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Wolverine Winter Invitational – Congrats to State Qualifiers!

Our Varsity Swim team participated in the Wolverine Winter Invitational on Saturday, January 9 at the Cumming Aquatic Center, swimming again under the motto:  Quality over Quantity.
 
A big congratulations to Diego Perez, the first Pinecrest swimmer ever to qualify for the State Swim Meet in all eight events!
 
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR STATE QUALIFIERS
 
Diego Perez:  200 IM - 2:07.11 (NEW PA RECORD!)
Diego Perez:  50 Free - 22.81
Diego Perez:  500 Free - 5:12.06
Diego Perez:  100 Back - 59.95
Diego Perez:  100 Free - 50.82 (updated)
Diego Perez:  200 Free - 1:54.57
Diego Perez:  100 Fly - 57.47
Diego Perez:  100 Breast - 1:04.11 (NEW PA RECORD!)
Tommy Davis:  100 Back - 58.28 (NEW PA RECORD!)
Tommy Davis:  200 Individual Medley - 2:09.65
Tommy Davis:  100 Fly - 54.70 (NEW PA RECORD!)
Meagan Davis:  100 Back - 1:04.89 (NEW PA RECORD!)
Meagan Davis:  100 Breast - 1:13.39 (NEW PA RECORD!)
200 Women's Free Relay:  Persichetti, Meersman, Davis, Birozes - 1:50.14 (updated)
200 Women's Medley Relay:  Persichetti, Davis, Meersman, Birozes - 2:02.25 (NEW PA RECORD!)
400 Women's Free Relay:  Meersman, Birozes, Persichetti, Davis - 4:07.38
200 Men's Free Relay:  Davis, Meersman, Calupca, Perez - 1:40.00
200 Men's Medley Relay:  Davis, H. Borgerding, Perez, Calupca - 1:48.98
400 Men's Free Relay:  Perez, Smith, H. Borgerding, Davis
 
OVERALL STATS FOR SWIM MEET
 
8 State Qualifiers - AN INCREDIBLE FEAT BY OUR SWIMMERS!
2 PA Records - AMAZING!
14 Personal Records!
 
SCORING TOP FIVE IN THEIR EVENT AT THE MEET
 
200 Women's Free Relay: Persichetti, Meersman, Davis, Birozes - 2nd place
Meagan Davis - 50 Free - 2nd place
Meagan Davis - 100 Back - 2nd place
Mercedes Persichetti - 100 Free - 3rd place
Mercedes Persichetti - 50 Free - 3rd place
Maria Birozes - 50 Free - 4th place
Maria Birozes - 100 Free - 5th place
Sarah Meersman - 50 Free - 5th place
200 Men's Medley Relay:  Davis, H. Borgerding, Perez, Calupca - 4th place
400 Men's Free Relay:  Perez, Smith, H. Borgerding, Davis - 3rd place
Tommy Davis - 100 Fly - 3rd place
Tommy Davis - 200 IM - 4th place
Diego Perez - 100 Breast - 2nd place
Diego Perez - 100 Fly - 5th place
 
TOP POINT SCORERS
 
Varsity Girls:
1st:  Meagan Davis - 24 points
2nd: Mercedes Persichetti - 22 points
3rd: Maria Birozes 19 points
                 
Varsity Boys:
1st:  TIE - Tommy Davis & Diego Perez - each 20 points
2nd: Justin Smith - 11.5 points
3rd:  Henry Borgerding - 8 points
 
MOST IMPROVED
 
Varsity Girls:
  1. Mariann Figueredo  -  MOST  IMPROVED - 1.51 seconds
  2. Anne Marie Madgey - 1.4 seconds
Varsity Boys:
  1. Colin Meersman -VARSITY  MOST OVERALL IMPROVED - 8.81 seconds 
  2. Nicholas Figueredo - 6.77 seconds
  3. Tommy Davis - 3.98 seconds
SWIMMERS WHO IMPROVED THEIR TIMES
 
Varsity Girls:
Mariann Figueredo - 1 event!
Anne Marie Madgey - 2 events!  
 
Varsity Boys:
Charlie Cottick - 1 event!
Tommy Davis - 2 events!
Shawn Dole - 1 event!
Nicholas Figueredo - 1 event!
Devin Lockert - 1 event!
Colin Meersman - 1 event!
Diego Perez - 1 event! 
Justin Smith - 2 events!
John Paul Carroll - 1 event!
 
For another year in a row, Pinecrest is bringing ALL six relays to the STATE SWIM MEET!  We are so proud of our team and thankful for Coach Jordan, her coaching team, and all of the parents who assist at the meets!
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