7/21 - Meet info is now posted for the Senior State Champs to be held July 25-27 at UGA.
Senior State Info | Sr State Event File
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
4/22 - Three Georgia Disability Swimmers and a Coach were named to the 2014 Pan Pacific Para Swimming Championships to be held in August '14 in Pasadena, California. They are:
McKenzie Coan, Cumming Waves, also named to US Paralympic National Swim Team
- Lindsay Grogan, ABSC, named to US Paralympic Emerging Swim Team
- Curtis Lovejoy
- Coach Fred Lamback, ASL and GA Blazers named as One of the Asst. Coaches for the meet.
4/13 - The 2013 Georgia Swimming All-Star Banquet was held today. The keynote speaker Bradley Snyder, a swimmer on the United States Paralympic team who competed at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, winning two Gold medals and one Silver. He lost his eyesight from an IED explosion while serving in the United States Navy in Afghanistan. Among fully blind swimmers, he is the current world record holder for the 400-meter freestyle and 100-meter freestyle events. The United States Olympic Committee selected Brad to serve as the United States' flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Following Snyder's inspirational address, over 600 athletes were recognized for their achievement of the All-Star standard (AAA), receiving the customary All-Star Towel. In addition CBF's Josh Grover and SA's Lydia Jones were awarded the Bill Young Award which recognizing the LSC's outstanding graduating seniors. LIN's Kelsey Gaid won the Betsy Dunbar Award recognizing outstanding college seniors. DYNA's Jason Turcotte repeated as Senior Coach of the Year while GCAT's Bill Forrester was named Age Group Coach of the Year.
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