Waves of Wilmington

News

David Sokolofsky

WOW sent nine swimmers to the NCS Long Course 14 & Under Championship this past weekend in Cary, NC. We place 16th overall as a team (15th if you count Caroline's unattached points). Best times were dropped in almost every event (26 out of 28!) across the nine swimmers. Scoring swims below: Clem Camacho (11-12 Boys): 6th: 100 fly; 9th: 50 free, 50 back, 50 breast, 100 breast; 10th: 50 fly, 200 IM Caroline Furbay (11-12 Girls): 9th: 200 IM; 12th: 400 free; 13th: 50 free, 100 free; 15th: 100...

David Sokolofsky

Team, Attached is the updated short course yard (SCY) team record board. We had 29 individual team records broken and 8 relay records broken this season! Congratulations to all the record breakers! Individual Records: Taylor Crane (10 & Under Girls): 50 Free (27.30), 50 Fly (31.12), 100 IM (1:09.52) Will Sterrett (13-14 Boys): 50 Free (22.06), 100 Breast (1:00.73), 100 Fly (53.00) McKaley Goldblum (15-16 Girls): 100 Free (50.60), 200 Free (1:50.85) Liza Murtagh (15-16 Girls): 200 Breast (2:19.27), 100 IM (59.39) Callie Parkes (15-16 Girls): 50 Free (23.32) Austin...

David Sokolofsky

Team, Congratulations on an outstanding meet to finish out the short course season. It was a tight battle with ECA throughout the entire weekend, but we ended up pulling out the victory by a razor thin margin of 22.5 points. With each team scoring over 6,000 points, for the team title to come down to 22.5 is about as close as we'll ever see this meet. Team scores attached. This meet was the epitome of a team effort with every point being critical and us needing every swimmer to step...

David Sokolofsky

We took 10 swimmers to Atlanta, GA to compete in the 2019 edition of Age Group Sectionals, held March 14-17. In addition to numerous best times over the weekend, Taylor Crane broke her own team record in the 10 & Under Girls 100 IM with a time of 1:09.52! Scoring swims below: Clem Camacho (11-12 Boys): 400 IM, 3rd; 50 Fly, 12th; 100 IM, 12th; 100 Fly, 10th; 50 Breast, 19th; 50 Back, 13th; 200 IM, 7th Taylor Crane: (10 & Under Girls): 100 Breast, 4th; 100 IM, 3rd; 100...

David Sokolofsky

20 team records were broken between the two state champ meets. Great job, Team! Girls: Taylor Crane (10 & Under): 100 IM, 1:09.71 Brynn Jewell (17-18): 1650 Free, 17:58.84 Liza Murtagh (15-16): 100 IM, 59.39 18 & Under 200 Free Relay: 1:35.83 (Murtagh, Goldblum, Grill, Parkes) 18 & Under 400 Free Relay: 3:30.52 (Goldblum, Murtagh, Bazinet, Parkes) 18 & Under 800 Free Relay: 7:45.03 (Murtagh, Hoover, Bazinet, Goldblum) 18 & Under 200 Medley Relay: 1:47.76 (Hoover, Divoky, Parkes, Goldblum) **The Girls 'B' relay (Bazinet, Johnson, Murtagh, Grill) was also under...

David Sokolofsky

We had tremendous success over the past two weekends at the North Carolina State Championship meets. It started off with 17 swimmers traveling to Cary, NC for the 14 & Under Age Group Champ meet, held 2/14-2/17. We placed 16th out of 50 teams in the overall standings with a total of 176.5 points. Scoring swims below: Girls: Taylor Crane (10 & Under): 11th, 50 back; 3rd, 100 IM; 15th, 50 Free; 11th, 100 Breast; 16th, 50 Fly; 9th, 50 Breast; 15th, 100 Fly; 13th, 200 IM Madi Joy (11-12):...

David Sokolofsky

Great job this past weekend at the BAC meet. Best times were dropping so fast and furiously coaches were taking cover, and the skill sets are vastly improving across all groups.  We had several new state qualifying cuts and a few new Futures cuts achieved at the meet by previously qualified swimmers. You can view the updated championship qualifiers list here: https://www.teamunify.com/team/ncswow/page/times--standards/championship-qualifiers. Championship time standards are also located on this page for those curious what the cut times are. A special congratulations to the following swimmers on achieving their first...