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Buffalo Aquatics Board of Directors Mar 15, 2019

Team Sets New 10-Under Relay Record and 30 Personal Best Times BUFFALO, NY, March 15, 2019 -  The Buffalo Area Aquatic Club (BAAC) concluded the Niagara Swimming short course season last weekend with record performances at the Niagara LSC Gold Championships held at Ithaca College. Leading the team in points was Lauren Golden with 154 points and the 2nd highest point total for all teams in the Women’s 10 and under event. Leading the senior women’s team in points was Abby Halsdorfer with 57 points resulting from three top 10...

Buffalo Aquatics Board of Directors Oct 18, 2018

BUFFALO, NY, October 18, 2018 -  The Buffalo Area Aquatic Club (BAAC) started the USA Swimming short course season this past Saturday with the STAR Super Series Meet #1 at the Burt Flickinger Athletic Center at Erie Community College. It was the swim meet debut for new head coach, Mike Cutler, who recently relocated to Buffalo from Grand Rapids, Michigan. The team finished 3rd place in the women’s division and 4th place overall. The swimmers had great team spirit and delivered many noteworthy achievements: Top Point Leaders: (96) points for...

Buffalo Aquatics Board of Directors Oct 3, 2018

Keep up with and read about Claire Mastrandrea swimming Division I at Butler University. Go, Claire!!! Butler's most recent meet was October 27 against UIC and Olivet Nazarene Click @ButlerSwimming Competes at Olivet Nazarene over the Weekend for full story excerpts: Head Coach Maurice Stewart would tab Middlebrook and Emma Harris "Swimmers of the Meet" for Butler. Middlebrook posted conference qualifying times in the 200 Breast and 100 Back (1:06.98). Tori Horton would win the 100 Back with a time of 1:00.24. Rachel Geller placed sixth (1:02.49) and Claire Mastrandrea took seventh (1:03.53). The 100 Fly featured Claire Mastrandrea finishing second (1:00.65) and Megan Rush in fifth (1:02.30). Emily...

Buffalo Aquatics Board of Directors Oct 2, 2018

Keep up with and read about Stephanie Gfroerer swimming Division II at Edinboro University. Go Steph!!! Edinboro's season opener was October 19 against Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). Stephanie Gfroerer got 4th place in both of the events she swam. She swam the 500-yard freestyle in 5:42.98 and the 1000-yard freestyle in 11:45.18. Go Steph!!! Go BAAC!!!

Aug 11, 2018

MIKE CUTLER NAMED HEAD COACH OF BUFFALO AQUATICS - BUFFALO AREA AQUATIC CLUB Former General Chair of Michigan Swimming, Inc. and Head Coach of Rockford Riptide Swim Club and Michigan Zone Team to Join Buffalo Aquatics in August Click HERE for Official press release on Swim Swam BUFFALO, NY, July 21, 2018 -  The Buffalo Area Aquatic Club (BAAC) is pleased to announce that Mike Cutler will be joining the club as the new head coach on August 12th. Cutler brings over 25 years of coaching experience to the club in addition to...

Buffalo Aquatics Board of Directors Aug 5, 2018

Megan Jermak, BAAC Senior, recently qualified for and competed in the 2018 USA Swimming Futures Championships held in Richmond, Virginia August 2nd-5th. Megan dropped her times in all three events including the 400 Meter IM, 200 Meter Backstroke and the 100 Meter Backstroke. Megan is a sophmore and competes on the Nardin High School swim team as well.

Buffalo Aquatics Board of Directors Jul 22, 2018

Buffalo Aquatics Wins 1st Place in Small Teams Division at 2018 Long Course Champs

Jun 27, 2018

BAAC just wrapped up a strong weekend of performances at the STAR Long Course Meet in Buffalo this past weekend following a road trip to the Jerry Holtrey Summer Classic at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio on Father’s Day weekend. The road trip to Ohio was a first for many of our swimmers who have not competed outside the Buffalo area. The Spire Institute is a United States Olympic Training facility with a 10 lane, 50 meter competition pool and seating for over 1,000 spectators. A few highlights from...

Jun 10, 2018

  BAAC Delivers Strong Performances at the STAR Long Course Kick-Off Meet Last weekend, the BAAC team returned to competition at the 2018 STAR Long Course Kick off Meet. Our swimmers competed in 163 individual events over the three day weekend and had 52 Top 8 finishes, 61 personal best times and 11 new qualifying times for Niagara Long Course Championships in July!   Noteworthy achievements from the meet include: Top 8 finishes by Mallory Adams, Kat Umansky, Luciana Alessi, Lauren Golden, Maya Huntress, Luca Alessi, Jonas Borden, Emily Chung,...

Jun 5, 2018

1 FLEXSWIM MEMBERSHIP is AVAILABLE AT BAAC for the 2018-2019 Season Our entry-level FlexSwim membership is designed for kids who want to experience swimming on a team.  This membership includes the option for two swim meets per year. It’s perfect for busy families who want to get a feel for the sport and pre-team competition and allow the time flexibility to still participate in other sports and activities.  Price: $58 (includes 2 BAAC t-shirts, one short & one long sleeve, BAAC swim cap, bag tag, trophy and certificates presented at banquet) Length: 1 Year...