The Terrapins swam at the CA/NV Section Championships July 18 – 22 in Santa Clarita in southern California and came away with some outstanding unrested and unshaved swims. Leading the group of 21 Section swimmers was Andrei Minakov who won 3 events and was part of the winning 400 Free Relay and 400 medley Relay teams.
16 year old Andrei Minakov swam to 3 individual titles in the 50fr (22.77), 100fr (49.90) and 100fly (52.03). His 100fly ranks 2nd ALL TIME in the USA for 15-16 year olds.
Also winning a CA/NV individual title was Alexei Sancov, who won the 200fr race with a blistering 1:51.01 swim. Alexei was also a part of the winning 400F.R. and 400M.R. teams. Joining Andrei and Alexie on the winning 400MR team was Adrian Dulay and Max Bottene. Joining Andrei and Alexei on the 400FR team were Matt Fetterman and Max Bottene.
Special recognition goes to Adrian Dulay and Jessica Larson for swimming FIRST EVER summer Junior National times.
Other standout Terrapins swims were:
100FR – Andrei Minakov 49.90, Alexei Sancov 50.65, Max Bottene 51.86, Matt fetterman 53.81, Robert Mitchell 54.65
200BR - Emily Lo 2:36.29, Adrian Dulay 2:23.24
800fr – Robert Mitchell 8:35.67
200fr – Alexei Sancov 1:51.01, Robert Mitchell 1:57.86, Matt Fetterman 1:58.87
100BK – Jessica Larson 1:04.18, Ksennia Gadamukha 1:06.66, Maile Andresen 1:07.17, Max Bottene 58.49
200BK - Danica Adams 2:26.14, Ksennia Gadamukha 2:23.72, Robert Mitchell 2:12.09
400FR – Matt Fetterman 4:14.42
100BR – Emily Lo 1:12.73, Sasha Liu 1:15.60 Adrian Dulay 1:06.97
100FLY – Andrei Minakov 52.03, Alexei Sancov 53.68, Robert Mitchell 59.78
200IM – Sasha Liu 2:22.30, Emily Lo 2:24.44, Matt Fetterman 2:10.71, Adrian Dulay 2:11.96
50FR – Jessica Larson 26.93, Andrei Minakov 22.77, Max Bottene 23.50, Aleksey Sancov 23.67
Mens 400 Free relay - Andrei Minakov, Alexei Sancov, Max Bottene, Matt Fetterman - 3:25.98
Mens 400MR – Max Bottene, Adrian Dulay, Andrei Minakov, Alexei Sancov – 3:46. 46