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Kenneth O'Reilly

4 NJ STATE RECORDS; 6 TEAM RECORDS & NUMEROUS TOP 10 UPDATES: Last weekend was an amazing meet for a 6-lane x 25-yard pool. We had some amazing swims. Included in our Senior performances were Summer Junior National cuts, Winter Junior National cuts, Sectional cuts, Team and State Records: 4 “NEW” NJ STATE RECORDS: Richard Poplawski: 13/14 Boys 200 IM: 1:50.43 Richard Poplawski: 13/14 Boys 400 IM: 3:57.14 Richard Poplawski: 13/14 Boys 200 Backstroke: 1:47.78 Richard Poplawski: 13/14 Boys 200 Butterfly: 1:48.61 6 “NEW” SCARLET-NJ WAVE TEAM RECORDS: Junseo Kim:...

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SCARLET-NJ WAVE - SCHEDULES Practice Schedule for April till May 9th - 2021 (CLICK HERE) Practice Schedule from May 10th till the end of the school year (CLICK HERE) Practice Schedule for Summer beginning Friday 6/25/21 (CLICK HERE) - TBA shortly.

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Sorry....another Correction regarding AGE GROUP 2....correction below.... Dear Scarlet-Wave Members: I usually send this out earlier but as you know this is not our typical year. Below is an outline of our Spring Break schedule for this year: Super Squad, Junior 2, and Senior Elite: Last week of practice will be 3/14-20. March Madness Swim Meet will be 3/20 & 3/21. Practices will begin again the week of Monday, April 5th. Age Group, Age Group 2, Senior Prep, and Senior Performance: Last week of practice will be 3/21-27th. Some practice...

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Coach Erin Miller Makes Waves with Positivity and Fun (CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE LINK) In certain areas of the United States — Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, places where winter is more of a calendar designation than a meteorological occurrence — swimmers train in outdoor pools year round. New Jersey is not one of those areas, or at least it wasn’t prior to COVID-19. Realizing that creativity would be key when navigating the pandemic, Scarlet Aquatics-New Jersey Wave looked outside the box. With state-mandated restrictions significantly limiting the number of participants...

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My Why: Junseo Kim, Simone Manuel & Justin Ress (CLICK HERE TO LINK TO ARTICLE) Some sage soul, possibly Rowdy Gaines, once mused, “Absence makes the heart grow fonder.” At this point, our hearts are to the point of bursting with pent-up fondness — and longing — for the pool. Continued and extended periods of quarantine have distanced us from the comfort of chlorine during the 'Rona’s reign, affecting all members of the swim community — athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, family and supporters alike. We’ve missed the big moments: postponed...

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SWIM SWAM ARTICLE (CLICK HERE) BY JARED ANDERSON February 16th, 2021 Scarlet Aquatics 14-year-old Richard Poplawski broke three LSC age group records across three event disciplines last weekend. Poplawski erased some big swimming names from the New Jersey record books, setting short course yards records in the 100 fly, 200 back, and 400 IM. Poplawski already owned the 400 IM record with a 3:59.53 he put up last fall. But at last weekend’s meet in Camden, New Jersey (listed as BWA ABBC Feb 2021 on Meet Mobile), Poplwaski cut down...

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3 NEW STATE RECORDS, JR. NATIONAL CUTS AND ALL-TIME TOP 10 UPDATES: CONGRATULATIONS ON A GREAT MEET WEEKEND AT THE BWA MEET IN CAMDEN, NJ. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THOSE THAT MADE NEW SECTIONAL, AND JUNIOR NATIONAL TIME STANDARDS. SOME SPECIAL MENTIONS: Men 400 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY: Richard Poplawski 3:57.46 (NEW 13/14 NJ STATE RECORD & WINTER JUNIOR NATIONAL CUT) Men 200 BACKSTROKE: Richard Poplawski 1:49.18 (NEW 13/14 NJ STATE RECORD & WINTER JUNIOR NATIONAL CUT) Men 100 BUTTERFLY: Richard Poplawski :50.43 (NEW 13/14 NJ STATE RECORD) Men 400 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY: Eric...

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CONGRATULATIONS TO RICHIE POPLAWSKI ON HIS FEBRUARY APPEARANCE IN SWIMMING WORLD AS AN UP AND COMING SWIMMER! TO READ THE ARTICLE, (CLICK HERE)

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CONGRATULATIONS ON A GREAT MEET WEEKEND AT THE SCARLET CABIN FEVER INVITE. CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THOSE THAT MADE NEW SECTIONAL, FUTURE, & NATIONAL TIME STANDARDS. SOME SPECIAL MENTIONS: Women 1650 FREESTYLE: Chloe Kim 16:32.85 (NEW WINTER JR. NATIONAL CUT & US OPEN CUT) Men 200 INDIVIDUAL MEDLEY: Richard Poplawski 1:53.75 (NEW 13/14 NJ STATE RECORD) TOP 10 UPDATES (for full list, click here): SCARLET-NJ WAVE – SHORT COURSE YARD ALL-TIME TOP 10 LIST UPDATES BELOW: Women 1650 FREESTYLE 4. Chloe Kim 16:32.85 ‘21 Men 50 FREESTYLE 9. Richard Poplawski :21.98...

Kenneth O'Reilly

CONGRATULATIONS ON A GREAT MEET THIS PAST WEEKEND. MANY NEW STATE RECORDS, TEAM RECORDS, TOP 10 UPDATES, WINTER JUNIOR CUTS, FUTURE CUTS, AND SECTIONAL CUTS. 4 NEW NJ STATE RECORDS Women 200 Fly (15-18 & Open Records): Junseo Kim 1:59.18 Men 400 IM (13-14): Richard Poplawski 3:59.53 Boys 1650 Freestyle (11-12): Timothy Lee 16:50.94 Boys 400 Medley Relay (11-12): 3:52.90 (Ryan Choi :56.21-Bk, Collin Lee 1:05.59-Brst, Connor Hong 1:00.63-Fly, Timothy Lee :50.47-Free) 2 NEW SCARLET-NJ WAVE TEAM RECORDS: WOMEN 200 BUTTERFLY: Junseo Kim 1:59.18 WOMEN 100 BUTTERFLY: Junseo Kim :55.16...