Noteworthy News XXXV

NOVA Coaches
May 24, 2019


 

WITH THE SUMMER LEAGUE SEASON ON THE VERY NEAR HORIZON . . . , I strongly encourage all NOVA families to do their swimming related shopping at NOVA’s own Virginia Swim Shop and to encourage any summer league friends to do the same. All Virginia Swim Shop profits go to benefit NOVA swimmers. The Virginia Swim Shop staff offers years of unmatched experience and will get your swimmer into the right suit and the right goggles. Check out the NOVA spirit wear as well. If it’s something that NOVA swimmers need or want, the Virginia Swim Shop has it or can get it. It’s easy to order on line but that doesn’t your children the way shopping at the Virginia Swim Shop does. So stop by, chat with our friendly staff and see how they can help you and your swimmer with summer league or NOVA outfitting!

 

COACH MEGAN HAS STARTED TRIVIA TUESDAY . . . in the Instagram social media section of the website. This week’s second quiz is a bit harder. Test your NOVA knowledge and submit your guess.

 

SWIM-A-THON MAKE-UPS CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKENDS . . . so check with your swimmer’s group coaches or take note that the make-up dates are the next two Saturdays and Sunday during the hours indicated below. Thank you for your support!!
May 25-26    Normal NOVAFit hours
June 1-2     Saturdays 1:45-4:00/Sundays 2:45- 5:00

 

OUR ANNUAL AWARDS PICNIC IS THIS FRIDAY, MAY 24th at Cobblestone Park. Details will soon be posted on the website and all families will receive an e-mail. Please sign up swiftly, so we will have an accurate count of our numbers (it is a catered event). Food, fun, awards - a fitting summing up of the season thus far!!
All Friday afternoon practices will be canceled.

 

NOVA SOUTH HOSTED A MEET THIS PAST WEEKEND AND NEARLY 400 NOVA SWIMMERS TREKKED SOUTH . . . to join our NOVA-South brethren in gaining more LCM experience. Eric Lambert, Gareth Hollender and Zoe Dixon gave Top Ten performances that moved them far up the Top Ten charts. The same trio led our first place winners, Gareth taking four first places with Eric and Zoe grabbing three each. That future forecasting TSI category draws its usual scrutiny. I drew the line at six because that seemed significant but we ranged up to ten TSI’s!! A truly impressive 297 swimmers registered TSI’s. It promises to be a hot swimming summer!!

6 TSI’S:   Jordan Balk          Ashby Belding          Ashlyn Bonanno
              Aubrey Buyalos       William Chen           Hayden Coyner
              Mason Coyner         Christian Dolan       Gabriella Douglas
               Mackenzie Duffus   Charlie Harington    Levi Jones
              Brady Livesay          Gabe Martinez        Aidin Muminovic
              Reilly Owens            Brendan Van Drew

  7 TSI’s:   Delaney Coyner     Jack Dickerson    Cooper Dillman
              Adam Fisher        Cullen Harrington Anna Martinez 
               Stella McCormack

  8+ TSI’s   MacKenzie Green 8   George Grant 8      Ryan Smith 8
                 Noah Ladman 9        Brayden Green 10  Gracie Hedrick 10 

NOVA All Time Top Ten Performances
8 & Under
Gareth Hollender   100 free 2nd

11-12
Eric Lambert        400 IM 3rd, 50 back 6th

15-16
Zoe Dixon           100 fly 4th

Senior/Open
Zoe Dixon           100 fly 10th 

 

Junior National Cuts
Sarah Bender       400 IM

Danny Chance       400 free

Chris DallaValle   100 free

Zoe Dixon          100 free, 100 fly, 100 back

Josephine Fuller   100 free, 100 fly, 200 IM

Nikolas Lee-Bishop 400 free

Hunter Locher      400 IM

Caroline Sheble    400 IM

Grace Sheble       400 IM

 

First Place Winners

Sarah Bender       400 IM

Maddie Bynum        50 & 100 free

Amelia Chen        100 back, 50 fly

Colin Clements     100 back

Joseph Conner      200 free

Chris DallaValle   100 free, 100 fly

Jack Dickerson     100 breast

Zoe Dixon          100 free, 100 fly, 100 back

Peyton Farmer       50 free, 50 fly

Josephine Fuller   200 IM

Gareth Hollender    50 & 100 free, 50 fly, 50 breast

Kate Hotem          50 back

Eric Lambert       100 fly, 50 back, 50 breast

Nikolas Lee-Bishop 400 free

Hunter Locher      400 IM

Chance Lowry        50 back

Garrett McGovern   200 IM

Kelsey Peel        200 free

Spencer Ridge      100 free

Savanneh Salmon     50 breast

Grace Sheble       400 free

Hunter Sundlun      50 free

Nathan Szobota     100 back

Max Trias           50 fly

Mixed 200 medley relay    Johnson, Trias, Peel, Branch

Mixed 200 free relay      Trias, Peel, Branch, Johnson

 

Time Standard Improvements

Cooper Ackerly       100 back AA, 100 fly AAA

John Ackerly         100 free, 50 breast B, 50 back BB

Gabby Acquarro        50 & 400 free B

Sri Akkala           100 fly, 50 back B

Emory Allen          200 free, 50 breast BB

Anoushka Anand       100 breast BB

Olivia Andrade       200 & 400 free, 50 back, 100 fly B

Kiersten Armstrong   100 free, 50 breast BB

Brooke Bailey        100 free, 100 back A

Madison Bailey        50, 200 & 400 free B, 50 back BB

Jordan Balk           50 & 100 free, 50 & 100 back B, 50 & 100 free BB

Addison Barnes       200 & 400 free A

Anna Barrett         100 fly BB, 50 breast A

Charlotte Barron      50 fly, 50 back B

Hayden Bartz         100 free BB     

Bill Belcher         200 IM A

Ashby Belding         50 breast, 50 & 200 free B, 50 back, 50 fly, 200 IM BB

Gray Belding          50 breast B, 50 back A

Ava Berger           400 free BB

Emily Berger         100 breast B, 50 fly A

Henry Berger         100 fly B

Wilson Berger        100 breast B, 200 IM, 100 back, 400 free BB

Karina Blanco        400 free BB

Ashlyn Bonanno        50 back, 50 & 100 free AA, 200 IM, 100 fly, 400 free AAA

Colby Bonanno         50 free B, 50 back, 50 breast BB

Kayla Boughton       200 free BB, 50 free A

Brooks Bower         400 free, 100 fly BB, 100 free, 200 IM A

Aubrey Bowles        200 & 400 IM AA

Aiden Boyd           200 IM AA

Charlie Boykin       100 fly A

Carson Brewer        100 back BB

Colt Brownback        50 back B

Caroline Burdsall     50 back, 50 breast B

Veronica Burdsall     50 breast BB

Trey Burnett         200 IM BB

Aubrey Buyalos       100 breast, 50 & 100 free, 50 & 100 back B, 200 free BB

Maddie Bynum         100 free BB

Hazel Cabugason      400 free, 200 IM, 100 breast, 100 back B

Paxton Calder         50 free BB

Jake Camera           50 & 100 breast B

Wil Camera           200 free B, 200 IM, 50 breast, 100 back BB

Annie Carlson        100 & 200 free, 50 back BB

Zach Carlson         100 free, 100 back

Morgan Carney        100 breast B, 400 free BB

Rick Carter          400 free, 100 back, 50 fly BB

Gabbie Carvalho      100 fly AAA

Charlotte Causey     100 back A

Michael Causey       200 free, 100 breast BB, 50 free A, 50 fly, 50 back AA

Rimil Chatterjee     200 IM, 100 breast, 50 & 100 free B

JD Chen              100 back AA

William Chen          50 fly, 50 & 100 back, 50 & 100 free B, 100 fly BB

Nikolas Chupp        200 free B, 50 free BB

Gabby Clements       100 breast, 200 & 400 IM A, 50 free AA

Abby Clifton         100 breast, 50 back B

Addison Collins      200 IM, 50 free B

Sophie Collins       100 back BB

Ashley Compton       400 free, 100 fly, 200 IM BB

Seamus Connell       200 back, 200 free BB

Joseph Conner         50 breast A, 200 free, 50 back AA

Wesley Conner         50 breast BB, 50 back A

Julia Connor         100 & 200 free

Lillie D. Connor     400 free AA

Christopher Connors   50 back B

Corinne Cook         100 back A

Oakley Cotropia      400 free, 200 IM, 100 back B

Delaney Coyner        50 breast B, 100 fly, 50, 100 & 400 free, 100 back, 200 IM BB

Hayden Coyner         50 breast, 50 fly, 50 & 400 free BB, 100 back A, 50 back AA

Mason Coyner          50 breast BB, 100 back, 50 fly, 400 free A, 200 free, 100 fly AA

Crawford Craig       400 free, 100 back BB

Paxton Craig         100 breast BB

Elizabeth Cribbs     200 & 400 free A

Trip Crone           400 free B

Lance Cutchin         50 free BB

Abby Dart            200 & 400 free, 50 back BB

Chloe Daub           100 back, 50 free  B

Lizzie Davis         400 free B, 50 free BB

Lina Dawson          100, 200 & 400 free B

Emory DeGuenther     400 free BB, 100 back A

Alex Demchenko       100 free B

Chase Desjarlais      50 back, 50 & 100 free B

Jack Dickerson       400 free, 50 fly BB, 200 free, 50 & 100 breast, 100 back A, 50 back AA

Sirena DiGiacomo      50 fly BB

Anne Munro Dillard   200 IM, 50 fly, 100 free, 100 back B

Cooper Dillman       200 IM, 50, 100 & 400 free, 50 & 100 back, 50 breast

Christian Dolan      400 free, 100 breast B, 50 & 200 free, 50 & 100 back AA

Austin Donivan        50 free BB

Gabriella Douglas    400 free, 200 & 400 IM, 200 back, 100 breast BB, 50 free AA

Aidan Downing         50, 200 & 400 free B

Mackenzie Duffus     100, 200 & 400 free, 200 & 400 IM, 100 breast B

Avery Duke            50 back B

Cole Dunham           50 fly, 50 free B, 100 back BB

Andrew Eastep        400 free B

Katie Edds           100 breast, 50 free B

James Edwards         50 free AA

William Edwards      100 back B, 200 IM, 100 free BB

Ben Ehrensberger     100 breast, 100 back B, 50 free BB

Mia Eubank           400 free BB

Olivia Fahrenkrog    200 IM B

Adam Fisher          200 IM, 100 & 200 back, 50, 100, 200 & 400 free BB

AnnMArie Frink        50 fly A, 100 back, 200 & 400 IM AA

Dana Frink           100 fly, 200 IM B, 100 back, 50 fly BB

Sonah Gary           100 free, 50 & 100 breast B, 50 back, 50 free BB

Grant George          50 & 100 breast, 50 & 100 free B, 50 & 100 back, 50 & 100 fly BB

Bella Glenn          100 breast, 50 fly BB

David Goins           50 & 100 breast B

Brayden Green        400 IM, 100, 200 & 400 free, 100 fly, 50 & 100 breast B, 50 free, 50 fly, 200 IM, 100 back BB

MacKenzie Green      400 IM, 100, 200 & 400 free, 100 & 200 back, 200 IM B, 50 free BB

Samuel Gupton         50 back B

Thomas Gupton        100 back B

Charlie Harrington   100 breast A, 100 fly AA, 50 & 200 free AAA, 50 & 100 back AAAA

Cullen Harrington     50, 200 & 400 free A, 200 IM, 100 free, 50 fly AA, 100 fly AAA

Pierson Harris       200 IM A, 100 back AA

Savannah Harris      200 IM, 100 back BB

Parker Harvey         50 & 100 breast, 50 back B

Mary-Stuart Hawkins  200 free, 50 breast AA, 400 IM AAA

Gracie Hedrick       400 free, 50 & 100 breast, 100 back BB, 200 IM, 50 & 100 fly A, 50 back, 50 & 100 free AA

Caroline Hepper      100 breast B

Khaki Hight          200 IM, 100 & 200 free, 100 back B

Kai Hintze           200 free B

Arman Hoareau        100 free, 100 back B

Taylor Hoffer        400 free B, 200 IM, 50 free, 50 fly BB

Farrah Hollender     200 & 400 free B

Gareth Hollender     100 free A, 50 fly AA

Alex Horst           100 fly B

Callie Horst         400 free BB

Drew Hotem            50 fly BB

Kate Hotem           100 & 200 free A, 400 IM, 50 back AA

Kierstyn Hughes       50 back B

Tolly Hulcher        100 & 400 free B

Aniya Hylton         100 breast, 50 fly, 50 free B

Lane Jacobs           50 fly, 50 free B

Abby Jessup          100 breast BB

Brooke Jessup        100 back, 50 free B

Izzie Jewett         200 free, 100 breast B, 100 fly, 50 back, 50 free BB

Maddie Jewett        400 free, 100 fly, 50 breast B, 100 free BB

Chris Johnson        400 IM BB, 400 free A, 100 & 200 free AA

Gibson Jones         100 free BB

Jasper Jones          50 free BB

Levi Jones           400 free, 50 & 100 breast BB, 50 back, 50 & 100 free A

Riley Jones          400 free BB

Conner Jorgensen     100 fly A

Brady Julian         400 IM A

Bryant Julian        400 IM BB

Caleb Jun            100 breast, 200 & 400 free B, 200 IM, 100 back BB

Ethan Kennedy        100 breast BB, 200 IM, 100 back A

Lily Kennedy         200 IM B

Michael King         200 IM, 200 free B, 50 free BB

Ali Kirsner          200 IM B, 50 breast, 50 fly, 50 & 100 back BB

Danil Kotikov         50 & 100 free BB

Teagan Kuehnle       400 free, 200 IM, 100 breast, 100 back B

Kate Kuhlen           50 back A, 100 & 200 free, 400 IM AA

Andrew Kulak         400 free, 100 fly A

Deepanshi Kumar       50 free B

Devansh Kumar         50 back B

Nicholas Kuriger     100 fly BB, 400 free, 50 breast AA

Katherine Lacy       400 free B

Micah Ladman         400 IM, 50, 100, 200 & 400 free B

Noah Ladman           50, 200 & 400 free, 50 & 100 breast, 100 back, 100 fly, 200 IM B, 50 back BB

Eric Lambert         400 IM AAAA

Alina Laraway        100 back A

Ellie Laraway         50 back B

Carly Laurence       200 back BB, 400 IM A

Rawlings Leachman    100 breast BB, 100 back AA

Mia Lee-Bishop       400 IM AA

Benjamin Li           50 fly, 50, 100 & 200 free B, 100 breast BB

George Li            200 free BB

Ruth Li               50 back B

Victoria Li          200 free, 100 fly, 100 breast B

Porter Linkonis       50 free B

Valentina Linkonis   100 fly AA, 200 free, 200 IM AAA

Isabelle Little      100 breast BB

Shanshan Liu          50 & 100 breast BB, 100 & 200 free, 50 back A

Meredith Lively      200 & 400 free, 50 breast B

Brady Livesay        200 IM, 50 & 100 fly, 50 free A, 100 back AA, 50 back AAA

Sarah Logwood        400 free A

Thomas Lothian        50 free, 50 & 100 back, 50 & 100 breast BB

Chance Lowry          50 fee B, 50 fly, 100 free BB, 50 back A   

Reese Lowry          200 back, 200 & 400 free, 200 IM B, 100 free BB

Howard Luo           100 breast, 200 & 400 free BB, 50 free A

Sherry Luo           100 fly B, 200 & 400 IM, 200 back, 200 free BB

Orlando Ma            50 free, 50 fly B, 200 IM BB

Vivi Maccaroni       100 back, 50 fly BB

Evan Mangin           50 free, 50 & 100 back B, 50 breast BB

Bennett Marsee       200 IM BB, 100 free A

Anna Martinez         50, 100 & 400 free, 200 IM, 100 breast, 100 fly, 100 back B

Gabe Martinez        200 IM, 100 free, 50 fly B, 400 free, 50 & 100 back BB

Christian Mayr       200 IM AA

Hunter McAuliffe     400 free BB

Catharine McCann     400 free, 200 IM B

Lauren McCann        400 free B, 200 IM, 50 breast BB

Stella McCormack      50 & 200 free, 200 IM, 50 & 100 breast, 50 & 100 back

Garrett McGovern     200 IM AAA

Ava McKinney         400 free B, 200 free BB, 50 back A

Cassidy Miklos        50 breast B

Owen Miklos          100 free A, 50 back AA

Riley Miklos         100 fly, 100 back BB, 400 free A

Nathaniel Milligan   200 back BB

Caitlyn Moore        100 free B, 50 fly BB

Braidan Morgan       200 IM, 50 & 200 free, 50 breast B

Jackson Morgan        50 fly, 50 breast, 50 free B, 50 back BB

Kelsey Morris        200 IM, 100 back B

Katelyn Morrow       200 free B

Henry Mulholland      50 breast BB

Wiley Mulholland     200 free, 50 back, 50 breast BB

Aidin Muminovic       50 fly A, 400 free, 100 back AA, 200 IM, 100 free AAA, 50 back AAAA

Abhinav Narra        100 breast, 100 back B

Cole Nelson           50 fly B, 50 & 200 free, 200 IM BB

Delaney Nelson       100 free, 50 breast B, 50 back BB

Sophia Ng            200 IM, 100 free, 100 back BB, 100 breast A

Zac Ng               100 breast, 200 IM, 100 free BB

Colin Noonan         100 free, 50 breast BB, 400 free A

Reilly Owens         100 free, 50 breast, 50 fly B, 200 IM, 50 & 100 back BB

Julia Paget           50 back B

Nikhil Palavalas      50 free B, 50 fly BB

Aleko Panos           50 fly B, 200 IM BB

Gregory Panos        400 free, 200 IM BB, 50 fly AA

Marina Pantelic       50 free B, 100 breast BB

Brantley Patterson    50 back B

Abby Paullin         100 breast, 50 back A

Jonathan Payne        50 breast B, 100 back, 400 IM BB

Kendall Payne         50 free B

Owen Peat             50 back B

Tyler Peat            50 breast BB, 50 fly, 50, 100 & 200 free AA

Kelsey Peel          400 IM A

Eric Pelham           50 fly A, 200 IM, 50 breast AA, 50 free, 100 back AAA

Alyssa Perkins        50 free, 50 fly B, 100 breast BB

Sanna Peterson       100 back AA

Justinas Petkauskas   50 & 100 fly B, 100 back, 400 free BB

Henry Pietrantoni    100 breast B, 50 free, 100 back BB

Michayla Pisa        400 free B

Elizabeth Popik       50 & 200 free BB

Colston Pounders     200 free B, 100 free BB

Ford Reams IV         50 fly, 50 & 100 free B, 50 back BB

Garland Reid         100 & 400 free B

Cameron Rhodes        50 breast B, 50 back A

Reese Richardson     100 fly, 100 free B, 50 back BB

Spencer Ridge         50 back A, 100 free, 400 IM AA

Matthew Rivas        100 back A

Wynn Robbins         400 free BB

Cristina Rodriguez    50 fly BB, 100 back A

Brielle Royster       50 back B

Camden Royster        50 breast B

Liam Ryan            100 fly AA

Savanneh Salmon      400 IM BB

Ethan Salser          50 free A

Luke Salser          100 free, 100 breast, 50 & 100 fly A

Candice Santos       400 free, 50 breast, 100 fly BB, 50 back A

Abhi Satpathy        100 back, 200 IM BB

Jack Schardt         200 free BB

Greer Schneider      100 fly B, 200 & 400 free BB, 100 free A

Elle Scott           100 back A, 100 breast, 50 fly AA

Kriston Seward       400 IM, 50 free, 100 & 200 back B, 400 free BB

Stella Shropshire    100 back BB

Molly Sleman          50 fly B, 400 free A, 50 free AA

Ryan Smith           100, 200 & 400 free, 200 IM, 50 & 100 back B, 50 fly, 50 free BB

Ashley Spalek        100 free, 100 breast B, 50 free BB

David Speich         100 free, 200 IM BB

Timothy Speich        50 breast B

Olivia Spooner       400 free B

Annie Stepanek       400 free BB, 200 free A, 50 free AA

Maddie Stevens        50 breast BB

Sri Subramanian      200 free B, 50 & 100 free BB

Hunter Sundlun       100 breast BB

Nathan Szobota        50 fly A, 100 back AAA

Ryan Szobota         100 free, 50 back B

Natalie Tang          50 fly BB

Peyton Temple         50, 100 & 400 free B, 50 & 100 back BB

Abigail Thornton     200 IM B

Christian Thornton   200 & 400 IM, 50 free, 50 fly A

Hannah Thornton      200 IM, 50 fly B

Kate Tittermary      400 free BB

Max Trias            200 back A, 100 fly AA

Brendan Van Drew     200 IM, 50, 100 & 200 free, 100 back B, 400 free BB

Bea Villanueva        50 back, 50 free B

Sadie Wafford         50 back, 50 breast B

Lucy Wagner          200 free, 100 back, 50 breast B

Caroline Walton      400 free, 100 back B

Abigail Wang         100, 200 & 400 free BB

Sadie Webb           100 fly BB, 200 free A

Emmett Weeks         100 free, 50 back B

Lila Weeks           100 & 200 free B, 50 back BB

Christian Weston      50 free B, 100 free BB

Connor Weston        400 free, 200 & 400 IM B, 100 free BB

Adele Wheatley       200 free, 50 back AA

Ava Wheeler           50 free B

Abby Wheelin          50 breast, 50 & 200 free B, 100 breast BB

Charlotte White      200 free A, 50 back, 100 free AA

Hayes Williams        50 free B

Ada Woo              100 fly B, 200 back BB

Amelie Wykes          50 free, 50 & 100 breast B

Ashley Xiao          100 back, 50 & 100 fly, 200 IM  B

William Xiao          50 free A

Emily Yang           200 free B, 50 free BB

Eddie Zhang          200 free BB

Leah Zhuang          200 IM B

Carter Zubris         50 breast B

Ryan Zubris          100 back B

 

Bold Print indicates first “A” time in current age group   

 

100% Best times

John Ackerly               Nicholas Acquaro          Shelby Adams       
Hiya Agrawal              Emory Allen                    Anoushka Anand     
Olivia Andrade            Kiersten Armstrong        Brooke Bailey      
Mackenzie Bailey       Madison Bailey               Jordan Balk        
Amanda Barnard        Addison Barnes
Anna Barrett               Molly Barrett                   Charlotte Barron
Ashby Belding            Gray Belding                   Emily Berger
Henry Berger              Wilson Berger                 Kayla Boughton
Brooks Bower             Aubrey Bowles                Carson Brewer      
Veronica Burdsall       Hazel Cabugason            Wil Camera         
Annie Carlson             Zach Carlson                   Morgan Carney      
Rick Carter                 Gabbie Carvalho              Michael Causey     
Rimil Chatterjee          Garv Chawla                    Gul Chawla         
Nikolas Chupp            Gabby Clemens               Abby Clifton       
Ashley Compton         Seamus Connell               Joseph Conner      
Julia Connor               Christopher Connors        Corinne Cook       
Oakley Cotropia
Kate Cristello              Elizabeth Cribbs              Lizzie Davis
Lina Dawson               Emory DeGuenther         Alex Demchenko
Sofia Demchenko       Jack Dickerson                Anne Munro Dillard
Cooper Dillman           Christian Dolan               Aidan Downing
Mackenzie Duffus        Avery Duke                    Cole Dunham
William Edwards          Ben Ehrensberger         Andrew Farney
Adam Fisher                Ann Marie Frink             Madelyn Gunderson
Samuel Gupton           Charlie Harrington         Cullen Harrington
Pierson Harris              Parker Harvey               Mary-Stuart Hawkins
Bliss Hays                    Kaki Hight                     Kai Hintze
Taylor Hoffer                 Alex Horst                     Kate Hotem
Tolly Hulcher                 Mary Kate Jacobs        Amish Jena
Abby Jessup                 Brooke Jessup             Izzie Jewett
Maddie Jewett              Levi Jones                   Brady Julian
Caleb Jun                     Ethan Kennedy            Lily Kennedy
Michael King                 Ali Kirsner                    Danil Kotikov
McKenzie Kuehnle       Kate Kuhlen                 Deepanshi Kumar
Alina Laraway               Rawlings Leachman    Benjamin Li
George Li                     Gabi Linkonis               Ruth Li
Brady Livesay               Thomas Lothian          Chance Lowry
Reese Lowry                 Sherry Luo                  Vivi Maccaroni
Sara Maksimovic           Evan Mangin              Rose Mangin
Orlando Ma                    Anna Martinez           Gabe Martinez
Lauren McCann             Ava McKinney            Cassidy Miklos
Lila Mitchell                   Savir Raj Mohil           Kelsey Morris
Henry Mulholland          Wiley Mulholland        Aidin Muminovic
Sanuthi Nanayakkara    Abhinav Narra           Delaney Nelson
Sophia Ng                     Colin Noonan             Lee O’Connor
Victoria O’Connor          Reilly Owens             Nikhil Palavalas
Tanvi Palavalas             Marina Pantelic          Brantley Patterson
Abby Paullin                  Owen Peat                 Justinas Petkauskas
Colston Pounders          Nicholas Rapp           Garland Reid      
Cameron Rhodes          Reese Richardson     Spencer Ridge
Lee Rodgers                 Cristina Rodriguez     Brielle Royster
Liam Ryan                     Ethan Salser             Candice Santos
Emma Schussler          Greer Schneider        Lucy Schwab        
Elle Scott
Stella Shropshire         Molly Sleman              Cathy Smolka
Tim Speich                   Maddie Stevens         Sri Subramanian
Nathan Szobota           Christian Thornton     Hannah Thornton
Sam Wagner                Sadie Webb               Maggie Weber
Emmett Weeks             Christian Weston       Connor Weston
Adele Wheatley            Abby Wheelin            Charlotte White
Ella Wiatt                      Carson Williams        William Xiao
Emily Yang                   Leah Zhuang             Carter Zubris
Ryan Zubris             

Barrier Breakers

William Xiao         <    :30       50 free

Zoe Dixon            <   1:00      100 free

Josephine Fuller

Kate Kuhlen          <   1:10      100 free

Emory DeGuenther     <   1:20      100 back

Owen Miklos          <   1:20      100 free

Tyler Peat

Charlotte White

Elle Scott           <   1:30      100 breast

Jack Dickerson

Henry Berger

Carly Laurence

Thomas Lothian       <   1:30      100 back

Ashlyn Bonanno       <   1:30      100 fly

Gabbie Carvalho

Charlie Harrington

Valentina Linkonis

Amanda Barnard       <   2:30      200 free

Kate Kuhlen

Seamus Connell

Adam Fisher

Jack Schardt

Annie Stepanek

Eddie Zhang

Wiley Mulholland     <   2:40      200 free

Greer Schneider

Rick Carter          <   3:00      200 IM

Ashlyn Bonanno

Cullen Harrington

Valentina Linkonis

Aidin Muminovic

Cooper Dillman

Ethan Kennedy

Sherry Luo

Thomas Lothian       <   3:00      200 free

Braidan Morgan

Anna Barrett

Elizabeth Cribbs

Cullen Harington

Shanshan Lui

Tyler Peat

Charlotte White

Carly Laurence       <   3:00      200 back

Judson Lifsey

Sherry Luo

Ada Woo

Savannah Harris      <   3:30      200 IM

Shanshan Liu

Zac Ng

Eric Pelham

Andrew Kulak         <   5:00      400 free

Lillie D. Connor

Colin Noonan         <   5:30      400 free

Molly Sleman

Jack Dickerson

Brooks Bower

Andrew Eastep

Adam Fisher

Wynn Robbins

Annie Stepanek

Addison Barnes       <   6:00      400 free

Ava Berger

Hazel Cabugason

Julia Connor

Emory DeGuenther

Christian Dolan

Drew Geyer

Farrah Hollender

Caleb Jun

Greer Schneider

Kate Tittermary

Ashlyn Bonanno

Elizabeth Cribbs

Cullen Harrington

Aidin Muminovic

Amanda Barnard       <   6:00      400 IM

AnnMarie Frink

Mary-Stuart Hawkins

Kate Hotem

Brady Julian

Bryant Julian

Kate Kuhlen

Spencer Ridge

Carly Laurence

Mia Lee-Bishop

Jonathan Payne       <   6:30      400 IM

Karina Blanco        <   6:30      400 free

Mia Eubank

Howard Luo

Hunter McAuliffe

Tolly Hulcher        <   7:00      400 free

Lila Mitchell 

 

WARM WEATHER WARNINGS FOR THE WISE . . . . We all love the onset of spring. Blossoms, warmer weather, that yellow dust - OK - mixed blessings. Here are some heads-ups from the coaching staff that might make your spring/summer swimming experience more pleasant and more effective:

  • A 50/50 mix of isopropyl alcohol and white vinegar will do the trick. All a couple of drops to each ear during the more humid spring and summer months and that bit of unpleasantness and expense will be avoided.
  • Use sunscreen - weekends and gym classes can bring unnecessary ouch to a practice.
  • Wear sandals or shoes. A cut toe, a skin flap, a significant slice can be highly annoying when exposed to the movements and length of a practice.
  • Hydration. Thirst is a sign of dehydration. The practice performance of dehydrated swimmers will suffer. Drink 8-12 ounces before going to bed to battle any creeping dehydration. Bring a large water bottle to practice!!

                    OUR COACHING STAFF’S EXPRESSED GOAL . . . is to answer e-mails promptly. If promptly isn’t possible because we are on-deck, working out, or out to dinner, for example, we aim to answer inside a 24 hour cycle. That 24 hours or less goal applies to the M-F workweek and some coaches extend that to include Saturday AM. A weekend e-mail may not get answered until Monday; a vacation e-mail may not get answered until a staff member returns from vacation. When we are on-deck or at a meet, that “prompt” response cycle may also be interrupted. Hope this clarification helps. 

    

 

SOME OF OUR COLLEGE-BOUND SENIORS HAVE MADE DECISIONS . . . and we are delighted to announce the following future destinations. Our rule here is simple: gotta know before a name is added to this list. So here’s what we currently know. If you know and we don’t, stay calm and drop me a line. Our latest addition is also  University of Virginia-bound. Wahoo-wah to Joey Mistretta who will join several NOVA teammates in the fall in Charlottesville! Be assured, NN remains vigilant: you will know when it knows!!,

Maggie Baham      Allegheny College
Colin Clements    William & Mary
Mary Cornett      Penn State
Zack Cram         North Carolina State
Chris DallaValle  Duke
Sally Ennis       Washington & Lee
Claire Evko       University of Lynchburg
Mark Graff        Vanderbilt
Maura Graff       William and Mary
Reid Hutcherson   Villanova
Conner Jorgensen  Virginia Military Institute
Quinn Keatley     Roanoke College
Stephen Laming    University of Virginia
Tillie Lewis      NYU
Alli Lovell       University of the Cumberlands
Patrick Madden    Denison
Caitlin McSorley  University of Virginia
Joey Mistretta    University of Virginia
Iain Moore        Franklin & Marshall
Alexa Owen        University of Virginia
Peyton Proffitt   William and Mary
Clara Rodriguez   University of Virginia
Michael Senter    Randolph-Macon College
Ethan Spencer     DePauw University
Laney Van Lenten  Washington & Lee
Nicholas Viers    Duke

 

 


 

WE HAVE THE NOVA FLAT HAT BULLETIN BOARD . . . that traces, through pictures, the travels of NOVA families and their NOVA caps. I thought it would be fun to see NOVA’s international bloodlines. Here is the rule: only parents and children count. So parents or children have to be first generation here in the United States.  Here’s what we have gathered - I suspect we have more. That proved to be true once again after a long calm!! We now have 39 countries and counting! Exchange student Varin Schefte breaks our South American streak by hailing from the land of the Midnight Sun, Norway. Don’t hold out on us regarding your point of origin if you’re not on this list! 

Albania
Armenia
Australia
Bangladesh
Brazil
Burma
Cambodia
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
Cuba
Czech Republic

Denmark
Ecuador
England
Germany
India
Iran
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Korea
Latvia
Mexico
Nigeria

Norway
Poland
Russia
Serbia
Seychelles Bosnia & Herzegovina
Singapore
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Switzerland
The Philippines
Turkey
Venezuela

E-mail Coach Geoff with any additions. I suspect we will have an amazing NOVA tapestry when we are done - if we ever get done!!!