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Alessandro Eramo

Hometown: Newton, NH High School: Sanborn Regional High School College: University of New England Major: Marine Biology Swimming in College?: Yes Years on YNS: 7 Bryant's swimming story: The YNS community has helped me a lot. It taught me to work hard while being patient. Some of my favorite memories were from helping out with fundraisers, like the one we did to buy starting blocks. Another one of my favorite memories is a strange one. It was when we had a fire drill during winter. We were all cold and...

Alessandro Eramo

Hometown: Wenham, Ma High School: Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School College: Union College Major: Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering Swimming in College?: Yes Jake's swimming story: I’ve had an exellent experience being on YNS. Specifically I love how the program has helped me get to the level I’m at today. The best part about being on the team is the fact that everybody around you is working hard in order to get better. In addition I’ve made another group of friends outside of school who always have my back. On the academic side YNS...

Alessandro Eramo

Sharks Senior Spotlight Trevor Johnson Hometown: Salem, Ma High School: Northshore Academy College: Saint Michael's College Major: Health Science Swimming in College?: Yes Trevor's swimming story: Throughout my life, swimming has been one of the main ways I have been introduced to challenges and learned to overcome them. I have been able to apply the lessons I have learned on the team to other aspects in life. I have greatly enjoyed cheering on my teammates and giving them (and my coaches) "fin bumps" during meets. I look forward to swimming...

Alessandro Eramo

Sharks Senior Spotlight Brendan Hopping Hometown: Ipswich, Ma High School: Ipswich High School College: Undecided (Clark University or Saint Michaels) Major: Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science Swimming in College?: Yes Brendan's swimming story: "Swimming with YNS has helped me become more focused, confident, and disciplined. It has also given me the opportunity to make new friends and work with different coaches. During my time with YNS, I’ve had the pleasure of swimming at a variety of pools throughout New England from MIT to UVAC to WPI. As a Varsity member...

Alessandro Eramo

Sharks Senior Spotlight Caroline Pratt Hometown: Beverly, Ma High School: Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School College: Scripps College Major: Undecided major, but I am interested in psychology, economics, and business. I will be pursuing a liberal arts degree. Swimming in College?: Yes Caroline's swimming story: "I have been on YNS since I was eight years old and I am 19 now. Although I have been on YNS for a long time, it did not take me a long time to realize that there is a unique bond that comes with being...

Alessandro Eramo

Sharks Senior Spotlight Kali Vetree Hometown: Georgetown High School: Georgetown Middle High School College: Keene State College Major: Undecided Swimming in College?: Yes Kali’s swimming story: "It all started back in third grade where a friend of mine told me I should join the swim team. I listened to her and I’m very glad I did. I’ve made so many friends and some of my very best friends to this day. We laugh, we fool around, and act like young children. These are people I can be myself around and...

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...