OSI News Archive - March, 2010
March 30, 2010
David Spurgeon, Andres A La Rosa, Jorge Casas and Cortlandt Nelsen of Tualatin Hills teamed up at the Northwest Section Age Group Championships to set three 11-12 relay records. The boys finished the 200 free relay in 1:41.04, to beat LOSC's 2007 record of 1:41.45. In the 400 free relay, they stopped the clock at 3:41.43, beating another LOSC record, which stood at 3:43.49. They finished the 400 medley relay in 4:09.05, just edging out their own record of 4:09.17 set earlier this season.
Andres also broke Santo Condorelli's 2007 record in the 11-12 50 butterfly, finishing the race in 25.69 to Santo's 26.01.
Grace Carlson, who set several OSI records the week before at Senior Sectionals, broke Tualatin Hills monopoly on OSI records when she broke Karen Turner's 2008 record in the 13-14 200 IM. Grace finished in a time of 2:01.21, edging out Karen's 2:02.49.
March 29, 2010
There will be a Stroke And Turn Clinic on Saturday, April 3 at the Multnomah Athletic Club at 10:30AM. If you are interested in attending contact Julie Carpenter at email@example.com.
March 24, 2010
A Stroke and turn clinic for officials will be held Thursday, April 1 from 6:00-8:00PM at the Hillsboro Aquatic Center. Contact Julie Lindstrom at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested or have questions.
March 19, 2010
Oregon Swimmers broke a large number of records during the 2010 Speedo Champions Series. Grace Carlson of Lake Oswego, the youngest record setter, broke her own 13-14 100 back record swimming 53.86. Her old record was set earlier at 54.25. The time was also an Open record, which stood at 54.16, held by Karen Turner.
Kaylin Bing of Roseburg became the first 15-16 girl to go under fifty seconds when she finished the 100 free in 49.99. Morgan Scroggy held the old record of 50.11 since 2005.
Jacob Pebley of Corvallis lost one record but set another. In the 100 backstroke, Aaron Young of Tualatin Hills beat Jacob's old 15-16 record of 49.77 when he stopped the clock at 49.69. Jacob finished the evening with a time under the old record at 49.72. While he lost his 100 record, Jacob lowered Austin Ringquist's 200 back record of 1:45.41. The new record stands at 1:45.20 and is also the new Open record.
Gabriel Rooker of Tualatin Hills demolished the 15-16 100 breast record, swimming 56.27 to Bryan Addleman's 1991 record of 57.47. He also went under the old record in finals with a 56.34.
Eetu Karvonen of MAC set a pair of Open breaststroke records. In the 100, Eetu swam 54.03, bettering Brad Baculis's 1993 record of 54.54. For the 200, Eetu finished with a 1:57.24, destroying Matt Brown's 1993 record of 1:58.31.
Neil O'Halloran of Tualatin Hills set a pair of records in the 15-16 butterflies. For the 100, he lowered his own record of 48.60 with a 48.42, while in the 200 he stopped the clock at 1:47.06 beating Paul Ely's 1998 record of 1:47.52.
Tori Simenec of BearCat Swim Club, also set a pair of records in the butterflies. Her 53.66 in the 100 fly bettered her own 17-18 record of 54.02 and the 1:58.21 time in the 200 fly bettered her own record of 1:59.14.
Steven Ung, also of Tualatin Hills, set a new record in the 17-18 100 free, beating Scott Townsend's 1991 record of 45.29 with a 45.23.
Tualatin Hills set two Open relay records. Morgon Henderson-Kunz, Aaron Young, Steven Ung and Gabriel Rooker combined to a 1:23.56 200 free relay time. MAC held the old record at 1:23.76 set way back in 1987. Steven, Gabriel and Morgon joined up with Neil O'Halloran to beat MAC's 1991 200 medley relay record, 1:32.62 to 1:33.41.
March 17, 2010
There will be an Electronic Timing Clinic at the Shute Park Aquatic and Recreation Center Thursday, April 8th from 7-9 pm. If you are interested in attending contact Rachel Sandage at email@example.com or 503-357-1324.
March 17, 2010
There is new legislation from USA Swimming regarding meet sanctions. In order for a meet to be sanctioned, the meet information must now state the pool depth at both the start and turn ends and also must include the following verbage regarding pool certification:
March 11, 2010
Columbia River Swim Team won the Senior Championships this past weekend beating second place Maverick Aquatics 939 to 869. Mt. Hood Aquatics, Hillsboro Heat Swim Team and Superior Stingray Swimming rounded out the top 5. For complete team scores, click here.
Alex Kronberger of Maverick won the girls high point competition. Sarah Fay Rierson of Superior Stingray and Andrea Young of Columbia River Swim Team placed second and third. In the boys high point competition, Ben Nierman of Albany Aquatics Association beat out Clark Snyder and Aaron Ghiglieri both of Superior Stingray. Top 10 high point finishers can be found here.
March 1, 2010
Grace Carlson of Lake Oswego set three individual records at the 11-14 Championships this past weekend. She set a new record in the 13-14 girls 100 free swimming 50.25 to beat Kaylin Bing's 2008 record of 50.53. Grace broke the 13-14 girls 100 backstroke by almost a second swimming 54.25 to Karen Turner's 2008 record of 55.20. Her final record came in the 200 backstroke, swimming 1:58.84 to Karen Turner's 2009 record of 1:59.61.
Two 11-12 boys relays went under the 400 medley relay. The Tualatin Hills team of Andre A La Rosa, Cortlandt Nelsen, Jorge Casas and David Spurgeon swam 4:09.17 shattering the record the same team swam earlier this year. The old record stood at 4:13.75. In the same heat, the Multnomah Athletic Club team of Tristan Furnary, Grant Goodring, Jackson Locke Harris and Bailey Pearson swam 4:09.97. Judging by the splits, this must have been an amazing race.
In the team race, Tualatin Hills Thunderbolts placed first with 898.5 points. Bend Swim Club placed second with 486.5 points and Lake Oswego Swim Club placed third with 413.5. For a complete listing of team scores, click here.
In the high point competition, there were two ties for first place and several close calls.
March 1, 2010
An electronic TIming Clinic will held March 13 at 1:00PM at the Marshall Center conference room, 1009 E McLoughlin, Vancouver WA 98663. Contact Jim Alexander if you are interested and/or have questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.