First Colony Swim Team conquered the Gulf Swimming Fall Champs meet by winning 1st place in team scores. Helping lead the team to a 1st place finish was the individual high point winners: 10 and unders Tiffany Yan and Eli Greene, 11-12’s- Elizabeth Tillman, and Keenan Salonga, 13-14’s- Jill Gicana and Josh Fruge. FCST also had 19 swimmers achieve new Gulf Age Group Championship qualifying times.
FCST then competed at the Gulf Swimming Age Group Champs and took 2nd place out of 38 teams. Leading the way was Arthur Yuen taking 3rd place in overall individual scores for 13-14 boys and Chris Yeager who set 3 new team records. The First Colony Swimmers also racked up 12 new Sectional qualifying cuts, 31 new Texas Age Group Swimming qualifying cuts, and 14 swimmers with 100 % best times.
The First Colony Senior swimmers competed at Senior Gulf Champs taking 8th place out of 55 teams. The seniors started the championship series with 14 top 8 finishes and 14 new Sectionals qualifying cuts.
First Colony Swim Team finished the championship series with a 4th place finish at the Gulf 8 and Under Championships. The 8 & under represented FCST with pride as they took home four 1st place medals and 23 top 8 finishes.