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Check it out! - Sophie Phelps was named in the Blueseventy Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming on Swim Swam for the week of 12/25/19. https://swimswam.com/blueseventy-weekly-wonders-of-age-group-swimming-12-25-2019/

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Saturday Finals - Sophie Phelps started the night off right with her second Futures cut, new 13-14 and Open team record in the 200BK finishing 10th with a 2:03.13. Tyler Roethke grabbed a 16th place finish in the 50FR with a 21.89 and Beau Garufi finished 13th in the 100BR with a 59.44. Grant Beebe sets a new 15-18 and Open team record with his 10th place finish in the 50FL with a final time of 23.21. Roethke rebounded nicely in his 500FR setting a new 15-18 and Open record...

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New England Seniors at Brown University - December 19-22. Day 1 and Day 2 Full Recap & Day 3 Prelims Thursday Night - Sophie Phelps placed 12th in the 1650FR (17.25.62). Sets new 13-14 and Open team records in the 1650FR and the 1000FR as a legal split. 9 seconds away from a 2020 Futures cut. Friday Prelims - Men's 200FR Relay of Tyler Roethke, Grant Beebe, Kevin Johnson and Beau Garufi place 8th with a 1:27.85 and a new Open team record. Roethke's lead off leg was a 21.32...

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Kaitlyn Harrington and Parker Valero lead the way at the MIT Invite December 12-15. This was a qualifying event and cut times needed to be achieved in order to be entered into the meet. Harrington in the 11-12 age group placed 7th in the 500FR (5:43.94) and 14th in the 200FR (2:10.17) scoring the team 23 points. Valero in the 11-12 age group finished 10th in the 50BR (35.85) and 14th in the 100BR (1:19.01) scoring 20 total points. Other point scorers include Savannah Cox 13-14 1000FR (11:34.25 - 8...

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Nantucket Swimming sent 26 swimmers up to Danvers last weekend for the December Prep Meet. Sophie Phelps improves upon two 13-14 records in the 100 & 200 Back. Emma Davis broke the 15 & Over 200 Free with a 2:03.36. Improvements were seen across the board all weekend long. Maddie Bartleman continues to drop time in 7 of 8 events while also grabbing her first 2 Silver cut times in the 50FR & 50BK. Aspen Cox saw a huge drop in the 200FR with over 24 second getting down to...

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Follow the link for the Nantucket Swimming Booster Club Newsletter https://www.teamunify.com/recmandst/UserFiles/Image/QuickUpload/boosters-club-newsletter-dec2019_080102.pdf

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Sophie Phelps went 3 for 4 in breaking team records in her individual events this past weekend at the Nantucket Thanksgiving Invite. Phelp's new records include the Girls 13-14 100IM (1:01.92), 50FR (25.46) & 50BK (29.21). Nantucket Swimming had 79 swimmers competing against a group from Sailfish out of Scituate and Kingfish Swimming out of Kingston MA in a recreational invite to help increase opportunities for swimmers to race. Most swimmers competed in 4 individual events throughout the meet. 13 of Nantucket's 79 were able to achieve personal best times...

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26 Swimmers ventured up to Andover for the CRIM Specialty Meet this past weekend. 10-weeks into the season and we can see some vague setting in. Personal best times are getting hard to come by. This shapes everything up nicely for a mid-season test come December. Sophie Phelps and Emma Davis still managed to set some team records in the process. Sophie in the 13-14 age group grabbed the 1650FR (and the 1000FR as a legal split), 100FL, 200FL, 200FR and 200BK. Both the 1000 and 1650 freestyle events are...

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Nantucket Swimming was put to the test last weekend, competing in two separate meets in two different states. There were tons of drops in personal best times throughout the weekend! 27 swimmers took part in the ABF trials/final meet at Roger Williams University. Top 7 12&U and Top 21 13&O came back for finals. Saturday Final Highlights: Sophia Slosek - 2nd 200IM - 2:20.42 Sophie Phelps - 20th 200IM - 2:12.61 (NEW 13-14 RECORD) Sophia Slosek - 3rd 50FR - 27.17 Emma Davis - 17th 50FR - 25.39 (SR CUT)...

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Nantucket Swimming had 13 swimmers take part in a single day meet on Sunday October 27 at Mass Maritime in Buzzards Bay hosted by Cape Cod Swim Club. With the event being 100s of the strokes, 200IM and 500FR, our swimmers continue to impress with dropping time and getting closer to post season qualifying times. Sophie Yelverton in her first USS meet in quite some time, posted 5 personal best times in all 5 events she swam with nearly a 30-second drop in her 200FR. Swimmers are really stepping up...