15-18 Age Group Championship Recap

Logan Hall-Potvin
Mar 11, 2019

EDGE SWIM CLUB GOES BIG AT 15-18 AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS

EDGE Swimmers Miles Cochrane, Ethan Hoak, Alex Meek, Ella Miller, Kim Nguyen, Blake Ruescher, Teddi Simons, Caleb Workman had a phenomenal weekend at 15-18 Age Group Championships at WPI. We had 5 Relays, 14 swims in Finals, 6 Top 10 performances, and 3 Top 2 performances! 

It was Miles Cochranes first time hitting the podium at Age Groups, and he hit the podium twice! Miles had a 1st place finish in the 100 Breast with a best time of 57.98 earning himself a new Futures cut and a 2nd place finish in the 200 Breast with a best time of 2:06.93. Miles also placed 18th in the B Final of the 100 Fly, 6th in the A Final of the 400 IM with a new NCSA cut, 6th in the A Final of the 200IM with a new NCSA cut, 12th in the 200 Fly, a best time in the 100Fr on the 400Fr Relay lead off, and he received a best time in the 50 Free Time Trial! Congrats Miles, we can’t wait for NCSAs next week!

Ethan Hoak highlighted his weekend with his first ever Sectionals Cut! Ethan dropped 4.80 seconds off his 200 Backstroke to earn an 18th place finish with a time of 1:58.20. Ethan also finished 21st in the 100 Back with a best time and 26th in the 400IM.

Alex Meek crushed his first Age Groups after a great regionals meet! Alex received a best time in the 100 Back and the 50 Free!

In Ella Millers first meet back in strong physical shape, she qualified for finals in all 3 of her races! Ella finished 1st in the 100 Back, 10th in the 50 Free with her best time in over 2 years, and 18th in the 100 Free with a best time! We are excited to see Ella continue to get healthy and have a fun and fast NCSAs next week!

Kim Nguyen had a strong championship meet receiving two season bests! Kim got a season best in the 200 IM and her 200 Back! Thanks Kim for holding down the fort with the cheering session on the Sunday evening and supporting your teammates!

Blake Ruesher highlighted his weekend with his first ever Sectionals Cut! Blake dropped 2.86 seconds to finish 19th overall. Blake also finished 18th in the 100 Back with a best time!

One of our Seniors, Teddi Simons, had a killer first Age Group performances. Teddi received a best time in all four of her races! Teddi competed in the 50 Free, 200 Breast, 100 Free, and 100 Breast. Teddi also received another best time in the 50 Free on the Mixed Free Relay lead off! Congrats Teddi!

Caleb Workman solidified the ultimate relay swimmer award! Caleb split the fastest split in the 800 Free relay, he dropped 2 seconds off his personal best to anchor the 400 Medley relay, and then dropped 3 seconds off his personal best for the second best split in the group on the 400 Free relay! Caleb also received best times in the 200 Free and his 500 Free!