworthy when we finish in the top 10 of an event.  Congratulations, All-Stars!

Top 10 Placers:

   Thomas Hartinger - 2nd in 50 Free, 100 IM and 50 Back, 4th in the 50 Breast

   Ethan Hubble - 2nd in the 100 Free, 3rd in 50 Free,  4th in the 50 Fly

   Luke Yeatman - 2nd in the 50 Breast

   Nelly Stafford - 3rd in 50 Free & 50 Fly, 4th in the 50 Back, 6th in the 100 IM

   Josh Baird - 3rd in the 100 Free , 4th in the 100 IM,  7th in the 50 Breast, 8th in 50 Free

   Nikola Dragic-  4th in the 100 IM, 7th in the 25 Breast, 8th in the 25 Back & 50 Free

   Amaya Kuge - 5th in the 25 Free & 25 Breast, 6th in the 100 IM

   Cami Quinn - 5th in the 50 Breast

   Frankie Lebherz - 6th in the 50 Breast

   Lauren Edsall - 7th in the 50 Breast

   Jaden Gureckis - 7th in the 50 Back, 8th in the 50 Breast

   Skyler Fisher-  8th in the 25 Breast

   Brianna Remsburg - 8th in the 50 Free

   Holly Orcutt - 9th in the 50 Free

   Maddy Harshman - 9th in the 50 Back

   Ava Wilson - 9th in the 50 Breast

   Mairead Hoyt -10th in the 25 Free

   Ben Tabor - 10th in the 50 Breast

Girls Crescendo 200 Free Relay got 6thClaira Keebaugh, Mairead Hoyt, Brianna Remsburg, Ava Wilson & Kayla Hodor

 

Final Notes

*All awards for the season are in the team box at the pool.  Team pictures are also in the box, but not in your folders – they’re at the end of the box.  Stop by and clean out your family folder any time before the pool closes.

*There’s a parade of teams in Middletown on Saturday, August 24 from 5-8pm.  It’s for all of the sports teams in the area.  We are going to have the banner there, and anyone who wants to participate should come join in the fun!  Wear a Barracuda swim team shirt or something blue.   More details will be sent out in an email.   Let’s show our Barracuda Pride! 

Thanks everyone for a great season!  See you next year!

Go Barracudas!

Coach Holly