Five local YMCA Swimmers broke 13 team records and 10 area records at YMCA Nationals

Five local YMCA Swimmers broke 13 team records and 10 area records at YMCA Nationals

2013-04-03 16.47.28Alex Burns a Junior from Stroudsburg, Emily Cabral a Sophomore from East Stroudsburg South, Emily Joyce a Junior from Stroudsburg, Mary Cerbone a Freshman from Pleasant Valley and Emily Wolbert a Freshman from East Stroudsburg South all members of the Pocono Family YMCA attended the YMCA Swimming Nationals April 3-6 which was held in Greensborough North Carolina. With over 1,600 swimmers attending the meet the competition was the toughest in the country.

Alex Burns (16) a member of the Piranhas since the age of 10 swam in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 Medley relay, 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 400 medley relay. She currently holds several high school records and has attended YMCA Nationals since the age of 12.

Emily Cabral (15) a member of the Piranhas since the age of 7 swam the 100 back, 200 Medley relay, 200 free relay, and 400 medley relay. She currently hold several records on the Piranhas and has attended YMCA Nationals since the age of 13.

Emily Joyce (16) a member of the Piranhas since the age of 9 swam the 200 free, 500 free, and 400 free relay. She currently hold several high school records and attended PIAA States this winter. This was her first trip to YMCA Nationals.

Mary Cerbone (15) a member of the Piranhas since the age of 9 swam the 50 free, 100 breast, 200 Medley relay, 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 400 medley relay. She currently hold several records on the Piranhas and has attended YMCA Nationals since the age of 13.

2013-04-02 13.21.31Emily Wolbert (15) a member of the Piranhas since the age of 4 swam the 400 IM, 100 Fly, 500 Free, 200 Fly, 200 Medley relay, 200 free relay, 400 free relay and 400 medley relay. She currently holds several records in every age group on the Piranhas and has attended YMCA Nationals since the age of 13.

Meet Results

50 Free – Alex Burns – 24.99, Mary Cerbone
100 Back – Emily Cabral – 58.90 – (Team and Area Record)
200 Medley Relay – Emily Cabral, Mary Cerbone, Emily Wolbert, Alex Burns – 1:49.85 (Team and Area Record)
200 Free – Emily Joyce – 1:55.87 (Team Record)
400 IM – Emily Wolbert – 4:35.57 (Team and Area Record)
100 Fly – Emily Wolbert – 58.78 (Team and Area Record)
200 Free Relay – Emily Cabral, Emily Wolbert, Mary Cerbone, Alex Burns – 1:40.14 (Team and Area Record)
100 Breast – Mary Cerbone – 1:07.77
500 Free – Emily Wolbert – 5:05.80 (Team and Area Record), Emily Joyce – 5:10.02
400 Medley Relay – Emily Cabral, Mary Cerbone, Emily Wolbert, Alex Burns – 4:00.76 (Team and Area Record)
100 Free – Alex Burns – 55.45
200 Fly – Emily Wolbert – 2:07.67 (Team and Area Record)
400 Free Relay – Emily Wolbert, Emily Joyce, Mary Cerbone, Alex Burns – 3:39.13 (Team and Area Record)

With no seniors the “Lady” Piranhas will be even tougher next winter.