Blue/White Meet Results
BDA swimmers got up for some exciting swims on Friday night, showing some strong performances and enthusiasm, turning our practice venue into a racing scene.
Blue: Blue team stole the show, winning the meet 73-45. Nico Lastauskas, Audrey Campo, Bailey Babarsky, James Stanco, and Alyssa Kelly all scored 10 points or above showing a strong team effort.
Nico Lastauskas swam close to his best ever times in several events going a strong 29.58 50 breast, a 203.59 200 IM, 24.03 50 free and 59.79 100 IM. He also saved his best time for the last event racing to a 59.29 100 back, cracking the 1:00 barrier for the first time in the event.
Audrey Campo was the high scorer of the meet with 22 points, and SWIMMER OF THE MEET honors. Audrey started out with a 28.55 50 fly, continued with a 6 second drop in her 200 IM (217.71). She then went onto a 57.76 best 100 free, and then snatched a huge drop in her 200 IM (229.06), going out in her best 100 breast (111.49). Audrey was close to her best 50 free relay split (25.90). She dropped 7 seconds in her 100 IM (105.25). She dropped 6 seconds from her best 200 free (211.38), and finished with another best 100 breast (110.77). Audrey’s been showing some shining work and breakthrough workouts in practice and showed off some of her great work in this meet.
Bailey Babarsky also pulled off some strong swims close to and surpassing her bests with a smile. Bailey started out her day strong with a 30.69 50 back. She then went onto a nice drop and outstanding swim in her 200 IM (220.61). Bailey picked up with a strong 57.93 BDA best 100 free, and continued with a new best 227.45 200 backstroke. Bailey dropped 3 seconds from her BDA best 100 IM (106.41), and swam close to a best 200 free (205.46), cracking her BDA best. Bailey finished with a strong 113.66 100 breaststroke.
Haley Thier got up for her team and swam each race, getting her swimming foot back to work and kicking some water and showed up and encouraged her teammates.
James Stanco had a breakout swimming day, conquering each swim he did, and getting back up time and time again for a great 8 swims. James started out his day with a 9 second drop in his 50 fly, powering his way to a beautiful swim (34.74). He then knocked off 28 seconds from his best 200 IM dazzling his way to a super 314.22. He tackled his 100 free, 200 back, and 50 free with determination. He then cruised to a best 100 IM (130.99). He finished off with a strong 200 free and 100 back. James set goals and went after them, and showed he could do some great stuff.
Alyssa Kelly swam some outstanding consistent performances; going just tenths off her best 50 fly (42.11) and 200 IM (311.83). She was within a second of her 100 free (118), and tackled her 200 breast with a one minute drop and sensational swim (353.81). Alyssa was again within 1 second of her 50 free (35.95) and 100 IM (132.64), and finished with about a second drop in her 200 free (255.06). Alyssa finished out her night with a 4 second drop in her fantastic 100 fly (133.59). Alyssa was within a second, or better than her best in all of her swims, showing some great consistency and focus through 8 swims.
White: White team was down one of their key swimmers, but continued to show some strong performances. Brenna Dahlgren, Peyton McNulty, and Katie Voitik were their high scorers with 10 or more points each.
Katie Voitik catapulted close to her best 50 fly (27.91). She then went onto an almost 2 second drop in her 200 IM with an amazing swim for herself and her team (214.00). She swam a strong 100 free (55.83). Katie then snatched a 5 second drop in a brilliant 200 backstroke (218.34). Katie swam a strong 50 free and 100 IM, close to her bests.
Peyton McNulty started out her day just 0.05 off her best 50 back (30.48). She then swiped a superb 4 seconds off her 200 IM with a fantastic IMing swim (222.82). Peyton also cruised to her own best 100 IM, dropping 5 more seconds and showing her IM speed for the day (108.97).
Emma Boyle swam to her BDA best 50 fly (30.54) with a speedy racing swim. She also swam her BDA best 50 free (29.39).
Aviah Dahlgren bolted out to her own best 50 fly (31.62), and knocked off over 5 seconds from her best ever 200 breaststroke (309.83).
Brenna Dahlgren flew off 3 seconds from her best 50 fly (48.43). She then IMed her way to an almost 5 second drop in her beautiful 200 IM (325.71). She continued her way off best times with a 35 second drop in a superb 200 breast (339.42). Brenna finished off her day swimming close to her best 100 back (134.86).
Natalie Colarossi took on her first BDA meet with smiles and excitement. Natalie went a 203.43 in her first event 100 free. She then achieved a goal of 214.58 in her 100 back. She dazzled her way to a 54.67 50 free. Natalie then took on her first BDA 100 IM with a 233.87. She continued with her first finless 200 free racing to a 449.96, and finished her day off with a 5 second drop in her 100 back (208.88).