Saturday started with a little rain that threatened the Bryant Barracudas’ week two showdown with the Maumelle Marlins but ended in a great day for breaking records at the pool at Longhills Golf Club.
Coaches Onat Tungach and David Degues are leading their swimmers even this early in the season to push themselves to new personal bests as well as new team records. As individual swimmers’ posted new times, the entire Barracuda team benefited beating the Marlins 638 to 526. This is the first time in several years that the Barracudas topped the Marlins.[more]
Audrey Guyett with a time of 30.19 broke Monica Guyett, her big sister's team record 34.20 in the 9/10 age group for the 50 Freestyle.Luke Jamison at 27.11 broke Caleb Thomas' 50 Freestyle record of 28.03 in the 13/14 age group.
Jesse Wolf and Dylan Machycek are both good contenders for breaking the team record in the 15/16 50 free style this year.
Emily Dabbs (28.98) and Nicole Guyett (28.55) both beat the team record, but Nicole now holds the team record by less than 1/2 of a second.
Justine Tazelaar and Erin Moser both broke Katie Matthew’s record of 28.99 held since 2005. But Justine holds the team record now by 0.6 of a second.
Mason Nelson is very close to breaking Josh Terrel's record of 37.22 in the 50 meter back stroke 9-10 age group.
David Flora and Garrett Sullivan will be challenging the team record in the 50 meter back stroke now held by Caleb Thomas with a time of 37.40 in the 11-12 age group.
Audrey Guyett with a time of (36.60) shattered her big sister Monica's team record of 39.69 in the 50 meter back stroke 9-10 age group.
Monica Guyett beat the oldest Guyett swimmer Nicole's record in the 50 meter back stroke 11-12 age group with a time of 35.56.
Lindsey Butler also beat the previous year’s record holder with a time of 35.83. It’ll be a season-long battle between Lindsey and Monica to see who will hold the team record at the end of the season.
Jamison (31.34) narrowly beat Wolf's team record in the 50 meter back stroke of 31.38 in the 13-14 age group
Tazelaar broke Courtney Blockburger’s team record in the 50 meter back stroke.
Nicole Guyett, Dabbs and Kelsey Vaughn all broke the 50 meter breast stroke team record held by Erin Moser. Nicole is in front with a time of 39.19, but the race among the three ladies will be exciting to watch all season.
John Dellorto is challenging the 7-8 yr old 25 meter Butterfly record currently held by Joshua Terrell with a time of 19.51.
Six-year-old Olivia Chambers broke Audrey Guyett's record in the 25 meter butterfly with a time of 26.78.
Audrey Guyett beat Monica Guyett's butterfly record 42.28 in the 50 meter Butterfly 9-10 age group with a time of 35.16.
Butler is challenging Nicole Guyett's 50 meter butterfly record of 35.40.
Hunter Law (31.76) and Jamison (30.47) beat the team record in the 13-14 age group 50 meter butterfly previously held by Thomas.
Moser's record in the 13-14 age group 50 fly is being challenged by Dabbs and Nicole Guyett.
Moser beat her own team record set last year in the 15-16 age group in the 50 meter butterfly with a time of 31.42.
First-ever recorded in the 7-8 age group, an Individual medley record of 1:52.38 was set by Dellorto. There is no record of another 7-8 year old ever swimming the race. This year, the Barracudas have several kids in this age group — girls and boys — who will successfully compete in the event. There are also have a couple of 6 and under swimmers that will compete in the event.
Jamison beat his own 100 IM team record set last year in the 13-14 age group with a time of 1:11.40.
Audrey Guyett beat Monica Guyett's team record in the 100 IM 9-10 age group with a time of 1:19.97/
Nicole Guyett now holds the team record in the 100 IM in the 13-14 age group.
Moser is challenging Katie Matthew’s 100 IM record of 1:13.87.
The Otter Creek Otters will play host to the Barracudas next Saturday morning.
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