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Reston Swim Publicity

Dear RSTA Families, I hope that this note finds you safe and healthy with your family. I promised you transparency as we try to figure out what summer swim looks like for us this summer. Sadly, I have the unfortunate position of having to let you know that the RSTA summer season has been canceled. We have been working with Reston Association to find alternative options for an abbreviated season; however, with the likelihood of further delays and the uncertainty of their workforce, they let us know that they will...

Reston Swim Publicity

Dear Members of the RSTA Community, I hope that this note finds you and your family safe and healthy. If you are anything like me, you are spending your days daydreaming of when things return to normal, and in the forefront of my mind is summer swim. The RSTA Board met last night, and I wanted to provide you an update regarding our programming. Winter Swim: Unfortunately, the Reston Community Center is now closed indefinitely, and so we will need to cancel the RSTA Winter Swim program. If you were...

Reston Swim Publicity

All Star Meet Results Summary The annual RSTA All Star meet was held on Saturday, July 27 at Lake Newport pool. At the end of each summer season, top swimmers in each event from among all RSTA teams are selected to compete; individual swimmers are permitted to swim in up to two individual events and up to two relays. Over the course of this year’s All Star meet, two new league records and sixteen new team records were set! New RSTA League Record Previous RSTA League Record Name(s) Team Event...

Reston Swim Publicity

RSTA presents the Kevin Coffey Spirit Award annually to a swimmer (or swimmers) on each team who participates regularly in practices and meets and who has exhibited exceptional team spirit, sportsmanship, reliability, and dedication to RSTA's goal of providing a positive swim experience for all swimmers. The award is given in memory of Kevin Coffey, who was part of RSTA for 15 years, as a swimmer and a coach, and personified the criteria on which his memorial is based. This year, RSTA is pleased to recognize the following swimmers with...

Reston Swim Publicity

Reston Swim Team Association (RSTA) named Lyn Fiscus Cordts as the 2019 Kim Klarman Award recipient due to her unrelenting commitment to RSTA and to the Reston community at large. This award is presented each summer at the end-of-season RSTA All Star meet, where all eight of the swim teams in the RSTA league are represented. It is given to an individual or individuals who truly make a difference to RSTA and to the community at large with a commitment to long-term service. The award is named for Kim Klarman....

Reston Swim Publicity

Week 7 (Dual Meet 6) Results Summary RSTA teams competed in their sixth and final dual meets of the 2019 season on Saturday, July 20. Records were broken across four of the eight RSTA teams this week. Matthew Fritz of the Lake Audubon Barracudas beat his own league record in the Boys 15-18 50 Meter Butterfly, that he set last week, by 0.43 seconds with 25.97-second finish. He also set a new team record in the Boys 15-18 50 Meter Freestyle, breaking a 28-year-old team record by 0.32 seconds with...

Reston Swim Publicity

Following an extended delay due to a strong storm that rolled through, 330 swimmers participated in the RSTA Individual Medley (IM) Meet on Wednesday, July 17 at Lake Newport pool. At this annual meet, RSTA swimmers from all age groups compete in the 100 Meter Individual Medley, an event in which each swimmer swims 25 meters of each stroke in this order: butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. Seven new team records were set at the meet. New Team Record Previous Team Record Name Team Age group Time Time Year Name...

Reston Swim Publicity

Week 5 Results Summary After a weekend off from competition, RSTA swimmers were ready to race again on July 13! Two swimmers broke their own records set earlier this season: Matthew Fritz beat his own RSTA league record and Lake Audubon team record in the Boys 15-18 50 Meter Butterfly, which he set at the last meet, by 0.02 seconds with a time of 26.40 seconds. He also topped his own team record in the Boys 15-18 50 Meter Backstroke, which he set on June 8, by 0.76 seconds with...

Reston Swim Publicity

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Reston Swim Publicity

Week 4 Results Summary RSTA swimmers were on fire in the pool as spectators witnessed eleven team records and one league record broken in the scorching heat on the morning of Saturday, June 29. Matthew Fritz of the Lake Audubon Barracudas set a new league record in the Boys 15-18 50 Meter Butterfly with a time of 26.42 seconds, beating the previous record of 26.60 seconds set in 2017 by Casey Storch of the Lake Newport Lightning. This also established a new Lake Audubon team record in the event, which...