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Post 2007 VSIS Season Summary

This weekend was the last swim meet that will be hosted by Hargrave during this year’s High School and USA Short-course seasons.

From Dec, 1 to Feb 17, Hargrave played host to 10 swim meets. Four of these were small dual meets between Hargrave and another school. The other six were major meets. The numbers break down like this:

10 Swim Meets
132 Teams
2,441 Athletes
970 Heats
8,668 Entries

Most coaches work towards an end of season meet and consider improvements made there to be the most important of the season. One of the meets we hosted was the VSIS Championship meet, which is the end-of-season meet for High School. Some noteworthy statistics from that meet include:

39 Teams
260 Women
225 Men
485 Total Athletes
41% of the Women recorded improved times
56% of the Men recorded improved times
64% of the relay teams recorded improved times
4 State records were broken.

The following Hargrave cadets posted personal best times at the state championship meet:

Drew Bennett 100 Back
James Eu 100 Breast
Steven Gasparis 200 Free
Ted Hartenstein 500 Free
Ryan Inwood 50 Free
Rohan Johnson 50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free
Pat Martelli 200 IM, 100 Fly

And of course, our boys 200 Free Relay team posted a new state record with an All-American time.

It’s been a busy but rewarding season!

-Coach Hartenstein

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