Punching his ticket to Omaha 2016 was former ICE and current Mizzou swimmer Alex Walton! He covered the 100m Backstroke in 56.97 at the Mizzou Sectionals!
Ryan Boeding had a great State meet, winning both the 50 & 100 Free, taking Silver in the 200 free and 50 back, and Bronze in the 400 free, 200 back, and 50 fly in the 11-12 boys age group.
ICE Free and Medley Relays scored Top 8 finishes at the state meet with the Boys 11-12 Relay Team (Bill Chen, Ryan Boeding, Andy Luo, Boyd Skelley) and the Boys 13-14 Relay Team (Brennan Hill, Quinn Kopelman, John Li, Yangtian Shangguan).
Also putting points on the board at LC Champs were the Girls 13-14 400 Free Relay team of Grace Spellman, Clara Froescher, Anna Spellman & Meirav Flatté and the 800 Free Relay team of Grace Spellman, Meirav Flatté, Niki Alden & Amber Rose.
Meirav Flatté swam a AA time in the 400 IM, Averi Loria picked up her AAA time in the 200 backstroke, and Ryan Boeding swam a AAAA time in the 50 free at the ISI LC Championships.
ICE swimmers Boyd Skelley, Yangtian Shangguan, Andy Luo, John Li, Averi Loria, Jo Kopelman, Edie Knoop, Clara Froescher, and Meirav Flatté swam to a total of 19 new A times at the ISI LC Championships.
Congratulations to our Regionals Event Champions: Brennan Hill (50, 100, 200, 500, 1000 Free), Ella Hochstetler (100 Back), Amber Rose (1000 Free)
ICE Time Drop Champions (Regionals): Carmela Cohen, Brennan Hill, Mesarah Hnesh, Ella Hochstetler and Alexander Thurston all dropped more than 30 seconds during their individual events. Brennan and Ella also picked up new Q times.
Congrats to Abby Caylor on her 2nd place finishes in both the 100 back and the 100 fly and to Amber Rose for finishing 3rd in the 100 fly and the 500 free.
Congrats to the following athletes who accepted the challenge of a new event during regionals: Gary Chen (100 br, 200 fr), Jared Coiner (100 ba, 200 fr), Ella Hochstetler (500 fr), Julian Kopelman (200 fr) Claire Loria (100 br, 200 fr), Ethan McLaughlin (50 br), Aiden Petersen (500 fr), Amber Rose (100 fl), Anja Rumping (200 br).
The Iowa City Eels Swim Club is a competitive swimming program committed to helping each swimmer reach their potential as an athlete, a team member, and a model of good sportsmanship.
Championship Season Highlights Summer 2015
(Sectionals, Regionals, State, Zones, Jr. Nationals)
Seconds Dropped: 863.73
New PRs: 170
New Cuts: 39
Event Champions: 10
Top 16 finishes: 136
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