Ad Astra All-Star Members making an impact for team Missouri Valley

Patrick Norman
Jan 21, 2019

Team Missouri Valley took 60 of the LSC’s quickest swimmers to Elkhorn, NE for the annual All-Star meet this past weekend.  The team finished 4thoverall all during the two-day meet.  It was Missouri Valley’s first time competing as a team at the venue in Nebraska.  Other LSCs in attendance were Colorado, Iowa, Midwestern, South Dakota and North Dakota.

Katie and Patrick were two of the four staff coaches on the trip.  Ad Astra had six swimmers make the team: Ellis Crisci, Liza Engelbrecht, Lena Hasiuk, Christian Koehn, Lucy Velte and Bradie Ward. 

Ellis scored 11 points.  He scored in his 50 fly (4th), 50 free (5th), 100 Fly (7th) and was a part of two top 8 scoring relays.

Liza was a part of two top 8 relays.  Her highest finishes were in the 50 fly and 50 back at 12th place.

Lena scored 3 points individually in the 200IM (6th) and was part of one top 8 scoring relay.

Christian was a part of one top 3 scoring relay.  His highest finish was 17th in the 100 breast.

Lucy's highest finish was 9th in the 50 fly - just one spot out of scoring position.

Bradie scored 6 points.  They were in the 200 back (7th) and the 100 back (5th).  She was in one top 8 scoring relay.

Way to go AAAA swimmers!  You did a great job representing our team and LSC.