St. Michael's Swim Team Splashes into Season

St. Michael's Swim Team Splashes into Season

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St. Michael's Swim Team Splashes into Season


St. Michael’s swim squad made a big splash in Burnet on Sat. Oct. 11. Head Coach Han Dersch’s main purpose was to see how his new swimmers responded to the pressure of competition and get baseline times for some of the events they will swim this year.

 SMCA’s relays were fast, but these were Halloween themed relays in which they swam wearing a witch hat, or holding a broom, or wearing a sweatshirt. A fun twist to the relay, and certainly a team building experience to struggle through exchanging a soggy wet sweatshirt while everyone is screaming at you, “Go, Go, Go!!”

 It was a great weekend for the SMCA swimmers, not only because of the team building experience but also because it marked the beginning of what promises to be an exciting season. Below is a list of SMCA’s results from this past weekend.

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Results from Boys’/Girls’ Burnet Swim Relay

100 Freestyle
1st Place Karla Connell  1:03.48
4th Madison McKenzie 1:08.77
1st Place Hunter Dersch :53.52
2nd Michael Martinez :54.97
5th Ted Beiter :57.48
6th Alan Kane :1:03.15

50 Freestyle
1st Place Gianna Lasita  :29.03
2nd Julia McElhenney  :29.21

50 Butterfly
3rd Place Gianna Lasita :33.09

200 Freestyle
2nd Place Karla Connell 2:27.99
1st Place Hunter Dersch 2:01.24
5th Alan Kane 2:29.14

50 Backstroke
1st Place Michael Martinez :28.41

50 Breastroke

1st Place Ted Beiter :32.88
4th Alex Little :38.05


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