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Colorado Swimming News

The FAST boy’s 9-10 relay team competed at the Colorado State Championship Meet and set a team record.

The Fort Collins Area Swim Team (FAST) finished in second place out of 45 teams that participated in the 2009 Colorado Age Group State Championships. Only the Colorado Stars team from Denver posted a better overall team score. A total of 888 athletes participated in the meet held at EPIC. FAST hosted the meet and had 52 athletes that qualified and participated.

FAST had two swimmers that earned individual State Champion titles. Alex Tooley earned two state titles by placing first in the 13-14 boys 100 yard breaststroke (1:00.31) and the 200 yard breaststroke (2:13.68). Ranon Pritchard swam for four state titles in the 11-12 boys 200 yard individual medley (2:15.27), 400 yard individual medley (4:55.12), 100 yard freestyle (53.84), and the 50 yard freestyle (24.69).

A total of 17 FAST swimmers placed in the top ten in one or more events. Dominique Schiffman, Elise Forzley, Audrey Oweimrin, Riley Hoffman, Hannah Hunter, Bailey Nero, Sammie Guay, Alex Dragan, Nolan Huey, Austin Hill, Max Holter, Walter Dauksher, Matthew Sima, Tristan VonNeida, and Kincaid Hoffman posted top ten individual finishes. The team also placed 12 relay teams in the top ten and had one state record-breaking relay time. The second place overall finish is FAST’s best since 2000, when the team also finished in second place.

April 4, 2009 Posted by | Uncategorized | Leave a comment