Announcing - VSI 9-12 District Champs Meet Results

    Racers –

    WOW!!.......What a fast weekend of District Champs racing! Our 9-12 Richmond Racers had an amazing meet this past weekend at the VSI District Champs at NOVA. So many time drops, new US time standard cuts, personal bests, and several Age Group Camps cuts were notched at this meet!  We sure showed up to race at this last Short Course meet of the season. The following team stats really show the hard work and dedication our athletes and coaches have been putting in these past several weeks and building throughout the season. For our 19 athletes competing at this meet:

    • Thirteen (13) athletes (70%) achieved at least one (1) new US Time Standard 
    • 9 new A time cuts
    • 7 new AA time cuts
    • 8 Age Group cuts
    • Racers qualified for A Finals (top 8) in sixteen (16) events, and
    • Qualified for the Consolation Final (9 -16 place) in three (3) other events.
    • Nine (9) of our nineteen (19) swimmers dropped time in every event they competed!

    Notable individual Racer recognition includes:

    Welcome to Age Group Champs!! – (New AG Champs Cuts)

    • Ben Butterfield – 200 Back, 100 Back, 50 Back
    • Maria Kane – 50 Back
    • Marcy Mortimer – 200 Free, 100 IM
    • Jack Rivet – 100 IM , 100 Free

    New AA Time Standards

    • Marcy Mortimer (6 events) – 200 Free, 200 Back, 100 IM, 200 IM, 100 Back, and 50 Free
    • Jack Rivet – 100 Free

    New A Time Standards

    • Brennan Harbour (3 events) – 200 Free, 100 IM, 200 IM
    • Ben Butterfield – (3 events) – 200 Back, 100 Back, 50 Back
    • Taylor Grumiaux – 100 Free

    New BB Time Standards

    • Maggie Harton (4 events) – 50 Fly, 100 IM, 50 Breast, 50 Back
    • Colleen Kane (3 events) – 100 Breast, 50 Back, 50 Breast
    • Caitlin Wenzel (2 events) – 100 Back, 200 IM
    • Maria Kane – 50 Breast

    New B Time Standards

    • Sophie Belde (2 events) – 50 Fly, 100 Free
    • Landry Piech (2 events) – 100 Back, 50 Back
    • Chris Naoroz – 100 Back
    • Luke Thomas – 100 Breast

    Finalists - A Heat (Top 8 in District)

    Jack Rivet

    • #1 - 100 Free
    • #6 - 100 IM

    Ben Butterfield

    • #2 - 50 Back
    • #3 - 100 Back
    • #3 - 200 Back
    • #8 - 50 Free

    Maria Kane

    • #8 – 200 Back

    Brennan Harbour

    • #4 - 200 Free
    • #6 - 200 IM

    Marcy Mortimer

    • #4 – 200 Free
    • #6 – 50 Free
    • #7 – 100 IM
    • #8 – 200 IM

    Finalists – Consolation Heat

    Ben Butterfield

    • #11 - 50 Fly
    • #13 - 100 Free

    Marcy Mortimer

    • #13 – 100 Free

    Notable Time Drops

    • Sophie Belde – Almost 30 sec. in 100 Free
    • Chris Naoroz – Close to 28 sc. In 100 Fly
    • Luke Thomas – Close to 16 sec. in the 100 Breast
    • Brennan Harbour – Over 11 sec. in 200 Free, and over 9 sec in 200 IM
    • Marcy Mortimer – Over 10 sec. in 200 Free, and 200 IM
    • Nathan Malatesta – Almost 9 sec. in 100 IM
    • Caitlin Wenzel – Close to 8 sec. in 200 IM
    • Ben Butterfield – Over 6 sec. in 200 Back
    • Elise Gill – Over 5 sec. in 100 Free
    • Maggie Harton – Over 5 sec. in 100 Free
    • Landry Piech – Over 4 sec. in 100 Back

    Congratulations to all of our 9-12 District Champs swimmers. I am so proud to be a Racer and prove to all of those larger, area clubs just how mighty we are and how great our swim program is! GO RACERS!

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