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Devilfish Compete at 2022 NJ Swimming 12 & Under Junior Olympics The Westfield Area YMCA Devilfish swim team sent 28 12 & Under swimmers to the NJ Swimming 12 & Under Junior Olympics, hosted by Scarlet Aquatics in Piscataway, NJ from March 18th - 20th. Jane Kavanagh had a 1st place finish in the 50 back with a time of 29.38 and three Devilfish relay records were broken; Girls 11-12 400 Free Relay Team of Emma Crall, Kaylie Gao, Daniella Eriksson, Jane Kavanagh, Girls 11-12 400 Medley Relay Team of...

Westfield Y 13 & Over Devilfish Compete at 2022 NJ YMCA SC State Championships The Westfield Area YMCA Devilfish swim team sent 23 13 and over state qualifiers to the NJ Short Course YMCA State Swimming Championship meet, hosted by the Greater Monmouth YMCA at Franklin & Marshall in Lancaster, PA from March 10th-13th. The meet consisted of prelims and finals. The top 16 13-14 swimmers and the top 24 15 & over swimmers advanced to finals. Many best times were obtained and 4 swimmers made YMCA National cuts; Abby...

Westfield Y 12&U Devilfish Compete at 2022 NJ YMCA SC State Championships The Westfield Area YMCA Devilfish swim team sent 27 12 and under state qualifiers to the NJ SC YMCA State Swimming Championship meet, hosted by the Ocean County YMCA in Toms River on February 25th - 27th. The 9-10’s swam timed finals, while the 11-12’s swam preliminaries during the day and the top 16 finishes swam in finals at night.The team finished in 6th place, up 2 places from the 2020 meet, which was the last time it...

Devilfish Achieve Multiple State Cuts at the NJ YMCA Silver Championship The Westfield Area ‘ Y ’ Devilfish Swim Team sent 48 qualifiers to the NJ YMCA Silver Championship meet at GCIT in Sewell, NJ on February 18 th -20 th . 28 new state cuts were obtained. Congratulations to Patrick Miller for setting the Boys 15-18 200 Fly meet record! The following athletes placed in the Top 8, with state qualifiers in bold: Girls 9-10: Blythe Hoffman (2nd 50 Fly, 7th 100IM); Charlotte Kelly (5th 50 Free & 50...

Multiple Records Broken at Deep Freeze The Westfield Area ‘Y’ Devilfish sent 48 swimmers to the Deep Freeze Invitational, held at the Summit Area YMCA from February 11th-13th. There were many first place finishes and championship cuts achieved. Logan Swenson broke the Boys 13-14 200 Free record with a time of 1:45.54, Daniella Eriksson broke the Girls 11-12 1650 Free record with a time of 19:20.37 and the relay team of Logan Swenson, Ted Crall, Wes Young and Hudson Wilcomes broke the Boys 13-14 800 Free relay record with a...

Westfield YMCA Devilfish Compete at 2022 Bronze Championships The Westfield Area Y Devilfish sent over 95 qualifying swimmers to the first championship meet of the season, YMCA Bronze Championship held from February 11th and 13th at the Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy, NJ. The Devilfish took first place in 11 individual events and 1 relay event: Girls 9-10: Annabelle Tao (50 & 100 Free); Girls 11-12: Emily Williamson (50 Fly); Zadie Zimmerman (100 Free, 100 Back, 100 Breast & 200IM); Boys 11-12: Spencer Grauch (200IM); Joseph Kiley (50 Fly);...

Devilfish Compete at HCY Stingray Splash The Westfield Area Y Devilfish sent over 150 swimmers to the HCY Stingray Splash at the Raritan Bay Area YMCA in Perth Amboy, NJ from January 21st - 23rd. There were many championship cuts received and two Devilfish records broken. Daniella Eriksson broke the Girls 11-12 1000 Free record with a time of 11:44.30 and Jane Kavanagh broke the Girls 11-12 400IM record with a time of 5:03.06. The following swimmers finished in the top 6 for their events. GIRLS 8U: Gianna Lovato (6th...

Devilfish swimmer Sarah Maher competes in the 2021 U.S. Paralympics National Championships The Westfield Area Y Devilfish swim team congratulates 15 year old Sarah Maher on competing in the U.S. Paralympics National Championships which were held at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, NC from December 17th-19th. Maher swam in 7 individual events, and 1 relay. Dropping time in many of her events. During finals, Maher finished 3rd in the 50M Back, 10th in the 50M Free and 12th 400M Free. Her 400M Free Relay came in 4th place. The...

Devilfish swim at MR CIY Fly Holiday Invitational The Westfield Area Y Devilfish Swim Team sent 54 athletes to the MR CIY FLY Holiday Invitational held at the Nassau County Aquatic Center on Long Island from December 10 th -12 th . After being cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic, this annual meet is a competitive mid-season event that brought together 14 teams from the tri-state area. The 13 and over swimmers competed in prelims, with the top 16 from the 13-14 age group and the top 24 from...

The Westfield Area Y Devilfish swim team sent 79 swimmers to the HCY Autumn Challenge held at The Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy, NJ from November 17th - 21st. The following Devilfish had top 6 finishes by age group. Congratulations to all of the swimmers! Girls 9-10: Eliana Gall (6th 100 Free); Leona Rogers (3rd 100 Breast & 5th 50 Breast); William Walker (4th 100 Breast & 5th 200 Breast) Boys 9-10: Ryan Dedman (4th 50 Back); Lucas Moussouni (1st 50 Back, 50 Fly & 100IM, 2nd 50 Free...