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2017 Speedo Winter Champs Day 2

2017 winterchamps

 

The second day of the 27th Annual Speedo Winter Championships brought both beautiful weather and stand-out swims from Coral Springs Swim Club.

 

After the second day of competition, CSSC moved up in the rankings and is now tied in 13th place with YMCA of South Florida at 109 points each. The top 3 ranked teams are still  Azura Florida Aquatics, Pine Crest Swim Team, and Saint Andrew's Aquatics with Pine Crest overtaking Azura Florida Aquatics. Pine Crest is currently in 1st place with 508. 5 points, followed by Azura in 2nd with 497 points and Saint Andrew’s in 3rd with 368. 5 points.

 

Our Womens and Mens teams both held their respective 9th and 12th place positions. The Womens team has accumulated 68 points while our Mens team accumulated 41 points.

 

Friday’s stand out events include Giulianna Garcia’s 200 Fly. Garcia overtook her competition and came in 2nd at 2:13.73. Garcia also swam an excellent 200 Breast and placed 7th with a time of 2:34.26.

 

Faith Fowler placed 5th in her 200 Back with an impressive time of 2:13.07 while Megan Schimansky placed 6th in her 200 Back at 2:17.50.

 

Our Womens team took 4th in the Womens 13-14 400 Free relay with a combined time of 3:46.04 which was less than a second behind the Wahoos of Wellington team who came in 3rd. Our Mens team places 7th in the same event at 3:31.69 as well as 7th in the 400 Free Relay at 3:22.03.

 

We are also impressed with the following 200 Back events. Kaitlyn Bonasera placed 9th at 2:31.89, and Connor Marks and Grant Aran’s 10th place finishes in their heats with respective times of  2:03.59 and 2:08.03.

 

Andres McKeon placed 9th in his 100 Free at 49.35 as did Jason Bonasera in his 200 Breast at 2:30.71 and Brian Gonzalez in his 200 Fly 2:08.52.

 

Saturday’s sun is shining bright and we are expecting to see our swimmers continue to impress throughout this gorgeous day in South Florida.

2017 Speedo Winter Champs Day 1

Schimansky

 

The encouraging results of the first day of the 27th Annual Speedo Winter Championships are in. It is clear that Coral Springs Swim Club brought their A game to the 2017 Championships, which are being held in Plantation and hosted by Plantation Swim Team. The weather has been cooperative and conditions for our swimmers could not have been better.

 

Currently, CSSC’s combined team score is 45 points and we are ranked 14 out of the 36 teams who are participating.  CSSC is just 1 point behind TS Aquatics who are  in 13th place with 46 points and a comfortable 12 points ahead of North Palm Beach Swim Club who are in 15th place with 33 points. The early championship leaders are Azura Florida Aquatics in 1st with 227 points, Pine Crest Swim Team in 2nd with 173 points, and Saint Andrew's Aquatics in 3rd with 132.5 points.

 

Our Womens team accumulated 28 points during the first day of the 4 day competition and are currently ranked in 9th place while our Mens team accumulated 17 points and are currently ranked 15th.

 

Some stand out performances from the first day of the Championships include Megan Schimansky’s (18) 1st place finish in her 50 Back with a notable time of 28.49. It was a tight race with Annabella Lyn and Racine Ross, both swimmers from Pine Crest Swim team, finishing less than seconds behind with respective times of 28.54 and 28.80. Her first place finish earned CSSC 11 points.

 

It was also a tight race for 16-year-old Andres McKeon, who placed 6th in his 50 Back at 26.91. McKeon performed with grit, and slightly shaved time from his seed time of 27.36, allowing him to beat out his competition, and earn 5 points for CSSC. 15-year-old Connor Marks placed 9th in the same event at 27.38 and earned 2 points. 14-year-old Grant Aran placed 10th in his 50 Back at 27.86, earning 1 point and 11-year-old Nicole Creed placed 9th in her 50 Back at 32.16, earning 2 points.

 

14-year-old Brian Gonzalez’s  4th place finish in his 1650 Free at 17:14.53, a second improvement from his seed time earned CSSC 7 points. 12-year-old Kaitlyn Bonasera, also swam her 1650 Free well. She placed 7th at 20:12.43, and a 32 second improvement from her seed time, earning 4 points for CSSC.  

 

Micaela Sierra (13) placed 6th in her 50 Breast at 31.88, earning 5 points while Sam McCormick (15) and Payton Ward (12) both placed 10th in their 50 Breasts with respective times of 34.86 and  29.42, each earning 1 point.  

 

We are eagerly anticipating the upcoming days of the Championship and will keep you updated on the events.

Last Chance to Sign Up to Improve Your Efficiency

LAST CHANCE

Sign Up to Improve Your Efficiency 

Slay The DRAGon

 

Time is running out to sign up for the high performance swim clinic on December 2nd in Coral Springs, FL with Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary! We are so excited that CSSC is hosting this special FFT swim clinic! 

 

Your swimmer will learn:

  • A better body and head position
  • How to have a strong core
  • What it FEELS like to have a tighter streamline
  • How to get each stroke to take you further
  • A better mindset to feel confident about chasing your dreams!

We want as many CSSC swimmers there as possible! Sign your swimmer up to attend one of the two sessions designed for swimmers of all ages and abilities. See you there!

 

DON'T BE LEFT BEHIND

Tyler Clary won an Olympic gold medal in the 200 backstroke. He is also a dominant force in butterfly, freestyle, and IM! Talk about a master of all things swimming! Not only is Tyler obviously an incredible athlete, his swimming abilities are on par with his teaching abilities. You'll be amazed at how well he teaches the finer details of swimming fast!

Inquisitive Swimmers are Fast Swimmers

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