CLICK HERE FOR WINTER 2015-2016 MEET RESULTS
MIDNIGHT MADNESS (10/10/15)
The Penguins participated in Hilliard's Midnight Madness Invitational and the team swam 57 PBs. PB Sweeps were earned by Sahana Bettada, Kyndall Caffey, Andrew Gehring, Eli Grubbs, Caroline Heym, Isaac Iversen, Harry Jacobsmeyer, Hugh Jacobsmeyer, Bridget Korn, Annabel Long, Natalie Madsen, Ethan McGarvey, Lily Miller, Kennedy Powers, Avery Simonds, and Pavan Thota. Thank you to Annabel Long and the 'guins for an enthusiastic ROO-HA!
LTPY VS LANCASTER (9/26/15)
Great Job Penguins in your season opener at home versus Lancaster. The team swam a total of 127 PBs and there were 14 swimmers with a PB Sweep*: Layla Fogelman, Andrew Gehring, Amalia Herzog, Anna Liedtke, Annabel Long, Carson Loughrey, Lauren Malerich, William Malerich, Matthew Patterson, Mason Reid, Ananth Tamarapoo, Chris Tracewell, Alec Tseng and Jarek Tseng. Also, THANK YOU Penguins parents for volunteering and donating concessions!
(In the full meet results, you will notice many events marked with a small "x". For scoring (not place), only two relays from the same team in each event can score points, and in individual events, only three swimmers from the same team can score points. The small "X" is noted on relays or swimmers that cannot score team points).
The next YMCA meet is the Midnight Madness Invitational at Hilliard. The signup deadline has passed for this meet.
Chris Patterson was the ROO-HA team mascot and he is pictured below with other Penguin team members.
* To earn a PB sweep during the 2015-2016 winter season in dual meets and invitationals, swimmers must compete in three or more individual events (on the same day) and swim a personal best time in all of them or PB in the maximum number of events offered. For Championships, swimmers earn a PB Sweep if they swim a personal best time in all the individual events they compete in.
If you suspect an error or have any questions regarding the results, please e-mail Coach Chris.
SUMMER 2015 MEET RESULTS
PB Count to Date: 1,156 (as of 08/7/15)
Top Times all courses converted to yards (08/09/15)
Long Course Team Records (as of 08/09/15)
Short Course Team Records (as of 08/09/15)
YMCA LONG COURSE NATIONALS - 8/3-8/7/15
The Rock N Roll Penguins competed in YMCA Long Course Nationals at IUPUI, Indianapolis the week of August 3rd. The top finisher was Sheridan Ave, who finished 39th out of 108 swimmers in the Women’s 50 Meter Fly. The swimmers swam 4 PBs and long course team records were set by Haley Banner in the 13-14 Girls 200 Backstroke, Sheridan Ave in the 15-18 Girls 50 Fly, Michael Racke in the 15-18 Boys 200 IM and 100 Fly, and a relay team record was set by the 15-18 Girls 200 Medley Relay: Justine Kenny, Leona Bently, Ave and Banner. Congrats on a great season!
OHIO LONG COURSE SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS (7/26-7/29/15)
The senior Penguin swimmers participated in the Long Course Senior Championships at Kenyon College. There were quite a few highlights over the weekend including 32 PBs and 10 team records. Michael Racke qualified for YMCA Nationals for the first time in the 50 Free and then qualified in another event, the 100 Free. Allison Kenny and Michael swam PB Sweeps, and the PB leader over the weekend was Mason Reid with 6 PBs. Mason and Michael each set three team records in individual events and two relays.
15-18 Boys Team Records
• Mason Reid – 400 Free, 100 and 200 Back
• Michael Racke – 50 and 100 Free, 200 IM
• 200 Free Relay and 400 Medley Relay – Mason Reid, Matthew Xin, Luke Jaycox, Michael Racke
15-18 Girls Team Records
• 400 Free Relay – Colleen Jaycox, Sydney Weis, Leona Bently, Justine Kenny
Mixed All-Star Senior 200 Medley Relay – Justine Kenny, Matthew Xin, Mason Reid, Colleen Jaycox
Congratulations Seniors on great end of season swimming!
OHIO CENTRAL ZONE SECTION 2 CHAMPIONSHIPS (7/22-7/25/15)
Sheridan Ave, Haley Banner, Justine Kenny and Colleen Jaycox competed in the Ohio Central Zone Section 3 Championship meet at Ohio State. Sheridan Ave swam 6 PBs and set four individual team records (15-18 Girls 50, 100 and 200 Free, and the 100 Fly). She was also a member of the record breaking 200 Meter Free Relay along with teammates Haley Banner, Colleen Jaycox and Justine Kenny.
OHIO LONG COURSE JUNIOR OLYMPICS (7/16-7/19/15)
21 PBs, 8 Team Records and 2 YMCA National Times were achieved by twelve Penguin swimmers at Ohio Junior Olympics held at Miami University over the weekend. PB Leaders were Haley Banner with 6 PBs and Lydia Colvin with 4 PBs. PB'ing in all their events over the weekend were Lydia, Aiden Gaier and Michael Gaier, and Kaden Springfield swam 3 PBs on Friday. Haley Banner set four individual team records in the 13-14 GIrls 50 and 100 Free, and 50 and 100 Back. She also qualified for YMCA Long Course Nationals in the 50 and 100 Free. The 13-14 Girls set four relay team records: 200 and 400 Free Relays - Emily Espy, Hailey Blythe, Lauren Perry and Banner; 200 and 400 Medley Relays - Banner, Alice Crowe, Laura Loughlin and Emily Espy. Great Weekend of Penguin Swimming!
YMCA SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIPS - SEOWV LEAGUE (7/11-7/12/15)
Congratulations Penguins on your 12th consecutive SEOWV YMCA Summer League Championship at Denison University over the weekend. The team swam 207 PBs and there were 25 PB Sweeps were swum by Maria Bell, Cassie Coniglio, Aditya Das, Luke Dawson, Cullen Dickson, Maddie Downey, Arianna Gaub, Elijah Grubbs, Kelly Knight, Izzy Lengal, Katie Lickfelt, Anna Liedtke, Annabel Long, Charlotte Lorenz, Laura Loughlin, Amelia Nester, Rohan Shetty, Carter Smith, Kailyn Smith, Kate Sullenberger, Jarek Tseng, Gavin Weis, Amelia Wells, Ian Wishart and Alex Wisler.
Individual High Point winners for the Penguins were Annabel Long (8 & Under Girls), Michael Gaier (8 & Under Boys), Lauren Klinefelter (9-10 Girls), Fletcher Holquist (11-12 Boys) and Haley Banner (13-14 Girls).
Age Group Winners were the Penguins 8 & Under Girls, 9-10 Girls, 9-10 Boys, 11-12 Boys and 13-14 Girls
Layla Fogelman was the ROO-HA team mascot.
LC TIME TRIALS (7/7/14)
The swimmers PB'd in 8 out of 10 swims at Time Trials in Cincinnati. Regan Blythe achieved a JO cut in the 100 and 200 free.
4TH PENGUIN PENTATHLON (6/28/15)
There were quite a few PBs on Sunday as swimmers tried to win their heat to Chuck-A-Duck. The Penguins swam 169 PBs and Lauren Klinefelter, Luke Racke and Siena Madsen were the three Penguins with a PB Sweep in FIVE events. PB Sweeps were also swum by Ethan McGarvey (3) and Luke Troutman (3)
Top Point Scorers were:
- 7 Year Old Girls: Layla Fogelman - 1st; Natalie Madsen - 2nd
- 8 Year Old Girls: Annabel Long - 1st; Megan Sullenberger - 2nd
- 8 Year Old Boys: Alec Tseng - 1st
- 9 Year Old Boys: Kaden Springfield - 1st; Michael Gaier - 2nd
- 10 Year Old GIrls: Regan Blythe - 1st; Annie Lorenz - 2nd
- 10 Year Old Boys: Aiden Gaier - 1st
- 11 Year Old Girls: Lauren Klinefelter - 1st
- 11 Year Old Boys: Evan Lowrie - 1st; Max McAlister - 2nd
- 12 Year Old Girls: Lydia Colvin - 1st
- 13 Year Old Girls: Lauren Perry - 2nd
- 13 Year Old Boys: Johnny Bently - 1st; Nick Sells - 2nd
- 14 Year Old Girls: Haley Banner - 1st; Alice Crowe - 2nd
- 15-16 Boys: Michael Racke - 1st; Mason Reid - 2nd
- 17-18 Girls: Leona Bently - 2nd
- 17-18 Boys: Matthew Xin - 1st
- Open GIrls: Colleen Jaycox - 1st; Hannah Hearn - 2nd
New Pentathlon Records were swum by:
Alec Tseng - 8 Year Old Boys 25 Breast
Colleen Jaycox - Open Girls 200 IM
Haley Banner - 14 Year Old Girls 200 IM, 100 Fly, 100 Free, 100 Back
Johnny Bently - 13 Year Old Boys 200 IM, 100 Fly, 100 Back, 100 Free
Michael Racke - 15-16 Boys 200 IM
Mason Reid - 15-16 Boys 100 Fly, 100 Free, 100 Back
Lauren Klinefelter - 11 Year Old Girls 50 Fly and 50 Back
Kayla Fisher - 11 Year Old Girls 50 Free
Caroline Racke - 17-18 Girls 100 Free
BSC SUMMER SPLASH (6/27/15)
There were 50 PBs and PB Sweeps were swum by Noah Crowe, Kayla Fisher, Kailyn Smith and Lauren Wagner.
Annie Lorenz set a team record in the 9-10 Girsl 200 Breast.
PB Results (there are some 50 Fly errors - waiting for host team so I can update).
MIKE PEPPE (6/26/15)
The Penguins swam 12 PBs at the Mike Peppe meet at Ohio State. Mason Reid set a new long course record in the 15-18 Boys 200 Back.
LTPY VS LYST, WARD AND MARION (6/25/15)
The Penguins swam 93 PBs on the Thursday night meet. PB Sweeps were earned by Will Ave, Maria Bell, Ava Bennett, Bryn Bennett, Julia Bently, Drew Bower, Austin Chen, Nathan Colgrove, Kaitlyn Colvin, Maddie Downey, Madison Groppe, Ada Jacobsmeyer, Lauren Klinefleter, Katie Lickfelt, Annie Lorenz, Jenna Lutz, Natalie Madsen, Siena Madsen, Ethan McGarvey, Meredith McGinty, Cleo Melvin, Ella Moran, Mitchell Moran, Luke Racke, Catherine Segreto, Ananth Tamarapoo, Pavan Thota, Alec Tseng, Lauren Wagner, Gavin Weis and Alex Wisler.
Fletcher Holquist broke a team record in the 11-12 Boys 200 Back.
CREEKSIDE BLUES AND JAZZ MEET (6/15-6/17/15)
The team competed in a three-day inivitational meet in Gahanna. The team swam 94 PBs and swimmers who had a PB Sweep in three or more events they were entered in were: Emily Espy, Jack Hiltner and Luke Nester. PB Leaders over the weekend were: Olivia Ave (7), Luke Nester (5), and Noah Crowe, Aiden Gaier, Michael Gaier, Meara Marker, Kailyn Smith and Gavin Weis with (4) PBs. Special mention to Lauren Klinefelter for legally completing the 200 Meter Butterfly -- she never even swam it short course! And to Michael Gaier who set a team record in the 8 & Under Boys 100 Meter Free.
LTPY VS HURY AND CNYW (6/11/15)
The Penguins competed in their first home meet of the season and swim 110 PBs. There were 36 swimmers with a PB Sweep: Leah Amarosa, Olivia Ave, William Ave, Katie Bell, Maria Bell, Andrew Bower, Nathan Colegrove, Abigail Downey, Maddie Downey, Dhruv Edamandaka, Ariana Gaub, Andrew Gehring, Bryce Groppe, Anthony Herzog, Jack Hiltner, Ada Jacobsmeyer, Harry Jacobsmeyer, Joseph Johnson, Allison Kenny, Izzy Lengal, Anna Liedtke, Annabel Long, Ella Lowrie, Natalie Madsen, Anushka Maharana, Ella Moran. Mitchell Moran, Simran Oberoi, Jack Rhoten, Tyler Stoltman, Ronak Tripathy, Luke Troutman, Alec Tseng, Gavin Weis, Ian Wishart and Alex Wisler.
The team ROO-HA mascot was Evan Lowrie.
The next home meet is June 25th.
If you suspect an error, e-mail Coach Chris.
*** PB Tags are in swimmer's mailboxes. ****
KICKOFF CLASSIC INVITATIONAL (6/6/15)
The Penguins competed in the Kickoff Classic at the Gahanna YMCA over the weekend with a First Place Finish. The team swam 102 PBs and PB Sweeps were earned by Abigail Downey, Ada Jacobsmeyer, Anna Liedtke, Tyler Stoltman and Kate Sullenberger.
Top Point Winners were Annabel Long (7-8 Girls), Regan Blythe (9-10 Girls) and Haley Banner (13-14 Girls).
Note: Disqualifications were not communicated to the coaches during the meet, however, we did see most of them and have discussed them with the swimmer.
OSSC SPRING INTO SUMMER (6/5/15)
The following swimmers swam a PB in their Friday event at the Spring Into Summer meet at Ohio State: Leah Amarosa, Meara Marker, Caroline Racke, Michael Racke, Abigail Weis and Gavin Weis.
JILL GRIESSE MEMORIAL INVITATIONAL (5/23-5/24/15)
The Penguins participated in the 1st Annual Jill Griesse Memorial Invitational at Denison University and swam 80 PBs. PB Sweeps were earned by Leah Amarosa, Dylan Ingram, Hugh Jacobsmeyer, Luke Racke and Lauren Wagner. PB leaders were Kayla Fisher and Allison Kenny (6),
There were many outstanding swims over the weekend, but a special ROO-HA to these swimmers who not only swam in their first long course meet, but also swam these challenging events: Michael Gaier 100 Fly, Olivia Ave 400 IM, Will Ave 200 Breast and Lauren Wagner 100 Fly. And another ROO-HA to Dylan Ingram in his first long course 200 Fly.
Team Records were set by Mason Reid in the 15-18 Boys 200 Back, Sheridan Ave, 15-18 Girls 200 Free, 13-14 Girls 200 Medley Relay of Allison Kenny, Alice Crowe, Rachael Stoops and Haley Banner; 13-14 Boys 200 Free Relay, Luke Jaycox, Isaac Iversen, John Bently and Ronak Tripathy; and the 13-14 Girls 200 Free Relay, Allison Kenny, Alice Crowe, Laura Loughlin and Haley Banner.
BSC SPRING CLASSIC (05/16-05/17/15)
The Penguins competed in their first USA long course meet this past weekend at Ohio University. The swimmers swam 61 PBs. Max McAlister swept all of his events both days for a PB Sweep and 8 PBs. Sweeping their events on Saturday were Ellie Amrine, Katie Amrine, Regan Blythe and a Sunday PB sweep was Annie Lorenz and Dylan Ingram. Other PB leaders on the weekend were Avery Venetta (8), Evan Lowrie (6), Haley Banner, Alice Crowe, Hugh Jacobsmeyer and Allison Kenny (4 PBs).
Two old team records from 2005 were broken over the weekend: Avery Venetta in the 15-18 Girls 50 Meter Breaststroke with a time of 38.66 and the 15-18 Girls 400 Free Relay of Haley Banner, Leona Bently, Lauren Perry and Emily Espy with a time of 4:44.78.
Establishing a new team record for the first time was the 11-12 Boys 400 Free Relay of Max McAlister, David Perry, Kaden Springfield and Evan Lowrie.
WINTER 2014-2015 MEET RESULTS
PB Count to Date: 2,893 (as of 3/22/15)
15 MINUTE FREE KICK RECORDS BY AGE THIS SEASON as of 12/19/14
YMCA SHORT COURSE NATIONALS (3/30-4/3/15)
Six LTPY swimmers attended YMCA Short Course Nationals in Greensboro, NC. Justine Kenny, Caroline Racke, Colleen Jaycox, Sheridan Ave, Haley Banner and Leona Bently.
The top finishers for the Penguins were Sheridan Ave, 37th out of 144 swimmers in the Women's 100 Free and 67th out of 139 swimmers in the Women's 200 Free, and Caroline Racke, 61st out of 149 swimmers in the Women's 50 Free. Both girls swam personal best times in these events.
YMCA ZONE CHAMPIONSHIPS (3/20-3/22/15)
Congratulations Zone Team for all your effort and toughness this past weekend … there were 30 PBs, National swims, time trials, team records, outside smoke … not to mention your dance moves! The team finished 11th out of 90 teams. Age Group Standings at Zones (these exclude Senior Events and Senior Relays) were:
10 & Under Girls - 9th place
10 & Under Boys - 17th place
11-12 Girls - 10th place
11-12 Boys - 3rd place
13-14 Girls - 14th place
13-14 Boys - 16th place
15-18 Girls - 3rd place
Link to FULL MEET RESULTS
Team Records were set by Caroline Racke (15-18 Girls 50 Free), Sheridan Ave (15-18 Girls 100 Free and Fly), Fletcher Holquist (11-12 Boys 50 Back and 200 IM), Mason Reid (13-14 Boys 200 Free), Justine Kenny (15-18 Girls 50 and 100 Back), 11-12 Boys 200 Medley and Free Relays - Nick Sells, Isaac Iversen, Dylan Ingram and Fletcher Holquist, and the 15-18 Girls 400 Free Relay Colleen Jaycox, Caroline Racke, Justine Kenny and Sheridan Ave.
JUNIOR OLYMPICS (3/13-3/15/15)
There were 16 PBs.
LAST CHANCE ZONES MEET (3/12/15)
There were 39 PBs at Delaware.
AA CHAMPS (3/6-3/8/15)
SOUTHEAST OHIO/WEST VIRGINIA SWIM LEAGUE WINTER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Congratulations Penguins on an exciting weekend of outstanding performances and lots of ROO-HA at AA Champs in Canton, OH. There were 249 PBs and 33 PB Sweeps: Melissa Adamczak, William Ave, Haley Banner, Madelynne Baughman, Liz Bently, Alex Bi, Andrew Blachly, David Blachly, Regan Blythe, Sarah Colvin, Noah Crowe, Kayla Fisher, Meggie Gehring, Kristin Groppe, TJ Harris, Hannah Hearn, Connor Ingram, Harry Jacobsmeyer, Hugh Jacobsmeyer, Joseph Johnson, Annabel Long, Carson Loughly, Jack McDonnell, Luke Nester, Matthew Patterson (6), Mason Reid (6), Kaden Springfield, Tyler Stoltman, Chris Tracewell, Alec Tseng, Lauren Wagner, Amelia Wells and Benton Wishart.
These five Penguin age groups were overall winners in points:
8 & Under Boys
Three Penguin swimmers won Top Point Scorer in their age group:
15-18 Girls – Sheridan Ave
11-12 Boys – Fletcher Holquist
9-10 Boys – Evan Lowrie
Sheridan Ave swam National times in the 100 and 200 Freestyle, and Haley Banner qualified for Nationals in the 200 Backstroke. Caroline Racke, Colleen Jaycox, Reilly Haas and Sheridan Ave also qualified for Nationals in the Women’s 200 Free Relay.
19 individual team records and 7 relay team records were broken:
Haley Banner – 12-14 Girls 200 Back
Sheridan Ave – 15-18 Girls 50, 100 and 200 Free, 50 and 100 Fly
Colleen Jaycox – 15-18 Girls 50 Back
Justine Kenny – 15-18 Girls 100 and 200 Back
Fletcher Holquist – 11-12 Boys 100 Back and 100 IM
Mason Reid – 13-14 Boys 500 Free, 100 and 200 Back
Matthew Xin – 15-18 Boys 50 and 100 Breast
Turner Schade – 15-18 Boys 50 and 100 Fly
Michael Racke – 15-18 Boys 200 IM
15-18 Boys 400 Medley Relay – Mason Reid, Matthew Xin, Turner Schade, Michael Racke
13-14 Boys 200 Free Relay – Luke Jaycox, Mason Reid, John Bently, Ronak Tripathy
11-12 Boys 200 Free Relay – Nick Sells, Isaac Iversen, Dylan Ingram, Fletcher Holquist
8 & Under Boys 100 Medley Relay – Landon Hunter, Alec Tseng, Michael Gaier, Zachary McClements
15-18 Girls 400 Free Relay – Haley Banner, Caroline Racke, Reilly Haas, Sheridan Ave
11-12 Boys 200 Medley Relay – Fletcher Holquist, Isaac Iversen, Nick Sells, Dylan Ingram
15-18 Girls 200 Medley Relay – Justine Kenny, Amanda Springer, Caroline Racke, Sheridan Ave
And thank you parents for all your volunteer efforts at the meet! The swimmers from all the teams could not have done it without you!
BIG LITTLE RESULTS (3/1/15)
The snowy weekend weather in Ohio continued yesterday, but we got through another Big Little meet! It was a great meet with 139 PBs and highlights. Luke Racke and August Jacobsmeyer swam their first AA time, Rachel Watters and Katie Amrine broke 30 in the 50 free, Emma Hiltner went sub 6 in the 500 free, Johnny Bently broke 2 minutes in the 200 Free, and Hailey Blythe and Lauren Perry broke a minute in the 100 Free. Jack Hiltner dropped another 35 seconds in his 1000 Free -- Winner Winner, Chicken Dinner this is one of his Champs events! AND Amanda Springer and Lauren Klinefelter swam their first individual Zone time.
Earning PB Sweeps were Johnny Bently, Liz Bently, David Blachly, Ali Caskey, Landon Hunter, Harry Jacobsmeyer, Hugh Jacobsmeyer, Kirin Loughrey, Jenna Lutz, Meara Marker, Luke Racke, Amanda Springer, Megan Sullenberger, Rachel Watters, Alex Wisler and Matthew Xin.
Other Zone swims on the day were Nick Sells in the 200 Free, and Isaac Iversen in the 50 Free and 100 IM. We now have a record number of swimmers who have qualified for Zones in at least one individual event: 25 swimmers! Hopefully, we'll add more to this list plus there are many more swimmers who will participate on a Zone relay.
Team records were set by Ronak Tripathy in the 13-14 Boys 50 Free and Michael Racke in the 15-18 Boys 100 IM.
CONGRATS to these Penguin swimmers who participated in the High School State Meet in Canton, Ohio this past weekend and many also swam yesterday at Kenyon: Sheridan Ave (Village Academy), Colleen Jaycox (Buckeye Valley), Caroline Racke, Reilly Haas, Turner Schade and Michael Racke (Liberty Patriots).
And finally, we WON the Big Little meet with 1,655 points. Hilliard was 2nd with 1,353 points and Lancaster was third with 1,327.5 points. Evan Lowrie was high point winner for the 9-10 Boys, Emily Espy high point for 11-12 Girls and Haley Banner for 13-14 Girls.
Congratulations Penguins on great swimming!
A CHAMPS (2/22/15)
The team swam 117 PBs and there were 13 PB Sweeps at Grove City A Champs. PB Sweeps: Katie Bell, Andrew Blachly, Austin Chen, Emma Edwardson, Meggie Gehring, Harry Jacobsmeyer, Jack McDonnell, Sahana Mehta, Megan Miller, Amelia Nester, Amelia Pepe, Collin Singer and Curtis Zhi.
SENIOR MEET (2/23/15)
There were 17 PBs.
WORTHINGTON REGIONALS (2/19-2/22/15)
There were 205 PBs.
GSCTO CRACKER BARREL LAST DITCH MEET (2/6-2/8/15)
At Columbus Academy over the weekend, the Penguins were on fire with 118 PBs. Max McAlister was the PB Sweep leader with 8 PBs. Andrew Gehring (3), Lauren Klinefelter (3), and Rachael Stoops (3) also had PB Sweeps on Saturday. Other PB leaders over the weekend were Alice Crowe with 6 PBs, Jack McDonnell and Matthew Patterson with 5 PBs, and Olivia Ave, Johnny Bently, Liz Bently, Lydia Colvin and Isaac Iversen with 4 PBs. Several Penguin swimmers swam Junior Olympic qualifying times and Fletcher Holquist set three more team records: 11-12 Boys 100 Free, 50 Back and 100 IM. Great Job Penguins!
TYR SPORT WINTER INVITATIONAL (1/30-1/31/15)
The team competed at Keating Natatorium in Cincinnati on Friday and Saturday, and swam 29 PBs. The lone PB Sweep was earned by Meara Marker (3 PBs) and the PB Leader was Fletcher Holquist with 4 PBs. Fletcher set two team records: 11-12 Boys 50 Fly and 200 Free. Advancing to Finals on Saturday were Kaden Springfield, David Perry, Haley Banner and Fletcher.
FROSTY FUN "B" MEET (2/1/15)
The swimmers competed at the Columbus School for Girls in Bexley on Sunday morning and swam 33 PBs. Four PB Sweeps were earned by Noah Crowe, Andrew Gehring, Kailyn Smith and Gavin Weis.
1000TH PB PARTY - February 2, 2015
ORANGE CRUSH INVITE (1/25/15)
The Penguins participated in the Orange Crush at Delaware on Sunday and added another 110 PBs to the weekend PB total. Ten swimmers had a PB Sweep: Katie Amrine, Andy Blachly, David Blachly, Meggie Gehring, Joseph Johnson, Annabel Long, Meredith McGinty, Luke Racke, Avery Simonds and Megan Sullenberger.
Tyler Stoltman and Isaac Wolfe earned their first AA time of the season.
Alec Tseng established a team record in the 8 & Under Boys 200 Breaststroke.
Great Job Penguins!
The host team will drop off the awards at the YMCA. PARENTS: If you notice a bag on top of the mailboxes at any time, it’s probably a bag of awards. Anyone is invited to put the awards in the swimmer mailbox folders.
See below for Coach Logan's birthday pics!
OSSC IMX (1/24-1/25/15)
The team swam 107 PBs over the weekend at the OSSC IMX meet at Ohio State. 72% of the swims were a PB with total improvement of 622 seconds. PB Sweeps were swum by Lydia Colvin (5), Noah Crowe (5), Maya Daniel (2), Fletcher Holquist (5), Evan Lowrie (5), Meara Marker (5) and Nick Sells (5).
Four team records were set: Haley Banner, 13-14 Girls 200 Back and Fletcher Holquist in the 11-12 Boys 100 Back, 100 Fly and 200 IM.
In the IMX Standings, top 10 finishers for the Penguins were:
1st – Fletcher Holquist – 12 Year Old Boys
3rd – Maya Daniel – 9 Year Old Girls
5th – Evan Lowrie – 10 Year Old Boys
6th – Leona Bently – 15-18 Girls
7th – Max McAlister – 11 Year Old Boys
8th – Dylan Ingram – 12 Year Old Boys
Congratulations swimmers on a weekend of great swims!
Full Meet Results
Happy 25th Birthday to Coach Logan!
HOME MEET VS MT VERNON AND HILLTOP (1/18/15)
The Penguins swam 175 PBs at Sunday’s makeup meet with Mt. Verson and Hilltop. There were 31 PB Sweeps: Maria Bell, Sahana Bettada, Alex Bi, Rebecca Covrett, Jack Cruise, Maya Daniel, Abigail Downey, Kayla Fisher, Layla Fogelman, Landon Hunter, Joseph Johnson, Tyler Krohn, Anna Liedtke, Jenna Lutz, Natalie Madsen, Max McAlister, Samuel McClements, Jack McDonell, Sahujj Mehta, David Perry, Mia Provenzano, Luke Racke, Michael Segreto, Kaden Springfield, Pavan Thota, Gavin Weis, Amelia Wells, Benton Wishert, Alex Wisler and Isaac Wolfe.
Four Penguin swimmers swam a Zone qualifying time: Rachel Chen, 10 & Un Girls 50 Back, Isaac Iverson, 11-12 Boys 100 Breast, Evan Lowrie, 10 & Un Boys 50 Back and Nick Sells, 11-12 Boys 50 Fly.
There were two new team records, Kayla Fisher in the 9-10 Girls 200 Fly and Emily Espy in the 11-12 Girls 1650 Free.
Today’s ROO-HA mascot was Tori Edwardson.
Congratulations Penguins on an exciting day of swimming!
See above for the following updates: Team Records, AA Qualifiers, Top Times, Zone Qualifers in Individual Events
PENGUINS COMPETE HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE (first weekend of January)
HILLIARD, OH - LTPY vs HURY and CYNW (1/3/15)
The Penguins swam 133 PBs and there were 19 PB Sweeps: Alex Bi, Rachael Chen, Jack Cruise, Tori Edwardson, Kristen Groppe, Madison Groppe, Megan Hathaway, Landon Hunter, Dylan Ingram, Ada Jacobsmeyer, Kelly Knight, Laura Klinefelter, Cleo Melvin, Michael Segreto, Kailyn Smith, Rachael Stoops, Pavan Thota, Amelia Wells and Ian Wishart.
And there's a first for everything ... the 9-10 Girls Medley Relay got involved in an unexpected game of basketball!
INDIANPOLIS, IN - 2015 Mid-States 14 and Under All-Star Champs (1/3 and 1/4/15)
Haley Banner, Kayla Fisher and Fletcher Holquist competed for Team Ohio over the weekend. The swimmers swam 8 PBs and Fletcher had a PB Sweep with 6 PBs. Fletcher also finished 2nd in the 11-12 Boys 50 Backstroke.
Team Indiana won the meet, Team Ohio was second and the Michigan Zone Team, Missouri Valley Swimming and Team Kentucky rounded out the competition.
All three swimmers also competed on Team Ohio Medley and Free Relays.
KETTERING, OH - KCST Bischoff Medals Meet (1/4/15)
The Penguins competed at the Kettering Recreation Center and swam 37 PBs. Ellie Amrine had a PB Sweep, and Lydia Colvin, Alice Crowe, Kristin Groppe and Jack Hiltner also swam three PBs.
Penguins pictured before the start of warmups.
GCSTO HOLIDAY CHEER MEET (12/19 & 12/21/14)
The Penguins swam 33 PBs at the GCST Holiday Cheer Meet on Friday, December 19th and Sunday, December 21st. Dylan Ingram was the PB Leader with a 3 PB Sweep. Swimming distance events for the first time were Ellie Amrine (8 & Under 200 Free), Regan Blythe, Kayla Fisher, Evan Lowrie and Chris Patterson (10 & Under 500 Free).
Full Meet Results