In our GMX7 Weekly Wonders of Age Group Swimming series, we celebrate swimmers of every age and experience level with profiles of some recent results.
In prelims, 17-year-old Holden Smith dropped more than 2 seconds from the best time that he swam last month, coming within .01 of the SCY 17-18 LSC record.
15-year-old Maggie Wanezek of Elmbrook Swim Club came close to her LSC record-setting 100 meter backstroke time, 1:01.22, which she posted 3 weeks ago.
Olympic Trial qualifier Lucy Thomas led the charge in the 100 meter breast tonight, pushing 15-year-old Maggie Papanicholas to come within .05 of the OT cut.
Reilly Tiltmann picked up three victories for the meet, claiming the women’s 100 back (53.11), 200 back (1:54.26) and 100 fly (53.82).
After nearly setting a national high school record in the 200 medley relay in the first event of the meet, Brookfield East went on the win the meet.
Brookfield East and Arrowhead, last year’s top two finishers at the state meet, look primed for another showdown after this weekend’s Sectional meets.
Though it’s her first month in the age group, she now sits at #54 in 15-16 100 breast history with her 1:01.07 from today.
The Elmbrook Swim Club has broken the National Age Group Record set by a relay that includes a current member of the USA Swimming National Team.
The 10&Under girls of the Schroeder YMCA in Brown Deer, Wisconsin have set a new National Age Group (NAG) record, going 2:00.98 in the 200 medley relay.