NAAC 2016-17 Season
NCSA Jr Nationals
Congrats to all of our NCSA Jr. National swimmers competing in Orlando this past month! Competitors for NAAC this year were:
- 5 girls – Ally Wharton, Sarah Martin, Abbie Linek, Lauren Sadler, and Isabel Jenny
- 2 boys – Carson Barnes and Andrew Bernsdorf
and 4 girls relays, with 31 total splashes out of 28 events qualified. 14 of our swims finished in the top 100 for their events - Way to go NAAC! Cracking the Top 40 and qualifying for finals were both Ally Wharton and Carson Barnes - all NAAC results below!
Bold = Finals qualified swim
29th 100 Breast 1:04.08
33rd 50 Breast 29.68
44th 200 Breast 2:19.78
139th 200 IM 2:08.52
258th 50 Free 25.13
36th 200 Fly 1:50.22
82nd 100 Fly 51.09
179th 200 Free 1:45.13
235th 100 Back 55.37
57th 500 Free 4:35.57
59th 400 IM 4:02.22
128th 200 IM 1:56.06
132nd 200 Fly 1:54.92
145th 100 Fly 51.82
201st 50 Fly 24.17
91st 200 Free 1:52.80
97th 100 Free 52.13
117th 50 Free 24.28
239th 100 Fly 58.97
97th 500 Free 5:04.97
190th 200 Free 1:55.74
184th 50 Free 24.59
254th 50 Back 30.28
274th 50 Fly 27.39
200 Free Relay 45th Martin, Linek, Sadler, Wharton
400 Free Relay 46th Wharton, Linek, Sadler, Martin
200 Medley Relay 59th Martin, Wharton, Sadler, Linek
400 Medley Relay 60th Isabel Jenny, Wharton, Marin, Linek
JO Ohio AG Championship
Congratulations to all of our AG swimmers qualifying for and competing at this year’s JO meet!
NAAC had a very strong showing at the Ohio JO Championship Meet this year, finishing 9th overall of 40 scoring teams with 984.5 points, with our NAAC Girls in 7th with 525 points and our NAAC boys in 9th with 459.5 points.
- NAAC is proud to have THREE State Championship event winners!!
Finishing in 1st Place at the JO meet this year were:
Luke Axline 10 & under Boys 200 Free Champion!
Carly Meeting, Calie Demers, Marissa Downs & Kiah Smith
11-12 Girls 200 Free Relay Champions!
11-12 Girls 400 Free Relay Champions!
- NAAC also had SIX Runner-up Finishes at the JO Meet this year!!
Finishing in 2nd Place were:
Carly Meeting in the 11-12 Girls 200 Free and 500 Free!
Luke Axline in the 10 & under Boys 50 Breast and 100 Breast!
Kiah Smith in the 11-12 Girls 50 Free and 50 Back!
- More Top 10 Finishers from the JO Meet this year were:
10 and under Boys
Luke Axline 8th 100 Free, 9th 200 IM
Josh Emerman 3rd 100 Fly, 5th 50 Fly
Owen Kunstmann 6th 100 Back
Sean Le 9th 100 Breast
200 Med relay in 3rd of Kunstmann, Lu.Axline, Emerman, C.Knettler
200 Free relay in 5th of Kunstmann, Emerman, Le, Lu.Axline
Marissa Downs 5th 100 Fly, 6th 200 Free, 8th 500 Free, 10th 100 Free
Carly Meeting 3rd 50 Free, 4th 200 IM, 7th 400 IM, 7th 100 IM
Kiah Smith 3rd 50 Fly and 100 Back, 5th 100 Free, 6th 100 Fly and 200 Back
400 Med relay in 4th of Demers, Meeting, Downs, Smith
200 Free relay in 10th of Myhall, M.Knettler, Ll.Axline, Stevenson
Lexi Elkovitch 10th 100 Free
Kendall Hiter 9th 200 Back
400 Med relay in 7th of Funderburke, Kiss, Crumbley, Elkovitch
200 Free relay in 8th of Funderburke, Crumbley, Hitler, Elkovitch
200 Med relay in 8th of Funderburke, Kiss, Crumbley, Elkovitch
800 Free relay in 8th of Elkovitch, Kiss, Hitler, Crumbley
Jimmy Lapsley 6th 200 back, 10th 100 Back
Tommy Morris 3rd 50 Free, 4th 100 Free, 9th 100 Fly
200 Med relay in 4th of Lapsley, Arlin, Morris, Daly
400 Med relay in 5th of Lapsley, Arlin, Morris, Daly
200 Free relay in 8th of Morris, Lapsley, Daly, Arlin
800 Free relay in 9th of Daly, Lapsley, Arlin, Morris
Barbara Kay Mini Meet
What a great finish to the season for all that participated in the 8 under Barbara Kay meet. Our swimmers really got up and raced leading to great times! It has been our best meet in a long time, finishing 4th place overall. Great Job to all the swimmers and thank you to all the parents for the endless time at the pool.
Special Congratulations go out to Max White, who finished 2nd overall in the 7 year olds age group!
Top 10 finishes follow:
8 year Girls
Resse Baldwin 2nd 50 Free, 3rd 25 Back, 6th 50 Breast, 8th 25 Fly
Mila Saveski 5th 100 Free, 7th 50 Free, 8th 25 Free
Logan Snyder 3rd 50 Ba & 25 Fly, 4th 100 IM, 5th 25 Ba, 6th 5o Fly, 7th 100 Fr, 8th 50 Br
200 Free relay 3rd
200 Med relay 3rd
8 year Boys
Cody Downs 9th 25 Free, 25 Br and 100 IM
200 Free relay 6th
7 year boys
Max Gao 4th 25 Fly, 9th 25 Free
Garrett Parsons 4th 25 Breast & 50 Free
Max White 1st 50 Fly!
1st 25 Free!
2nd 50 Free, 25 Back & 25 Fly, 3rd 100 IM & 50 Back, 7th 50 Breast
100 Free relay 3rd
100 Med relay 3rd
6 and under Girls
Claire Siegel 2nd 100 IM, 3rd 25 Breast, 10th 50 Free
Kara White 8th 25 Fly
100 Med relay 5th
100 Free relay 7th
Sr Circuit Meet
We had a good showing for our swimmers that chose to continue competing past the HS Championship series, and some tune-up swims for our Jr. National qualifiers who would be competing again in just over a week. We did not field a full team for this meet as our Sr Championship Meet is now in November.
Our girls swimmers came through with some clutch performances and qualified FOUR girls relays for the NCSA Jr National meet through their aggregate time improvements and a bunch of best ever times - - Congrats!
- Top 10 Performances from those attending:
Carson Barnes 2nd 50 Back, 7th 200 Free
Andrew Bernsdorf 3rd 200 Fly
Whitney Hannallah 8th 100 Breast
Isabel Jenny 7th 100 Back
Sarah Martin 6th 50 Fly
Ally Wharton 10th 100 Free
Ohio HS State Championship
Congrats to all of our HS Swimmers on a great season, with many of our HS-aged swimmers competing at the State HS meet in Canton, Ohio this past weekend! We wrapped up the season with a bunch of best times over the past couple of weeks and some great performances at the State HS Championships – way to go NAAC!
NAAC Finalists (Top 8)
Ally Wharton – 3rd in D1 200IM (2:04.18), 7th in 100 Breast (1:03.54)
Member of Gahanna Lincoln 200MR (12th) and 200 Free ( 16th) relays competing in consoles
Carson Barnes – 7th in D1 100 Fly (50.59) and 100 back (22nd)
Member of New Albany 200 free relay (22nd)
NAAC Console Finalists (Top 16)
Sarah Martin – 9th in D1 100 free (52.27) and 200 free (1:52.89)
Andrew Bernsdorf – 10th in D1 500 free (4:37.42) and 11th in 200IM (1:54.18)
Abbie Linek – 10th in D1 500 free (4:59.47)
Member of New Albany 400 free relay (8th)
Mike DeAscentis – 11th in D2 200 free (1:44.77) and 12th in 500 (4:44.75)
Member of Columbus Academy 400 free relay (2nd)
Jack Campbell – 12th in D2 100 back (53.13) and 100 fly (17th)
Member of Columbus Academy 200 free relay (12th)
Jessica Zaper – 16th in D1 50 free (24.43)
Member of NA 200 (6th) and 400 (8th) free relays, 200MR (19th)
NAAC Ohio HS State Meet relay swimmers
Emily Borchers – Pickerington North D1 200 MR (17th)
Gage Ford – New Albany D1 200 free relay (22nd)
Whitney Hannallah – Columbus Academy D2 200MR (5th)
*also D2 100 breast qualifier (24th)
Gracie Kane – Pickerington North D1 200MR (17th)
Samantha Kass – Columbus Academy D2 200MR (5th) and 400 free relay (11th)
*also D2 50 free qualifier (24th)
Lauren Sadler – New Albany D1 200 free relay (6th) and 200MR (19th)
*also D1 50 free qualifier (23rd)
Carly Shocket – Columbus Academy D2 400 free relay (11th)
Kelly Shur – New Albany D1 200MR (19th)
Emili Toppari - New Albany D1 200MR (19th)
Ohio HS District Championship
Congrats to all of our HS swimmers on their Sectional & District swims over the past 2 weekends, as well as our 14 & under swimmers competing at AG Regionals this weekend. A BIG CONGRATS also goes out to those moving on to the HS State Meet!!
Congrats to our Age Group swimmers on their return to competition at the Triple Crown Meet hosted at UA this past weekend! We had some very good swims across the board, with our often difficult Winter Break practices paying off at our first club meet of the New Year.
NAAC finished 4th of 11 teams at Triple Crown with our Wave through Typhoon swimmers competing (and minus our MS & HS AG swimmers). We had 8 new JO cuts and a 1st time JO individual qualifier in Mia Gregory – Congrats! We also had new Zone times achieved by Kiah Smith in the 100 back, 100 fly & 100 free, as well as Sami Kiss in the 50 free. Keep swimming fast, NAAC!!
Virtual Distance Championship
USA SC Jr. Nationals
A BIG congrats also goes out to Ally Wharton and Nate Stadler for very good performances at the USA Swimming East Jr. National Meet this past week at OSU. Both swimmers moved up from their initial ranking in all of their events, they set 3 new Team Records, and 5 of 6 swims were best times. Details below, and again, a great job on the National stage for these NAAC Swimmers.
100 breast 33rd 1:03.54 *New Team Record!
200 breast 26th 2:17.66 *New Team Record!
200IM 92nd 2:05.80
100 back 73rd 51.56
200 back 39th 1:49.82 *New Team Record!
200 free 94th 1:42.68
Ohio Sr Championship Meet - Nov 18-20, 2016
NAAC had a great showing for our HS-aged 14 and over swimmers Nov 18-20 at Miami of Ohio. NAAC finished in 3rd place overall in Ohio with 1493.5 points, behind 1st place OSSC (Ohio State) and 2nd place DR (Dayton Raiders). We had just over a 60% personal best time percentage in individual events – a great start for the first 1/3 of the season! Top 3 place winners are listed below, with event winners in bold and new Team Records noted. Full Meet results posted on the Meet Page and on the Meet Schedule page.
2 of our NAAC swimmers also earned High Point honors – Ally Wharton was the Sr Meet High Point Winner for 17-18 Girls, and Nate Stadler was the Sr Meet High Point Winner for the 15-16 Boys. Special Congrats to these 2 NAAC swimmers!
- 2nd NAAC 200 Mixed Med Relay 1:41.64
N. Stadler, A. Wharton, J. Campbell, S. Martin
- 2nd 500 Free A. Bernsdorf 4:37.79 New Team Record!
- 2nd 100 Free S. Martin 51.72
- 1st 100 Free N. Stadler 46.14 New Team Record!
- 2nd 100 Breast A. Wharton 1:04.52
- 2nd 200 Breast A. Wharton 2:21.49
- 1st 200 Free S. Martin 1:52.42
- 2nd 200 Free N. Stadler 1:42.06 New Team Record!
- 1st 200 Back N. Stadler 1:52.53 New Team Record!
- 2nd W 200 Free Relay 1:37.14
L. Sadler, J. Zaper, L. Elkovitch, S. Martin
- 3rd 100 Back N. Stadler 52.03
- 1st 100 Fly C. Barnes 51.01
- 2nd 400IM A. Bernsdorf 4:08.00
- 2nd 1650 Free A. Linek 17:49.71 New Team Record!
NAAC had a good showing at the Raising Cane’s B Meet Sat Nov 19, hosted by GCSTO at Columbus Academy. Top 3 finishers per event, per gender, per age group below! Full Meet results posted on the Meet Page and on our Meet Schedule Page.
8 and Under Results
- B 25 Back 3. L. DeFrancisco
- G 25 Breast 3. L. Snyder
- G 25 Fly 3. L. Snyder
- B 50 Free 1. Lu. Axline
- G 50 Back 3. M. Gregory
- B 50 Back 1. O. Kunstmann, 2. Lu. Axline
- B 50 Breast 1. o. Kunstmann
- G 50 Fly 1. M. Gregory
- B 50 Fly 2. L. White, 3. Lu. Axline
- G 100 Free 1. M. Gregory
- G/B 200IM 1. Lu. Axline
- G 200IM 1. S. Kiss, 2. K. Smith, 3. C. Demers
- B 200IM 1. Ll. Axline
- G 50 Free 1. C. Daly, 2. C. Rogers
- B 50 Free 2. M. Knettler, 3. J. Smith
- G 100 Back 2. E. Morris, 3. H. Schimming
- B 100 Back 1. Ll. Axline
- G 50 Breast 1. K. Hitler
- B 50 Breast 2. J. Smith, 3. C. Morr
- G 100 Free 1. M. Downs
- G 50 Fly 1. C. Rogers, 2. K. Wesley
- B 50 Fly 1. B. Stevenson, 3, Ll. Axline
- G 100 Breast 2. M. Downs, 3. C. Demers
- B 100 Breast 2. C. Morr
- G 50 Back 1. K. Wesley, 2. C. Daly
- G 100 Fly 1. S. Kiss, 2. A. Morr, 3. H. Schimming
- G 200 Free 1. S. Kiss, 2. K. Hitler, 3. M. Downs
- B 200 Free 1. B. Stevenson
- B 100IM 1. T. Morris, 3. V. Mertz
- G 200IM 1. E. Hogan, 3. K. Crumbley
- B 200IM 1. P. Daly
- G 50 Free 2. E. Logan
- B 50 Free 2. P. Daly
- G 100 Back 2. K. Crumbley, 3. J. Ritzler
- B 100 Back 1. P. Daly
- B 50 Breast 1. T. Morris
- G 100 Free 1. E. Hogan, 2. J. Ritzler
- G 100 Breast 1. E. Logan, 3. K. Massman
- B 50 Back 1. V. Mertz
- G 100 Fly 2. J. Ritzler, 3. H. Wagoner
- B 100 Fly 3. M. Govekar
- G 200 Free 2. K. Crumbley, 3. E. Hogan
Congrats to our NAAC Swimmers on a big WIN in our first away meet of the season at the UA Golden Bear Swim Meet! NAAC Scored 2861.5 points in total – our girls contributing 1531.5 points, and our boys contributing 1330 points. Top 2 High Point NAAC Swimmers per gender per age group follow below, as well as the top 5 overall Team scores. Full meet results are posted on Meet Mobile.
Congrats and GO NAAC!
Top NAAC Scorers @ Golden Bear
10 & under Girls
- Ashlyn Morr 107
- Katelynn Wesley 85
10 & under Boys
- Luke Axline 71
- Colin Morr 64
- Sammi Kiss 99.5
- Kiah Smith 87.5
- Ben Stevenson 48
- Josh Smith 16
- Lexi Elkovitch 60
- Nyah Funderburke 55
- Mike DeAscentis 105
- Tommy Morris 92
15 & over Girls
- Ally Wharton 87
- Sarah Martin 79
15 & over Boys
- Andrew Bernsdorf 90
- Carson Barnes 87
Top 5 Teams
- NAAC 2861.5
- UASC 2440
- USA 2199.5
- GCSTO 1166
- WOR 1084.5