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JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 ST Surge SCY Earth Day The SA WAVE demonstrated skill and sportsmanship at last weekend’s ! Our team left with some very impressive stats: *70 Personal best times! *15 New time standard shifts! *9 swimmers dropped time in every event! *Biggest Time Drop = Evan Okulicz with a 53.58 second drop in the 100 Butterfly. An overall 55% improvement from his previous best time! *Most Improved = Cooper Wood with a 21.71 second drop in the 100 Butterfly. An overall 20% improvement from his previous personal...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

Congratulations to Sophia Carroll and Nick Fritz who were named to the San Antonio Express News All Area Team 200-yard freestyle- Sophia Carroll: Alamo Heights, sr. 1:55.17, ninth at UIL Class 5A state. 100-yard butterfly- Nick Fritz: TMI, fr. — 1:04.03, seventh at TAPPS Division II state. WAY TO REPRESENT THE WAVE!

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

Congratulations to Lorin Mow who committed to continue her academic and swim career at McMurray University in Abilene, Texas!! Although Lorin didn't start swimming with the Wave till later in her career, we feel as though she has been with us from the start. She is currently a Senior Gold swimmer and a Senior at Warren High School. She is a very accomplished swimmer, qualifying for Jr STAGS, STAGS, and UIL Regionals. Below is what Coach Jen had to say about Lorin... “Lorin is the type of swimmer that every...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 GU TWST Short Course TAGS Texas Age Group Swimming Championship With just two girls qualifying, they represented our team so well by ranking 38th out of 50 teams. They earned *5 New Personal best times and 5 Finals appearances! *Biggest Time Drop = Tessa Christiansen with a 1.81 second drop in the 200 Fly. An overall 1.18% improvement from her previous best time! *Most Improved = Lily Glasgow with a 1.16 second drop in the 100 Breast. An overall 1.59% improvement from her previous personal best...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 ST SRG STAGS Championship The SA WAVE represented hard work and dedication at this weekend’s meet! Our band of qualifiers left with the following improvements: *23 Personal best times! *6 New time standard shifts! *Biggest Time Drop = Sophia Carroll with a 1.96 second drop in the 100 Butterfly. An overall 3% improvement from her previous best time! *Most Improved = Lily Glasgow with a 1.85 second drop in the 100 Freestyle. An overall 3.2% improvement from her previous personal best time! * Highlights* -Tessa Christiansen...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 ST SCY Surge Kebbab Klassic The SA WAVE was the most spirited team on deck at this weekend’s meet! After two days of competition, here are our stats: *92 Personal best times! *24 New time standard shifts! *Biggest Time Drop = Nicholas Fritz with a 34 second drop in the 400 Individual Medley. An overall 10% improvement from his previous best time! *Most Improved = Nicholas Fritz with a 28 second drop in the 200 Backstroke. An overall 17% improvement from his previous personal best time!...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 ST SCY Surge Classic Recap The SA WAVE had an incredible first part of this year’s Surge Classic! At the halfpoint of the meet, here are our stats: *72 Personal best times! *17 New time standard shifts! *Biggest Time Drop = Cooper Wood with a 33 second drop in the 200 Freestyle. An overall 17% improvement from his previous best time! *Most Improved = Caleb Dial with a 55 second drop in the 200 Freestyle. An overall 36% improvement from his previous personal best time! *...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

San Antonio Wave 2021 ST SC STX Championship Recap The SA WAVE had a stellar first day at this year’s BB Champ meet! At the halfpoint of the meet, here are our stats: *33 Personal best times! *9 New time standard shifts! *Biggest Time Drops Micah Morton with a 5.18 second drop in the 200 Freestyle. An overall 4% improvement from his previous best time! Holly Vanderweele with a 10.02 second drop in the 500 Freestyle. An overall 3% improvement from her previous best time! *Most Improved = Philip Mu...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

Our High School swimmers have had a great season thus far and we are so proud of their accomplishments! A special congratulations to Sophia Carroll who will be representing Alamo Heights High School at the UIL State Championships. Congratulations to our swimmers who were named to the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) Academic All State Swim Team. THSCA recognizes high school athletes who excel in the following categories: GPA, class rank, and ACT/SAT score. It is a great honor to make the Elite Team as a member must have...

JENNIFER WAVE COACH GIL SMETANA

Congratulations to all our High School swimmer who earned new USA Swimming Motivational times at Districts Almaraz, Ayden- 100 Free A time, 100 Back A time Briones III, Rolando Trace- 100 Free AA time, 200 free AA time Curbow, Kayden- 500 Free B time, 100 Fly B time Faux, Ava- 100 Fly BB time Faux, Cole - 50 Free BB time, 100 Free BB time Lockhart, Will – 200 Free A time, 500 Free A time Logan, Garrett - 50 Free BB time McNary, Lindsay - 100 Free BB time,...