March 6, 2018: In the closest
Albatross finish ever, GERM prevailed by 27 points to take
the team championship. A great meet was put on by ANCM once
again, and they pushed us to the very last event.
All 37 GERM swimmers contributed to the
winning total. Two GERMs set new meet records: Jeanne Lappin
in the W60-64 100m IM, and David Robinson in the M75-79 50
and 100m free.
New team records were set by the following
swimmers: Lisa Chin (W35-39) 400m free; Jenny Carswell
(W40-44) 100m fly; Lynne Andrews (W70-74) 50m free and
breast; Evan Murdock (M18-24) 50m back; Gustavo Sandi
(M45-49) 50m breast; Dan Blitz (M50-54) 200m back; Scott
Golden (M55-59) 50m free and 50 and 100m fly; Mark Young
(M55-59) 200m free, back, breast and IM; Greg Nelson
(M55-59) 100m breast; Mark Walters (M65-69) 50 and 100m fly
and 200m breast; David Robinson (M75-79) 50 and 100m free,
100 and 200m back.
Team relay records are getting very hard to
break, but our swimmers broke four of them. The relay record
breakers are: Mixed 240-279 200m medley: Andrews, Sandi,
Lappin, Thomas Offenbacher; Mixed 200-239 400m free: Blitz,
Lappin, Dombay, Matthew Paushter; Mixed 200-239 400m medley:
Dombay, Sandi, Lappin, Paushter; Men 200-239 400m medley:
Farol Tomson, Blitz, Young, Golden;Mixed 120-159 400m free:
Schneider, Chin, Thomas Culliton, Main .