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Coach Edie Jan 8, 2019

Twenty-seven BNSC athletes competed in over 200 events this past weekend at the YDSC Seth Dunscomb New Year’s Opener in Decatur, IL. BNSC acquired first place overall with a team trophy whereas 10 of BNSC’s very own earned 10 individual trophies.  BNSC High Point Trophy Winners:    1st Place  Layne Wills (Boys 9-10)      Alli Straub (Girls 11/12)      Mara Walker (Girls 13/14) Kenneth Wills (Boys 13/14)      Ali Pearson (Girls 15 & Over) 2nd place  Lyndsey Hackman (Girls 11/12)      Paris Wills (Girls 13/14) 3rd place Olivia Haerr (Girls...

Coach Edie Jan 1, 2019

Bloomington Normal Swim Club is excited to announce the addition of four exceptional coaches to our team who mirror BNSC’s philosophy and will provide great support to our athletes' pursuit of excellence.  Jade Fung and Kate Carlock are BNSC’s first Junior Coaches with years of BNSC club swimming behind them.  Brittnie Dean joins the team to cultivate her passion for swimming and to grow and develop athletes to their fullest potential.  Rounding out the new additions to BNSC’s Coaching Staff is Rob Knight. With a long-standing history with the team,...

Coach Edie Dec 5, 2018

BNSC hosted an outstanding meet with our swimmers producing great swims mid-way during their season training. Having 65 of our very own swimmers in the meet swimming 454 events was an exciting weekend with great improvements and team spirit. Just a few things to note: 33 swims were new, our athletes achieved 88 Championship cuts, 40 athletes advanced to Finals, and 235 swims were personal best times.  BNSC Team Record Breaker Alli Straub breaks the 50 butterfly record with a time of 28.08!  Holiday Prelim/Final Meet Record Breaker  Alli Straub...

Coach Edie Nov 23, 2018

BNSC sends 25 swimmers to the Speedo Harvest Classic in Springfield this past weekend acquiring 68 best times in 162 events, 44 of which were championship cuts, and 14 events were first time swims. Congratulations to the following swimmers who competed for BNSC their first time!  Ali Pearson, Chloe Seiders, Ethan Seiders, Haley Seiders   Regional Qualifiers      Victor Adame, Ella Browning, Lyndsey Hackman, Kenna Malinowski, Maddie Rankin,         Alli Straub, Tyson Tucci, Mara Walker  Winter Senior Qualifiers      Camden Swigart   Age Group Qualifiers      Kenna Malinowski, Alli...

Coach Edie Nov 8, 2018

Second travel meet of the season for BNSC was an exciting one indeed. 32 swimmers in over 262 individual events; ten of which were 'first' time swims at the 2018 Erin Block Invitational in Urbana, IL.  Congratulations! BNSC swept up a total of five High Point Trophies for the weekend …             Raine Fung (Girls 9/10) 3rd place              Alli Straub (Girls 11/12) 2nd place              Mara Walker (Girls 13/14) 2nd place              Andy Ritsema (Boys Open) 1st place              Camden Swigart...

Coach Edie Oct 20, 2018

The first travel meet for BNSC was well represented with 39 swimmers in over 200 individual events; fourteen of which was first time swims at the 2018 PAWW Spooktacular swim meet in Peoria.  Congratulations to the following swimmers who competed in the mile for the first time with BNSC. Ethan Reisinger (JV), Noah Reisinger (AG2), All Straub (JV), Lauren Swearingen (JV), Tyson Tucci (SV), Sasha Wiggim (JV), Grayson Wills (JV), Kenneth Wills (JV). Team Records:  Girls 11-12 Division:  400 Medley Relay quartet of Kenna Malinowski, All Straub, Lauren Swearingen, and...

Coach Edie Oct 11, 2018

BNSC swims solid with 63 athletes competing at the Rachel A. Dean Memorial meet this past weekend with outstanding performances and incredible depth on all levels. Teamwork and dedication set the tone for BNSC's first meet of the season in memory of Coach Rachel from our athletes and parents. Impressive time drops and swims earned BNSC a total of 343 personal best times, of which 83 swims were competed in for the very first time. 11 Age Group and 32 Regional qualifying championship cuts were achieved along with 1 BNSC team record and 6 meet records.     A special ‘Thank...

Jul 5, 2018

2018 Illinois Open Water State Meet Recap Last week, 4 BNSC swimmers traveled mid-week to Wisconsin to represent themselves and our team at the Illinois Open Water State meet.  They are BNSC’s 1st EVER team members to attend an Open Water State Championship Meet. They sure did amazing!  Camden Swigart and Connor Jessen represented in the 13-14 Boys category.  Caelin O’Malley and Maddie Rankin represented in the 11-12 Girls category.  Both Camden and Connor placed in the top 16 for the state of Illinois.  Camden came in 2nd place overall...

Jun 27, 2018

BNSC Highest Scoring Team of It's Size at Indy's JAGS Meet Last weekend BNSC sent 23 swimmers to Indy to compete in one of the world’s fastest pools.  Boy oh boy did it pay off.  20 of the 23 swimmers had at least 1 best time swim.  6 swimmers had 100% best times!!!  Congrats to John Lee Green, Lyndsey Hackman, Kenna Malinowski, Caelin O’Malley, Allison Straub and Camden Swigart on this incredible achievement.  Connor Jessen, Lexi Rankin and Maddie Rankin just missed this 100% feat by only 1 swim!!!  Ella...

Jun 27, 2018

It was a misty, cold day for a Rec meet last Saturday June 23rd, but that didn’t keep our 6 BNSC swimmers from making a HUGE impact. The meet was for fun and doesn’t count towards USA or Illinois Swimming times.  Even so, our 6 swimmers treated this meet with the same intensity and focus as they would any other.  Being a Pentathlon meet, each swimmer was expected to swim an individual race for each stroke AND an individual medley.  For a few of our swimmers, it was the very...