FCST swimmers traveled to Orlando, Florida on March 19th-25th to compete at the NCSA Junior National meet. Ten swimmers made the trip and numerous came home with record breaking swims!
Congratulations to Brett Pinfold for qualifying for the USA Olympic Trial meet by swimming to a 51.47L in the 100 Free. Brett will be FCST’s eighth swimmer to qualify for Olympic Trials and travel to Omaha, Nebraska in June. Brett’s 100 Free time also qualifies him for the US Open meet. In addition, Brett achieved a new Short Course Junior National time in the 200 IM with a time of 2:10.39L. Brett’s accomplishments don’t end here he also walked away from the meet with FCST team records in 8 events as well as a new GULF record in the 50 Back with a time of 27.61L.
Several other swimmers achieved new national meet qualifying times. Congratulations to Clement Dulac (NCSA Junior Nationals – 100 Fly, 200 Fly), Andy Jensen (Short Course Junior Nationals – 200 Breast), and Antoine Marc (Short Course Junior Nationals – 1000 Free, NCSA Junior Nationals – 200 Fly).
In addition, several FCST team records were broken. Congratulations to Madison Varisco for breaking the 15-18 Girls 50 Yard Back record with a time of 26.82. Not to be outdone, the men’s team broke two FCST relay records. Congratulations to the 200 Medley Relay of Kyle Yu, Andy Jensen, Clement Dulac, and Brett Pinfold and the 400 Medley Relay of Pinfold, Yu, Dulac, and Jensen.