Monday, November 17, 2008

just got back from the
SUN DEVIL MASTERS SWIMMING RON JOHNSON INVITATIONAL
2008 SHORT COURSE METERS MEET
NOVEMBER 14, 15 & 16, 2008 in
Tempe AZ
http://azlmsc.org

last years times (unless otherwise indicated)
50 fr 24.69
100 fr 54.7
50 bk 28.3
100 bk 1:00.9
50 fl 26.15
100 fl 59.7 (LCM)
100 IM 1:02.0 (2004)

went there with
Tyler "the Miler" Blessing
Todd "the breastroke god" Bartee
Mike Varozza "the closer" and
Max Stichcomb

poor Mike had a stomach bug, made many trips to the bathroom yet still swam amazing
he stepped up in a big way on relays

I wore a blue seventy nero comp in all my races http://tinyurl.com/nerocomp
Todd, Tyler and Mike wore B70's
Todd was shocked with his breastroke times 29.9, 1:05, 2:25, split 29.1 & 1:04 on relays
Max wore one on the 4 x 50 relay

Tyler swam very well


Friday Nov 14th
very nice outdoor facility

800 fr
went FOR a 50 time
didn't get to warm up in comp pool
it was dark and dimly lit
had a terrible turn
went 24.33
pauls record is 24.29
had to finish the 800 for the time to count
there was someone ahead of me so I caught him and went 10:15

Saturday

4 X 100 MEDLEY RELAY
NAT REC for the 160 + was 4:06
WE WENT 3:50.9!
MY 100 BK WAS 59.1 out 28.2
todd split 1:04 in the 100 br
tyler went 55 in the 100 fl
mike varozza went 51 in the 100 fr

200 FR
WENT FOR 50 SPLIT 24.37 slightly slower

50 BK
WENT 27.30 missed 27.24 WR by 6/100ths

100 FL WENT FOR 50 SPLIT
26 SOMETHING felt tired shoulda skipped it or gone for a 100 time

RESTED UP

50 FR WENT 24.18
GOT 1ST
BROKE NAT REC WHICH WAS 24.29

Sunday
my line up of events was
100 IM entered slow to get more rest for the
4 x 50 Medley Relay (which was right after IM)
100 bk
100 fr entered slow to get more rest
50 fly
4 x 50 Free relay

100 im out in 27.29 glided into wall at the 50
went 1:00.3 natl rec

4 x 50 medley Relay
I swam back went 27.41
todd bartee 29.1
tyler 25 ish fly
mike V 23.2 on fr
went 1:45. relay broke 160 + wr

skipped 100 bk

100 fr
went 54.6 tired

50 fl
went 26.3 tired

4 x 50 fr relay
went 1:35.4 broke 160+ wr
tyler lead off in 23.68
mike v
me 3rd then
max stichcomb 4th

worn out

had some nice brew and burgers at an irish pub

I'm going to keep resting for Sunday 11/23
San Antonio SCM meet
http://www.aaaa-sa.org/PDF%20MI/2008Masters@SA.pdf
6 days away
thought I'd swim the 50 fly and 200 IM
but I want to take another crack at the 50 bk and 50 fly records
Order of EventsSan Antonio Nadadores Short Course Masters Meet

1 comment:

Patrick said...

Ande,

Thanks for you and the guys coming out for the meet. It was great to see some very fast swimming. Come back next year ... this was a much faster meet this year than in years past with guys like you there; would be even better to get more.