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GPAC Swimmers win in Columbus

Gregory Johnson

GPAC swimmers win in Columbus

After getting closed out of the Auburn meet, GPAC made quick arrangements to take 26 athletes to Columbus, GA to attend the Hurricane Fall Classic October 14-16. GPAC accumulated 102 (54%) best times out of 188 total swims. 26 swimmers attended the Fall Classic Meet and 25 out of the 26 swimmers achieved at least 1 new best time!

GPAC had a variety of swimmers of all ages win individual events at the meet. Leading the way was GPAC’s 10-and-under dynamic duo Marcela Dos Santos and Lane Robinson. Dos Santos, 10, won 10 out of her 12 events on the weekend with three new best times. Lane Robinson, 10 won all 10 of his events. His brother Logan, 16, won all six of his individual events over the weekend. Other individual event winners were:

Jillian Beardsley (15) won 4 out of 6 for her events from the weekend and achieved new best times in 2!

Jack Hebert (16) won 2 out of 7 for his events and achieved new best times in 2!

Noah Jacobs, 13, raced to a new Age Group Sectionals cut in the 100 Breaststroke.

Congratulations to the swimmers who achieved new SES qualifying times:

Noah Jacobs (13), Arthur Phillips (10), and Logan Robinson (16).

Congratulations to all the GPAC swimmer who achieved new motivational time standards:

B: Addison Adams, Ben Ashford, Sophia Bridges, Jordan LaBryer, Maddy McKian, Lexi Montgomery, Abi Robinson, Maliyah Roland, Lex Vaughn

BB: Lauren Armstrong, Ben Ashford, Jack Hebert, Kevin Herr, Noah Jacobs, Lexi Montgomery, Arthur Phillips, Axel Phillips, Abi Robinson, Lex Vaughn

A: Lauren Armstrong, Jillian Beardsley, Marcela Dos Santos, Jack Hebert, Kevin Herr, Noah Jacobs, Arthur Phillips, Axel Phillips, Abi Robinson, Lane Robinson

AA: Lauren Armstrong, Jillian Beardsley, Marcela Dos Santos, Jack Hebert, Axel Phillips, Lane Robinson, Logan Robinson

AAA: Marcela Dos Santos, Lane Robinson, Logan Robinson

GPAC is very excited to see what the remainder of the short course season will hold for these swimmers and coaches will now be preparing swimmers for the GPAC Gravy Bowl Invitational held at the UWF Aquatic Center from November 18-20. Congratulations again to all the swimmers who attended the HURR Fall Classic. GO GPAC!