Meet #6 Recap: Ridgetop at Glen Allen

For our last dual meet of the summer season, we visited Glen Allen! Afternoon storms gave way to a (mostly) sunny meet with only a short delay for lightning. Both team swam well, but the Riptides managed to preserve our undefeated season by edging out the host team by a score of 1508.5-1289.5.

The full results can be found here. Keep in mind that the meet was held in a yards pool, but entry times and time standards all were converted from meters, so improvements and new speed classifications can be easily determined from the results.

Triple-PR swimmers: Maddie Andrews, Will Coker, Jeffrey Green, Matthew Guise, Alka Link, Kristine Ogden, Tommy Roberts, Riley Torrence, Nate Winters.

Quadruple winners: Hank Holland, William Kurz, Hayden Schwartz

Triple winners: Schuyler Biltz, Taylor Biltz, Will Coker, Ella Davis, Kate Farmer, Tory Farmer, Anne Claire Hart, Grace Phaup, Charles Prideaux, Ian Stevenson, Zoe Trenz

New Personal Best Swims

Even in the last meet of the season there were a number of personal bests achieved at the meet! The nine swimmers listed above set personal standards in the maximum possible number of events. Congratulations!

Besides achieve three personal bests, Kristine Ogden also posted the biggest single drop of over 25 seconds in her 50 breast. All her hard work this summer has definitely paid off! Other big drops were achieved by Owen Andrews, Kate Budwell, Elise Gresham, Charlotte Hart, and Rowen Link.

New Time Standards Achieved

Our swimmers made quite a few advances in JRAC speed classification! This really helps the team be even more competitive in dual meets and at champs.

  • New Champs qualifying times were achieved by: Caroline Boykin, Ben Coker, Campbell Doty, Floyd Jones, Molly Powers, Riley Torrence, Reid Winters.
  • New Regular time standards were achieved by: Stella Fredrick, Molly Sleman
  • New X time standards were achieved by: Hayden Schwartz

Great job, swimmers!

Ridgetop Top 10

The converted times of the swimmers made it to the Ridgetop All-Time Top 10 lists:

  • Caroline Boykin: 100 breast (7th)
  • Will Coker: 100 breast (9th), 50 fly (6th)
  • Hank Holland: 50 fly (7th)

Overall: a great meet, Riptide swimmers!

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