August 10, 2019
Congratulations to 2018-2019 Season Scholastic-All-Americans
Riley Gavigan (1st year)
Angelina Harris (2nd year)
Kate Sommerstad (1st year)
Kyra Sommerstad (2nd year)
Jake Vecchio (1st year)
August 13, 2019
TVSC Athletes at Eastern Zone Age Group Championships in Richmond Virginia
2019 Eastern Zone LC Age Group Championships - Richmond VA
Metro Zone Team Wins Team Competion
August 4, 2019
2019 Eastern Zone LC Senior Championships - Buffalo NY
TVSC Wins 2019 Eastern Zone LC Sr Champs Team Competition
After finishing a close second to Long Island Express (LIE) last year, the TVSC Sr Zone Championship team won the 2019 Team Competition by 40 points, ahead of Scenectady-Saratoga Swim Club. Congratgulations!!!
Sr Zone Champion:
Jake Vecchio 200 fly. He missed the Jr National cut by 0.04 - 2:05.13. Kyra Sommerstad 200 back, Angelina 200 breast and Girls 400 medley relay
New Individual Team Records
Kate Sommerstad broke Kristin Pozmanter's 2012 1500 free team record by 2 sec - 17:42.1.
Angelina Harris broke her own 100 breast record swum at Sr Mets two weeks ago by another 0.25 sec - 1:13.7.
Henry Shemet broke the 2017 17-18 boys 200 breast record from Ryan Kaplan by 12 sec (!!!) - 2:28.2 - a personal best by 5.5 sec.
Angelina Harris broke her own 200 breast record swum at Sr Mets two weeks ago by another 0.5 sec - 2:37.8.
New Relay Team Records
Senior girls Jocelyn Fisher, Sydney Boals, Kyra Sommerstad and Saige Kazlauskas broke the 2018 200 free relay record swum last year at Sr Zone by Kyra Sommerstad, Riley Gavigan, Angelina Harris andSydney Boals by 2.1 sec - 1:51.7.
Kyra Sommerstad, Jocelyn Fisher, Saige Kazlauskas and Sydney Boals broke the 2018 400 free relay record also swum at last year's Sr Zones by Kyra Sommerstad, Riley Gavigan, Angelina Harris andSydney Boals by 5.2 sec (!!!) - 4:02.5.
Sydney Boals, Kyra Sommerstad, Jocelyn Fisher and Angelina Harris broke the 15-18 800 free relay record also swum last year's Sr Zones by Sydney Boals, Riley Gavigan, Angelina Harris and Kyra Sommerstad by 0.2 sec - 8:50.3.
Senior boys Henry Shemet, Jake Vecchio, Oisin O'Sullivan and Liam Preston broke the 200 free relay also swum last year's Sr Zones by Jake Vecchio, Cj Pergan, Henry Shemet and Brendan Williams by 0.8 sec - 1:40.3.
Senior girls Casey Gavigan, Angleina Harris, Kyra Sommerstad and Jocelyn Fisher broke the Open 2018 girls 400 medley relay also swum at last year's Sr Zone by Riley Gavigan, Angelina Harris, Kyra Sommerstad and Sydney Boals by 2.1 sec - 4:21.3.
July 30, 2019
6 Individual and 11 Relay Records Broken
2019 Metropolitan Long Course Junior Olympics
TVSC 8th in Team Competition
Individual Results Meet Results
37 athletes raced 175 times and swam 121 best times -- 69%. Total time improvement 330 seconds, or more than 5 minutes. New time standards: 5 'AAAA' times, 13 'AAA' times, 30 'AA' times, and 20 'A' times. New qualification times: 4 Sr Zone B-cuts, 19 Eastern Zone AG Champs cuts and 23 LC JO cuts.
JO Champions: Claudia Retzlaff (400 free) and Emily Herr (50 fly).
New Individual Team Records Bella Dimaculangan broke Jayne Molano's 17-year old 100 free record by 1.4 sec - 1.02.7 and Emily Herr broke Bella's new 100 free record buy 0.2 sec one day later as the lead-off swimmer in the 11-12 girls 400 free relay - 1.02.5.
Emily broke her own 200 free record by 1.8 sec - 2:15.1 and her own 100 fly record set last week at Sr Mets by 0.4 sec - 1:08.95.
Bella Dimaculangan broke Emily Herr's 200 fly record set last week at Sr Mets by 0.1 sec - 2:37.8. Bella also broke Emily's 50 free team recrod from last mont by 0.15 sec - 29.09.
New Relay Team Records:
10-&-Under boys Ryan Kittilsen, Joseph Monahan, Kevin Duong and Deaglan Farrell swam a 400 free relay team record - 5:18.8
10-&-Under boys Ryan Kittilsen, Kevin Duong, Joseph Monahan and Deaglan Farrell broke the seven year old (2012) 200 medley relay team record from Cj Pergan, Chris Stange, Jake Vecchio, and Henry Shemet by 0.7 sec - 2:35.2.
11-12 girls Lauren Woody, Sabrina Lisica, Emily Herr and Bella Dimaculangan broke the five year old (2014) 200 medley relay record from Kyra Sommerstad, Angelina Harris, Kiersten Clancy and Rebecca Crane by 0.5 sec - 2:15.4.
11-12 girls Emily Herr, Jackie Vinciguerra, Sabrina Lisica and Bella Dimaculangan broke the fifteen year old (2004) 400 free relay record from Kim Carballeira, Alyssa Brennan, Cassidy Brennan and Jenna Birkmire by 11 sec (!!!) - 4:25.6.
11-12 girls Bella Dimaculangan, Jackie Vinciguerra, Alyssa Casalinuovo and Emily Herr broke the two year old 200 free relay record from Jessica Chen, Isabel Xu, Hannah Lin and Olivia Schlegel by 1.3 sec - 2:02.61.
11-12 girls Lauren Woody, Bella Dimaculangan, Emily Herr and Jackie Vinciguerra broke the five year old (2014) 400 medley relay record from Kyra Sommerstad, Angelina Harris, Kiersten Clancy and Rebecca Crane by 7.3 sec (!!!) - 4:59.62.
13-14 girls Olivia Schlegel, AvaGrace Monti, Hanna Matheson and Hannah Lin broke the seven year old (2012) 200 free relay record from Rachel DiTolla, Sidney Judson, Hayley Adams and Emily Bardak by 0.2 sec - 1:59.8.
13-14 girls Olivia Schlegel, AvaGrace Monti, Hanna Matheson and Hannah Lin broke the seven year old (2012) 400 medley relay record from Casey Gavigan, Emily Anderson, Cassandra Willie and Nancy Shemet by 0.06 sec - 4:45.4.
13-14 boys Noah Giunta, Peter Stoniewsky, Antonio Vavalle and Vinny Vinciguerra broke the fourteen year old (2005) 200 free relay record from Austin Brennan, Kevin Smit, Jake Dowling and Tom Luchsinger by 2.9 sec (!!!) - 1:47.7.
13-14 boys Vinny Vinciguerra, Antonio Vavalle, Nick Londono and Noah Giunta broke the six year old (2013) 400 free relay record from Andrew Stange, Steven Zhao, Luka Zuric and Chris O'Shea by 5 sec (!!!) - 3:53.4.
13-14 boys Noah Giunta, Hunter Emerson, Vinny Vinciguerra and Antonio Vavalle broke the fourteen year old (2005) 400 medley relay record from Kevin Smit, Mark Dowling, Austin Brennan and Tom Luchsinger by 6 sec (!!!) - 4:24.6.
New 'AAAA' standards: Emily Herr (3) and Bella Dimaculangan (2).
New EZ Sr Champs B-Cuts: Emily Herr (50 & 100 free) and Bella Dimaculangan (50 & 100 free).
New EZ AG Champs Cuts: Hunter Emerson, Meghan Brady (2), Timmy Brady (2), Emily Herr, Bella Dimaculangan (4), Jessica Chen (2), Deaglan Farrell, Claudia Retzlaff (3), AvaGrace Monti and Antonio Vavalle and Olivia Schlegel.
New 'AAA' standards: Meghan Brady, Dasha Zakharova, Timmy Brady (3), Emily Herr, Bella Dimaculangan (2), Claudia Retzlaff, Ryan Kittilsen, AvaGrace Monti, Olivia Schlegel, and Noah Giunta.
New JO Cuts: Hunter Emerson (5), Lauren Woody (2), Sergei Boudreau, Nick Bibolov, Hanna Matheson, Dasha Zakharova (3), Timmy Brady (2), Brennyn Veit (2), Deaglan Farrell, Brian Veit, AvaGrace Monti, Colin Veit (2), and Vinny Vinciguerra.
New 'AA' standards: Hunter Emerson (4), Lauren Woody, Meghan Brady (2), Sabrina Lisica (2), Sergei Boudreau, Ryan Sommerstad, Hannah Brockman, Hanna Matheson, Dasha Zakharova (5), Timmy Brady (2), Brennyn Veit (2), Jessica Chen (4), Deaglan Farrell, Ryan Kittilsen, Colin Veit, and Jackie Vinciguerra.
All or Mostly Best Times: Hunter Emerson, Lauren Woody, Meghan Brady, Sabrina Lisica, Sergei Boudreau, Ryan Sommerstad, Nick Bibolov, Hannah Brockman, Kevin Duong, Quin Honan, Hanna Matheson, Lila Monti, Dasha Zakharova, Timmy Brady, Emily Herr, Bella Dimaculangan, Brennyn Veit, Jessica Chen, Deaglan Farrell, Claudia Retzlaff, Hannah Lin, Brian Veit, Ryan Kittilsen, and AvaGrace Monti.
New 'A' standards: Hunter Emerson, Lauren Woody (4), Nick Bibolov, Quin Honan, Lila Monti, an, Dasha Zakharova, Brennyn Veit (3), Deaglan Farrell, Brian Veit, Antonio Vavalle, Colin Veit (2), Olivia Schlegel, Vinny Vinciguerra (2).
July 23, 2019
2019 Metropolitan Long Course Senior Championships
Kyra Sommerstad Qualifies in 100 Back
for the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
TVSC 6th in Team Competition
Individual Results Meet Results
19 athletes raced 102 times and swam 48 best times. Total time improvement 150 seconds, or more than 2 minutes. New time standards: 3 'AAAA' times, 16 'AAA' times, 4 'AA' times, New qualification times: 1 Olympic Trial cut, 1 Jr National Winter Championships cut, and 14 Eastern Zone Senior Champs cuts.
Sr Mets Champions: Kyra Sommerstad in 200 back and Angelina Harris in 200 breast.
New Jr National Winter Champions Cuts: Kate Sommerstad (200 back).
New Individual Team Records: Kyra Sommerstad broke Julia Smit's 2006 100 back record by 0.6 sec - 1:02.66 and with this time Kyra qualified for the 2020 Olympic U.S. Team Trials. Emily Herr (11), the youngest Sr Mets qualifier, broke her own 100 and 200 fly records set in June. Angelina Harris broke her own 100 and 200 breast records from last summer.
New Relay Team Records: Sydney Boals, Emily Herr, Angelina Harris and Kyra Sommerstad broke the 2009 Open girls 800 free relay record from Michelle Fountain, Corinne Vairo, Megan Maullaney and (coach) Kate Conard by 1.5 sec - 8:46.7. Henry Shemet, Jake Vecchio, Liam Preston and Luka Zuric broke the 2014 15-18 men 400 free relay record from Evan Nilsson, Andrew Stange, Chris O'Shea and Zach Kaplan by 4.8 sec - 3:39.1 and theu also broke the Open 2002 15-18 men 400 free relay record of (coach) Mike Smit, (coach) Chris Brandenberger, Shaun Armstrong and Dan Laidlaw. Congratulations!
New 'AAAA' standards: Kate Sommerstad (200 back), Angelina Harris (200 & 400 IM).
New EZ Senior Champs LC Cuts: Sydney Boals (100 fly), Kathryn Brady (100 & 200 breast), Saige Kazlauskas (100 fly, 100 free), AvaGrace Monti (200 breast), Liam Preston (50 & 100 & 200 & 400 free), Kate Sommerstad (800 free, 100 back), and Jake Vecchio (400 free, 100 back).
New 'AAA' standards: Olivia Schlegel, Kate Sommerstad (2), Liam Preston (3), Kathryn Brady (2), Saige Kazlauskas (2), AvaGrace Monti, Jake Vecchio (3), and Sydney Boals (2).
New 'AA' standards: Brenna Horan, an, Hope Farrell, Saige Kazlauskas, and Oisin O'Sullivan.
All or Mostly Best Times: Brenna Horan, and Olivia Schlegel, Kate Sommerstad, Liam Preston, Kathryn Brady, Hope Farrell, Emily Herr, and Saige Kazlauskas.
Kyra - Who is next???