LESS THAN 1 MONTH AWAY!!!!

Trials08-798716With less than a month away the 2008 USA Olympic trials will be exciting to say the least. With the United States boasting many of the top 5 times in the world and only the 2 top 2 swimmers of each many of the events the competition will be the best in years. There are a few “local” YMCA Swimmers from our state attending.

June 29 – July 6 are the dates and here a the channels that you can view the events.

U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Sunday, June 29 8:00-9:00 pm ET NBC
U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Monday, June 30 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA
U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Tuesday, July 1 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA
U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Wednesday, July 2 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA
U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Thursday, July 3 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA
U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Friday, July 4 8:00-9:00 pm ET NBC
U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Saturday, July 5 8:00 -9:00 pm ET NBC
U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Sunday, July 6 8:00 -9:00 pm ET NBC

DON’T MISS OUT ON THE EXCITEMENT!

Piranhas USA Team Starts Long Course Season

fm3-755280Our USA Team started its long course season in a big way in the “BIG” pool. On May 2-4 we had 11 of our 55 USA team members take the trip to Lancaster PA for the Trident May Maelstrom Long Course Meet held at F & M University. We swam away with 13 Junior Olympic times and 7 Middle Atlantic All Star Zone Times, and 15 team records.

The meet had swimmers from all over the region from as far away as Virgina.

fm-701223Attending the meet was Olympic hopefuls such as Ian and Jaffery Clark (Both YMCA National Champions and NCAA Champions) and Leah Gingrich from West Shore YMCA (YMCA National Champion and Record Holder). (Click Here to view PFY Results)

PFY Junior Olympic, Zone and Team Records:

Alex Burns: (12)
50 Free – 32.49 (Junior Olympics and New Team Record)
50 Fly – 35.68 (Junior Olympics and New Team Record)
Ben Gendelman: (12)
50 Fly – 34.52 (Junior Olympics and New Team Record)
100 Fly – 1.22.76 (Junior Olympics and New Team Record)
Katherine Lutfy: (12)
100 Fly – 1:22.87 (Junior Olympics and New Team Record)
100 Free – 1:12.24 (Junior Olympics and New Team Record)
Sam Velez: (10)
100 Back – 1:34.73 (New Team Record)
Emily Wolbert: (10)
400 Free – 5:40.16 (Junior Olympics, Zone Time and New Team Record)
100 Fly – 1:24.87 (Junior Olympics, Zone Time and New Team Record)
100 Free – 1:13.69 (Junior Olympics, Zone Time and New Team Record)
200 IM – 3:02.03 (Junior Olympics, Zone Time and New Team Record)
50 Fly – 36.12 (Junior Olympics, Zone Time and New Team Record)
50 Free – 32.88 (Junior Olympics, Zone Time and New Team Record)
100 Breast – 1:38.35 (Junior Olympics, Zone Time and New Team Record)