First Colony Swim Team senior athletes competed at the USA Swimming Speedo Sectionals Meet in College Station, Texas on March 1st – 4th. Team from around the area and as far as California came to compete at this meet. FCST took 28 swimmers to the meet and many swam away with new Junior National, Sectional, and USA Swimming times.
Congratulations to Brett Pinfold for breaking the FCST 15-18 Boys 50 Free LCM record with a time of 24.64L. The record was previously held for ten years! Brett’s 50 Free time was also a new NCSA Junior National time as well as a AAAA time. Teammates Kaitlyn Swinney & Daniel Graviss also added to their NCSA Junior National lineup with their swims in the 400IM & 200 IM respectively. Kaitlyn swam to a 4:25.02Y in the 400 IM, while Daniel swam to a 2:13.32L in the 200 IM.
FCST swimmers achieveing new Sectional standards included seven swimmers. Congratulations to Elizabeth Davis (500Fr, 1500Fr), Colin Hwang (100Fr, 200Fr), Sam Polisini (200Br), Delaney Quattlebaum (1500Fr), Asia Quentin (200IM), Charlie Wort (100Bk, 200Bk), and Erin Yeager (100Bk).