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DCST Competes at YMCA Long Course Nationals The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team had one swimmer that competed at the YMCA Long Course National Championships July 19-23 in Greensboro, NC. Jacob Gramer went best times in all 5 of his events! Overall, it was an outstanding meet competing against the best swimmers in the country! Jacob placed in the top 16 in 2 different events including: 6th Place – 50 Fly – 25.57 12th Place – 50 Free – 24.15 ***Team Record*** He competed in the following events Jacob Gramer...

DCST Sends Six to Age Group Long Course Championships The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team had six swimmers that qualified and competed at the Illinois Swimming Age Groups Championships July 21-24 in St. John, IN. All Six swimmers competed well and had a great meet. DCST had swimmers place in the top 20 in 18 different events including: Rachel Haberkorn 11th Girls 10 & Under 200 IM – 3:07.37 14th Girls 10 & Under 100 Free – 1:14.80 9th Girls 10 & Under 200 Free – 2:41.72 19th Girls 10...

DCST Finishes 7th At NCISC Championship Meet The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team hosted the NCISC Conference Championship at Kishwaukee YMCA on Saturday, July 16th. Although most DCST swimmers were competing at the YMCA LC State meet, we still had 24 of our 32 participating swimmers go season best times and 42 of our 94 individual swims were best times calculating out to 45% best times for the team. The following swimmers had an outstanding meet with all of their individual swims resulting in best times: Hailey Boonstra Jacob Foltz...

DCST Finishes 3rd at Illinois YMCA Long Course State Championships The weekend of July 15-17, DCST traveled to St. John, IN to compete in the YMCA Long Course State Championships where we finished 3rd in combined scoring, 3rd in the girls division, and 4th in the boys division. For the weekend, DCST had an excellent meet with all 38 of its 42 participating swimmers going at least one career best time! DCST had 143 career best times out of 219 swims for an outstanding 65% improvement rate. DCST swimmers won...

DCST Finishes Dual Meet Season Against Geneva The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team hosted Geneva in a home dual meet on July 12th. DCST swam well with 46 of our 66 swimmers who participated swimming career best times. This accumulated to 78 of our 184 individual swims resulting in 42% career best times! The following swimmers had outstanding meets swimming best times in all of their individual events: Emma Bloyd Bronwyn Butler Rebekah Butzow Will Evans Miles Heine Zoe Heredia Clare Lehan Gabriella Lesatz Connor Matheny After each meet, the...

DCST Travels To The Illinois Open The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team traveled to Champaign for the second long course meet of the summer on July 8-10. DCST swam well with 34 of our 36 swimmers who participated swimming career best times. This accumulated to 175 of our 239 individual swims resulting in 73% career best times! The following swimmers had outstanding meets swimming best times in all of their individual events: Emma Bloyd Will Evans Matteo Graham Ana Hall Olivia Hall Sophia Hall Evan Harrelson Sean Harrelson Gage Helfrich...

DCST Tops MAC The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team traveled to Rockford, IL to compete against McGuire Aquatic Club in a dual meet on July 7th. DCST swam well with 33 of our 42 swimmers who participated swimming career best times. This accumulated to 59 of our 123 individual swims resulting in 48% career best times! The following swimmers had outstanding meets swimming best times in all of their individual events: Stella Anderson Will Evans Miles Heine Cassidy Phillips Norah Shearer Ruthie Shearer Ethan Smrz Will Smrz Landon Sullivan After...

DCST Defeats Lifetime The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team hosted Lifetime in a home dual meet on June 28th. DCST swam well with 56 of our 78 swimmers who participated, swimming career best times. This accumulated to 83 of our 169 individual swims resulting in 49% career best times! The following swimmers had outstanding meets swimming best times in all of their individual events: Liam Borth Courtney Domroes Kate Farrell Benji Gehrig Lillie Harper Sean Harrelson Zoe Heredia Kristian Lacy Ryann Lehan Jonathan Lesatz Benjamin Matheny Connor Matheny Charlotte McGill...

DCST Sizzles At Summer Sizzler The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team competed at their first long course meet of the summer on June 24th and 25th. DCST swam well with 36 of our 40 swimmers who participated swimming career best times. This accumulated to 158 of our 199 individual swims resulting in 79% career best times! The following swimmers had outstanding meets swimming best times in all of their individual events: Molly Allison Stella Anderson Emma Bloyd Logan Borth Benden Evans Will Evans Kate Farrell Rachel Haberkorn Olivia Hall Sophia...

DCST Comes Out Ahead Of Cary And Kankakee The Kishwaukee YMCA/Dekalb County Swim Team hosted Cary and Kankakee in a home dual meet on June 14th. DCST swam well with 50 of our 71 swimmers who participated swimming career best times. This accumulated to 94 of our 200 individual swims resulting in 47% career best times! The following swimmers had outstanding meets swimming best times in all of their individual events: Silas Beckley Emma Bloyd Jon Boonstra Bronwyn Butler Leo Clapp Duhau Jacob Foltz Paul Groza Zoe Heredia Gabriella Lesatz...