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Janet Harty

When we posted the initial results from the YMCA Virtual Meet, the 9-10 year old swimmers were left out of the meet results. Y-USA has remedied this issue and resubmitted the results and rankings to include the 9-10 year old swimmers. Below are the results from our 9-10 swimmers along with the relay rankings and team rankings. Congratulations to everyone who participated in this meet and to our Top 24 ranked athletes! Event Athlete Place 9-10 Girls 50 Freestyle Julia Lembo 9th 50 Butterfly Julia Lembo 5th 100 IM Julia...

Janet Harty

This year, 182 YMCA teams participated in the 2019 YMCA Virtual Meet. There were 10,670 athletes from across the country. Congratulations to the following YNS swimmers who placed in the Top 24 nationally! Event Athlete Place 11-12 Girls 50 Freestyle Karli Atwood 17 50 Backstroke Karli Atwood 12 100 Backstroke Kelly Uribe 10 100 Backstroke Finn Bergquist 19 100 Breaststroke Karli Atwood 22 100 Breaststroke Finn Bergquist 24 100 Butterfly Finn Bergquist 13 200 IM Michelle Pichardo-Cedillo 6 200 IM Kelly Uribe 9 11-12 Boys 100 Breaststroke Matthew Church 3...

Alessandro Eramo

Sprinting Through Districts YNS wins eight of ten age groups to kick of championship season. In the team's first championship meet of the decade, a great combined team effort drove YNS towards winning eight out of the possible ten age groups at the Eastern Mass. Y District Championship. The weekend included many memorable moments, team bonding, and break-out swims! 8 & Under Boys - 1st 8 & Under Girls - 2nd 9-10 Boys - 4th 9-10 Girls - 1st 11-12 Boys - 1st 11-12 Girls - 1st 13-14 Boys -...

Alessandro Eramo

YNS Wins Northeastern YMCA Winter Championship The Sharks had a successful finish to 2019 with a phenomenal team effort at the Northeastern Y Winter Champs meet at Boston University this past weekend. YNS won the meet overall, but we had many significant milestones along the way such as first-time finals qualifiers, age group cuts, Seniors cuts, and even a YMCA National cut! Final Scores: Overall Team - 1st (4275.5 points) Girls Overall - 1st (2703.5 points) Boys Overall - 2nd (1572 points) Our coaching staff as a whole was impressed...

Alessandro Eramo

YNS Swimmers Achieve Top 10 and Outstanding Swimmer Recognition Each year, New England Swimming recognizes swimmers who achieved a top 10 time in each age group (9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-18, and Open) in each event that is offered at the Age Group Championship meets. Five swimmers in age group are recognized as Outstanding Swimmers by New England swimming. Congrats to all YNS swimmers who achieved both top 10 and outstanding swimmer status in New England! The NES Awards banquet will be held on Sunday, October 6th at the Newton...

Alessandro Eramo

YNS Long Course Age Groups Recap Over the past two weekends, YNS attended both the 12 & Under and 13-18 Age Group Championship meets. YNS swimmers fought hard through a very grueling event line up with limited breaks between events, a Harvard pool at record temperatures, early mornings, and late finishes! Swimmers had many break-through swims which included many "finals" swims, team records, and even some first place finishes! Our relays were competing with the best in New England, with highlights including a surprise "B" relay 3rd place finish. Our...

Alessandro Eramo

  YNS raced to a historic finish at the New England YMCA Swimming Championships over the weekend of March 23rd - 24th. 116 athletes represented the Sharks in all age groups through the weekend, and every swimmer played a key role in the success!   The team won the meet overall, winning both the girls and boys overall scores. In a historic event, the boys took the overall win for the first time since 2010!   Scores:   Overall - 1st (3003 points) Girls - 1st (1700.5 points) Boys -...

Alessandro Eramo

What a weekend! Over the course of a grueling four days, YNS had an incredible 11-14 Age Group Championships! The team really stepped up their preparation, racing, and support for each other throughout the weekend. The team placed 5th overall out of 57 teams with 1411.5 points, ahead of the next placed team by nearly 500 points! The girls narrowly edged out the boys in points with 640 points to the boys 625.5 points, Needless to say, both made huge contributions! 9 team relay records were broken this weekend (not...

Alessandro Eramo

Over the weekend of February 22nd-24th, YNS sent 10 swimmers to the New England 10 & Under Challenge meet at UNH. Over the course of the weekend YNS saw many best times, podium visits, and a few team records broken! Out of 57 teams, YNS finished in 8th place overall. The boys came in 4th place (just off of third place by one point!), and the girls finished in 20th.  We would like to highlight all top 12 swims, best times, and team records brokent throughout the weekend!  Top 12...

Alessandro Eramo

On the weekend of January 26th-27th, YNS raced hard at the Eastern Massachusetts YMCA District Championships at WPI! With a different pool came a different environment, and swimmer swam some of their best races of the season!    Throughout our championship meet season, we will be highlighting all scoring races. For Districts, the top 12 in individual events will score, while the top relay (within the top 12) will also score.   Overall Scores:   8 & Under Girls: 3rd Place (111 points) 8 & Under Boys: 6th Place (77 points) 9-10 Girls:...