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May 2011 News


May 24, 2011 – Announcing the 27th annual Lavallette Mid Summer Mile on Saturday, August 6, 2011 in Lavallette, NJ. Registration/Check-in: 7:00-7:45 a.m.  Masters Race Starts: 8:00 a.m.  Open Race Starts: 8:10 a.m. $20 pre-registration if received by July 29, 2011. Please click here for the entry form. If you have any questions, please contact event director Janet Sellitto at jsellitto@ocymca.org or (732) 341-9622 ext. 2214.
May 18, 2011 – Announcing the Sussex County YMCA “Adult Mini Meet” on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at the Sussex County YMCA in Hardyston, NJ.  New Swimmer Orientation:  2:30 p.m. Warmup: 3 p.m.  Meet Starts: 3:30 p.m.. Entry form must be received by Friday, September 23, 2011. Please click here for the entry form.  If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Soutter at (973) 209-9622 ext. 223.
May 9, 2011 - Congratulations to the following NJLMSC swimmers for setting new NJLMSC SCY records at the USMS Spring Nationals in Mesa, Arizona on April 28 through May 1, 2011. Men 40-44 Oleg Chebotarev 42, 500 Free, 5:07.44; 1000 Free, 10:35.82; Steve Hiltabiddle, 44, 200 Fly, 2:06.91; 400 IM, 4:41.27; Men 80-84 Nickolas Demas, 81, 50 Free, 33.13; 100 Free, 1:17.34; Relays Mixed 45+; 200 Yard Medley Relay, GSM, 1:59.07, Andrea Luallen-Egg, 45 Scott Yeomans, 47 Nancy Steadman-Martin, 56 Ed Tsuzuki, 52. New Jersey was well represented at the meet with 15 members of Berkeley Aquatic, Garden State and Jersey Area Multisport masters clubs in attendance.  Nancy Steadman-Martin, 56 (500 and 1650 free, 200 fly, 400 IM) and Nickolas Demas, 81 (50 and 100 free) were national champions and the following additional swimmers all placed in the top 10, scoring points for their clubs:  Bob Cashel (62), Oleg Chebotarev, Brendan Gallagher (30), Steve Hiltabiddle, Andrea Luallen-Egg, Chris McGiffin (45),  Bill Segal (46), Scott Yeomans.  JAM also placed 10th in the men’s 35+ 200 free relay with Bill Segal, Steve Hiltabiddle, Craig Hubert (46) and Oleg Chebotarev. Garden State finished in 36th place (out of 206 clubs).
May 6, 2011 - Sussex County YMCA  "Adult Mini Meet"  SCY Swim Meet was held on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at the Sussex County YMCA in Hardyston, NJ.  Please click here for complete results. If you have any questions, please call Debbie Soutter at 973.209.9622, ext. 223

April 2011 News


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April 25, 2011 - The NJ LMSC is proud to report that of the top (7) LMSCs thus far in the distance category, the NJ LMSC currently has the HIGHEST rate of member participation at an amazing 13.98%! Congratulations to ALL of the participants who continue to make this program such a huge success within our LMSC!! Every member counts!! New Jersey continues its strong start for 2011 in the Go The Distance event! Out of all 52 LMSCs, New Jersey holds the #7 spot with over 7,150 miles logged.  New Jersey remains in the #5 spot in total number of participants with 105! Let's go NJ!  Sign up, swim, and log those miles!  Let's give Oregon and Illionois a swim for their money! The Colonies Zone is still the #1 Zone with over 40,800 miles and 574 participants. This event is open to ALL registered USMS members.  To participate in 2011, simply submit your total yardage in your on-line FLOG (under MyUSMS). For more details about this fitness event, go to GO THE DISTANCE on the USMS website.  

Top (7) LMSCs  for 2011:
Pacific 18,247 miles,  231 swimmers
Florida 11,817 miles, 134 swimmers
Southern Pacific 11,116 miles, 138 swimmers
New England 9,470 miles, 122 swimmers 
Oregon 7,858 miles, 92 swimmers
Illinois 7,591 miles, 100 swimmers
New Jersey 7,159 miles, 105 swimmers

Click the "Go the Distance" logo above for April's results.

April 14, 2011 - Congratulations to June Carson, 62, who set a new NJ LMSC SCY record of 31.65 in the 50 free at the Sussex County YMCA "Adult Mini Swim Meet" on April 9, 2011.

April 12, 2011 - April 2011 Fastlane Posted!

April 12, 2011 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new NJ LMSC SCY records at the Ocean County YMCA Unofficial Team Championships on February 13, 2011. Women 18-24 [Annie Ferguson (24), 1000 Free - 11:06.71; 200 Breast 2:40.69.  Women 75-79 Jane Moeller (76), 200 Free - 3:44.06; 100 IM -1:55.61; 200 IM - 4:14.65.  Men 50-54 Ron Borchers (51) 500 Free - 5:39.92.  Men 55-59 Ken Niemi (55) 200 Back - 2:32.40.  Men 65-69 Jack Zakim (65) 200 Free - 2:14.89; 100 Back - 1:16.07.

April 4, 2011 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new NJ LMSC SCM records at the Somerset Valley YMCA "Spring Splash" meet on April 2, 2011.  Women 40-44 Michelle Davidson (41) 50 Back - 33.69.  Women 55-59 Erica Dunckley (56) 50 Back - 49.57. Women 70-74 Carol Motyka-Miller (70) 50 Free - 47.47; 100 IM - 2:08.82. Women 75-79 Janet Moeller (77) 400 Free - 8:42.59; 50 Breast - 1:01.32; 50 Fly - 1:00.83. Women 85-89 Lainey Dooman (85) 50 Back - 1:12.31.  Men 55-59 Ken Niemi (56) 200 Back - 2:43.28. Men 80-84 Paul Kiell (81) 400 Free - 7:26.30; 800 Free - 15:29.95. Mixed Relays 200-239 200 Free Relay - BERK - 2:13.20; Jeff Gold (44), Anne-France Saillot (49), Susan Kirk (51), Ken Niemi (56).  240-279 200 Medley Relay - GSM - 3:01.54; Paul Kiell (81), Jerry Katz (73), Janet Moeller (77), Beth Alemy (40).  280-319 200 Medley Relay - GSM - 3:54.15; Ralph Hemecker (78), Carol Motyka-Miller (70), Isaac Siskind (83),Erica Dunckley (56)

April 4, 2011 - The inaugural SVY Masters Spring Splash SCM meet was held on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at the Somerset Valley YMCA in Bridgewater, NJ. Please click here for complete results. If you have any questions, please contact meet director Tom Lawson at tlawson@alumni.lafayette.edu 

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