Colonies Zone SCY Championship Results
Once again everyone had a great time at the Colonies Zone SCY Championships at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. The 2018 meet held April 13-15 saw 456 swimmers entered, representing 72 teams.
We had 9 USMS records broken during the meet so a huge congratulations to all of our record breakers: Harry Sober, Ed Gaulrapp, Randolph Wise and Ken Novell of Virginia Masters in the 400 free relay, Gabrielle Mizerak, Victoria Maqueda, Katie Gier and Sara Shaner of Club Tribe in the 400 free relay, Beth Schreiner, Laura Walker, Ed Gaulrapp and Ken Novell of Virginia Masters in the 200 free relay, Sidney Glass, Laura Schwartz, Austin Glass and Katie Grier of Club Tribe in the 400 medley relay, Andrew Greenhalgh, Emily Ryczek, James Henderson and Anna Wujciak of Club Tribe in the 800 free relay, Lucas Bureau of Club Tribe in the 100 IM, Lucas Bureau, James Henderson, Austin Glass and Andrew Greenhalgh of Club Tribe in the 800 free relay, James Zenyuh of Riptide Masters in the 50 fly and Melinda Wolff of Colonials 1776 in the 50 breast.
89 swimmers and 25 relays swam faster than previous Zone meet records!
The youngest competitor was 18 year old Omar Shinaishin from Freedom Aquatic Club. The oldest (both in their 80's) were Laura Walker from Virginia Masters and Marshall Greer from Montgomery Ancient Mariners. In all, swimmers from California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia, participated in this three-day meet.
The combined high point trophies were won by the following teams:
CLUB TRIBE - Large Team Division (21+ swimmers)
COLONIALS 1776 - Medium Team Division (10-20 swimmers)
SPRING VALLEY YMCA MASTERS - Small Team Division (1-9 swimmers)
The Patriot Masters want to thank all of their officials for providing another well-run meet. And special thanks go to the George Mason University Men's and Women's swimming & diving teams for cheerfully helping with timing, registration and awards. CONGRATULATIONS to everyone!
-Cheryl Ward, Meet Director