Swimming World Competition Roundup

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PHOENIX, Arizona, November 19. DURING the past week, the following meet managers took full advantage of uploading their results to the Swimming World meet results section of the website.

Emory vs. Georgia Dual Meet
The University of Georgia defeated Emory University, 141-96, Nov. 16. The meet was held in short course yards at Georgia.

Georgia, the currently-ranked No. 1 women’s team in Division 1, tied a school record for the most consecutive home victories. Starting in November 1995, the team has rolled up an impressive 76 wins. Currently they are tied with the men’s tennis team, which put their streak of 76 together from 1968-1972. The Lady Bulldogs hope to set the record Jan. 20 at a dual meet against South Carolina.

Results: UGA vs Emory – (11-16-2011 – 11-16-2011)

Multi-Dual Meet
Swimmers from Seattle, Northern Arizona, Utah and the Colorado School of Mines traveled to Denver to participate in a multi-dual meet Nov. 12, hosted by the University of Denver. The meet was swum in short course yards.

Utah’s Traycie Swartz doubled in the 50 (23.65) and 100 free (51.51), and Northern Arizona’s Kristy Ardavanis topped both diving events with scores of 281.50 in the 1-meter and 299.60 in the 3-meter. On the men’s side, Utah’s Nick Soedel took first in both the 50 free (20.35) and 100 free (45.50). Denver’s Clay Myers was victorious in the 500 free (4:41.61) and 200 IM (1:52.52).

Men’s team scores: Denver 104.5-Utah 99.5; Denver 176-Seattle 52; Utah 151-Seattle 83; Denver 196-Mines 44; Utah 192-Mines 50; Seattle 155-Mines 73. Women’s team scores: Denver 133.5-Utah 96.5; Denver 185-Seattle 37; Utah 153-Seattle 68; Denver 148-Northern Arizona 92; Northern Arizona 171-Seattle 65.

Results: Nov12 2011 Multi-Duel – (11-12-2011 – 11-12-2011)

Rutgers Quad Meet
Rutgers hosted a quad meet Nov. 11-12 with Rutgers’ women, Texas Christian’s men and women, Seton Hall’s men and women and Saint Peter’s men’s teams competing. The meet was contested in short course yards.

Seton Hall’s Richard Dunham scored a trifecta with his victories in the 50 free (21.09), 100 free (48.29) and 200 free (1:47.30). Teammate Ryan O’Shaughnessy scored wins in both the 200 breast (2:11.30) and 200 IM 91:54.21). Two of Texas Christian’s men also nabbed two wins, with Michael Franz placing first in the 1000 free (9:33.16) and 400 IM (4:04.05), and Cooper Robinson in the 100-200 back (51.34-1:51.59).

Rutgers’ Jacquelyn Ward captured the 500 free (4:59.96) plus both IM races (200 IM, 2:04.16; 400 IM, 4:24.26). Three others grabbed the top spot on the podium twice: Texas Christian’s Sabine Rasch (50-100 free, 23.58-51.72) plus Rutgers’ Chelsea Rolin (200-1000 free, 1:52.84-10:18.98) and Brianne Lindblad (100-200 back, 57.36-2:05.79).

Women’s scoring: Texas Christian 295-Seton Hall 58; Rutgers 197-Texas Christian 155; Rutgers 278-Seton Hall 74. Men’s scoring: Texas Christian 191-Seton Hall 156; Texas Christian 192-Saint Peter’s 130; Seton Hall 268-Saint Peter’s 79.

Results: Rutgers Quad Meed – (11-11-2011 – 11-12-2011)

Southeast Asian Games
The Southeast Asian Games were conducted in long course meters at Jakabaring, Indonesia, Nov. 12-17. The Games are held in odd-numbered years.

Among Natthanan Junkrajang’s four victories was a meet record in the 400 IM with her 4:50.88. She also scored triumphs in the 100 free (56.54), 200 free (2:01.49) and 400 free (4:15.84). Singapore’s Li Tao repeated her meet record successes in the 100 back (1:02.11) and the 100 fly (58.84). Yessy Yosaputra, representing Indonesia, lowered the meet mark in the 200 back to 2:15.73.

Indonesia’s I Gede Sim Sudartawa swept the backstroke events with times of 25.62 in the 50, 55.59 in the 100 (meet record) and 2:02.44 in the 200. Thailand’s Nuttapong Ketin bettered his 2009 meet standard of 2:13.94 in the 200 breast with his 2:12.99, and scored a second win in the 100 breast (1:02.01). Joseph Schooling from Singapore is the first swimmer to go under 2:00 in the 200 fly with his meet record 1:56.67; he also claimed the 50 fly title in 24.06. Teammate Zheng Wen Quah set a meet record in the 400 IM with his 4:24.33. And Vietnam’s Quy Phuoc Hoang set a meet standard of 53.07 in the 100 fly and also came in first in the 100 free (50.79).

Results: Southeast Asian Games 2011 SWIMMING – (11-12-2011 – 11-17-2011)

18TH Annual YSSC Thamksgiving Invitational
Duncan, S.C., was the site of the 18th annual YSSC Thanksgiving Invitational Nov. 11-13 at the Middle Tyger YMCA.

The majority of top-ranking swimmers came from the host Fighting Sea Cucumbers. Emily Horomanski posted wins in all but three events in the 10-and-under girls age group. She captured the 50, 200 and 500 free; 50 and 100 back; 50 and 100 fly; and 100 and 200 IM. Sydney Baker scored wins in the 11-12 girls 50, 100, 200 and 500 free; 50 and 100 breast and the 100 and 200 IM. Katrina Konopka placed first in the 13-14 girls 50, 100, 200, and 500 free; 100 and 200 fly; and 200and 400 IM. Haley Lips rounded out the girls scoring with triumphs in the senior women’s 50, 100, 200 and 500 free, plus the 200 IM.

In the boys competition, YSSC’s Christopher Meier was tops in the 10-and-under boys 50 and 500 free, 50 back, 100 breast, 100 fly and 200 IM. Christian Jahn came in first In the 11-12 boys 200 free, 200 back, 100 and 200 breast, 200 fly plus the 100 and 200 IM. In 13-14 boys competition, John Kelly claimed firsts in the 50 and 200 free, the 100 and 200 back, and the 100 fly. Nathan Lile from Smoky Mountain Aquatic Club, turned in first place swims in the senior men 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1000 free; the 100-200 fly and the 200 IM.

Results: 18th Annual YSSC Thanksgiving Invitational – (11-11-2011 – 11-13-2011)

MVA vs. JCC Dual Meet
As part of the Empire State Swim League competition, the JCC Snappers met the Minisink Valley Aquatics team Nov. 12 in a dual meet at Bard College in Red Hook, N.Y. Minisink Valley defeated JCC by a score of 347-225.

Results: MVA JCC – (11-12-2011 – 11-12-2011)

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