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Junior Nationals Meet Report

2012 NCSA Junior National Swimming Championships

March 20-24, 2012

Awesome Meet Hornets!

Hornet Swim Club came away from the meet with 5 improved times which is 62.5 % Life Time Best Swims! There were over 1400 swimmers attending the meet this weekend.

HOSC Swimmers that achieved a Life Time best and New Team Records: Dan Ciciora made team record in 50, 100 and 200 breaststroke, and Brian Portland achieved his Life Time Best in 50 free, and 50 and 100 butterfly.

Nice Meet Dan and Brian, Next Stop Spring/Summer training.
Check Out our web site for more info to see more about HOSC Swimmers and Spring/Summer Season.

Thank you,

Mirko Mirkov

Head Coach
Hornet Swim Club

Posted on 03/24/12 in Coaches Corner

Junior National Meet

3/20 – 24/2012 NCSA Junior Nationals Orlando, Florida
Where: Orlando, Florida
Sessions: Qualifying Meet
Entry deadline: N/A
Posted on 03/20/12 in SCY11-12

Sectionals Summary

Congratulations to Rachel Hawken for her performance at Sectionals!

Rachel swam in the Central Zone Speedo Championship Series meet in Pleasant Prairie, WI, this weekend. She swam personal bests in all 3 of her events, including setting team records in the 15-18 Girls 100M Back and the 15-18 Girls 200M Back.

Posted on 03/12/12 in News

Age Group State Championship Summary

Congratulations to Hornet Swim Club on its 17th place finish at the Age Group State meet!

HOSC placed 17th overall out of over 150 teams in the state, many of whom are much larger! Here is Coach Mirko‘s report on the meet. Contributing to our strong team finish, Hornet Swim Club had more relays place in the Top 16 at State than ever before. They are listed here. Top 16 individual finishers were:

Stephanie Bowater (11-12) 8th: 100 Fly, 10th: 50 Fly, 16th: 100 Back&nbsp
Ryan Clancy (13-14) 2nd: 100 Breast, 2nd: 200 Breast, 11th: 100 Free
Billy Leader (11-12) 5th: 100 Breast, 6th: 50 Breast, 14th: 50 Fly
Grace Rogowski (11-12) 9th: 50 Free, 9th: 100 Free
Jake Stukas (10&U) 6th: 100 Back, 11th: 50 Back, 12th: 50 Fly, 15th: 50 Free, 15th: 200 IM
Michael Su (11-12) 4th: 200 IM, 6th: 100 Fly, 7th: 100 Breast, 7th: 100 IM, 7th: 100 Back
Jason Yang (13-14) 6th: 100 Free, 10th: 200 IM, 12th: 200 Back, 13th: 50 Free, 15th: 100 Back
Posted on 03/12/12 in News

Winter Age Group Championship Meet Report

2012 Speedo© Illinois Swimming Short Course Age Group Championships

Hosted by Palatine Park District Swim Team

March 9-11, 2012

Awesome Meet Hornets!

Hornet Swim Club came away from the meet with 48 improved times which is 75 % Life Time Best Swims! There were 88 teams attending meet this weekend. We took 17th place.

HOSC Swimmers that achieved a Life Time best and New Team Records: Stephanie Bowater in 50 and 100 butterfly,100 backstroke; Ryan Clancy in 100 and 200 breaststroke; Grace Rogowski in 50 and 100 freestyle and 50 backstroke; Jacob Stukas in 100 backstroke and Mike Su in 200 IM and 100 breaststroke. In addition our swimmers broke 5 relay records: girls 11-12 broke 400 medley and 400 freestyle relay records; girls 13-14 broke 400 and 800 freestyle relay record; boys 13-14 broke 800 freestyle record and tied the relay record in 400 freestyle relay.

The Swimmer that came away with the Life Time best in every event swam was: John Clancy, Grace Fowler, Tomasz Gruchala, Peyton Lienhart, Wenye Lin, Tiffany Matulis, Claire Onchuck, Grace Rogowski, Hailey Vandenbosch, and Jason Yang.

The Swimmer that came away with the biggest time drop was Jason Yang, who dropped a total of 10.01 seconds in his 200 IM. Nice Swim Jason!

Nice Meet, Next Stop Spring /Summer training.

Check Out our web site for more info to see more about HOSC Swimmers and Spring/Summer Season.

Thank you,

Mirko Mirkov

Head Coach

Hornet Swim Club

Posted on 03/12/12 in Coaches Corner

HOSC Achieves Level 1 Club Recognition

HOSC has achieved Level 1 Club Recognition from USA Swimming!

To reach this level a club has to go through a rigorous process to demonstrate that it is a strong, stable, financially sound and athletically productive organization. Way to go Hornets!

Posted on 03/10/12 in News

ISI Age Group Championships

3/9-3/11/12 Illinois Age Group Champs UIC
Where: 901 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL
Sessions: Qualifying Meet
Entry deadline: N/A
Posted on 03/09/12 in SCY11-12

Central Zone Sectionals

3/8 – 3/11/12 Central Zone Speedo Sectionals Pleasant Prairie, WI
Where: Pleasant Prairie RecPlex in Pleasant Prairie, WI
Sessions: Qualifying Meet
Entry deadline: N/A
Posted on 03/08/12 in SCY11-12

Winter Senior Championship Meet Report

2012 Speedo© Illinois Swimming Senior Championship Meet

Hosted by Westmont Swim Club

March 1-4, 2012

Awesome Meet Hornets!

Hornet Swim Club came away from the meet with 10 improved times which is 42 % Life Time Best Swims! There were 88 teams attending meet this weekend.

HOSC Swimmers that achieved a Life Time best and New Team Records: Brian Portland, Banistre Lienhart, Daniel Ciciora, Mitch Courtney in 800 Free Relay, Dan Ciciora in 100 Breaststroke and 400 IM, Rachel Hawken in 1000 Free, 100 & 200 Backstroke and 200 Breaststroke.

The Swimmer that came away with the biggest time drop was Rachel Hawken, who dropped a total of 53.33 seconds in her 1650 free. Nice Swim Rachel!

Nice Meet, Next Stop Age Group Championship Meet and Senior Sectional Meet.

Check Out our web site for more info to see more about HOSC Swimmers and Eligibility Report for Championship Season!

Thank you,

Mirko Mirkov

Head Coach

Hornet Swim Club

Posted on 03/04/12 in Coaches Corner

ISI Senior Championships

3/1-3/4/12 Illinois Senior Championships UIC
Where: 901 West Roosevelt Road, Chicago, IL
Sessions: Qualifying Meet
Entry deadline: N/A
Posted on 03/01/12 in SCY11-12

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