PIERCE DIETZE AT WINTER AGE GROUP CHAMPIONSHIPS DEC 19–21

JO BOYS 13–14 RELAY: FROM LEFT: IVANN ROMERO, ADRIAN JIMENEZ, TIM ABDUBEK, PIERCE DIETZE

GRETA AND KATE ON THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA!

FAR WESTERNS 2016 – PARKER SEALE, DOMINIC WALLACE, PATON

SAN DIEGO ALL STARTS 13-14 BOYS. PIERCE DIETZE 3RD FROM LEFT…

JO CHAMPS 11-12 BOYS RELAY THIS WEEKEND. PLACED 5TH JUST MISSING OUR TEAM RECORD! FRANCO BRAGAN FITZGERALD, BEN JIMENEZ, RYAN STERZENBACH, AND YUTO FRALEY (NAMES NOT IN ORDER)

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Notes From Paton

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Monday, Dec 11

San Diego Imperial Swimming had 42 swimmers from 6 teams compete at the Speedo Winter Junior Nationals in Iowa City, IA December 6th – 9th. We had a number of amazing individual and relay swims with all teams having at least one swimmer place in the top 24. The highlight for SI swimming was Rancho San Dieguito Men’s Team of Dylan Delaney, Brandon Kulik, Stephan Lukashev and Ty Gruwell winning the 200 Free Relay in 1:22:19 on Friday night.

Top 24 finishers from SI were as follows:

Individual Men:

Jordan Blitz (Pacific Athletic Club): 500 Free (21st); 1650 Free (17th)
Hayden Cornellison (Pacific Swim): 100 Back (22nd)
Dylan Delaney (Rancho San Dieguito): 50 Free (9th); 100 Free (19th)
Pierce Dietze (Wind N Sea Swim Team): 50 Free (21st); 100 Free (23rd)
Benjamin Huffman (North Coast Aquatics): 50 Free (20th)
Brandon Kulik (Rancho San Dieguito): 100 Fly (21st)
Carlson Temple (College Area Swim Team): 200 Breast (12th)
Michael Xu (Pacific Athletic Club): 200 Breast (Tied — 15th)
Individual Women:

Julissa Arzave (South Bay Aquatics): 1650 Free (11th)
Rachel Rhee (Rancho San Dieguito): 200 Free (17th); 100 Free (21st)
Lindsay Turner (North Coast Aquatics): 200 Fly (22nd)
Relays:

North Coast Aquatics Women: 800 Free Relay (19th)
Pacific Swim Men: 200 Medley Relay (19th); 400 Medley Relay (21st)
Rancho San Dieguito Men: 200 Medley Relay (16th); 400 Medley Relay (13th); 200 Free Relay (1st); 400 Free Relay (3rd); 800 Free Relay ( 19th)
Rancho San Dieguito Women: 200 Medley Relay (24th); 200 Free Relay (23rd); 400 Free Relay (18th)
Overall, the Rancho San Dieguito men’s team finished tied for 11th.

Congratulations to all athletes on a fantastic performance.

 

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Saturday, Nov 18 

As posted on the calendar:
 
Blue/Black will practice M,Tu,W 9:30 to 11:30am
 
Novice and White groups will have normal practice times Monday and Tuesday.
 
Red group will practice Monday and Tuesday as one group. 5-6pm.
All groups will swim Wednesday morning. Red group 9:30 to 10:30am. Novice and White 10:30 to 11 (Novice) and 11:15 (White). The pool is closing for the holiday at 1:30pm on Wednesday. No practice Thursday or Friday.
 
Happy Thanksgiving!
 
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Sunday, Nov 12

Great job by our 10 swimmers at the C meet yesterday! Details can be found on our calendar. Click on the event and click on “more details” for various meet result reports. Our swimmers competed in 29 races! Great experience being gained! 18 Best times! Audrey DeMerchant (50 back) and Cora Pfau (50 back, 50 fly, 100 free) earned B times and are eligible to compete in December’s AB meet at Coronado! Meet eligibility report is available on our calendar.

Congratulations to all of our high school water polo players! Exciting games! Now that the tournament is done, we will be back to our normal schedule this coming week.

We will have a somewhat adjusted schedule for the week of Thanksgiving. Check the calendar for details.

Meet entries for the Coronado AB meet are due a week from Tuesday. No need to wait though….I can accept entries early.

Almost all of the information for meets through March can be found on our calendar. Enter early, enter often!

Sept 30 Freestyle Festival information

Great meet! 26 swimmers competed!

William Tian (1872) and Natalia Hackbarth (1673) were Hytek Power Point Champs!

32 improved times, 21 first time WSST swims – 53 Best times!

24 improved San Diego standards (A,B,C) 28 improved USA Swimming standards (AAAA, AAA, AA, A, BB, B)

Detailed meet results can be found on the calendar. Click on the meet. Click on more details. Click on the various pdf files.

I’ll try to label them better in the future. I’ll also try to include pictures from the meet. There’s a great group shot from the morning session. I forgot to get one in the afternoon. Please email me any you may have taken.

If you added an A or B time this weekend, you may be newly eligible for the 14 and under Pentathlon (Oct 14) and/or the Senior meet (Oct 15). Take a look at the eligibility reports (posting new ones later this morning). Entries are due to me tomorrow. I feel good about our performances. Definitely things to improve upon.

Practice makes permanent!

— Paton

Wind N Sea Swim Team Dues Announcement

I’m going to increase dues for the upcoming year. Last increase was 2014. I’m going to add $10 per month to all groups. All of the other charges go up as well. $50 new member, $40 reactivation, $30 annual, $30 late fee. Click here for a PDF of the updated fee structure.

QUARTERLY TEAM Mid-Quarter DUES  3-MONTHS / Pro-Rates

Black    $300 / $ 100

Blue    $255 / $ 85

Red    $220 / $ 75

White    $205 / $ 70

Novice    $190 / $ 65

I’m going to stop adding $.50 per event for meet entries.

From the JO Max meet!

200 Free Relay, Left to right: Erika Pfister, Margareta Backlund, Emma Riley, Audrey DeMerchant

Dominick Wallace beginning his next challenge. USNA!

San Diego Union Tribune article

La Jolla swim champ sets sights on becoming Navy SEAL

http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/sports/high-school-preps/sd-sp-preps-dominick-wallace-20170620-htmlstory.html

Make sure to check the calendar for all our upcoming events, meets, practice schedules etc.!

Make sure to check our WSST calendar! Swim meets are scheduled through March. I will add more detailed information as it becomes available.

Check this website and our calendar page for upcoming swim meets, entry deadlines, procedures for entering meets, etc.

WSST Swimmers are All American!!

Parker Seale and Dominick Wallace named to USA Swimming’s Scholastic All American team! Winter Junior National times as well as grade point average considered. Click here to see all the All Americans.

We’ve set up a new way to view all things swim meet oriented! Eligibility reports, meet information, results, records, etc.

  • Go to our web page calendar. http://www.windnseaswimteam.com/calendar.html
  • Click on the event in question. A small box pops up.
  • Click on the “more details” link. lower left of the box.
  • Listed under “Attachment”, you will see pdf links like: tmiresults.pdf and tmrecordmatch.pdf.
  • Click on which ever one you need to view. I’ve set everything to public viewing. If you have any problems, let me know.

If you go to future events, you will see pdf attachments for meet information, eligibility reports, meet entries, etc. Take a look! Explore!