New Wave Swim Team Sends Two Swimmers to the 2021 LC Southern Zone Championships

Bradford Hancock

Nikki Nixon and Nathaniel Ye represented New Wave Swim Team at the 2021 Long Course Southern Zone Championships help in (hot & steamy) Tupelo, Mississippi this past week! Both swimmers had a very good meet, moving up and dropping time in several events! The North Carolina Zone Team took home the title. Here are the top 3 team scores from the meet:

North Carolina: 1038.5 points
Florida Swimming: 975 points
Team Georgia: 744.5 points

Here is a shoutout of Nikki and Nathaniel’s best swims from the meet!

Nathaniel Ye:
50 Free (8th): 27.85 (0.58s drop)
100 Free: 1:01.96 (0.66s drop)

Nikki Nixon:
100 Fly (6th): 1:08.82 (1.74s drop)
100 Free (7th): 1:03.20 (2.01s drop)
Girls 11-12 400 Free Relay (1st): 1:02.80

Great job NC Swimming, and great job New Wave Swim Team!