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  • [03/18/2014] Congratulations to the Hornet Swim Club swimmers on their success at Senior Champs and Age Group State! See News for Details!
    Congratulations to all participants in Age Group State and Senior Champs! At Age Group State on March 13-16 the team set 6 new team records: 100 freestyle for Grace Rogowski, 100 backstroke for Alexandra Knutte, 100 breaststroke for William Leader (all three in 13-14 age group), plus there were also three new relay team records for 13-14 girls (Grace Rogowski, Alex Knutte, Stephanie Bowater and Peyton Lienhart) in the 400 and 800 free relays and the 400 medley relay. HOSC swimmers achieving Top 16 placing at the meet were:
    • Boys 10 and under 200 Free relay 2nd  place and 9th place  in 200 Medley relay
    • Nick Tommasone 10 and under, 5th place in 50 freestyle and 15th place in 100 freestyle
    • William Leader 13-14 age group in 100 breaststroke, 5th place
    • Jacob Stukas 11-12 age group 10th place in 100 backstroke and 11th place in 50 backstroke
    • Grace Rogowski 13-14 age group 11th place in 50 freestyle and 13th place in 100 freestyle
    • Sophia Buzelis 10 and under 12th place in 50 breaststroke and 16th place in 100 breastroke
    • Alexa Smith 10 and under 16th place in 200 freestyle
    • Girls 13-14 were 12th place in 400 Free relay
    • Girls 10 and under 14th place in 200 Free relay
    At Senior Champs on March 6-9, the team set 7 new individual team records (6 for Brian Portland and 1 for Katie Kunz) and 2 new relay team records (400 free relay: Banistre Lienhart, Brian Portland, Aneil Srivastava and Robert Bonanno and 800 free relay: Brian Portland, Jason Yang, Banistre Lienhart, and Tomasz Gruchala). Congratulations to all on your outstanding swims and an excellent season!
  • [03/03/2014] Congratulations to the Hornet Swim Club swimmers on their success in the high school boys state meet February 28-March 1. See News for Details!
    Congratulations to the Hornet Swim Club swimmers on their success in the high school boys state meet February 28-March 1.
    • William Bowater (21st 200 Free)
    • Banistre Lienhart (5th 400 Free Relay)
    • Brian Portland (2nd 100 Free, 2nd 200 Medley Relay, 2nd 200 Free Relay, 5th 400 Free Relay)
    • Aneil Srivastava (2nd 200 Medley Relay, 2nd 200 Free Relay, 5th 400 Free Relay)
    • Jason Yang (28th 100 Back)
  • [02/22/2014] Congratulations to our high school boys on an outstanding high school season!
    Congratulations to our high school boys as they wrap up an outstanding high school season! Sectionals was held on 2/22 and Hornet Swim Club swimmers swam well, representing a a variety of schools including Downers Grove South, Downers Grove North, Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central. Best wishes to the following boys who qualified for high school state: Will Bowater, Banistre Lienhart, Brian Portland, Aneil Srivastava, and Jason Yang!
  • [01/25/2014] Hornet Swim Club’s Jason Yang and Banistre Lienhart in the news. Click on News tab for details!
    Hornet swimmers Jason Yang and Banistre Lienhart were featured recently in the local press! Best of luck to all our high school boys as they approach the final weeks of their high school season!
  • [12/17/2013] Another Hornet Swimmer, Brian Portland, in the local press. Click on News for details.
    Brian Portland, Hornet Swim Club team member, was on the sports cover and featured locally in The Doings.
  • [12/01/2013] Article about Hornet Swim Club’s Rachel Hawken. See news for details!
    Congrats to our high school girls on an excellent high school season. We are excited to have you back for the winter session!  Rachel Hawken was recently featured in the Doings.
  • [10/14/2013] Jason Yang and Brian Portland recognized by Illinois Swimming for their achievements in 2012-13. See News for more details!
    Congratulations to Hornet Swim Club's Jason Yang and Brian Portland who were recognized at last night's Illinois Swimming Athlete Recognition Banquet for their achievements during the 2012-13 Short Course and Long Course Seasons.  During that time, Jason achieved the second fastest time of any 14 year old in Illinois in the 100Y free and 200Y individual medley, third in 100Y fly, and fourth in 100Y back, 200Y back, and 200Y free.  Brian achieved the fastest time of any 16 year old in Illinois in the 100M free and 100M back, second in 100M fly and 100Y fly, third in 100M breast, 200M individual medley, and 100Y back, and fourth in 50M free and 100Y free. Great job boys! Keep up the great work! swim banquet
  • [07/28/2013] Congrats to relays, record setters, and top finishers on Sunday at Age Group State! See News for details!
    Congrats to the following swimmers and relays who finished in the Top 16 or set team records on Sunday at Age Group State!
    • Girls 10 & Under 200 Free Relay  (Cakuls, Geiersbach, Smith, Quinones)  - 3rd, 2:13.66, New Team Record
    • Boys 10 & Under 200 Free Relay (Tommasone, Gallagher, Ozgen, Kosanovich) - 6th
    • Girls 13/14 50 Free - Grace Rogowski - 11th, 28.05 New Team Record
    • Boys 13/14 50 Free - William Bowater - 12th
    • Boys 11/12 400 Free Relay (Cochlan, Duerr, Matulis, Ozgen) - 16th
    • Girls 13/14 400 Free Relay (Knutte, Rogowski, Lienhart, S. Bowater) - 4:20.85, New Team Record
  • [07/28/2013] Saturday Age Group State Results – Congrats to relays, record setters, and top finishers! See News for details!
    Congrats to the following swimmers and relays who finished in the Top 16 or set team records on Saturday at Age Group State!
    • Girls 10 & U 200 Medley Relay (Smith, Quinones, Cakuls, Geiersbach) - 8th Place
    • Lainey Quinones - Girls 10 & Under 50 Fly, 10th Place
    • Boys 10 & Under 200 Medley Relay (Chen, Gallagher, Ozgen, Tommasone) - 13th Place
    • Girls 13/14 Medley Relay (Knutte, Lienhart, Bowater, Rogowski) - 15th Place, 4:49.80, New Team Record
    • Grace Rogowski - Girls 13/14 100 Back, 1.11.69, New Team Record
  • [07/27/2013] Congrats to William Bowater, Alex Knutte and Lainey Quinones – top 16 at Age Group State on Friday! See News to learn more!
    Congrats to the following swimmers who finished in the Top 16 or set Team Records on Friday at Age Group State!
    • Lainey Quinones - 8th, Girls 10 & U 100 Fly  1:23.05
    • William Bowater - 14th, Boys 13/14 200 Breast 2:43.68 - New Team Record
    • Alex Knutte - 14th Girls 13/14 200 Free 2:14.11 - New Team Record
    • 13/14 Girls 800 Free Relay (Knutte, Rogowski, Lienhart, S. Bowater) - 9:29.59, New Team Record

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