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The Speedo 2019 CA-NV Sectionals Swimming Championships was held in Monterey Park, California December 13th-16th, 2019. Many of the top clubs from California and Nevada competed in this championship meet. The Pleasanton Seahawks (PLS) swept the three top awards: 1st Place Team Award, Overall Top Male award to Taber Dacosta, and Overall Top Female award to Sydney Lu. Many PLS swimmers stood atop the podium to accept their medals, which totaled 30 medals overall – 8 golds, 9 silvers, 2 bronzes, and 11 others (4th – 8th place). The top...

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The Speedo 2019 Winter Junior (West) Championships was held in Federal Way, Washington December 11th-14th, 2019. Many of the top junior swimmers, 18 and younger, in the United States showcased their speed and talents in this championship meet. The Pleasanton Seahawks sent three qualifiers: Andy Wang, Allen Dempster, and Alex Ren. Andy Wang’s best performance was 30th place on 1650y Free (15:44.88). Andy also raced to a personal best time for 40th place 500y Free (4:32.33). Allen Dempster showed his strength in backstroke events powering to 33rd place 100y Back...

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The Winter 2019 Junior Olympics Championships was held in San Jose, California December 6th-8th, 2019. As many as 940 swimmers from 70 top clubs in Pacific Swimming competed in this age-group championship meet. The Pleasanton Seahawks (PLS) captured three top awards: 2nd Place Team Award, High Point Award 11 Year Old Female to Natalie Mak, and High Point Award 12 Year Old Female to Alexis Mesina. After 3-days of competition, many PLS swimmers raced to personal best times, team records, and most importantly, lots of team fun. Their enthusiasm and...

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The Pleasanton Seahawks (PLS) competed at the 2019 Toyota US Open Swimming Championships held at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia December 4th-7th, 2019. Most of the top swimmers in the USA, including Olympians, competed in this championship meet. Sydney Lu, Allen Dempster, and Lleyton Plattel represented PLS, providing exciting races and improving their overall performances at this early-season meet. Sydney raced in three events: 200m IM with 2:20.80 (0.89s time improvement), 100m Fly with 1:01.33 (0.11s time improvement), and 200m Fly with 2:22.32. Allen raced in two events:...

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The Pleasanton Seahawks (PLS) hosted the Pacific Swimming Short Course Yards Senior 2 Trials and Finals Meet on November 9 - 10 at the team’s pool facility in Pleasanton. More than 700 swimmers from 49 teams in Pacific Swimming as well as other top teams from Sierra Nevada and Oregon were in attendance. On the women’s side for PLS, Claire Suen had a great meet making four finals appearances. She finished 1st in the 50 Free B-Final (24.27), 3rd in the 200 Free A-Final (1:51.97), 3rd in the 100 Free...

The Pleasanton Seahawks hosted the Speedo Short Course Junior Olympics Championship held on Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18 at the Dolores Bengston Aquatic Center in Pleasanton, California.  A total of 79 swim clubs representing approximately 912 swimmers (14 and under) were in attendance. The Pleasanton Seahawks (PLS) swim team qualified 37 swimmers (25 girls and 12 boys) for competition.  The girls include Brooke Bennett, Lillyana Caples, Sydney Goldstein, Alexis Mesina, Jessica Tsai, Maria Zhang, Paige Bennett, Faith Carroll, Emily Lau, Kaitlin Lee, Cynthia Li, Florence Lin, Emma Wang,...

Congratulations to the sixteen Pleasanton Seahawk swimmers that were selected to represent Zone two at the ‘Zone All-Star Developmental Championship Meet’.  Each March, Pacific Swimming holds an All-Star meet for  swimmers that have been selected to represent their zone from a qualifying meet.  The meet is for swimmers ages 14 and under to represent their zone  at the Zone All-Stars.  There are five zones in Pacific Swimming, Pleasanton Seahawks are in Zone 2.   Of the 64 total swimmers from all 5 zones, 16 were Seahawks.  The meet took place...

The Pleasanton Seahawks had 7 swimmers qualify for World Cup 2017. The meet was held at the 'Beijing National Aquatics Center' (better known as the "Water Cube"), in Beijing, China, the home of the 2008 Summer Olympics. Representing the Pleasanton Seahawks at the "FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2017" on November 10-11, 2017 were: Calvin David who swam the 50 meterfree, 200 free, 100 fly and placed 26th in the 400 free. Caroline Eckel swam the 50 free, 100 free and placed 25th in her 100 back. Daniella Hawkins swam the...

September 2017  Miranda Heckman, 16 years old and a member of the Pleasanton Seahawk Swim Team Elite Group, just returned home after representing the United States of America in the Fina World Junior Championships held Aug. 23-28th in Indianapolis, IN. Heckman was part of the 4x200 Free Relay which took 4th place. She also swam the 400 Free in 4:24.91 earning a 26th place finish. The USA World Junior Championship Team, (for females) is made up of the top two swimmers in each event from the 2017 National Championships (not...