Happy November  Birthday To:
Julia Bayer, Cole Bentz, Andreas Brannstrom, Sydney Criscitiello, Yaxin Duan, Presley Fogarty, Teresa Ji, Daniel Kim, Andrew Larsen, Sam Lee, Tyle Lingo, Shifan Qian, Daniel Reasons, Brenna Rother, Anivit Sah, Hannah Sanchez-Owsik, Sammy Shankar, Bryce Smith, Claire Vestal, Izabella Vizquerra, Maggie Whitten, Daniel Zhou
 
 
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WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE THE AGGIE SWIM CLUB?
CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT!!
 
 
PARENT VOLUNTEER LIST FOR THE 12/11-12/13/14 GULF AGE GROUP CHAMPS MEET AT THE A&M REC CENTER IS HERE
 
Photo: We have a FANTASTIC opportunity for you and your swimmers to come out and see a new movie - TOUCH THE WALL - that documents the journey of Missy Franklin and Kara Lynn Joyce as they train and attempt to make the 2012 USA Olympic Team.  This movie is not being released in theaters - the only way to see the movie is to come to a private viewing!!

WHEN:  Monday, December 15th at 5:30pm
WHERE:  Aggieland Premiere Cinema on Earl Rudder Freeway in Bryan
COST:  $12 per person

We need 97 tickets purchased for this event to happen.  Please purchase your tickets through this link:  http://www.tugg.com/events/12232 

Come out and spend time with your swimmer and others in the Club and watch a great film.
We have a FANTASTIC opportunity for you and your swimmers to come out and see a new movie - TOUCH THE WALL - that documents the journey of Missy Franklin and Kara Lynn Joyce as they train and attempt to make the 2012 USA Olympic Team.  This movie is not being released in theaters - the only way to see the movie is to come to a private viewing!!
 
WHEN: Monday, December 15th at 5:30pm
 
WHERE: Aggieland Premiere Cinema on Earl Rudder Freeway in Bryan
 
COST: $12 per person
 
We need 97 tickets purchased for this event to happen. Please purchase your tickets through this link: http://www.tugg.com/events/12232
 
Come out and spend time with your swimmer and others in the Club and watch a great film.
 
Aggie Swim Club swimmers at the MAC all ages Gulf Open Meet
 
CLUB TRY-OUTS FOR NEW SWIMMERS:
The Aggie Swim Club is a year-round USA program and welcomes new swimmers at various times during the year.  To try-out, a swimmer must be able to complete one length of the 25 yard pool unassisted.  No competitive swimming experience is required.
We offer programs at the following locations during various practice times.
If you are interested in finding out more about how to join the Club, please contact us at
aggieswimclub@suddenlink.net or stop by any practice session.
(View our practice locations and times for more information).  See you on deck!!
LOCATION:
TRY-OUT DATE & TIME:
BRYAN AQUATIC CENTER
(BAC - on Oak Ridge Drive behind the
Wal-Mart Super Center)
(moves to the College Station Middle School in November and to the TAMU Rec Center in March)
E-mail us at aggieswimclub@suddenlink.net
to set up a try-out location and time
COLLEGE STATION MIDDLE SCHOOL
(CSMS - on Rock Prairie Road)
(moves to the TAMU Rec Center in March)
Any Monday-Thursday at either 5:15pm or 6:15pm
ALL YEAR LONG
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY REC CENTER
(TAMU - on Olsen Boulevard)
 
Senior Level Swimmers ONLY
Any Monday-Thursday at 5:30pm
 
 A helpful "Frequently Asked Question Sheet" for try-outs is HERE
 
 
Click HERE to see where your swimmer stacks up with time standards for the 2014-2015 short course season.  USA Swimming publishes time standards for boys and girls by age group that can be used as a scale to gauge a swimmer's level of achievement in each event.  They are, from slowest to fastest, B, BB, A, AA, AAA & AAAA.  Trying to reach the next level in a particular event can be motivational to swimmers.
(Time standards can be found HERE and the USA Swimming searchable database can be found HERE).
 
 

 

 

 
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AGGIESWIMCLUB@SUDDENLINK.NET
 

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Congratulations to Laine Johansen and Harrison Jones for signing their NLI (National Letter of Intent) to swim in college starting fall, 2015.  Laine will attend the University of Wyoming in Laramie and Harrison will attend Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge.

Congratulations to the following AGS swimmers for being named members of the LADDER OF SUCCESS by Gulf Swimming for the 2014 long course season.  The Ladder of Success names the 5 fastest swimmers (male and female) in each race for the entire season in all of Southeast Texas.  (Currently there are over 6000 swimmers registered in Southeast Texas).
11-12 Girls:
Elisa Davila:
5th - 400 free - 4:48.01
4th - 400 IM - 5:44.71
Jessica Peng:
3rd - 50 free - 28.52
2nd - 100 free - 1:02.80
5th - 200 free - 2:16.08
4th - 400 free - 4:47.74
4th - 50 back - 33.83
5th - 100 back - 1:13.37
1std - 50 fly - 30.32
1st - 100 fly - 1:06.85
3rd - 200 fly - 2:32.82
2nd - 200 IM - 2:31.74
2nd - 400 IM - 5:32.16
Sara Shankar:
5th - 200 fly - 2:38.30
13-14 Girls:
Julia Cook:
3rd - 100 free - 59.06
2nd - 100 back - 1:05.98
2nd - 200 back - 2:22.23
15-16 Girls:
Maria de Figueiredo:
4th - 100 back - 1:07.21
 
10&Under Boys:
Dominic Lampo:
3rd - 50 free - 31.48
3rd - 50 breast - 41.04
2nd - 100 breast - 1:28.79
5th - 200 IM - 2:52.34
11-12 Boys:
Andrew Zhang:
2nd - 50 back - 31.69
2nd - 100 back - 1:09.17
4th - 200 back - 2:30.74
1st - 400 IM - 5:33.28
13-14 Boys:
Peter Simmons:
1st - 100 back - 1:02.16
1st - 200 back - 2:14.64
1st - 100 fly - 59.21
4th - 200 IM - 2:19.87
17-18 Boys:
Harrison Jones
1st - 100 fly - 56.12
2nd - 200 fly - 2:04.76
5th - 200 IM - 2:13.43
2nd - 400 IM - 4:32.78
 
These swimmers will be invited to the Gulf Swimming awards banquet in September and will receive t-shirts listing them as members of the Ladder of Success!!

Congratulations to our long course TAGS team - 10th place team finish!!  This is our fourth TAGS in a row to place in the top 10!!

Congratulations to Jessica Peng and Andrew Zhang for being selected for the Gulf's North American Challenge Cup Team.  The team competed internationally in Vera Cruz, Mexico in August, 2014.
In order qualify for the NACC team swimmers must have had IMX scores in the top of their age group.  Congratulations for earning this prestigious honor!!

Congratulations to Laine Johansen, Harison Jones and Maria de Figueiredo for being named to USA Swimming's Scholastic All America.  To qualify swimmers must maintain a 3.5 GPA, be at least a junior in HS and achieve a required time standard in at least one event.  Great job, Laine, Harison and Maria!!