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Matt Ehrenberger

Week of January 23rd - Zone 2 Meet at Soda Center Regular Workout Schedule this Week: Workout Schedule PDF.... Upcoming: Monday AM (tomorrow): Senior AM CANCELED. Regular Monday PM thru Friday workouts. No Saturday AM - Zone 2 Meet at Soda Monday, Feb. 7th: High School Swim Season Begins. Workout Schedule During High School Swim Season... Zone 2 Meet at Soda Center: This is not a team hosted meet - but it is a zone hosted meet. As a zone hosted meet, each team will be responsible for lane timing,...

Donnie Heidary

Year-End Letter

Matt Ehrenberger

Week of December 27th - Holiday Schedule Continues 2021 Holiday Workout Schedule View Here.... This week: workouts Tuesday thru Friday Only (Happy New Year!) Normal Workout Schedule: Workout Schedule PDF.... Next Monday, January 3rd (No AM Sr Workouts - Normal PM Sr & Jr Schedule) College Swimmers Registration: All College Swimmers that currently are swimming or will train with the team over the summer need to register. Registration information and link are on the home page. Choose one of three options. Meet Schedules: (registration for meets is done online: either...

Donnie Heidary

Orinda Aquatics had one of the best championship meets in the past decade, closing the year with fifteen Junior National Qualifiers and seven 2021 Olympic Trial qualifiers. See Meet Mobile and the TeamFeed for OA Sectional, team and individual, results. Lamorinda Weekly Article https://www.lamorindaweekly.com/archive/issue1512/pdf/Orinda-Aquatics-makes-strong-showing-at-USA-Swimming-Sectional-Championships.html

Donnie Heidary

Graduating Senior Summary Senior Letters

It's in the numbers! An incredible 45 OA alums competed in collegiate aquatic programs during the 2014-15 academic year including six of the original seven swimmers from OA Class '11 who finished their four year collegiate careers still loving the sport of swimming. Seven swimmers earned NCAA qualifying marks, three competed at the Division I NCAA Championships (Steven Stumph, Sven Campbell and Courtney Whyte), an alum (Kristen Cunane) is Assistant Coach for the Golden Bears (NCAA DI Champions), Caroline Lukins joined the coaching staff at Columbia University this year, Freeman...

Way to go Megan! We are proud of you! http://www.philly.com/philly/sports/Losing_part_of_leg_doesnt_stop_FM_swimmer.html

SWIMMING WORLD Magazine: January 20, 2015 Andrea Ward: Orinda Aquatics '10 20 January 2015, 02:00pm Andrea Ward, Chasing Olympic Dream With a New Identity Photo Courtesy: Andrea Ward By Katie Seaton, Swimming World College Intern HONOLULU- Andrea Ward, a California native who swam for University of California-Santa Barbara, continues to chase her Olympic dream in the 100 and 200 butterfly after graduating with a biology degree this past fall semester. After four years of representing UC Santa Barbara, the swimmer has chosen to stay and train with Coach Matt Macedo....

The 2014-15 academic year finds a remarkable 45 Orinda Aquatics alums competing in collegiate aquatic sports across our country: Swimming (37 including 9 seniors), Water Polo (8) and new this year: Triathlons (2!). They are carrying on OA's tradition of excellence in academics, character, leadership (Courtney Whyte - team captain at Notre Dame), commitment and continue to develop as swimmers by getting lifetime best times. While some of the collegiate swimmers had peak meets in November/December, many did not so we look forward to seeing what their February Conference Championships...

Last weekend, Megan Howard (Sophomore- US Naval Academy) and Allison Light (Junior - UCLA) competed in the first-ever Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships title in Florida. Megan finished as Navy's top competitor finishing in 1:08.19 for sixth place finish. Right behind, in 9th place and second for UCLA, was Allie (1:09.38). The inaugural women-only championship was established as one of the early steps in recognizing triathlon’s status as an NCAA Emerging Sport for Women. Held at Lake Louisa State Park, a field of women ages 16-25 competed on a draft-legal...