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Benji DeMotte

The 2020 Meet of Champs was held over two weekends this December. Week #1 was both the 10 and under swimmers and the 15 and overs. Week #2 was for our 11-14 year olds. Both meets were prelims/finals and we were excited to host several visiting teams. Even with our pandemic restrictions this season, we are thrilled with the results. Recap below: Week #1 172 Excel Swimmers 886 Excel Races 494 Liftetime Best Races 55.8% Lifetime Best Races 41 Swimmers with All Liftetime Best Races 2 New Team Records 1...

Benji DeMotte

Good Luck to Meredith DiPasquale and Zoe Summar who will represent Excel Aquatics at the US Open Meet this weekend in Huntsville, AL. Due to Covid, the format is slightly different than in years past as there are two sessions per day, but they are timed finals. Both of our swimmers start things off tomorrow with Zoe in the 200 IM and 100 Back and Meredith in the 100 Fly. Zoe will finish things up for us on Saturday with the 200 Back and 200 Breast. Good Luck Ladies and...

Benji DeMotte

Congratulations to all of our Excel Swimmers who participated in the October Time Trial this weekend. Our unique "One and Done" format made for a quick session and some fast swimming! Complete Results By The Numbers 124 Excel Swimmers 124 Excel Races 81 Lifetime Best Races 65% Lifetime Best Races 81 Swimmers with All Lifetime Best Races 6 New 2020 AG Sectional Cuts 15 New 2020 SES Championship Cuts 29 New Motivational Time Standards

Benji DeMotte

Excel Aquatics was excited to host Cardinal Aquatics from Louisville, KY for a dual meet this last weekend. Many thanks to our new friends from Kentucky for making the trip. Both teams showed some surprising speed for October and we hope to see Cardinal again! Full Results By the Numbers 2303-741 Final Score (Excel) 253 Excel Swimmers 792 Excel Races 436 Lifetime Bests 55% Lifetime Bests 68 Excel Swimmers with all Lifetime Bests 7 New AG Sectional Cuts 18 New SES Championship Cuts 116 New USA Motivational Time Standards

Benji DeMotte

Excel Aquatics has been named one of the Top Age Group Programs in America by USA Swimming! Head Age Group Coach, Benji DeMotte has been invited to represent Excel Aquatics at the USA Swimming Age Group Summit. Teams were selected based on their improvments in the Virtual Club Rankings and Club Excellence Awards. All our hard work and success over the last few seasons is now being reconized at the national leve! Interested in being a part of our nationally recognized program? Register now or join the waitlist at www.excelaquatics.org!

Benji DeMotte

The SES 2019-2020 Short Course All-Star Team was announced and Excel Aquatics was well represented! The team is selected based on swimmers who either win an event at the SES Championships, finish the season with a time that is ranked in the top 5 in the LSC, or finish the season with an IMX score in the top 5. The incredible success of our age group swimmers is great news for the future of the club. Congratulations to the swimmers, parents and coaches who have been recognized with this honor....

Benji DeMotte

Congratulations to our Excel Swimmers who swam this weekend in the 2020 Fall Fest meet. Although we had to adapt our format to fit our current restrictions, the meet was fun and we swam fast. Although we weren't able to allow spectators, our families were able to watch the live feed (pictured above) to see all the action. Full Results By the Numbers: 295 Excel Swimmers 1009 Excel Races 588 Lifetime Best Races 96 Swimmers with all Lifetime Bests 13 New Age Group Sectional Cuts 21 New SES Championship A...

Benji DeMotte

Excel Aquatics Wins the 2020 Southeastern Short Course Championship! Congratulations to all of our swimmers who were part of winning the SES title in Huntsville AL. With a combined score of 2,418.5 points, we ended up first out of 45 teams. But that wasn't the only win we had... Excel placed 1st in the: Combined Team Score Age Group Combined Team Score Age Group Men Age Group Women 10 and Under Boys 11-12 Boys Men's Open High Point- Joseph Jordan SES Championships By the Numbers 127 Excel Swimmers 709 Excel...

Benji DeMotte

Congratulations to our 8 and Under Girls team for their first place finish at the 2020 Western Regional Meet! The Boys finished third and combined, Excel came in second overall. A special Congratulations goes out to our High Point winners as well: Chloe Gregory- 1st for the Girls Addie Davis- Girl's Runner-Up Charlie Turner- Boy's Runner-Up We are so proud of all our 8 and Under Swimmers and their coaches. Keep up the great work! The 8 and unders were not the only swimmers in the meet however. We also...

Benji DeMotte

Congratulations to all of our Excel Swimmers who competed this last weekend at the High School State Championships meet in Knoxville. We are especially proud of our two-time State Champion Joseph Jordan who won the 50 Free with a 20.41 and the 100 Free with a 44.73! Other top 16 Individual Finishers: Girls 200 Free- Zoe Summar 4th and Meredith DiPasquale 9th Boys 200 Free- Connor Wright 8th and Nick Zaharescu 12th Boys 200 IM- Cade Hickson 11th, Jason Wang 12th and Ollie Land 16th Girls 50 Free- Kailey Orr...