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Congratulations to senior Kevin Sweetman who signed a letter of intent and accepted an appointment to the United States Merchant Marine Academy.

Congratualtions to Texas Gold swimmer Rachel Rodriguez who has signed her letter of intent to swim at Seattle University next year!

Congratulations to senior Aaron Overheim who signed a letter of intent and accepted an appointment to the United States Coast Guard Academy.

Congratulations to senior Bree Mury who signed a letter of intent this month and accepted a swimming scholarship to Marshall University.

Kyle Sockwell is representing Texas Gold at the 2012 USA Swimming Junior Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana this week. On Tuesday, Kyle broke both his 17-18 boys and Texas Gold team record in the 400 IM. He swam a 4:35.32 in prelims to eclipse his old time 4:35.48 and lowered the records again that night in finals to a 4:34.21.

Micah Lawrence is in the midst of her Olympic competition in the 200 Breaststroke, tune in to watch her swim in the semi-finals tonight & spoiler alert.... stop readin if you don't want to know before this evenings broadcast... the finals tomorrow night.

Congratulations to 10 year old Rebecca Rivers who earned the 10 & under girls high point award at last weeks Texas Age Group Swimming Championships by scoring more points than any other girl in the competition. She won 4 individual State championships, in the 50 Backstroke, 100 Backstroke, 200 Freestyle and the 400 Freestyle. In her other 3 events, she placed second in the 100 Freestyle & the 200 Individual Medley and placed fourth in the 100 Butterfly. Miss Rivers also set 3 new Texas Gold age group records in...

Rebecca Rivers has set two new Texas Gold 10 & under girls team records this summer, she broke the records in both the 100 & 200 butterfly. 100 meter Fly 1:15.55 200 meter Fly 3:03.55 Kyle Sockwell also set two new Texas Gold 17-18 boys team records this summer, he broke the records in both the 100 backstroke & 200 individual medley. 100 meter Back 1:00.03 200 meter IM 2:08.66

Texas Gold members, Here is a link to a shout out that Olympian Micah Lawrence did to her Texas Gold family. http://www.ihigh.com/usaswimming/broadcasts.html?mode=school&schoolid=27165&status=completed Be sure to follow her as she races for team USA in London.

Micah Lawrence has earned a spot on the 2012 United States Olympic team with her 2nd place finish in the 200 Breaststroke on Saturday night. Her time (2:23.03), which was a personal best, is also currently the 3rd fastest time in the world. Congratulations Micah and good luck in London, your Texas Gold family is extremely proud of you.