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Time Trail # 8 was great to get Level 7-8 back racing after nearly 2 months off from racing. With nearly 40 personal best with a limited number of event to swim was very impressive. Walking away from the meet we can still see that we need to focus on the little things that make our races stronger and faster. Great Job everyone!!
The document time_trial_8_results.pdf was attached to this post.
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We are truly blessed to get another Titans Time Trial underour belts as Erie County has seen rising covid numbers and we look at a futurethat is a bit daunting! We want to thank all of the amazing volunteers thatwent the extra mile to sanitize all the chairs and Mask Baskets for the kidsbetween every swim. The Marshalls that helped remind the swimmers to keep thosemasks on at all times not swimming, the Officials that made the meet run sosmooth and made the times all count, and of course all the Titans swimmers and coacheswho did such a great job!
Levels 1 and 2 had 12 swimmers participate in the time trial on Friday. This was the second time they swam in two weeks and everyone did great, especially with only 6 DQs! For not being in the water for that long of a time, everyone swam great! The energy and enthusiasm to be in the was there and everyone looked forward to race again! We have some things to work on, notably with breaststroke, but overall, both levels did an awesome job! We’ll keep getting better, as we’re going to be in the water more often! Keep up the great work everyone!
Level 3 had 6 awesome swimmers come to our time trial this past Friday. We had a total of 3 best times and 10 new swims achieved! Max Carter dropped 12 seconds in the 100 IM, Gretchen Cenczyk had a great 100 IM coming in just under 2 minutes and Brigid Connors showed some real speed in the25 fly & 25 breaststroke! Ameela Patel did a great job in the 100 free with an awesome flutter kick, Lucia Santiago dropped 3 seconds from her personal best in the 25 breaststroke and Gianna Torcello did an amazing job completing her first 100 IM. We are so proud of all the level 3 swimmers, keep up the good work!
Level 4 sent a total of 8 swimmers to the meet who piled up14 personal bests, 3 more new swims and only 1 DQ’s to learn from. Amazing job swimming 2 or 3 events in the short time frame only shows how far they have come since we started! Megan Hufnagel, James Lyons, and Joseph Tacca could do no wrong swimming personal bests with all 3 swims in the quick session, All Level4 swimmers should be proud of the efforts put in and we hope to continue to learn from these great race opportunities.
Level 5 had 18 participants who totaled over 22 new best times and 3 new swims! We had a few DQs, which shows the importance of focusing on the little things during practice, especially our walls and turns! With little rest, it was great to see so many awesome swims and fantastic efforts from our level. We were also so happy to see and hear everyone cheering and rooting each other on! Josie Russom, Reese Marcyan, Owen Gray and Carter Gavigan were able to swim best times in each of their events!! We are so proud of the hard work level5 has been putting in at practice and are happy to see it paying off during these time trials. Keep it up!
Level 6 sent a total of 14 swimmers to the meet who piled up27 personal bests, 4 more new swims and 5 DQ’s to learn from. We saw swimmers stepping up and really applying what they have worked on in practice and everyone had some amazing swims! Unbelievably 4 Titans swam personal bests every time! Congratulations to Meredith Roberts, Sean Labiak, Grace Griffin, and Emma Cwiklinski. Erin Morrissey and Arianna Sidor attempted the 400 IM for the first time and walked away with some valuable experience! Great job Level 6!
Level 7-8 continue to show great improvement not only in the times but in the way we race. Maddy Bronson, Brady Garcia, Campbell Murphy, Lucy Lyons, Maddie Scibetta, Lauren Levy, Aliana Roberts, Finn Crowther, Deanon Kopp, Brie Lorenz, Lila Roeser, Julia Russom, Evan Schraufstetter, Elijah Thompson and Cierra Williams all improved their times. Great Job!!
The document tt__6_results.pdf was attached to this post.
Another amazing Friday night at the races! Levels 3, 4, 5, & 6 took advantage of another opportunity to get up and race! We are seeing so many improvements in our racing and that is only a small part of the benefits of competing! The practices are getting so much better with the added awareness of how it translates to our races! If you practice great strokes they happen in the races! The opposite is also true if you practice illegal things they will happen too! We continue to be so grateful for the Aquatic Center and our ability to swim during this challenging time! Thanks again to all the volunteers and swimmers for all the work!
Level 3 had an awesome time trial this past Friday. We had 8swimmers representing the level and a total of 11 best times and 8 new events completed!It was awesome to see some of the level testing their endurance and trying out longer swims like the 100 fly and 200 breaststroke. Congratulations to Vivienne Cabin, Max Carter, Lucas Castelo Barnum, Gretchen Cenczyk, Ellie Fox, AmeikaParis, Ella Pawelczyk and Lucia Santiago on a good well done! Keep up the hard work, we can’t wait to watch you all continue to improve.
Level 4 had another tremendous turnout with swimmers piling up some amazing swims! 12 Swimmers pulled together 13 personal bests with 6 new events! Several swimmers could do no wrong hitting personal bests with every swim, Congratulations to Dominic Fabrizi, Ella Gray, Megan Hufnagel, and Joseph Tacca! New events like the 100 fly and 200 breaststroke were seen by several swimmers pushing themselves to new challenges, GREAT JOB LEVEL 4!
18 Level 5 swimmers came to represent the level at our time trial! We had 24 best times and a number of new events completed. We are proudto see our level challenging themselves by picking the 100 fly and/or the 200breaststroke to race. They are working really hard at practice to increase theirendurance, while still keeping the intensity needed to swim fast. It is awesome to see all their hard work paying off. Shout out to Andre Charlier and Owen Grayfor big time drops in the 100 fly, as well as Alex Kendall, Josie Russom,Carter Gavigan, Roane George and Jacob Walter for trying the 200 breast for the first time and Marley Sinatra for dropping 8 seconds. Congratulations to the entire level, we are so proud of all your hard work.
Level 6 has been working harder and harder at, as I’m sure you have heard them talk about how tired they are after practice! That investment in hard work payed off in great swims! Seventeen Level 6 swimmers showed off of bit whipping up 25 new personal bests with 4 more new events completed and some truly amazing races! New swims in the 100 fly and 200 breaststroke were also on display. We saw Jayla Mercurio, Meredith Roberts , and Arianna Sidor all swim best times every time they hit the water, FANTASTIC WORK TO ALL!
The document tt__5_level_3-6_results.pdf was attached to this post.
Titans continue to shine at the the team time trials! Thanks you to all the parents and officials that have been able to help out and give the kids a chance to race.
Level 1 did an amazing job at their second time trial on Friday, we had several awesome swims! Congratulations to Harper Shovlin and Audrey Nudell for their showstopping 25 free and 25 backstroke races. Over the next couple of weeks, we will be working on our breathing in freestyle as well as underwater dolphin kicks. Level 1 should be very proud of themselves and keep up the good work!
Good job to level 2 this weekend, they did an awesome job at the time trial. We are very proud of you guys for following directions and having the meet go so smoothly. We had a lot of really good races, and we are very proud of you all. Shout out to Kaia Heelan for challenging herself with both the 50 free and 50 breast. Great Job you guys!
Titan Team Time Trial # 4 was outstanding! All swimmers are learning so much and applying it to their racing, it amazing to watch. We are so grateful for the opportunity to swim and actually compete once again, it is so good for our spirits to see the swimmers making such great efforts and finding something inside themselves that they may have forgotten was there, or are just not discovering what they can do!
Level 3 had another great Friday participating in the Titans Time Trials. There were 7 swimmers altogether representing the level and they had great results. Maximus Carter had 2 best times in the 25 free and 50 fly, Marco D’Angelo also swam 2 best times in the 25 free and 25 back. Lucas Castelo Barnum placed 1st in both the 25 free and 50 fly events, way to go Lucas! The girls, Vivienne Cabin, Gretchen Cenczyk, Ameela Patel, and Gianna Torcello, did very well racing these events for their first time as Titans. We will continue to work on the details of each stroke at practice as well as increasing our endurance. Great job level 3 and keep up the good work at practice!
Level 4 had a solid turnout with 12 fantastic swimmers hitting the water putting together some really good stuff! They amassed 26personal best times, 22 new swims and we saw Haylee Whelehan & Mia Zablocki add the challenging the 100 Fly to their list of accomplishments! We had few DQ’s and will focus in on those technique issues, as always in practice. Congratulations to all!
Level 5 had 17 swimmers that competed in our 4th Titan Time Trial representing all the hard work they have been putting into practice. There were 24 best times overall with Owen Gray, Alex Kendall, Josephine Russom, and Jacob Walter earning best times in all 3 events they swam. Way to go swimmers! Level 5 has been focusing on how to swim fast while holding good stroke technique and we are looking forward to the next time trial!
Level 6 continually amazes! This group is doing so much with the opportunities presented to them and should be proud of their efforts! That said, we need to keep working and really get focused on the smaller things,that are actually big things! 19 Swimmers from Level 6 showed up and crushed it! They piled up 50 personal best times and added a handful of new events with no DQ’s! Fantastic job to all!
Level 1-3 Results
Level 4-6 Results
The document level_1-3_resukts.pdf was attached to this post.