CP-AC Swim Team Wins Northeast Zone Championships

April 12, 2017

(April 12, 2017 - Stamford, CT) – The CP-AC Swim Team won the Combined Team Championships at the Northeast Zone Championships in Ithaca, NY. The event is the premiere regional swimming event. In addition to the team Championship, there were many wins for Chelsea Piers swimmers in individual events.

Darien Swimmers

Alexandra Truwit – 16 years old

  • 500 Freestyle 4th place
  • 1000 Freestyle 3rd place 
  • 400 Medley Relay 1st place (beat State record by 6 seconds and set new Zone record)

Kaki Christensen- 16 years old 

  • 400 Medley Relay 1st place (beat State record by 6 seconds and set new Zone record)

Greenwich

Elizabeth Boeckman – 16 years old

  • 500 Freestyle 2nd place
  • 1000 Freestyle 2nd place

Patrick Clisham – 17 years old

  • 200 Freestyle Relay 1st place

Marcus Hodgson – 15 years old

  • 100 Freestyle 4th place 
  • 200 Freestyle Relay 1st place

Aedan Lewis – 17 years old

  • 200 Breast Stroke 4th place
  • 200 Freestyle Relay 1st place

CP-AC Swim Team Wins Northeast Zone Championships1000 Freestyle Elizabeth Boeckman and Alexandra Truwit

image200 Freestyle relay Marcus Hodgson, Aedan Lewis, Cole Pierce and Patrick Clisham

Bridget Semenuk – 15 years old

  • 50 Freestyle 2nd place

Kelly Montesi – 16 years old

  • 200 Freestyle 3rd place 
  • 400 IM 4th place 
  • 400 Medley Relay (beat State record by 6 seconds and set new Zone record)

Sophia Moore - 15 years old 

  • 400 Medley Relay 1st place (beat State record by 6 seconds and set new Zone record) 

Cole Pierce – 15 years old 

  • 200 Freestyle Relay 1st place

Pelham

Kate Douglass – 15 years old 

  • 50 Freestyle 1st place 
  • 100 Freestyle 1st place 
  • 200 Breast Stroke 3rd place  
  • 200 Freestyle 4th place

“In five seasons, Chelsea Piers Swimming has gone from qualifying only five swimmers for this meet, to qualifying 30 and winning the combined team title,” commented Jamie Baron, Head Coach, CP-AC Swimming.  “The hard work of our athletes, coaches and parents is responsible for this rapid rise on the regional scene.  I am very proud to see such success award to this hard working group of individuals, who came together as a team to contribute so much for the program while in Ithaca.”

About Chelsea Piers Athletic Club 

Chelsea Piers Athletic Club provides an unprecedented opportunity for student-athletes across eight sports to train and compete under one unified banner. CP-AC athletes have full access to both off-surface training, led by certified personal trainers in our dedicated Competitive Team Training Center, and on-surface coaching in their sport of choice. Our world-class facilities attract top-level instructors from around the world, including seasoned and certified youth coaches with Olympic, NCAA and professional backgrounds. Their goal is to prepare athletes for success, not only in their sport of choice through age-appropriate goal setting and training, but also in their lives through the development of essential teamwork and leadership skills.

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Contact:

Erica Bates 212.336.6870
Chelsea Piers Connecticut ebates@chelseapiers.com

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