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Aquatomics Swimmers Win State Titles

on August 6, 2013 - 7:45am
Aquatomics swimmers. Courtesy photo

AQUATOMICS News:

With Head Coach John Murphy at the helm, Los Alamos Aquatomics swimmers brought home several State Championship titles from both the 11 & Over Long Course State Championships July 25-28 in Las Cruces and the 10 & Under State Championships July 20-21 in Farmington.

Alex Jaegers with his award. Courtesy photo

Alex Jaegers earned three State Titles, with first place finishes in the 50 Free, 100 Free and 400 Free events. Jaegers also earned the Second Place High Point Award for boys 13-14 for his overall meet performance.

Alana Goodwin's top finish was Third in the 200 Free for 11-12 girls. Michael Englert-Erickson and Jacob Hollis both earned fourth place finishes for their 100 Breaststroke events in their respective age groups.

At the 10 & U Championships, Ming Lo garnered State Titles in the 50 Fly (35.27sec) and 100 IM (1:24.27 sec) events for 8 & U boys. Marlee Katko had a first place finish in the 100 Free (2:10.56) for 6&U girls, and Nikolai Nelson earned first place finishes for 7 year old boys in the 100 Free (1:38.47), 25 Back (23.35) and 50 Free (43.31) events.

In all, nine young swimmers represented the Aquatomics, swimming life-time bests, at the 10 & U Championships: Andy Corliss, Max Corliss, Gabe Katko, Marlee Katko, Sam Katko, Ming Lo, Kalen Melton, Konstantin Nelson and Nikolai Nelson.

Attending the upcoming Age Group Western Zones Championships Aug. 7-10 in Roseville, Calif., will be Max Corliss and Alana Goodwin. They will proudly be representing New Mexico Swimming, along with other top swimmers from around the state.

NM Swimming (11 & O) Long Course Championship Results

Michael Englert-Erickson (16)
50 Free (28.09, 5th place)
100 Free (1:02.38, 7th place )
50 Breast (36.72, 4th place)

Alana Goodwin (12)
50 Free (33.04, 8th place)
100 Free (1:13.20, 9th place)
200 Free (2:30.57, 3rd place)
50 Back (39.10, 7th place)
100 Back (1:20.89, 7th place)
200 Back (2:47.76, 6th place)
200 IM (2:55.29, 6th place)

Jacob Hollis (14)
100 Breast (1:22.65, 4th place)
200 Breast (2:57.41, 5th place)
400 IM (6:21.87, 12th place)

Ian Jaegers (11)
50 Free (37.61, 26th place)
100 Free (1:19.90, 16th place)
200 Free (2:51.58, 13th place)
100 Back (1:29.36, 14th place)
50 Breast (48.08, 19th place)
50 Fly (42.32, 13th place)
200 IM (3:09.46, 13th place)

Alex Jaegers (14)
50 Free (27.42, 1st place)
100 Free (59.63, 1st place)
200 Free (2:10.69, 2nd place)
400 Free (4:43.53, 1st place)
800 Free (9:46.55, 2nd place)
100 Back (1:09.68, 3rd place)
200 Back (2:32.68, 3rd place)

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