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Ali Pearson kicks off the last day of competition of the 2020 IL Swimming Senior State Championship Meet held at UIC maintaining her best time in the 100 freestyle with a 53.85. Brooke Walker’s mile started strong ending with a final time of 18:36.63. Camden Swigart shaved over three seconds off in the 200 backstroke for a final time of 1:56.73. A twenty-one second time drop earns Swigart a new BNSC Team Record in the 1650 freestyle and 5th overall in the state with a time of 16:16.60.

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Brooke Walker makes her debut at the 2020 Illinois Senior State Championships in the 200 breaststroke swimming strong with a time of 2:32.19. Ali Pearson swims a best time in the 50 free (24.66) and finished the 500 free with a final time of 5:23.16. Advancing to finals in the 200 breaststroke with a best time in both prelim and finals finishing 23rd in the state with a time of 2:23.92. Camden Swigart bettered his seed time in the 200 breaststroke (2:12.34) while advancing to finals in the 200 IM...

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Ali Pearson lowered her 100 breaststroke in prelims with a best time of 1:05.93 advancing to finals to place 15th overall in the state with a final time of 1:06.43. The 200 freestyle is a best time of 1:55.84 and advances to finals with a final time of 1:57.94 while the 400 IM earns an impressive three-second time drop for a best time of 4:39.87. Camden Swigart swims the 200 Freestyle with a best time of 1:45.99. Breaking his own 400 IM record in prelims with a best time of...

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Camden Swigart kicks BNSC off to a great start on Day 1 of the 2020 IL Swimming Senior Championship swim meet held at UIC in Chicago. Dropping over 8 seconds in the 1000 Freestyle for a best and final time of 9:44.84, Camden sets a new BNSC team record smashing the previous 15-year-old record set back in 2005 by Brian Farris.

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Teamwork and sportsmanship showed steady over the three day weekend for Bloomington Normal Swim Club at the 2020 Illinois Winter Regional Championship Meet held at Wesleyan University. Twenty-seven teams competed in the Regional meet with BNSC finishing second overall with forty-seven athletes in attendance and collecting an impressive 76 individual podium placements, 14 Regional Champions, and twelve relays making their debut in the top three on the podium. Collectively, our athletes earned over a 50% improvement rate with 67 best times in 117 events and swimming away with 107 championship...

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Prep Spotlight: Oh brother, Tyson Tucci seeking banner day at state swim meet Lewis Marien, The Pantagraph NORMAL — If we could only learn a champion's secrets, we'd be champions, too. The non-champions of the world wish that were true, but they still want to know what makes stars such as undefeated swimmer Tyson Tucci tick. "You know," says Tucci's Normal Community High School coach Heather Budak, "he's a bit of a mystery." Indeed, how does one explain Tucci becoming the fastest sophomore qualifier for Friday and Saturday's 90th annual...

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BNSC played host the 2020 Last Chance meet held at Normal Community West High School this past weekend. Out of 121 events our athletes competed in, BNSC swam away with 66 best times which 11 new events were first time swims. Once again, our BNSC Parents, Officials, Meet Admin, Meet Leaders, and Volunteers ran a great meet and we thank you for your continued support and dedication for your athletes and BNSC. Congratulations to Deklan Arter and Ella Drake for competing in their first short course meet with BNSC! Thank...

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BNSC competed in Horton Pool spanning over three days in 245 events at the 2020 Jake Miller Valentine’s Open at Illinois State University. Finishing fourth overall, BNSC swims away with eight high point trophies, 104 best times, of which 15 were new swims. Congratulations to Maverick Lloyd for competing in his first short course meet with BNSC! Thank you to our BNSC Officials Christine Knight, Stewart Waltner, Franklyn Fung, Bruce Walker, and Rome Yount for assisting in running a great meet. Overall High Point Trophy Winners: 8&Under Boys - Maverick...

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With two seasonal swim meets left before Championship meets begin, BNSC competed locally at the 2020 Laura Manikas Memorial Meet in Bloomington this past weekend with a great improvement rate overall with 153 best times out of 311 events with thirty-three events being new swims completed for the first time. BNSC showcased six of our very own swim Officials and Admin during the two-day meet. Thank you, Stewart Waltner, Josh Clemons, Kevin Ritter, Bruce Walker, Franklyn Fung, and Todd Schmidt for your time and dedication to assist in running a...

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Bloomington Normal Swim Club is pleased to announce the addition of Caroline Bazan to our coaching staff. Coach Caroline will work alongside our Stroke Development and age-group athletes starting in February. She brings enthusiasm, experience, and detail to instruction along with adding depth to our team’s culture. We are eager to see Coach Caroline's positive contributions and excited to have her apart of BNSC.