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2020

~~~ IMPORTANT UPDATE ~~~

Due to the COVID-19 crisis in our country, the 2020 NJ Masters Swimming Banquet has been postponed with a TBD date. Stay tuned for updates as the situation allows us to consider a reschedule date.

Thank you again for your support and dedication to the NJ Masters Swimming community.

Looking forward to you joining us on Saturday, March 21, 2020 for an evening of celebration of the 2019 Continuous Membership Recognition Program Award Recipients and our New Jersey Masters Swimming Community at the beautiful Basking Ridge Country Club in Basking Ridge, NJ!!

Please click here for the detailed event information flyer which includes the listing of all of the Award Recipients, a bio of our Featured Guest Speaker, Craig Beardsley, a link to the online registration, and payment information. Early bird registration is due by March 10, 2020.

 


 

Join us for the NJ Masters Swimming Annual 100 x 100s to be held on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at the Berkeley Aquatic Club Center of Excellence in New Providence, NJ.

This event is FREE to any 2020 NJ LMSC USMS registered member.

Online registration is open!


2019

December 20th, 2019 - Congratulations to the following swimmers who set new NJ LMSC SCM records at the Dr. Bill Ross Memorial Masters Swim Meet at the Nassau County Aquatics Center on November 24, 2019. Women 65-69: Nancy Steadman Martin, 65 - 200 Free 2:33.72, 400 Free 5:21.37, 50 Back 38.71, 50 Breast 46.31; Men 18-24: Connor Brown, 22 - 100 back 1:02.93
December 20th, 2019 - Congratulations to the following swimmers who set new NJ LMSC short course meters records at the 4th Annual Somerset County YMCA Pentathlon Festival (and 25s!) at the Bridgewater YMCA on December 14-15, 2019.

Women 45-49: Alison Hayden, 48 - 200 Free 2:23.76, 400 IM 5:45.63; Women 60-64: Deborah Cipriano, 62 - 50 Free 33.32, Women 65-69: Nancy Steadman Martin, 65 - 50 Free 33.82, 800 Free 10:54,15, 1500 Free 20:40.41; Women 85-89: Janet Moeller, 85 - 50 Back 1:07.37, 50 Breast 1:19.52, 50 Fly 1:27.37, 100 IM 2:38.88; Men 30-34: Nick Pierson, 33 - 200 Fly 2:32.66; Men 45-49: Jeffrey Jotz, 49 - 1500 Free 19:01.97; Men 55-59: William Segal, 55 - 50 Back 30.63; Men 70-74: Frank McElroy, 71 - 200 Back 3:17.93, 200 Breast 3:42.43; Men 85-89: Norman Bartner, 85 - 50 Free 42.45, 50 Back 53.50
December 20th, 2019 - The November/December issue of the Fastlane Newsletter is now available!
December 2nd, 2019 - Congratulations to the following swimmers for setting new NJLMSC SCM records at the Bill Heebner Winter Freeze Masters Meet at the Phoenixville Area YMCA on January 27, 2019. Women 65-69: Nancy Steadman-Martin, 65 - 100 free 1:12.84, 400 Free 5:26.87, 50 Back 39.92 (Nancy broke her mother, Doris Steadman's record from 1989!), 200 Fly 3:02.57, 100 IM 1:26.68. Men 55-59: Scott Yeomans, 55 - 200 back 2:40.11, 400 IM 5:42.91
December 2nd, 2019 - Congratulations to Scott Yeomans, 55 for setting a new NJLMSC SCY record in the men's 55-59 400 IM at the Dan Horton Invitational Masters Meet at the Waldo County YMCA in Belfast, Maine on May 18. 2019. Scott posted a time of 4:58.51.
November 24th, 2019 - Congratulations to the following NJLMSC swimmers for setting new SCY records at the EEX Veterans Day Meet on November 9-10, 2019 at TCNJ. Women 65-69: Nancy Steadman-Martin, 65 - 1650 free 20:39.20, 50 breast 44.24, 50 fly 36.77, 200 fly 2:46.36, 200 IM 2:47.66; Men 75-79: Jim Dragon, 75 - 50 back 36.50, 100 breast 1:31.77, 100 IM 1:16.69

Special congratulations to Nancy Steadman-Martin as her 20:39.20 lowers the existing USMS National record of 20:43.29 set by Shirley Loftus-Charley in 2016.
November 2nd, 2019 - The September/October issue of the Fastlane Newsletter is now available!
Octobr 4, 2019 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new NJ LMSC LCM records at the 2019 U.S. Masters Swimming Summer National Championships on August 7-11 at the Marguerite Aquatic Center in Mission Viejo, CA. Women 18-24: Cara Cannilla, 23 - 800 free 10:53.48; Hannah Matheson, 24 - 50 free 28.13, 100 free 1:02.21, 50 back 32.13, 50 fly 29.68; Women 55-59: Rebecca Kalibat, 56 - 1500 free 21:43.34, 100 breast 1:33.34; Men 25-29: Eric Materniak, 28 - 200 fly 2:18.64
October 2, 2019 - Sussex County's fall edition of the "Adult Mini Meet" is coming up on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Click here for the meet entry form. Meet entries must be received by Oct. 17, 2019.

The Eastern Express Swim Team is hosting its Veteran's Day Masters Meet on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, November 9-10, 2019 at The College of New Jersey. Click here for the meet entry form or click here for the link to online entries (preferred). Mail-in entries due by Oct. 27. Online entries close Nov. 6.
August 28, 2019 - Congratulations to the following NJLMSC swimmers who set new LCM records at the Jason Nessel Memorial Invitational meet at the Rahway River Park Pool on August 4, 2019. Women 60-64: Barbara McGregor, 60 - 200 IM 3:35.62; Women 85-89: Janet Moeller, 85 - 50 Fly 1:21.07, 200 IM 6:05.21; Men 75-79: Jim Dragon, 75 - 50 Free 32.18, 50 Breast 41.79, 50 Fly 33.26; Men's 72-99 400 Free Relay: RBAY - Michael Lehrer, 32, Vincent Chen, 22, Matthew Liu, 19, Aaron Lucena, 19 6:00.75; Men's 240-279 400 Medley Relay: RBAY - Mark Weinstein, 63, Atsushi Hamanaka, 60, Francis Norek, 63, Elliott Lehrer, 64 7:35.61
August 28, 2019 - The July/August issue of the Fastlane Newsletter is now available!
June 25, 2019 - The May/June issue of the Fastlane Newsletter is now available!
May 7th, 2019 - Congratulations to Nancy Steadman-Martin (64) for setting the following new 60-64 age group NJ LMSC SCY records at the Colonies Zone Championships at George Mason University (VA) on April 5-7, 2019. 100 free - 1:03.49, 100 fly - 1:17.86, 200 fly - 2:42.91, 100 IM - 1:16.05, 400 IM - 5:39.90

Congratulations to Laurie Ditommaso (56) for setting a new NJ LMSC SCY record in the 55-59 age group at the YMCA Masters National Championships at the YMCA of Central Florida Aquatic Center on April 14, 2019. Laurie posted a 28.54 in the 50 freestyle.

Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers for setting new NJ LMSC SCY records at the USMS Spring Nationals in Mesa, AZ on April 25-28, 2019. Women 45-49: Alison Hayden (47): 200 fly 2:26.69; Women 60-64: Nancy Steadman-Martin (64), 100 fly 1:16.59; Men 25-29: Eric Materniak (27): 100 breast 57.84

Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers for setting new NJ LMSC SCY records at the Somerset County YMCA Last Chance Meet at the Somerset Hills YMCA on May 5, 2019. Women 60-64: Nancy Steadman-Martin (64), 100 breast 1:32.20, 50 fly 36.64; Women 70-74: Mary Hager (71), 100 free 1:29.37, 200 free 3:11.56; Men 55-59: Scott Yeomans (55), 500 free 5:25.70; 200 back 2:20.39; Men 60-64: Benn Doyle (60), 50 breast 31.25, 100 breast 1:09.87, 200 breast 2:33.21; Men 75-79: Jim Dragon (75), 50 free 27.77, 50 breast 36.36, 50 fly 30.10
April 22nd, 2019 - The March/April issue of the Fastlane Newsletter is now available!

April 18th, 2019 - Congratulations to Frank McElroy, 71, for setting a new NJ LMSC SCY record in the men's 70-74 age group with a 21:18.19 in the 1650 yard freestyle at the New England SCY Championships at Harvard University on March 16, 2019
April 8th, 2019 - Congratulations to Alyssa Colasurdo (24) and Nancy Steadman-Martin (64) for setting new NJ LMSC SCY records at the Hawks Masters Spring Splash meet at Monmouth University on March 31, 2019. Alyssa swam a 2:38.77 in the 200 breast and Nancy swam a 1:17.97 in the 100 fly and a 1:18.90 in the 100 IM.
April 8th, 2019 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new NJ LMSC SCY records at the Ocean County YMCA Unofficial Team Championships meet at the Toms River YMCA on February 10, 2019. Women 18-24: Alyssa Colasurdo (24) 50 breast 32.29, 100 breast 1:09.14; Women 45-49: Alison Hayden (47) 200 breast 2:50.48; Women 60-64: Nancy Steadman-Martin (64) 200 IM 2:47.09
March 30th, 2019 - Congratulations to Nancy Steadman-Martin for setting new NJLMSC short course yards records at the Garsoe Schermerhorn Masters Pentathlon Meet at Pennsbury High School on March 6, 2016 and March 3, 2019. At the 2016 meet, when Nancy was 61, she swam the 200 fly in 2:43.56 and the 400 IM in 5:41.31 (these times had not been recorded in the NJ LMSC record books!). In the 2019 meet, at age 64, Nancy broke the 200 breast record with a 3:11.90.
March 21st, 2019 - Entries are now open for the Sussex County YMCA Adult Mini-Meet, to be held Saturday, April 13 at the Sussex County YMCA in Hardyston, New Jersey. Click here to access the paper entry form. All entries must be received by Thursday, April 11, 2019. Any questions, please call Ray Gaffney, at 973 209-9622 ext. 224 or email to rgaffney@metroymcas.org.
February 22nd, 2019 - The January/February issue of the Fastlane Newsletter is now available!
February 7th, 2019 - Entries now open for the 2019 Sprint Yard Mini Meet on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at the Nassau County Aquatic Center in East Meadow on Long Island. Click here for the online entry form. Entries must be received by 12pm NOON eastern time on February 26, 2019 or when the two-hour meet timeline has been met, whichever comes first. Any questions, please contact Lisa Baumann via email at excelswimming@aol.com.
January 27th, 2019 - Entries now open for the Hawks Masters Spring Splash on March 31, 2019. Click here for entry form. Entries must be received by midnight eastern time on March 29, 2019. Any questions, please contact Nicole Alsobrooks at 732-749-5179 or nalsobro@monmouth.edu.
January 27th, 2019 - Entries now open for the Ocean County YMCA Unofficial Team Championships on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Click here for entry form. Entries must be received by Friday, February 8, 2019. Any questions, please contact Justin Alsobrooks at justina@justintiming.com.
January 27th, 2019 - The NJLMSC board meeting minutes for November 18th, 2018 are now available!
January 3rd, 2019 - Congratulations to the following NJ LMSC swimmers who set new short course meters records at the New England and Colonies Zone SCM Championships at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) Sports and Recreation Center on December 7-9, 2018.

Men 25-29: Eric Materniak (27) - 100 breast 1:05.68; Men 50-54: Jose Faria (52) - 50 back 30.80, 200 back 2:29.41; Men 60-64: Benn Doyle (60) - 50 breast 34.10, 100 breast 1:15.88, 200 breast 2:46.92, 200 IM 2:37.51; Men 70-74: Frank McElroy (70) - 200 free 2:32.37, 800 free 10:58.56, 100 fly 1:24.18, 200 fly 3:17.42, 100 IM 1:25.80, 200 IM 3:01.09, 400 IM 6:25.63
January 1st, 2019 - Congratulations to Alison Hayden, 47 for setting new NJ LMSC short course meters records at the Bill Heebner Memorial Lucky Leprechaun Masters Meet at the Phoenixville Area YMCA on March 18, 2018. Alison set new records in the women's 45-49 age group in the 400 free (4:59.01), 200 breast (3:06.73), 200 IM (2:45.93) and the 400 IM (5:44.43).