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Yet another World Record for YNS' Victoria Arlen, this time she did it in Canada!! Victoria broke the 200 Freestyle record by nearly 7 seconds setting up what is to be the race of the Paralympics with the swimmer from Britain in the 400 Freestyle whose records she has eclipsed!! http://swimswam.com/2012/07/american-victoria-arlen-crushes-world-record-by-7-seconds-canada-cup-sunday-recap/ Congratulations Victoria!!! GO SHARKS!!!

  Congratulations to Astrid Swensen for representing YNS with class!!! Astrid finished 85th moving up 50 spots from her seed. Astrid was 3rd out of all of the New England swimmers in the 200 Butterfly.   http://www.wickedlocal.com/beverly/features/x1873084703/Beverly-swimmer-Astrid-Swensen-competes-at-U-S-Olympic-Trials#axzz1zIxctKmD    

Check out our very own Victoria Arlen's interview- "Going For Gold" www.wmur.com/new-hampshire-chronicle/Victoria-Arlen-Part-I/-/13383450/13489154/-/r6u38lz/-/index.html www.wmur.com/new-hampshire-chronicle/Victoria-Arlen-Part-II/-/13383450/13489174/-/tgbk77/-/index.html

Congratulations to the 29 Sharks who travelled up to Vermont for the 12 & Under Championships!! We got 7th overall out of the 80 teams. We had 2 new team records Eleanor Ronan in the 50 Backstroke & Henry Savage in the 100 Butterfly. Everyone swam outstanding and each swimmer should be applauded!! Go Sharks!!

This past weekend the 13-19 NE Age Group Championships took place @ MIT, this meet covered the entire New England area of over 80 Teams. The Sharks placed 4th overall while each swimmer had a hand in the result!! Astrid Swensen broke the New England Swimming 13-14 Girls 200 Butterfly record, the record was 23 years old, her time of 1:59.89 eclipsed the record by over 2 seconds!! Congrats to all the Sharks who took part in this past weekends meet!! Let's keep the ball rolling, next stop Harvard for...

Congratulations to YNS for winning the 2012 Eastern Mass. YMCA District Championships!! This is the 15th straight year!! 8 & Under Girls: 5th                          13-14 Girls: 1st 8 & Under Boys: 4th                         13-14 Boys: 2nd 9-10 Girls: 1st                                   15-18 Girls: 1st 9-10 Boys: 2nd                                 15-18 Boys: 2nd 11-12 Girls: 1st 11-12 Boys: 1st This was an overall team effort!!!

  SalemNews.com, Salem, MA November 2, 2010 Beverly's Swensen gets national swimming award By Jean DePlacido correspondent — One of the highest honors a young swimmer can receive is the National Age Group Recognition Award from USA Swimming. Beverly's Astrid Swensen, an eighth grader at Briscoe Middle School, earned that prestigious award which is given to the top swimmers in the country. In order to get recognition youngsters must be in the top 10 in an event at the end of the season. Swensen, who swims for the YMCA of...

Please view this article in the Marblehead Reporter by clicking  here: Posted 10/22/2010

Each year, USA Swimming recognizes its members who excel both in the classroom and in the pool. The Scholastic All-America Team is made up of high school student-athletes who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher and who have achieved the required time standard in a single event. The  time standards for 2010-2011 have now been posted.   To be eligible for this recognition, swimmers must have completed 10th, 11th or 12th grade and must be a USA Swimming member athlete.    Past winners of this honor include...