HUNTSVILLE, AL- On the weekend of February 23-25, 2018, over forty Baylor Swim Club athletes competed in the Southeastern Swimming Short Course Championships Championships held at the brand new Huntsville Aquatic Center. Over 900 swimmers from the Southeastern Swimming LSC swam in the three day competition. The Baylor Swim Club finished 11th overall out of 44 teams scoring.
Jack Kirby was the high points scorer for baylor, and finished third in the overall high point scores for the senior division. He placed first in the 50 back,
2nd in the 100 backstroke, and finished third in both the 50 free and 200 back. On the girls side, Ellie Waldrep took the Southeastern Championship in the senior 50 yard backstroke, while Addison Smith placed third overall in the 100 fly event. In the 10 & Under age group Ava McCoy had
an outstanding meet. She took third in the 50 breast, and fourth in the 100 yard breaststroke events.
Baylor Top 16 Finishers
Sophia Bell (12th-100 BK); Nic Brando (14th-200 BK); Laken Coppinger (12th-50 BK); Heidi Dierig (7th-200 BR, 9th-1650 FR); Jewel Gordon (8th-50 BK); Charlie Han (16th-1650 FR); KaraLin Hoover (16th-100 BR); Margaret Anne Hudson (16th-50 BR); Zach Kangieser (9th-200 FLY, 10th-200 FR, 13th-500 FR, 1650 FR); Jack Kirby (1st-50 BK, 2nd-100 BK, 3rd-50FR, 200 BK, 8th-200 IM); Piotr Kurleto (3rd-200 IM, 5th-50 FR, 200 FR, 8th-100 BR, 100 FLY); Addie Margio (14th-50 BR); Ava McCoy (3rd-50 BR, 4th-100 BR, 11th-200 IM, 13th-200 FR, 14th-100 IM); Jamee Mitchum (7th-50 BK, 11th-200 FLY); Camden Nelson (16th-100 BK); Cecilia Porter (4th-200 BR); Audrey Rackel (8th-50 BK, 9th-50FLY); Sarah Rlley (6th-500 FR, 10th-200 FLY); Aidan Shaw (12th-50 FLY); Addison Smith (2nd-500 FR, 3rd-200 FLY, 11th-50 FR); Ellie Waldrep (50 BK); Luis Sebastian Weekes (5th-100 BR); Dallas Woods (3rd-50 BK, 10th-200 BR)
Top 5 Relay Finishes
Boys 400 FR Relay (P. Kurleto, L. Weekes, C. Varnell, J. Kirby)- 2nd; Girls 10 & Under Medley Relay (S. Bell, A. McCoy, C. Nelson, H. Shaw)- 3rd; Girls 400 Medley Relay (E. Waldrep, C. Porter, A. Smith,
J. Mitchum)- 3rd; Boys 400 FR Relay (J. Hollowell, L. Weekes, P. Kurleto, J. Kirby); Girls 400 FR Relay (J. Mitchum, D. Woods, J. Gordon, A. Smith)-
Personal Best Times (Dev, AG, and JR listed ONLY)
Sophia Bell (100 BK); Nate Farnham (50 FLY); Charlie Han (200 BR); Jacob Holmes (50 BK, 100 BK, 100 IM); KaraLin Hoover (100 BR); Margaret Anne Hudson (200 BR, 50 FR); Addie Margio (50 BR); Ava McCoy (200 FR, 50 BR, 100 BR, 50 FLY, 100 IM, 200 IM); Camden Nelson (50 FR, 200 FR, 100 BK, 100 FLY); Vincent Porter (100 BR); Aidan Shaw (100 FR, 200 FLY); Jack Smith (50 FR); George Von Canon (50 BK, 100 BK)