New Jersey Takes Home 2011 Duel in the Pool Winner's Cup! On November 6, 2011 the New Jersey Masters
swimmers defeated the New York Masters swimmers in the 2nd annual "Duel in the Pool." This year's duel was held
at Rutgers University and hosted by New Jersey Masters Swimming in collaboration with Blue Streak Aquatic, the
parents' organization of the Berkeley Aquatic Club. New Jersey swimmers pictured above, clockwise from the top
left: Adele Morgan, Julie Soltys and Lyndsay McMeen, James Sheerin, Joy Tsuzuki (Lane 3), Daisy DeSimone (4),
Richard Truche (6), and Jackie Whitty. Full results are available here.
Congratulations to Linda Brown-Kuhn! Linda Brown-Kuhn was awarded the prestigious Colonies Zone
Dorothy "Dot" Donnelly Award at the USMS convention in Jacksonville, Florida on September 17, 2011
USMS 5K Open Water National Championships, August 6, 2011. L-R; Laura Smith, Jeff Jotz, Susan Kirk,
Bridgette Hobart, Sarah Clark, and Rosanne Lemongello celebrate their successful completion of their
5K Open Water National Championship swim and share in the camaraderie of their passion for open water swimming!
USMS 10K Open Water National Championships, June 11, 2011. Photo (1) Jersey Girls, Lynn Ascione, Heather Guthrie,
Susan Kirk, Bridgette Hobart, Sarah Clark, and Mary Guilfoyle celebrate after all successfully completed their 10K USMS
Open Water National Championship swims in Fort Myers Beach, Florida on June 11, 2011.
Photo (2) The Jersey Girls---Born to Swim--- bring home some hardware!! (missing from photo....Bridgette Hobart)
5th Annual NJLMSC Awards Banquet – May 14, 2011 (above left – 5 year Continuous Membership Award Winners;
right – 25 year winners; Below left – Keynote Speaker Nancy Steadman-Martin and Vice Chair Chris McGiffin;
right – NJLMSC Board Volunteers)
The Somerset Valley YMCA hosted a fundraiser to help defer the cost of the YMCA swim team's upcoming
trip to summer nationals. Pictured above are New Jersey Masters swimmers (top right) Susan Kirk, (bottom, left to right)
Lyndsay McMeen, Daisy DeSimone, Anne-France Saillot, Eric Brink and Bill Mackolin
2011 NJ Masters Swimming Annual 100 x 100s February 6, 2011 at Rutgers University 12 lanes full of
NJ Masters Swimming swimmers cranked out a massive 681,700 yards while participating in an LMSC-wide 100 x 100s workout!
Together, they motivated one another to achieve new goals and to conquer the 100 x 100s! Fantastic swimming by all participants!
See you all again next year!!
2011 SVY Masters Spring Splash SCM Meet April 2, 2011 at Somerset Valley YMCA - The Somerset Valley YMCA
hosted a fundraiser to help defer the cost of the YMCA swim team's upcoming trip to summer nationals.
Pictured above are New Jersey Masters swimmers (top right) Susan Kirk, (bottom, left to right) Lyndsay McMeen,
Daisy DeSimone, Anne-France Saillot, Eric Brink and Bill Mackolin
Top: Two course of 9 lanes each were used to accommodate almost 2000 USMS swimmers at the beautiful Kino Aquatic
Complex in sunny Mesa, Arizona. Middle: Garden State Masters' 45+ NJ record-setting medley relay of Andrea Luallen-Egg,
Scott Yeomans, Nancy Steadman-Martin and Ed Tsuzuki; Chris McGiffin of Berkeley Aquatic Masters. Bottom: Jersey Area
Multisport's 35+ Men's free relay of Oleg Chebotarev, Craig Hubert, Bill Segal and Steve Hiltabiddle.