Pacific Masters LCM Championships, July 14 and July 19-21

DAM finished third overall at the Summer Championships this past weekend at Campolindo HS in Moraga. Thirty-two swimmers, ages 19 through 84, came together for four, fast days, scoring enough points in individual and relay events to also earn the First-place team banner in the Medium Size Club division.

Top performers for DAM earning overall High-Point Awards for their age groups were: Satori Iwamoto (33 yrs old), Kevin Waterson (40), Susan Munn (81) and Robert Norris (81). 

Also finishing in the Top 3 point rankings in their age groups were: Laurel Krovetz-3rd, (19), Helene Nehrebecki-3rd (39), Matt Roper-3rd (38), Jackie Chow-2nd (41), Mel Belluomini-3rd (42), Aimee Tannehill-2nd (46), Emma Garforth-3rd (51), Ted Krovetz-3rd (53), Jane Russell-2nd (56), Sally Guthrie-3rd (69), Stu Kahn-3rd (66), Leslie Westergaard-2nd (76) and Roswita Norris-3rd (77).

RESULTS

Overall, new DAM Team Records were set in 36 individual events by 13 swimmers, and in seven relays by 13 swimmers. Here are the updated individual records for women and men, and the new relay records. Special recognition goes to Leslie Westergaard for re-setting her own Pacific Masters record in the 75-79 200 Back with a time of 4:02.85. 

Individual Event Records - 

Helene Nehrebecki (39 yrs old) 100 fly 1:21.96, 400 IM 6:24.54

Emma Garforth (51) 200 brst 3:18.15

Ted Krovetz (53) 800 free 10:44.02

Jennifer Phalen (55) 100 brst 1:43.25

Julie Roberts (55) 50 back 37.41

Mary Kahn (60) 100 free 1:23.06, 200 free 2:46.67, 50 back 39.94, 100 back 1:30.77, 200 back 3:15.09

Cecily Sprouse (63)  50 fly 45.30

Stuart Kahn  (65) 400 free 5:43.36, 100 back 1:25.29, 200 back 3:13.10, 100 brst 1:39.39, 200 fly 3:46.66

Sally Guthrie (69) 50 free 36.21, 100 free 1:21.02, 200 free 2:57.29, 400 free 6:16.84, 100 fly 1:41.38, 400 IM 7:44.64

Roswita Norris (77) 400 IM 12:29.20

Susan Munn (81) 50 fly 1:08.41

Robert Norris (81) 50 free 46.25, 200 free 3:52.99, 100 back 1:49.22, 200 back 3:58.63

Relay Event Records - 

Women 240+ 400 free   5:17.41   Roberts, Russell, Sprouse, Guthrie

Women 240+ 400 medley  6:16.36  Kahn, Sprouse, Russell, Guthrie

Mixed 120+ 200 free   1:58.34  S. Iwamoto, L. Krovetz, Nehrebecki, Roper

Mixed 240+ 200 free   2:13.34  S. Kahn, M. Kahn, Guthrie, McPherson

Mixed 320+ 200 free   3:56.04  Robert Norris, Munn, Westergaard, Braly

Mixed 200+ 200 medley  2:33.00 M. Kahn, S. Kahn. McPherson, Guthrie

Mixed 240+ 800 free   11:29.89  M. Kahn, Woodruff, S. Kahn, Guthrie

Meet Photos 

Mens' 400 Free Relay - (l-r) Ted Krovetz, Kevin Waterson, Matt Roper, Satori Iwamoto

Women's 400 Medley Relay -  Mary Kahn, Sally Guthrie, Jane Russell, Cecily Sprouse

Women's 200 Medley Relay (The 'J' Team) - Julie Roberts, Jennifer Phalen, Jane Russell, Joan Crow


DAM Update (7-15-2019): New Records Set at LC Champs

The first of four days at the Pacific Masters long course Championships was contested yesterday and 11 DAM swimmers took the plunge. Cecily Sprouse (63), Sally Guthrie (69) and Stuart Kahn (66) all picked off a number of DAM long course records in their individual races. Including splits, they combined for a total of seven new standards; Cecily -  800 and 1500, Sally - 400, 800, 1500 and Stu - 800 and 1500. See results here.
The next three sessions of the Championships, hosted by Walnut Creek Masters in Moraga, resume this Friday at Campolindo HS. 


Announcement:

The 2019 Pacific Masters Long Course Swimming Championships will be hosted by Walnut Creek Masters at Campolindo HS in Moraga. 

This summer, the meet will be held on split weekends with the the 1500 freestyle on Sunday, June 14 and all of the other events on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 19-21. The deadline for online entries is Wednesday, July 10, 11:59 p.m. Here are links to online registration and meet information

Due to calendar conflicts with the Woodland long course pool and USMS nationals in Mission Viejo, DAM will not be hosting the 'Summer Splash' this year. DAM swimmers looking to compete regionally in a long course meet should sign up for the Moraga meet.