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The NLU Last Chance Meet was the largest meet we have ever hosted, and the largest meet ever hosted at Gladstone, with over 630 swimmers! We had 118 Hammerheads attend the meet, earning 402 best times, three new team records, 55 new District cuts and 21 new Championship cuts! Thank you to all of our volunteers for making this great meet happen, we can’t do it without you! On to the highlights…   80% Best Times or Better - Gavin Ballinger (4/4) 100%           - Cody Beeler...

Thirty-one Hammerheads raced at the 2016 Midwest Winter Classic in Lawrence, KS. The team earned 103 best times, 72 top-8 finishes including 13 gold medals, seven new team records, two new District cuts, 12 new Championship cuts, and two new Sectional cuts! What a great prelim/final meet to kick off the championship season! Keep working hard at practice, sign up for meets, and get ready for the Swim-A-Thon! On to the highlights…   80% Best Times or Better -  Robbie Hill (11/13) 84.6%                          - Cole James (4/5) 80%   Notable...

Twenty-four Hammerheads swam at the TSA IMX Challenge in Topeka, KS. The team raced to 53 best times and several big time drops! On to the highlights…   80% Best Times or Better - Philippe Realina (2/2) 100%   Notable Swims - Erik Bergstrom raced his first 400 IM. - Grant Bergstrom swam his first 400 IM. - Jordan Boley earned a 9 second drop in her 200 fly. - Sylvia Cooper raced her first 400 IM. - Emily Fickenscher swam her first 400 IM. - Jacob Fickenscher dropped 7...

Eighty-two Hammerheads raced at the COOL Spooktacular and Freestyle Challenge in Gladstone, MO. The team swam to 287 best times and five new team records! Continue to work hard at practice and sign up for meets! On to the highlights…   80% Best Times or Better - Brady Bell (8/10) 80%           - Grant Bergstrom (7/8) 87.5% - Jordan Boley (6/7) 85.7%           - Alex Briggs (8/9) 88.9% - Camila DiGregorio (2/2) 100%           - Mia Eschleman (2/2) 100% - Ray...

Thirty-three Hammerheads journeyed to the TSA Beach Bash at Blaisedell. The team earned 83 best times, 13 new District cuts, and 5 new Championship cuts! Continue to work hard at practice, stay hydrated, and sign up for meets! On to the highlights…   80% Best Times or Better - Dakota Cruz (6/6) 100%           - Jacob Fickenscher (4/5) 80% - Ray Fugett (3/3) 100%           - Andrew Hill (2/2) 100% - Duncan Holsted (3/3) 100%      - Roman Lewis (3/3) 100% - Kaeli...

     Sixteen Hammerheads descended upon the 59th Wichita Air Cap Invitational. The team raced to 90 best times, 4 new District cuts, 7 new Championship cuts, 4 new team records, and 44 top-8 finishes. Be sure to get signed up for meets! On to the highlights…   80% Best Times or Better -MaryBeth Clark (12/14) 85.7%           - Megan Lee (8/9) 88.8% -Patrick Lee (6/7) 85.7%           - JD Roberts (11/11) 100% -Kemper Roberts (4/5) 80%           - Camille Schear...

     Fifty-six Hammerheads raced at the Empire Swim Club Rose Memorial Invitation in Lee’s Summit, MO. The team raced to 70% best times, 54 new District cuts, and 24 new Championship cuts! Remember to get signed up for meets, the long course season goes by fast! On to the highlights…   80% Best Times or Better Olivia Forester (2/2) 100%      - Wyatt Morgan (5/5) 100% Rachel Valentine (2/2) 100%           - Landon Allen (4/4) 100% Erik Bergstrom (6/7) 83%      - Alison Boydston...

Fifty-three Hammerheads raced at the Topeka Swim Association’s Voorhees-Maxfield Invitational at the Capitol Federal Natatorium. The team swam to a whopping 85% best times, 46 new Championship cuts, and 64 new District cuts! What a great first LCM meet! On to the highlights…   80% Best Times or Better Brayden Adams (9/9) 100%           - Brady Bell (4/4) 100% Erik Bergstrom (5/6) 83%           - Grant Bergstrom (5/5) 100% Jordan Boley (6/6) 100%           - Alex Briggs (8/8) 100% Tyler Briggs...

     Thirty-six Hammerheads raced to victory at the 2nd Annual Platte City 500 hosted by Blue Wave Swim Team. NLU won with 870 points, with the 10&U and 13-14 relays taking first place and the 11-12 relay taking second place. On to the highlights… Notable Swims Landon Allen raced to 6 District cuts in the 200 Free, 100 Back, 200 Breast, 100 Free, 200 Back, and 100 Breast. Emma Bermond swam 4 District cuts in the 200 Breast, 100 Free, 100 Fly, and 100 Breast. Alex Briggs earned a...