2022 Short Course 1 Championship Recap

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2022 SC1 CHAMPIONSHIP RECAP

 

IST ended the 2022 Short Course 1 season with a flurry of championship meets! Championship meets represent the culmination of an entire season's worth of lessons learned and hard work. Every athletes’ goal was to enter competitions feeling loose and relaxed, prepared to have fun and excel in a prelims/finals format.

 

 

Vandal Invitational

Coach Matt and Coach Tim traveled with 28 IST Senior athletes to Moscow Idaho for the 2022 Vandal Invitational meet. This meet is a unique opportunity to both travel and compete in a prelims/finals format meet before our usual Championship opportunities. 

 

IST athletes had 116 appearances in finals en route to a 1st place finish with a total of 3,479 points! 

 

Fall Divisionals

166 IST athletes attended Fall Divisionals at Juanita High School in Kirkland. This meet served as a championship meet for most athletes in attendance and as a last chance opportunity for others to qualify for Senior Champs. 

 

IST athletes had 277 appearances in finals en route to a 2nd place finish with a total of 3,003 points!

 

 

Junior Nationals

Coach Matt Pelletier and Senior 5 athlete Charles Lee traveled to Austin, TX for the Speedo Winter Junior Nationals. Charles swam the 200 IM, 200 BR, and 100 BR, where he qualified for finals. Charles dropped time in every race and placed 19th in the 100BR with a time of 55.11. 

 

 

PNS 14&U Championships

55 IST athletes competed across two weekends in Kirkland and Federal Way at 14&U Championships. IST athletes had 27 appearances in finals en route to a 13th place finish with a total of 154 points!

 

WA State Senior Championships

40 IST athletes competed at WA State Championships in Federal Way. IST athletes had 164 appearances in finals en route to a 5th place finish with a total of 520 points! 

 

 

New team records:

 

Female 15-18 50BR - Calliope Kim swam a 29.93 breaking Danika Himes record of 30.05. This record had stood since 2017

 

Female 15-18 100BR - Calliope Kim swam a 1:03.39 breaking Danika Himes record of 1:04.43. This has record had stood since 2017

 

Male 13-14 50BK - Owen Stauffer swam a 24.98 breaking Aaron Bell’s record of 25.52. This record had stood since October of 2022

 

Male 13-14 100BK - Owen Stauffer swam a 54.10 breaking Andrew Nguyen’s of 55.15. This record had stood since 2021

 

Male 13-14 100FL - Tyler Lewis swam a 51.38 breaking Ivan Graham’s record of 52.77. This record had stood since 2014

 

Male 15-16 50FR - Aaron Bell swam a 21.83 breaking Michael Reich’s record of 21.94. This record had stood since 1997

 

Male 15-16 50BK - Aaron Bell and Terry Lee both broke this record. Aaron Bell swam a 24.73 before Terry Lee lowered it to 24.31. The previous record was set by Charles Lee in September 2022 with a time of 24.98

 

Male 15-16 100BK - Terry Lee swam a 52.74 breaking Kyle Millis’ record of 52.75. This record had stood since 2016

 

Male 15-18 50BR - Charles Lee swam a 25.79 breaking Brandon Yue’s record of 26.79. This record had stood since 2017

 

Male 15-18 100BR - Charles Lee swam a 54.75 breaking Brandon Yue’s record of 56.84. This record had stood since 2016

 

Male 15-18 50FL - Charles Lee swam a 22.71 breaking Michael Cox’s record of 23.29. This record had stood since 2011

 

Male 200BR - Charles Lee swam a 2:01.56 breaking Brandon Yue’s record of 2:02.36. This record had stood since 2017