Twenty five Express swimmers qualified for the New York State Girls High School Swimming Championships at Ithaca College on November 20-21.
What a great way to start the short course season! Proud!
Top Row: Gabriella Meringolo, Ally Schillinger, Finola Heaney, Kali Nembach, Kylie Mulholland, Carrie Bonvissuto, Mia Bonvissuto
Middle Row: Molly McLoughlin, Jessica Whang, Wendy Mo, Claudia Brady, Alina Tucker, Miranda Gonzalez, Julia Giordano
Front Row: Olivia Ragusa, Morgan Rinn, Elizabeth Walsh, Georgeanne Zimmermann, Rose Kelly, Megan Smith, Caitlin Rappaport, Shannon Welcome
Also Qualifying: Garrity Kuester, Katherine Meyers, Anna Thompson
Express' Billy Swartwout broke three Metropolitan Swimming records this summer during the Long Course season. Billy set new Metro records in the 200 Meter Free (2:07.73), the 400 Meter Free (4:29.26) and the 800 Meter Free (9:20:68). Congratulations, Billy!
Every year United States Swimming recognizes swimmers who excel in both the classroom and the pool. We are very proud of Megan Smith who has been named to USA Swimming's Scholastic All-America Team.
USA Swimming Scholastic All-Americans are student athletes who have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher, have completed the 10th, 11th or 12th grade, and have at least one cut for the Winter Junior Nationals.
Congratulations to Express' Rose Kelly, William Swartwout and Annabelle Corcoran whose outstanding swims at JOs earned them High Point Awards at the Long Course JOs this summer!
William, 1st Place 11-12 Boys High Point, won the 100 Free, 200 Fly, 400 Free, 50 Fly, and the 100 Fly. While winning the 400 Free, William set a new JO record of 4:33.02.
Annabelle earned the 15-18 Girls High Point Award with her wins in the 400 Free, 200 Free. Teammate Rose Kelly placed 3rd in the 15-18 Girls High Point Competition. Rose won the 100 Fly at JOs. Both Annabelle and Rose were members of the 15-18 Girls 400 Medley Relay team which set a new JO record at the meet.
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