CONGRATULATIONS to our Midland Swimmers!!!

Jacqueline Kubitz

CONGRATULATIONS to our Midland Swimmers!!!

It was a fantastic meet full of personal best swims, new time standards earned, and records broken!!!! Although no spectators were allowed – our SWAT swimmers showed tremendous support for each other and were quite the cheer squad!

 

Highlights:

  • SWAT finished 4th overall – our best Midland team finish ever!
  • 3 Border Records were broken:
    • DJ Adams broke the 13-14 Boys 100-yard freestyle record
    • SWAT’s 15-16 Boys relay – Holden Convertino, Max McGrath, Asher Min, and Marcos Otero – broke the 200 and 400 Free Relay records.
  • As a team we had time drops totaling over 30 minutes!!! Every single swimmer in the meet earned a Personal Best Time in at least one event!
    • Ethan Gales had the largest time drop of the meet – 3 minutes and 27 seconds.
  • Three High Point Winners
    • Connor Gutierrez – 1st Place 11-12 Boys
    • DJ Adams – 2nd Place 13-14 Boys
    • Gigi Gotaas – 1st Place 15 and over Girls
  • Tons of new time standards earned:
    • BB: Ani Aidinian, Nareg Aidinian, Erich Drost-Kubitz, Julian Escalante Mata, Ethan Gales, Josh McGrath, Chris Min, Larissa Ordorica, Caroline Pitchkolan. Athena Slater, Attia Slater, and Maya Veliz
    • A: Victoria Miller and Zeke Rasmussen
    • AA: DJ Adams, Holden Convertino, Cienna Fernandez, and Connor Gutierrez
  • Two swimmers earned sectional cuts
    • Gigi Gotaas – 100 Back
    • Marcos Otero – 200 Breaststroke, 200 IM