Representing Excel and
Kyle Lee placed in the Top 8 in the Boy’s 15-16 Year Old 800 Meter Freestyle (#7) , and the 400 Meter Individual Medley (#5). The 400 Meter IM is one of the most grueling races in swimming, testing the swimmers ability to compete in all four individual strokes in one race. “Kyle did fantastic in the IM, he got his Summer Sectionals qualifying time in the event, and will set his eyes on the Junior Nationals and National cut next summer during Long Course season.” Excel Assistant Coach John Barnes commented.
Katie Mize achieved her Spring Sectional qualifying time in the Girl’s 15-16 Year Old 200 Meter Butterfly, placing 7th in the meet. “Katie has been working hard this summer and it has paid off for her, she is a great example of what you can do for our younger swimmers.”
10 Year Old Nikki Fulps, fresh off competing in a Swim meet in
John Mainland made his first trip to the Southeastern Meet, qualifying and competing in the Boy’s 10&Under 100 Meter Backstroke. “John did terrific this summer, we are proud of his progress and look for him to continue to qualify for future Championship meets.”
Events Competed in by Excel Swimmers who train in
Kyle Lee: 800 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle, 100 Breaststroke, 400 Individual Medley
Katie Mize: 800 Freestyle, 400 Individual Medley, 200 Individual Medley, 100 Butterfly, 400 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle, 200 Butterfly
Nikki Fulps: 50 Freestyle, 100 Butterfly, 50 Butterfly, 100 Breaststroke, 50 Backstroke, 50 Breaststroke, 100 Backstroke
John Mainland: 100 Backstroke.
· Excel Aquatics is a 2003 & 2004 USA Swimming Silver Medal Club with several training squads based in