9/13 - Last night at the American Swim Coaches Association Banquet in Jacksonville, Dynamo's Beth Winkowski was named Age Group Coach of the Year. Beth is the first recipient of this award which is selected by a panel of top age group coaches. Also in the last week a number of Georgia athletes were recognized by being named to various end of season teams and lists. ABSC's Hali Flickinger, Olivia Smoliga, Ashley Vreeland and Nic Fink and Dynamo's Gunnar Bentz and Jay Litherland were named to the US National Team. Meanwhile GOLD's Lauren Case and DYNA's Kylie Stewart, Knox Aurbach and Michael Taylor were named to the National Junior Team. And finally, Georgia Swimming had 30+ athletes qualified for the Scholastic All-American list. Congratulations swimmers and coaches!
National Team Roster
National Junior Team Roster
2014 Scholastic All-American List
9/7 -Georgia Swimming set its fall summer 2015 schedule and adopted the 2015 budget at its LSC Fall meeting today. The Age Group State meet will be at Ga Tech July 16-19 with the same standards as this year while the Sr Champs will be at UGA July 23-26 moving to a 3 1/2 day format. Standards for that may will be reviewed after the USAS convention next week. A new budget was adopted that included funding for a new LSC Administrative Director. Hiring for that position will begin this fall.
Long Course 2015 Meet Schedule
Budget | HOD Minutes
BOD Minutes | Tech Planning Minutes
9/5 - Now that the late August international meets have posted to SWIMS we can take a look at some of the achievements of our athletes this past season.
GA Swimming 2013-14 Boys LC Top Ten
GA Swimming 2013-14 Girls LC Top Ten
Updated GA Swimming Long Course Records
8/30 - ASL is proud to host this wonderful event for the 3rd year! Info will be posted on the meet page as it becomes available.
Fred Lamback Disability Invite Site
8/3 - The Georgia Zone Team clinched their 3-peat in the Southern Zone Championships, with a sizable 192 point lead over second place Florida at the end of the meet. The team showed strength across the board, winning both the boys' and girls' scoring, with 11-12 girls, 11-12 boys, 13-14 boys and 15-18 girls all winning their age groups. The 11-12 boys and 15-18 boys also went undefeated on relays! Individual event winners on day 5 included Lexi Glunn, Brennan Pastorek, Blake Reynolds (2x), Tann Dunn III, Donna Blaum, Tristen Ulett, Alex Ballard and Emma Cole. Glunn and Pastorek both got Jr National cuts in the 200IM, with Pastorek adding a meet record. Dunn III also established a meet record in the 13-14 boys 50 free, with the 15-18 boys and girls both set new meet records on the 200 free relay.
Congratulations to the whole team on a week of fun, making new friends, and crazy fast swimming!!!
8/2 - On day 4 of the Southern Zone Champs, Georgia extended it's lead over Florida to 117 points. While relays were once again a major part of the scoring, with 4 1st place finishes and a meet record for the 11-12 boys, this time the team also had plenty of individual swimmers shinning. On top of 25 swimmers combining to 29 individual scoring swims, Georgia completely swept the 100 backstroke events, and won 10 of the 18 individual events of the day! Individual winners were Grace VanBrunt, Gabe Bartolomei, Lainie Bell, Tan Dunn III, Raleigh Bentz, Brennan Pastorek, Scheridan Schreiber, Dillon Hall, Alex Ballard and Emma Cole. Bell, Bentz and Dunn III were all under the Jr National cut in the 100 back, while Schreiber and Cole also got cuts in the 100 breast and 400 free, respectively. Bell, Dunn III and Cole also established new meet records.
8/1 - Georgia held its 52 point lead over Florida through day 3 of the Southern Zones winning 4 of the 6 relays, with the 13-14 boys, 15-18 girls and 15-18 boys all breaking meet records. En route to victory, Tan Dunn III and Emma Cole both broke the meet record and got Jr National cuts in the 200 back and 100 free, respectively. Raleigh Bentz and Lexi Glunn also won individual events, and in total 22 swimmers combined to 24 scoring swims.
7/31 - Georgia vaulted to the lead on Day 2, with 52 points over Florida, thanks is large part to a clean sweep of the relays (including new meet record for the 13-14 Boys, 13-14 Girls, and 15-18 Girls)! In total, 23 swimmers combined to 29 individual scoring swims, and event winners on day two included Emma Cole, Addie Farrington, Dillon Hall, Lexi Glunn, and Alex Ballard. Farrington's win was also a new Georgia State record in the 11-12 Girls 50 Breaststroke (34.24), while Emma Cole and Lexi Glunn were both Jr National cuts in the 200 free and 200 breast respectively!
7/30 - The Georgia Zone Team kicked off its participation in the Southern Zone Age Group Champs yesterday in great style. With only the distance free events on the first day, Alex Ballard and Emma Cole both won the 13-14 boys 1500 and 15-18 girls 800, respectively, while Abby Grottle placed 2nd in the 13-14 girls 800. Tristen Ulett, Gabriel Bartolomei, Ashley Cesario, Tiger Pilkington, Hannah Lagod, and Robert Wylie also scored in their events. Meet is in San Antonio, TX, and runs until Aug 2nd.
Real Time Results
Web Streaming Video
7/27 - SwimAtlanta won the Senior State Championships held at UGA this past weekend. Dynamo was second and Stingrays third. Host ABSC won the medium-sized team division while Lanier Aquatics won in the the small team division. Yellow Jackets' Darelle Cowley and ABSC's Yousef Alaskari won the high point awards.
Senior State Results | Sr State Team Scores
7/21 - SwimAtlanta defended its title this weekend at the Georgia Long Course Age Group State Champs at Georgia Tech natatorium. Dynamo Swim Club was second while Chattahoochee Gold finished third. Marietta Marlins won the medium sized team category followed by GCAT and Tidal Wave while Tifton won the small teams followed by AAAA and NGA. Individual High Point winners were:
Harleigh Mobley, Nathan Jin, Samantha Mobley, Brendan Hausdorf, Tristen Ulett, Ross Valdez, Emma Alexander, Jack Dolan, Mike Jeschke, Jaclyn Hill, and Alex Ballard.
The meet was also the selection meet for the 11-14 year olds for the Georgia Zone team that will compete in San Antonio next week. The swimmers selected were:
11-12 Girls - Anna Case, Addie Farrington, Abby Grottle, Kathleen "KC" Harper, Samantha Mobley, Audrey Pastorek, Tristen Ulett, Grace Van Brunt.
11-12 Boys - Gabriel Bartolomei, Mikael Getahoun, Griffin Hammett, Evan McInerny, Alex Reyman, Blake Reynolds, Ross, Valdez, Langston Weddington
13-14 Girls - Caroline Aikins, Emma Alexander, Haley Arner, Laine Bell, Ashley Cesario, Sheridan Schreiber, Lilia Smith, Tatum Smith.
13-14 Boys - Alex Ballard, Jack Dolan, Tan Dunn III, Brady Fields, Dillon Hall, Ryan Pilkington, Andrew Winton, Jonathan Young.
AG State Web Page | AG State Results
5/25 - Now that all the spring championship meets have been entered in the SWIMS database, the Georgia short course top Ten is up and the State Records have been updated. It was the largest assault on the record book since the days of the supersuits with over 30 new records set. Check them out using the link below. Also a Hy-tek file for the new state champs standards is now available on the Standards page.
SC 13-14 Top Ten Boys | SC 13-14 Top Ten Girls
Georgia Short Course State Records
4/25 - The Georgia Zone Team 15-18 group has been selected based on applications from short course results. The meet is July 29-Aug 3 in San Antonio. The selected members are:
Girls - Emma Cole (Gold), Darby Wayner (GCAT), Lexi Glunn (GOLD), Lindsey Wallace (ASL), Donna Blaum (SCAT), Rachel Pelzek (GOLD), Raleigh Bentz (DYNA), Hannah Lagod-(GOLD). 1st Alt.- Sandra Scott (GCAT), 2nd Alt.- Abigail Harty (DYNA).
Boys - Brennan Pastorek (GCAT), Brennan Day (ASL), David Murphy (AAAA), Derek Wu ((DYNA), Robert Wylie (ABSC), John Mataxas (SST), Reed Wynn (SA), Jacob Rubin (DYNA), 1st Alt. Erek Cox (DYNA), 2nd Alt. Danny Cooney (DYNA).
The coaching staff for the meet is: Head Coach- Gene Paliskis, TWS; Jason Swaim, SMAC; Mary Buzeta, SA; Kim Fundora, WGSC; Nick Graves, DYNA; Alexis Myers, DCS; Mike Wardwell, GOLD; David Mail, RAYS; Mike Radford, ABSC; Fred Lamback, ASL/Blaze; Team Manager - David Weeks, CBF