UCSC Distance & IM Challenge Results

The UCSC Distance & IM Challenge was the first 3 day meet of the season for the Riptides. Neo led the team with 2 gold, 3 silver and a bronze and broke his own club record in the 800 free. Anthony broke two club records and won 2 silver and a bronze. Other medal winners were Leighten with a silver in 50 fly and Marin with a silver in 100 fly. Pierre, Kiana and Shallis were the most improved swimmers of the meet with huge time drops and new PBs in all of their events. Kiana also achieved 4 new B times.

New records:

Boys 10&U 800 free – Anthony 12:31.99 – Anthony 13:26.71 (2015)

Boys 10&U 200 breast – Anthony 3:57.98 – Neo 4:05.31 (2010)

Boys 15&O 800 free – Neo 9:19.87 – Neo 9:33.81 (2015)

Cassidy: 5 new PBs, dropped 33 secs in 800 free and 20 secs in 400 free.

Leighten: 5 new PBs, silver in 50 fly, dropped 20 secs in 200 free.

Anthony: 2nd in 400 and 800 free, 3rd in 200 free, 4th in 200 IM.

Pierre: 5th in 200 free, 7 new PBs

Neo: 1st in 200 back and 200 fly, 2nd in 200 IM, 400 free and 800 free, 3rd in 200 free.

Avi: 4th in 200 back, 4 new PBs

Kai: 5th in 50 breast, 4 new PBs

Avery: 4th in 200 IM, 7th in 200 fly

Riley: 5th in 50 back, 6 new PBs

Marin: 2nd in 100 fly, 4 new PBs

Shallis: 6th in 200 free and 200 back, 6 new PBs

Kiana: 7 PBs and new B times in the 800 free, 400 free, 400 IM and 200 breast.