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Garrett McCarthy

A great experience for all of our first time open water swimmers. The weather was in the 80's and the water was a chilly 68! DAY 1: Our only 5K swimmer, and new teammate, Monet Castellino, place 12th overall. Most impressive was her splits for the last 3 laps of 6, all within 8/10s of a second. DAY 2: Monet got us going again in the 15 & Over 1 Mile with her 3rd place finish. Other impressive swims came from Sydney pulling in a 9th place finish and a...

Garrett McCarthy

Are you a bored swimmer and NOT on Boulder Swim Team? Contact Head Coach Garrett (mccarthyolirish@gmail.com) and we will email you our modest dryland and running program FOR FREE during this break! Half of the success of our young swimmers is our structured dryland program. Want to know the other half of their successes?? Sorry, you will have to join our program once we resume in the pool;) Stay busy during these times and reconnect with your families!!

Garrett McCarthy

As always, a great Silver State showing for Boulder Swim Team! We had 44 Best Times, 5 New State Cuts and 18 Top 10 Finishes! STATE CUTS: Griffin (50FR - 24.84, 200FR - 1:58.14, 200BK - 2:11.23), Joseph G (200IM - 1:58.40) and Jack G (200FLY - 2:19.96) TOP 10 FINISHES: Carlota (100FLY), Jack G (100/200FLY), Joseph G (100FR, 200IM), Charlotte (200BR), Mason (50/100/500FR, 200IM), Joseph LT (500FR), Griffin (50/200FR, 100/200BK), Allie (100BR) and Izzi (100BK, 200FR) BEST TIMES: Abby, Denver, Sophia, Holden, Luke, Izzi, Silas, Griffin, Joseph & Jack...

Garrett McCarthy

Our young rising stars did a great job this past weekend @ State, with 25 Best Times (Joseph LT, Luke, Max, Lucy G, Ella, Julia & Joseph G). We have many that will be at the State level this summer...so watch out! STATE CHAMPION: With her last 2 titles a year-and-a-half ago (in 11-12 AG), Ella claimed her 3rd & 4th titles in the 13-14 100/200BK (56.41 & 2:00.92...a Meet Record in the 200 and her 1st 100BK title!) TOP TEN FINISHES: Lucy G 5th (200FR) & 7th (200IM), Max...

Garrett McCarthy

Our young men have finally qualified for this year's SPEEDO SECTIONAL Championships in Jenks, Oklahoma!! It has been over 5 years since Boulder Swim Team fielded a men's relay in a Sectional Meet, but this could just be the beginning! They qualified for the 800 FR Relay (4 X 200) and will be joining our girls relays in the pool, also a first in the last 4 years! Led by Jonah's 1:47 (OME conversion), Dylan, Mason and Ethan will compete this month at the next level of Swimming Championships, beyond...

Garrett McCarthy

Just an awesome meet from our boys! With our High School girls taking this one off because of last week's HS State Champs, our 6 young men took charge and made a statement!! They accomplished 20/23 Best Times and had some amazing swims. Jonah led the way with 6 best times 50/100/200FR (23.39/29.27/1:48), 100FLY (54.61), 200IM (2:04.00), 100BR (1:04.97). Dylan followed up 50/200/500/800FR (23.97, 1:52.9, 5:06.61, 9:30.3), and 100FLY (56.64). Julian surprised all 100/200FLY (56.55/2:08.11), 200BR (2:27.39), 200BK (2:06.37), 200/400IM (2:07.74/4:31.92). Ethan had a huge improvement in his distance swimming...

Garrett McCarthy

An exciting weekend for the team, with 3 New State Cuts, 13 New Silver State Cuts and 89 Best Times! STATE CUTS: Thomas made his 50FR (23.83), Mason got the 200FR (1:57.50), and our 11-12 Medley Relay (Silas, Carter, Paul & Holden) also qualified. SILVER STATE CUTS: Ashlyn (50FR), Meghan (50BK), Silas (50BK), Sophia (200/500FR), Holden (50BR), Carter (50BR), Abby (100BK); Kevin (100BR), Calvin (200IM), and Joseph G (50/100BR, 100BK). BEST TIME: Michael, Silas, Carter, Holden, Joseph G, Sophia, Madeline, Abby D, Lucy K, Allie, Ashlyn, Lille, Juliet, Thomas, Kevin,...

Garrett McCarthy

A surprisingly good showing for our gang of 11 swimmers! A Long Course meet in the middle of winter, during a week of hard training, doubles and dryland still netted 32 BEST TIMES & 2 VICTORIES. I keep reiterating to our athletes that they are far better swimmers than they were last summer, with all the hard work since September:) VICTORIES: Still not fully recovered from being sick last week, 14-year-old Ella crushed her OPEN competition in the 50BK (30.74) and her 200BK (2:21.65)...currently ranking Ella 7th Nationally in the...

Garrett McCarthy

A great showing at this year's CUDA Classic, with 1 New Sectional Cut, 8 New State Cuts, 11 AG Victories, numerous Silver State Cuts and 140 Best Times!! Sydney made her 200BK Sectional Cut (2:07.59) and our 8 New State Cuts were Jonah (500FR), Ethan (100BR, 500FR), Luke (100FLY), Max (100BR), and Dylan (50/200FR, 100FLY). Our 11 AG Victories were Sammy (50FR), Jack G (200IM), Luke (50/100FLY, 50BK), Lucy G (50/100/200FR), Max (100/200FR) and Carter (200BK). Best Times were accomplished by Sarah, Eila, Joseph G, Lucy G, Daniel, Luke, Stella,...

Garrett McCarthy

Our small squad of 21 swimmers had some solid performanced right after Holiday break and some hard practices this week. BLDR had 42 Best Times (Madeline, Kevin, Griffin, Luke, Silas, Joseph G, Stevie, Lucy, Michael, Tony, Sasha, Jack R, Flora, Jack G, Jonah, Joseph L-T and Mason. 2 State Cuts (Jonah 100FL & 200IM) and 15 Victories: Open 200FR & 200Medley Relays (Griffin, Jonah, Dylan, Stevie), Luke 200FR, Dylan 100/200FR, Jack G 50BR, Lucy 50FL/50BK/50BR/50FR, Jonah 50FR/100FL/200IM, Mason 50FR & Joseph L-T 1650FR. Time to get back to the pool...