Meet Recap: 2016 Maryland 8&U Championships!!

The Retriever Aquatic Club capped off the 2015-16 Short Course season at the 2016 Maryland 8 & Under Championships (April 2nd & 3rd)!!

Our 8 & Under crew ended their season in style. As a team everyone swam fast, had fun, and really showed the state why our club’s future is so bright!!

Congrats to our Boy’s 8 & Under 200 Medley & 200 Free Relay who took home first-place in both races!! Specifically, congrats to Chase Lewis, Michael Schmeckpeper, Rahual Shahani, and Tysen Hogue made up both relays and represented our club so well!!

We are very proud of all our 8 & Unders – congrats on a great meet and an amazing season!!!

Here are some key stats from this meet:

·         86 Life-time Best Times post by RAC Swimmers

·         Relay Champions:

o   Men 8 & Under 200 Medley Relay

   - 2:53.18 - Chase Lewis, Michael Schmeckpeper, Rahul Shahani, Tysen Hogue!!

o   Men 8 & Under 200 Free Relay

   - 2:28.40 - Michael Schmeckpeper, Chase Lewis, Rahul Shahani, Tysen Hogue!!

·         Individual Champion:

o   Sandy Epp – 25 Breaststroke!!

·         Top 3 Finishers:

o   Paige Addleman – 2nd Place, 50 free!

o   Sarah Corb – 2nd Place, 25 Breast & 25 Back!

o   Sandy Epp – 2nd Place, 25 Free & 25 Fly!

o   Tysen Hogue – 2nd Place, 50 Free!

o   Chase Lewis – 2nd Place, 100 Back!

o   Olivia Parton – 3rd Place, 25 Fly!

o   Michael Schmeckpeper – 2nd Place, 25 free; 3rd Place, 100 Breast, 50 Fly, 50 Breast & 100 IM!

o   Rahul Shahani – 2nd Place, 100 Fly!

·         Impressive Time Improvements:

o   Paige Addleman – 11.96 second drop in the 100 IM.

o   Isha Chaudhuri – 6.06 second improvement in the 50 Back.

o   Ariela Dumesh – 18.94 second drop in the 100 Free.

o   Sandy Epp – 16.74 second improvement in the 100 IM.

o   Tysen Hogue – 6.00 second drop in the 25 Fly.

o   Chase lewis – 7.24 second improvement in the 50 Fly.

o   Olivia Onyenorah – 7.52 second drop in the 50 Back.

o   Olivia Parton – 18.08 second improvement in the 100 Free.

o   Michael Schmeckpeper – 11.21 second drop in the 100 IM.

o   Rahul Shahani – 12.30 second improvement in the 50 Back.

o   Margaret Sokalzuk – 12.55 second drop in the 100 IM.

o   Samadhi Tennakoon – 9.36 second improvement in the 100 IM.

o   Timothy Williams – 14.91 second drop in the 100 IM.

 

AGAIN, CONGRATS TO ALL OUR RAC SWIMMERS!!!