Juneau swimmers set records at SE Championships

Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2003

JUNEAU - Several members of Juneau's Glacier Swim Club set meet records at the Mike Smithers Southeast Regional Championships, held Feb. 7-9 at Sitka's Blatchley Pool.

Juneau record-setters included:

• Auri Clark, girls age 8 and under division, 25-yard butterfly (18.69 seconds) and 50-yard butterfly (42.84 seconds).

• Kirk Fishel, boys age 15-18, 400-yard individual medley (4:22.29)

• Paul Hughes, boys age 15-18, 200-yard breaststroke (2:13.00).

• Kristin Jones, girls age 13-14, 500-yard freestyle (5:40.75).

Jones was also part of a record-setting GSC girls age 13-14 200-yard medley relay team that posted a time of 2:04.32. Kacey Klein, Helen Riemer and Julia Dicostanzo were also on the team.

Two members of the Haines Dolphins Swim Club set two meet records apiece:

• Anna Szymanski, girls age 11-12, 50-yard backstroke (30.51) and 100-yard backstroke (1:05.34).

• Genny Szymanski, girls age 13-14, 100-yard backstroke (1:01.65) and 200-yard backstroke (2:12.51).

The Glacier Swim Club won the team title at the meet, led by seven individual event victories by Kyle O'Brien, six by Hughes and five by Kelsey Potdevin.

Some results were missing from a listing of event winners in last Monday's Empire. Complete results from the Mike Smithers Southeast Championship meet can be found on the Glacier Swim Club Web site at http://www.gsc-swim.org.



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