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2015 Sr. Circuit II and Sr. Series III in San Antonio

posted Jun 27, 2015, 7:59 PM by DCST Webmaster   [ updated Jun 27, 2015, 8:01 PM ]

21 Dad’s Club swimmers traveled to San Antonio for Sr. Circuit II and the Sr. Series III meets which were held simultaneously at the Northside Aquatic Center on June 19th-21st.

Both these meets are geared towards senior level swimming (15 & over). The Texas Sr. Circuits attracts higher level athletes from the sectional level to college swimmers and professionals. This year’s event included over 40 different teams.

Overall both our girls and boys placed top 8 in the team standings. The girls placed 8th with 116.5 points while the boys placed 5th with 204 points.

Sr. Circuit II 
  • Girls
    • Briana Burns, Alexandra Buscher, Caddie Dull, Bridie Hibbler, Kaley Hoffman, Annie Miller, Elena Skaribas, Erika Stephenson, Charis Won and Samantha Wong
  • Boys
    • Nicholas Airola, Clayton Bobo, Jack Calderwood, Riley Carson, Cory Stephenson, Jacob Won and Cooper Wozencraft
Sr. Series III 
  • Girls
    • Mallory Minear and Ellie Vincent 
  • Boys 
    • Dylan Presswood and Mark Shoemaker 

We had many exciting races which included many personal best times, new sectional cuts, down to the wire relays and a few team records.

Some of our most notable swims include a first time Summer Jr. National qualifier, two back to back swim offs, and 4 back to back sectional B cuts.

Jack Calderwood achieved his first Summer Speedo Junior National cut in the 200 backstroke during the Championship final on the first day of competition.

Tie breakers, Clayton Bobo and Kaley Hoffman narrowly out-touched the competition in two back to back swim-offs. Both turned in personal best with Bobo going a 1:58.20 in the 200 free and Hoffman 32.31 in the 50 back.

Ellie Vincent was solid and consistent in all her events. Her best times in the 200 back, 400 free, 400IM and 200IM gave her four back to back Sectional B qualifying standards.
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Individual Finalists
  • Nicholas Airola – 50 free 12th 
  • Clayton Bobo – 50 fly 6th, 100 free 10th, 50 back 6th, 100 back 11th, 50 free 5th. 
  • Alexandra Buscher – 50 fly 6th, 100 free 5th, 100 fly 17th, 100 back 21st, 200IM 18th, 50 free 21st. 
  • Briana Burns - 50 breaststroke open 9th 
  • Jack Calderwood – 200 back 6th, 100 free 24th, 50 back 4th, 100 back 10th 
  • Riley Carson – 400 free 14th, 1500 3rd 
  • Bridie Hibbler – 50 breast 14th 
  • Kaley Hoffman – 50 back 23rd 
  • Annie Miller – 50 fly 11th, 100 free 19th, 50 free 3rd 
  • Cory Stephenson – 50 breast 18th 
  • Cooper Wozencraft – 50 fly 2nd, 100 fly 10th, 50 free 20th 

Team Records 
  • Jack Calderwood - 50 backstroke open 27.42 
  • Alexandra Buscher - 50 butterfly open 29.19 
  • Cory Stephenson - 50 breaststroke open 33.28