MEET REPORT: 2013 USA-Swimming Minnesota Grand Prix / Thursday: Lizzie Brown (10th 100 BR), Alex Walton (29th 400 IM *PR), and Leo Xiao (73rd 100BR *PR)
IGHSAU State Championships: Congratulations to CITY HIGH and ICE swimmer Lizzie Brown: 1st place 100 Br with the 3rd fastest time in Iowa HS history & a new JR. NATIONAL CUT in 1:03.86.
Congratulations to the following ICE and Iowa City High swimmers who represented their school at the 2013 IGHSAU State Championships: Paris Sissel: 24th in the 100 FR (56.29), 200 Med. Relay: Alayna McCafferty (BK), Brown (BR), Sissel (FL) = 13th place (1:51.94), 400 Free Relay: McCafferty, Sissel, Taylor Pajunen = 22nd (3:47.82)
Congratulations to the following ICE and Muscatine High swimmers who represented their school at the 2013 IGHSAU State Championships: Tori Roth: 21st in the 200 IM (2:18.12), Lexi Hagen: 200 Free Relay = 15th (1:40.75), 400 Free Relay = 8th (3:39.16)
MEET REPORT - 2013 USA-Swimming Grand Prix / Friday & Saturday: Lizzie Brown (31st 200 BR), Alex Walton (27th 100 BK, 25th 200 BK), Leo Xiao (PR's in 50, 100 FR, and 200IM).
MEET REPORT - 2013 CRAA Harvest Q- Invitational: The following swimmers earned new ISI 'Q' times this weekend at Coe College: Yangtian Shangguan (100IM, 400IM), Meirav Flatte'(400IM, 50 & 100 BK, 200 & 500 FR), Ryan Boeding (200BK), Aidan White (50FL, 50BK), Heidi Du (100IM), and John Li (100IM). We also had many swimmers attain new PR's as well as some great swims from our new athletes that just started with the Fall Stroke Clinic!
MEET REPORT - 2013 Senior 'A' / Speedo Midwest Challenge CRWC pool. Nate Katalinich notched 2 Sectional cut times in the C Finals of the 100 & 200 BR (as well as swimming PR's in the 200IM and 100 & 200 FR). Other ICE swimmers who raced to new best times include: Paris Sissel (50FR), Sam Cavanaugh (50 & 200FR), and Taylor Pajunen (1650 & 100FR).
Alumni news: former ICE (and City High) swimmer Ben Weideman was selected as the Midwest Conference - Male Swimmer of The Week. Ben is a JR. at Grinnell College (NCAA Div. III) majoring in English and Chemistry. His main events are 100, 200 BK and 100 FL.
CONGRATULATIONS to these new swimmers who attended their first meet: Ella Hochstetler, Ben Hochstetler, Cale Dawson, Ivy Aijala-Wardell, Natalie Kruse-Hutchinson, Erin Lidral, Kirara Malloy-Salgado, and Madeline Marquardt.
ICE swimmers raced to some fast times at the recent CRAA 2014 Winter Q- Invitational! The following swimmers recored new ISI qualifying times in their age-groups: Bill Chen (Cubes) 50 FL, 200 FR, 200 IM, Alleyna Thomas (Waves) 200 BK,,Yangtian Shangguan (Waves) 1000 FR, Aiden White (Cubes) 100 FL, 200 FR, Ryan Boeding (Cubes) 100 FR, Yuning Shao (Frost) 50BK
ICE had some great swims in Lawrence, KS. last weekend at the 2014 Midwest All-Star meet (as part of Team Iowa). Top 20 individual finishes included: Leo Xiao (13-14 Boys) - CHAMPION 100 BR, 2nd 200 BR, 10th 200 IM, 15th 50 FR, Andy Luo (10 & Under Boys) - 12th 50 FL, 14th 100FL, Taylor Pajunen (13-14 Girls) - 19th 200 FR, 15th 200 FL, Boyd Skelley (10 & Under Boys) - 14th 50 FL, 13th 50 BR, 16th 200 IM, 17th 100 IM, 15th 50 BK, 20th 200 FR, Averi Loria (10 & Under Girls) - 10th 50 BR, 18th 100 BR, 20th 100 BK and 200 IM, Yangtian Shangguan (11-12 Boys) - 14th 50 BR, 17th 100 BR, 20th 100 IM, 19th 200 IM
Coach Adam Osweiler lead Team Iowa (as the Head Coach) to a 4th place finish. Waves swimmer Quinn Kopelman also took part in the meet (11-12 Boys).
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.
15 February 2014
End of Season & Interim Practice Schedules
11 February 2014
Beginning next week, practice groups will be based upon AGE and which Championship meet each swimmer is attending. All of these practices may be found on the ICE Activities calendar as well as on ea...
HY-VEE FUNDRAISING COUPON BOOKS (orders due Feb 5th)
25 January 2014
This will be the last of three HY-Vee Coupon Book orders placed during the short-course fundraising season to help you pay your short-course fundraising dues. Order form is here: http://iceels.org/do...
Tuesday Practice, 1/7
5 January 2014
Since school is cancelled tomorrow, the HS meet at Mercer has been cancelled. We are going to run normal Tuesday practices at Mercer. Frost 1 - 6:15-7:15pm at Mercer Waves - 6:45 - 8:45pm (dryland) a...
Storm Cannot Stop Swim Competition
22 December 2013
Although there was a big storm on Saturday night, some ICE swimmers still achieved their personal best times at BLAST Holiday Classic swim meet at Cedar Falls on Dec 20-22. Check Patch.com for mor...
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