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Feb 25, 2019

This post will be a running post with re-caps of all our Championship meets.  The most recent meet will be at the top and the rest will be below. Speedo Sectionals (March 14th-17th) The Northfield Swim Club had seven swimmers compete at the Speedo Sectional invite in Rochester March 14-17.  It had been a long time since the club had sent swimmers to this level of meet and the group had a strong showing.  Participating were Lindy Edstrom, Marcus Hauck, Signe Hauck, Tatum Hauck, Ella Palmquist, Anna Scheglowski, and Paige...

Feb 12, 2019

The Northfield Swim Club saw 45 swimmers compete in the last ‘regular’ season meet in Richfield this past weekend.  Despite having only four workouts the previous two weeks and actual near whiteout condtions on Sunday, the team had a strong performance.  The swimmers combined for 56% lifetime best.  Among those were 29 new Regional cuts and one new Champ time.  Having stand out meets on the girls side were Leah Enedy, Josie Hauck, Kate Hubers, Greta Kortuem, and Josie Porter.  Leah dropped in all eight of her races.  Josie was...

Jan 27, 2019

January 18th-20th eight swimmers traveled up to the UofM to compete in the highly competitive Foxjet Winter Classic.  The meet featured teams from Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and South Dakota.  Our crew combined for 57% lifetime bests and added eight new Champ level swims.  Everett Olson, Will Redetzke and Paige Steenblock all had stand out meets.  Everett dropped time in all of his races and added four new champ times.  Will was a near perfect 5/6 and added a pair of champ times.  Paige was a perfect 5/5 and added a...

Jan 6, 2019

We had a crew of 27 swimmers make the short trek up to Farmington for the annual Freezing Your Fins Off Invite.  The group combined for a solid 56% best times.  Coming of the Holiday and some built in irregular training, this was a very solid mark by the swimmers.  There were also thirteen new Regional Cuts achieved and one new Champ time. There were a lot of very good swims but two different sets of siblings had some stand out meets.  Lucy and Jim Graham both were 5/8 in...

Dec 9, 2018

The Northfield Swim Club hosted the 4th Annual Winter is Coming Invite last December 1st/2nd.  The meet had eleven visiting teams and a total of 366 athletes.  The Northfield Swim Club had a season high 59 participants at the meet.  Together this group combined for 68% lifetime bests, 27 new Regional times and four new Champ times. On the boy’s side, Connor Born, Oliver Momberg, Everett Olson, and Will Redetzke had stand out meets.  Connor dropped in almost all of his races (6/7) and had some big drops.  Oliver was...

Nov 25, 2018

Northfield Conference Meet- Friday November 16th The Northfield Swim Club hosted a small meet Friday November 16th with three other teams.  The meet served as a great opportunity for learning for swimmers and parents.  Total we had 32 swimmers compete.  Ten swimmers competed in their first meet ever!  This includes Mae Bowers, Anna Forbord, Aurelia Graves, Felix Hanifl, Hollis Holden, Kate Hubers, Sonja Smith, Will Udelhofen, Adeline Webster and Linnea Wilhelm.  All did a terrific job swimming! The team as a whole combined for 71% lifetime best swims.  There were...

Nov 10, 2018

The weekend of Nov 3-4 saw 22 swimmers travel up to Prior Lake for the Storm Fall Invite. The group combined for 46% best times and five new Regional cuts and one new state cut achieved. Haylie Budahn, Ella Holleran, Edy McLaughlin, Everett Olsona and Ella Porter all had stand out meets.  Haylie dropped in all but one of her races.  Ella was 3/5 and completed her first legal 100IM.  Edy shaved time in all six of her races and added two new Regional cuts.  Everett was also a perfect...

Oct 31, 2018

The Northfield Swim Club traveled up to Apple Valley last weekend to compete in the 6th annual Boowater Spooktacular hosted by the New Richmond Tigersharks.  36 swimmers competed and combined for 60% lifetime bests and also thirteen new Regional cuts achieved and one new Champ time.   The following swimmers competed both days and set best times in all of their races between both days: Haylie Budahn, Ellie Capatina, Isaac Guggisberg (also added two new Regional cuts) and Greta Kortuem. Others having stand out meets included Julia Feldhake, Garrett Gray, Everett Olson,...

Oct 24, 2018

The Northfield Swim Club kicked off the 2018-2019 short course season Oct 13-14.  20 swimmers went up to Minnetonka for the Minnetonka Fall invite.  This was our first time at the meet and the swimmers did a great job racing at a new pool. The team combined for 56% best times including seven new Regional cuts.  Minneosota Swimming's time standards feature MRC/State/Zone cuts versus the traditional C/B/BB/A/CH/Zone cuts.  For these re-caps, I will highlight best times and new cuts achieved. Dropping in all of their races over the weekend were...

Aug 2, 2018

The Northfield Swim Club had a busy Championship Season (it is not done quite yet!).  Below are the highlights from the meets as they happened. Minnesota Achievement Championships (Farmington, MN) We had a small group of five swimmers attend the MAC meet.  They combined for 69% best times and four C times were added.  Emily Haas dropped in all four of her races and Caleb Sadergaski dropped in all eight of his races while adding three C times. Hastings Conference Novice Championships (Hastings, MN) Five swimmers traveled to Hastings and...