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Gulf 2013 Short Course Champs II

posted Mar 6, 2013, 11:55 AM by DCST Webmaster
Dad's Club had a great showing at this year's Short Course Champs. The meet was held on March 2nd- 4th at the CISD Natatorium in Shenandoah.

This is one of the few times of the year when our age group and senior swimmers have the opportunity to compete as a team in a championship level meet. Their combined efforts earned us a 9th place team finish out of 32 teams.

Representing Dad's Club were:


13-14 Girls

Juliette Farmer, Meg Meliet, Mallory Minear, Christina Moreno and Ellie Vincent


13-14 Boys

Clayton Bobo, Jack Calderwood, Vincent Huang, John Kim, Nicholas Roa and Corey Stephenson


Senior Girls

Sophie Anderson, Melissa Brill, Jamison Carson, Angela Chang, Sara Jane Gage, Courtney Jackson, Brooke Kemick, Haley kurisky, Ameli Maddock, Lexi Mueller, Molly Murphy, Meghan Parsons, Emma Partridge, Shannon Peifer, Jordyn Pursell, Kamryn Pursell, Elena Skaribas, Erika Stephenson and Tara Virginillo


Senior Boys

Austin Allday, Matt Ballard, Tyler Braswell, Riley Carson, Tom Cassidy, Ricky Castillo, Austin Espey, Jack Goodman, Brandon Hay, Shawn Jones, James Livingston Grant Kirchhofer, Daniel Patterson, Dylen Presswood, Mathew pyle, Xavier Ramirez, Tre Rice, Janne Roovers, Phillip Salinas, John Strong, Nathan Tresch and Matt Wey


We had an outstanding amount of best times. Many of these performances lead to a second swim in the finals.


A Finalists:

Christina Moreno- 1000 (5th)

Emma Partridge- 200IM (8th), 100 back (7th)

Tara Virginillo-100 breast (3rd), 200 breast (3rd)

Riley Carson -1000 (7th), 1650 (3rd)

Grant Kirchhofer- 200 breast (7th)

Clayton Bobo - 100 back (6th)

Jack Calderwood - 500 free (1st)

William Gage- 1000 (7th)

Nicholas Roa- 100 back (2nd), 200 back (5th)

Matt Wey- 100 breast (3rd)


B Finalists:

Meg Meliet – 1000 (15th), 1650 (12th)

Sara Jane Gage – 1650 (12th)

Ellie Vincent – 500 free (14th)

Juliette Farmer – 200 breast (14th)

Emma Partridge – 200 back  (9th), 200IM (8th)

Cory Stephenson – 200 breast (11th)

Vincent Huang –  200IM (12th), 400IM (16th), 100 free (12th), 200 free (13th)

Dylan Presswood – 1000 (14th), 1650 (6th)

Shawn Jones – 1000 (11th)


A special congratulation goes to our 2013 graduating class.  This marks their last short course meet with Dad’s Club.

Thank you for all the years of hard work and dedication. You have been a huge part of Dad’s Club for the past 10 years!

Jamison Carson, Angela Chang, Emma Partridge, Kamryn Pursell, Ame’lie Maddock, Mathew Ballard, Austin Espey, Mathew Pyle.