Boys State Champions Coach of the Year Girls State Championship
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School
Girls and Boys Swim Teams Win the TAPPS Division II State Championship
It takes a team effort to win state and both teams (11 girls and 12 boys) averaged 82% time improvements over their regional meet swims in the same events just 2 weeks earlier. The top 10 places score points and Savio swimmers gathered 12 first, 2 second, 4 third, 1 fourth, 1 fifth, 3 sixth, 6 seventh, 2 eighth and 1 ninth for a total of 32 top 10 finishes. 18 of the 32 were top 3 medalists. Pictured below are the first, second and third place finishers. (* team record)
1st 200 Free Jade Hallum* 1st 200 Free Reilly Gilbert* 3rd 200 IM Hannah Espinosa*
3rd 200 IM Dominic Barone 3rd 50 Free Natalie Reysa 1st 100 Fly Jade Hallum*State Record
2nd 100 Fly Jack Grieshop* 1st 500 Free Caitlyn Murphy 1st 500 Free Reilly Gilbert*State Record
1st 100 Back Caitlin Murphy* 1st 100 Back- Jack Grieshop* 1st 100 Breast Hannah Espinosa* 3rd Dominic Barone
1st Girls 200 Medley Relay - Makenzi, Hannah, Jade, Caleigh
2nd Boys 200 Medley Relay* - Reilly, Kyle, Jack, Jalen
1st Girls 200 Free Relay* - Caitlin, Hannah, Caleigh, Natalie
1st Boys 200 Free Relay* - Jack, Dominic, Preston, Reilly
1st Girls 400 Free Relay*State Record - Natalie, Makenzi, Caitlin, Jade
4th-9th place point scorers were Makenzi Urbanczyk, Jacob Hudson, Preston Noonan, Caleigh Johnson, Fletch McCuskey, Kyle Wyborski and Jon Montoya
Jade Hallum was awarded girls swimmer of the meet.
Academic All State
100% of our senior class qualified for state and maintained a 3.5 or higher GPA qualifying them for Academic All State honors. Congratulations Chaplain Lauren Graham, Caleigh Johnson, Captain Natalie Reysa, Captain Makenzi Urbanczyk, Captain Jacob Hudson, Fletch McCuskey, Preston Noonan and Kyle Wyborski.
All of the school team records had been broken during the season prior to the regional meet. Two weeks after the regional meet 13 of the possible 22 new school records were broken again, 9 individual and 4 relay.
*9 Individual Team Records
Girls Open 200 Free 1:53.18 ** Jade A. Hallum at 2017 TAPPS division 2 State Championship
Girls Open 100 Back 58.90 ** Caitlin Murphy at 2017 TAPPS division 2 State Championship
Girls Open 100 Breast 1:09.27 ** Hannah R. Espinosa at 2017 TAPPS division 2 State Championship
Girls Open 100 Fly 55.90 ** Jade A. Hallum at 2017 TAPPS division 2 State Championship
Girls Open 200 IM 2:17.70 ** Hannah R. Espinosa at 2017 TAPPS division 2 State Championship
Boys Open 200 Free 1:43.84 ** Reilly Gilbert at 2017 TAPPS division 2 State Championship
Boys Open 500 Free 4:38.44 ** Reilly Gilbert at 2017 TAPPS division 2 State Championship
Boys Open 100 Back 52.23 ** Jack Grieshop at 2017 TAPPS division 2 State Championship
Boys Open 100 Fly 51.01 ** Jack Grieshop at 2017 TAPPS division 2 State Championship
*4 Relay Team Records
Girls Open 200 Free Relay
1:44.25 ** St. Dominic Savio - C. Murphy, C. Johnson, H. Espinosa, N. Reysa
Girls Open 400 Free Relay
3:44.47 ** St. Dominic Savio - N. Reysa, M. Urbanczyk, C. Murphy, J. Hallum
Boys Open 200 Free Relay
1:32.33 ** St. Dominic Savio - J. Grieshop, P. Noonan, D. Barone, R. Gilbert
Boys Open 200 Medley Relay
1:46.38 ** St. Dominic Savio - R. Gilbert, K. Wyborski, J. Grieshop, J. Johnson
*3 State Records
100 Yard Butterfly Girls, 55.90, Jade Hallum, St Dominic Savio, (2017)
500 Yard Freestyle Boys, 4:38.44, Reilly Gilbert, St Dominic Savio, (2017)
400 Yard Free Relay Girls, 3:44.47, St Dominic Savio (Reysa, Urbanczyk, Murphy, Hallum)
Coaches: Chris Kjeldsen, Martha Montoya, Clarissa Post-Castillo, Tim Myer
St. Dominic Savio Catholic High School Eagles Swimming
Forming Servant Leaders in the Image of Christ
Student Team Prayer.
Dear Saint Adjutor,
Please bless and help us with our grades, time improvements and effort. Guide us with your grace so that we stay warm during the winter season and are peaceful and loving toward our family and team. Help us reach our potential so that we can swim fast through the water. We are thankful for this opportunity to train and pursue our goals. In your name we pray. Amen. St. Dominic Savio, pray for us.
Swim Parent Lead- Marguerite Hudson firstname.lastname@example.org
Head Coach – Chris Kjeldsen email@example.com
Asst. Coach – Martha Montoya, firstname.lastname@example.org
Asst. Coach – Clarissa Post-Castillo, email@example.com
Team Captains – Jacob Hudson Natalie Reysa, Makenzi Urbanczyk
Practice Time- Start date Sept. 12
5:30-7:30AM on Mondays and Fridays. Wednesday is always after school 4:00-6:00PM. - 3X a week , 90% practice attendance required.
A dry land strength and flexibility program has been created that will meet before school , Tuesdays and Thursdays, in the gym 7:15-8:00am. Gym clothes will be needed. This is a new but vital performance enhancing program that will need parental support with prayer, money and conversation to get established on campus.
Equipment- -Swim suit, cap, goggles, pull buoy, kick board, fins in a mesh bag. A kickboard is provided by the school and equipment can be kept at the pool in a storage basket in a shed at Rattan Creek pool.
Location- Rattan Creek Pool. Address: 7617 Elkhorn Mountain Trail, Austin, TX 78729
Transportation- AM parent drop off at the pool and bus returns to school by 8:00am. Wednesday transportation by bus immediately after school and parent pick up at 6:00pm from the pool.
Swim Meet Schedule- subject to change
September 24 HS Invite @ Round Rock
October 7 Trojan Invite @ Waterloo
October 22 Round Rock Invite
November 12 TSD HS Invitational Kickoff
December 10 Holiday Open @ TSD
January 10 Round Rock Quad meet.
January 11 Savio hosts HS District Meet @ TSD
Following a warm up meet Tuesday Jan. 10 at Round Rock HS the St. Dominic Savio CHS girls and boys swim teams turned around the very next morning and won the TAPPS district swim meet held at the Texas School for the Deaf (TSD) Jan. 11, 2017.
January 25 Region 2 Championship @ SA
February 10 TAPPS STATE Championship @ SA
Year-round Training- is highly recommended with USA Club and/or at least summer league.