Eight National Records Set At 8th Annual Solstice Meet

Mark Walters

Eight national records were set at our December 5 short course meters meet.  

Shirley Loftus-Charlie of Virginia Masters set a new mark in the W70-74 400 IM with at time of 6:53.13.

Rick Colella of Puget Sound Masters set 5 new national records in the M70-74 200 (2:10.97), 50 and 100 breast (33.54 and 1:13.04), and 100 and 200 IM (1:06.98 and 2:27.07).

Jerome Frentsos of DC Aquatics Club set a new national record in the M55-59 100 IM (1:01.28)

Club Tribe's Women's 200-239 200m medley relay set a new national record of 2:06.51.  The swimmers were Susan Williams, Kristen Harris, Margaret Conze, and Fall Willeboordse.

Some of these times are under consideration for world records.  We'll let you know if and when those become official.