67 swimmers attended the 5th annual EMU Warmest LCM meet on July 13 2014. Fifteen Michigan individual event State Records and one relay State Record were set during the course of the meet. Corrin Popps set 4 (50 breast, 200 breast, 50 fly, 200 IM) and Joel Lockwood set 4 (50 free, 100 free, 50 back, 50 breast). Shelly Hirsekorn set 2 (50 fly, 100 fly) and Ron Dubois set 2 (100 breast, 200 breast). Alex Aceino (50 fly), Randy Parker (50 breast), and Bob Doud each set one State Record. The 280-319 400-medley relay of Allan Charlton, Ron Dubois, Greg Pash, and Erik Lokensgard broke the State Record of 5:59.87, set back in 2009, with a time of 5:57.61. Results
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Life Time Fitness in Troy, MI is hosting a Level 1&2 USMS Masters coach certification course on October 11, 2014. LTF is very excited about their new relationship with USMS and wants to have all of their Masters coaches educated and certified with our program.
LTF would like to invite other USMS coaches to participate at the October 11 course. If you would like further information please check out this flyer
Results for the 11 Michigan Masters
who competed in the USMS
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RESULTS FROM THE 2014 State Championship Meet
State Meet Championship Results
Individual Point Totals
Meet Team Summary
Team Summary - Detailed Journal
Team Summary - Summary Totals
Records and Awards Summary
The 42nd Annual Michigan Masters State Championships took place at the East Kentwood Natatorium on the campus of East Kentwood High School. This was the site of the 2011 Michigan Masters State Championship. 298 swimmers from 19 teams contested the Championship from Friday, March 28 until the meet's conclusion on Sunday, March 30, 2014.
The Milford Athletic Club (MAC) team won their second Large Team Combined Championship in their 8 year history. MAC was 3rd in 2011, 2nd in 2012, and 1st in 2013. MAC won the Large Team Women's and Men's Chamionships as well. The Stray CATS from the Lansing/East Grand Rapids area was second and the Battle Creek YMCA was third in the Large Team Combined division. Battle Creek edged out Stray CATS in the Men's Large Team division by a mere 4.5 points and was second. The Stray CATS Women's Team was second and Battle Creek was third in the Women's Large Team division.
Ann Arbor Masters won the Small Team Combined and Men's Small Team Championship. BKR Racing, a team in their first year of existence, won the Small Team Women's Championship. Twenty LMSC State Records (5 women, 15 men, and 0 relays) were set during the course of the meet. There were 47 State Championship Meet Records (15 women, 24 men, and 8 relays) set during the course of the meet. Results, Records, and High Point Awards for both team and individual swimmers are included in the results exhbits. (above)
A big THANK YOU goes out to Meet Directors Jock Ambrose and Mark Spore, and all of the East Kentwood volunteers for running an excellent meet over the long hours of the three-day meet!