“Overall, the Mayflower was one of the best meets our swimmers have ever attended,” said Drumheller Aquadinnies coach, Brenda Davies. “We added four more Provincial “A” times to our credit, as well as three new club records. It was a great weekend!”
Fourteen members of the intermediate and seniors group attended the meet in Sherwood Park, January 9th and 10th.
“I knew we would start to see our best results after Christmas. The swimmers are starting to peak at this time of the year.”
Eleven year old Brooklyn Davies swam seven improved times and achieved an “A” time in the 100 Free event.
Emily Fletcher, 14; Josiah Fletcher, 12; David Gullacher, 11; Brock Hoel, 8; and Lincoln Hoel, 6, all had improved times in the seven events they competed in.
Anna Gullacher, 9, improved six of her seven swims and competed in the 100 IM and the 25 Butterfly events for the first time.
Janae Hoel, 10, improved all seven of her swims, including a club record in the 400 Free event, and “A” times in the 200 Back and 50 Back events.
Austin Knibb, 14, improved five out of seven of his swims, rounding out his accomplishments with an “A” time and club record in the 50m Back event.
Thirteen year old Alan Lister improved six out of his seven swims and swam a club record in the 200m Back event.
Keely Martin, 9, improved six out of her seven swims and competed in the 100 IM, 25 Back and 25 Breast events for the first time.
Eleven year old Isabella McDonald improved three of her seven swims.
Sophia McDonald, 13, improved three of her seven swims.
Brooklyn, Janae, and Austin have qualified to compete in Provincials in Edmonton, March 5 – 7.
The Aquadinnies are also coached by Eileen Woods, Samantha Thomson, and Sheila Martin.