BOWLING GREEN, Ohio, March 15. LAST night at the Ohio LSC Short Course Junior Olympics held at Bowling Green University, the Dayton Raiders posted a U.S. National Age Group record in the boys 11-12 200-yard freestyle relay.
The quartet of 12-year-olds, Tommy Brewer (24.29), Kristian Berning (25.61), Patrick Mulcare (24.10) and Matthew Abeysinghe (23.50) put together a swift time of 1:37.50 in the event.
The swim edged the 2002 National Age Group record of 1:37.64 set by the Black Hawk Area Swim Team.
Event 230 Boys 11-12 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
OHIO JO: * 1:41.26 3/15/2008 Upper Arlington Swim Club, UASC
E Timmons, T Trace, J Leanza, S Aslaner
OHIO LSC: # 1:41.26 3/15/2008 Upper Arlington Swim Club, UASC
E Timmons, T Trace, J LEANZA, S Aslaner
2007USA-S Ag: 1:37.64 1/1/2002 Black Hawk Area S.T.
Meet Qualifying: 1:56.99
Team Seed Finals Points
1 DR-OH 'A' 1:41.21 1:37.50*OHJO 40 New National
1) Brewer, Tommy J 12 2) Berning, Kristian M 12 Age Group Record
3) Mulcare, Patrick J 12 4) Abeysinghe, Matthew D 12
24.29 25.61 24.10 23.50
Special thanks to all of the Ohio-based readers that informed us of this record-breaking swim!