Meet Recap: 2015 Maryland LSC LC Championships!!

20 15 Maryland LSC LC Championships (July 30 – August 2)
 
The Retriever Aquatic Club finished off the 2015 Long Course season in great fashion.  As a team, we swam fast, cheered loud, and showed our Retriever Pride for four days straight. After an awesome season, our team left it all in the pool…congrats to everyone involved swimmers, coaches, families!! Here are a few key stats from this weekend:
 
5th Place Team Finish – 1422 Points (highest team finish for a club with under 200 swimmers) 
 
New RAC Team Records:
o Stuart Zhu – 40.13 in the 50 Breast (breaking the previous record from 1988)
o Stuart Zhu – 1:26.63 in 100 Breast (set at Sandbox Invite, previous record from 1988)
 
Individual Champions:
o Matt Colket – 200 Free & 400 Free
o Andrew McKissick – 200 Fly, 400 IM, & 200 IM
o Andrew Sanchez – 100 Fly
o Emily Vance – 200 Back
o Stuart Zhu – 50 Breast & 100 Breast
 
AAAA Performances:
o Haylee Committee – 100 free & 50 free
o Andrew Sanchez – 100 Free (relay lead-off), 100 Fly, & 50 Free
o Ben Selnick – 100 Breast
o Gabrielle Tyer – 200 Free
o Stuart Zhu – 50 Breast, 100 Breast, & 200 IM
 
New Short Course Sectional Qualifiers:
o Haylee Committee – 100 Free
o Mac Hoskins – 100 Fly
o Ana Lesho – 800 Free, 400 IM, 400 Free, & 1500
o Emily Vance – 100 Free
 
Top 8 Finishers;
o Allison Atkinson – 100 Fly
o Dani Clark – 200 free & 400 Free
o Matt Colket – 100 Free, 200 free, & 400 Free
o Haylee Committee – 100 Free, 100 Breast, & 50 Free
o Alex Crone – 100 Back 
o Amanda Day – 100 Fly
o Abbey Farmer – 200 Breast
o Brayden Herr – 200 Fly
o Rachel Laciny – 100 Free, 800 Free, 400 Free, 50 Free, & 200 IM
o Kristie Langford – 100 Free, 200 Free, & 50 Free
o Ana Lesho – 100 Breast, 800 Free, 200 Free, 400 IM, 200 Breast, 400 Free, & 1500 Free
o Maryem Manseur – 100 Breast & 200 Breast
o Andrew McKissick – 200 Fly, 400 IM, 100 Fly,  200 Breast, & 200 IM
o Andrew Sanchez – 100 Fly, 100 Back, & 50 Free
o Ben Selnick – 100 Breast & 200 Breast
o Veronica Tis – 200 Back
o Gabby Tyer – 100 Free, 200 Free, & 400 Free
o Emily Vance – 200 Back, 100 Back, & 50 Free
o Holden Veeck – 100 Fly, 50 Fly, 100 Back, & 50 Back
o Darnell Yarberough – 100 Breast, 200 Breast, & 50 Free
o Rebecca Younts – 400 IM
o Stuart Zhu – 100 Free, 50 Breast, 100 Fly, 50 Fly, 200 Free, 100 Breast, & 200 IM
 
Impressive Time Improvements:
o Amanda Cradock – 3.35 second drop in the 100 Back
o Mac Hoskins  - 4.12 second drop in the 100 Fly
o Rachel Laciny – 8.31 second drop in the 400 Free
o Ana Lesho – 42.66 second drop in the 1500 Free
o Maryem Manseur – 4.06 second drop in the 100 Breast
o Gabby Tyer – 6.14 second drop in the 100 Back
o Holden veeck – 2.97 second drop in the 50 Fly
o Jackson Wolter – 18.95 second drop in the 1500 Free
o Rebecca Younts – 8.33 second drop in the 400 IM
o Stuart Zhu – 7.16 second drop in 200 IM
 
CONGRATS TO EVERYONE AT THIS MEET AND THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO MADE THIS SEASON SUCH A SUCCESS AND SO MUCH FUN!!!
 
Finally, after a great season our team scored a total of 133,159 VCC points (Virtual Club Championship), RAC currently ranks 211 out of over 2,700 USA Swimming registered swim clubs across the nation. This is our highest Long Course Season point total since the 2009 season. Let’s keep moving in the right direction…enjoy the rest of your summer. See you all when Short Course Season starts up!!