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Jack Conger set two of the seven records that were broken on Tuesday night at the 2012 MCSL Coaches’ Invitational Long Course meet.
Final scores from the weekend’s conference championships, along with which former local high school stars scored points for their college teams in the finals.
With clear skies and large crowds lining the 50-meter Olympic-sized pool, nine records were broken at the 2011 MCSL Coaches Long Course meet at Rockville Swim Center. The USA Swimming-sanctioned summer league meet allows for fast times to count for elite qualifying events — including the U.S. Olympic Trials. MCSL invites the top eight swimmers [...]
The Whitman girls rode a pair of record-setting relays to their second straight Metros title while Gonzaga used its overwhelming depth to capture its first title since 2003.
The Churchill, Blair, Blake and Clarksburg boys and Whitman, Northwest, Magruder and Springbrook girls each picked up wins at their respective division meets as Montgomery County’s public schools geared up for this weekend’s Montgomery County championships. Elsewhere, Georgetown Prep won the IAC championships.
With plenty of depth and even more spirit, Gonzaga dominated the field to claim its first WMPSSDL championship since 2008 while the Good Counsel girls notched their seventh straight Saturday night at the Takoma Aquatic Center. Links to complete results inside
A number of league championship meets took place over the weekend, providing plenty of excitement and several surprises. Check out a roundup of the ISL championships and National Catholics.
Now in its second year, Oakton Swim Club is a team designed for disabled high school athletes and shares a unique relationship with the Oakton High School swim team.
The Good Counsel boys narrowly edged hosts Georgetown Prep while the girls nearly doubled up Holy Cross Tuesday at a WMPSSDL dual meet.
Gonzaga added some drama to the upcoming championship meet season by taking down WMPSSDL rival Georgetown Prep while Churchill once again rallied from a late deficit to win the MCPS Division I relay carnival in dramatic fashion.
Many of the area’s top swimmers competed in the Tom Dolan Invitational at George Mason University over the weekend, while Bethesda-Chevy Chase knocked off Wootton in Montgomery County and Heritage went 2-0 in Virginia’s AAA Cedar Run District.
We’re back! Finally! It’s time to kick off the 2010-11 high school swim season, and we’ll start with today’s boys’ preview featuring swimmers to watch and the top storylines from around the region.
It’s commonplace for community pools to hold pasta dinners and pep rallies on Friday nights and those surely will begin tonight as the 2010 summer season finally gets underway.
Curl-Burke took second overall at the NCSA Junior Nationals this past weekend in Orlando, finishing behind NOVA of Virginia Aquatics (Richmond), which won the meet with a score of 1005.5, ahead of Curl’s 742.5. Rockville Montgomery was fourth with 459 points. A complete round-up of the top finishers from the final three days of Junior Nationals.
RMSC’s Jack Conger breaks a national age group record in the 200 backstroke, Curl-Burke’s Chuck Katis and K.J. Park go one-two in the 100 breaststroke and several other swimmers impress in days two and three at Junior Nationals. Also, locals get started at the NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships.
The first day of NCSA Junior Nationals is in the books. Check out how the swimmers from local clubs Curl-Burke, Rockville-Montgomery and Arlington Aquatic fared on Day One and early in Day Two, and get links to see the full results of the first day’s events.
Whitman’s girls win their first Metros title, while Georgetown Prep cruises to a seventh consecutive championship on Saturday night. Records fell with Whitman’s Danielle Schulkin and Good Counsel’s Sarah Haase and Jack Conger all setting marks. COMPLETE RESULTS INSIDE
The Washington Metropolitan Prep School Swim and Dive League boys’ swimming championship was held Wednesday evening at Georgetown Prep after the snow delayed the meet several times. In a back-and-forth affair, Georgetown Prep distanced itself late from rival Gonzaga to claim the win with 437 points, ahead of the Eagles 399.5 and DeMatha’s 376. FULL RESULTS ATTACHED!
Good Counsel’s girls take home a National Catholic title, while Seton School’s Jameson Hill and Holy Cross’s Katie Rogers win Most Valuable Swimmer over the weekend. Hill turned in two automatic All-American times and snapped a record set by Olympian Bobby Hackett that has stood since 1977.
Rockville-Montgomery placed eighth and Curl-Burke 28th in the overall team standings this past weekend at the U.S. short-course junior national championships in Columbus, Ohio, as Machine Aquatics claimed 33rd on in the men’s standings, and a host of locals swam to top-20 finishes.
In Friday’s morning heats at the Potomac Valley LC Championships, 277 male and female swimmers competed for 16 spots in the 200-meter freestyle finals, with Curl-Burke’s Kristen Moores, 20, and George Mason’s Tom Koucheravy, 24, landing the top seeds for the night’s finals. Heats in the 100 breastroke, 100 butterfly and 400 individual medley also took place.