Results from the Munley LCM meet on 6/20
2015 USMS LONG COURSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
Spire Institute August 6 -9
This year is the first time in 6 years that a Masters Summer Long Course National Championship has been close to the State of Michigan. Geneva, a suburb of Cleveland, Ohio is going to be the host of these championships at the world class Spire Institute Aquatic Center. In 2009, the 45 Michigan Masters who swam in the Summer Nationals earned a first place USMS Regional Club Championship title and that was the first time in Michigan Masters history that a combined team won a USMS Long Course National Championship outside the state of Michigan
Michigan Masters have enjoyed winning team awards at past USMS Long Course National Championships in 1996, 2002, and 2009. In 1996, being the host team at the University of Michigan, 228 swimmers swam to all three USMS National Championships in the Men, Women, and Combined Divisions. In 2002, at Cleveland State University, Michigan Masters was the highest scoring visiting team in the meet, getting 2nd place to the host club team (O*H*I*O Masters) in all three divisions (Men, Women & Combined). This year there is the potential to do as well as 1996 and 2009, and better than 2002.
With Michigan Masters' success in the last six years at USMS Nationals there is no reason to think that Michigan Masters swimmers can't be one of the top teams in the country for the 2015 long Course Nationals and possibly win the 2015 USMS Regional Club Championship title. In 2013, Michigan Masters were National Regional Club Champions and the highest scoring club in the meet at the Spring Short Course Nationals in Indianapolis. In 2014, Michigan Masters was the first club from the U.S. to be the highest scoring club at the Canadian Masters Nationals. In 2015, this could be the year of a three-peat with Long Course Nationals at Spire.
Every swimmer that enters the 2015 Long Course National meet will get a free team T-shirt (if they have not received one prior to this meet) with the state logo on a red background that has been used for the Michigan Masters team swimming caps. Also, if anyone wants to swim a relay, we will have email sign ups - effective now until the meet deadline. Information about the Summer Long Course Nationals was sent to all Michigan LMSC members in the May/June 2015 issue of Swimmer Magazine on pages 36 to 39 and additionally is listed here, and on the USMS website. With a great turnout, Michigan Masters can have fun and be a team force. If you are interested in swimming relays for Michigan Masters at this meet, from Friday, August 7, 2015, through Sunday, August 9, 2015 - please contact Skip Thompson at email@example.com - with the following information:
Name - as it appears on your USMS card
Age - as determined on 12-31-2015
Strokes - estimated times for 50 and 100 meters of strokes you would be interested in swimming
Contact - leave phone number or email
Each competitor will be allowed to swim all four relays that are offered from Friday, August 7th, through Sunday, August 9th - with two relays offered on Saturday (August 8th). Each swimmer may participate in one age group only - per relay event. Mark and X on the relays that you would be interested in swimming. Skip Thompson will be putting together relays for Michigan Masters.
RELAY EVENT - Friday August 7, 2015
15. Men 200 Freestyle Relay
16. Women 200 Freestyle Relay
RELAY EVENTS - Saturday August 8, 2015
27. Mixed 200 Freestyle Relay
29. Men 200 Medley Relay
30. Women 200 Medley Relay
RELAY EVENT - Sunday August 9, 2015
33. Mixed 200 Medley Relay
Check online entry site to view the
Club Assistant Swim Phone listing of results
RESULTS FROM THE 2015 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 43rd Annual Michigan Masters State Championships took place at the Michael Jones Natatorium on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. Three-hundred and seventy-three swimmers from 20 teams contested the championship from Friday, April 17th until the meet's conclusion on Sunday, April 19th, 2015.
The Milford Athletic Club (MAC) won their third Large Team Combined championship in their nine-year history. MAC won the Large Team Women's and Men's
Championships as well. They are the third time in Michigan Masters history to win three consecutive Combined State Championships.
Grand Traverse Masters Swim Team (GTMS) won the Small Team Combined and the Men's Championships for the first time. The Battle Creek YMCA edged GTMS by two points to take the Women's Small Team Championship.
Fifty-five State LMSC Records (33 women, 20 men, 2 relays) were set during the course of the meet. Additionally, 80 State Championship Meet Records (40 women, 29 men, 11 relays) were set during the course of the meet. Results, Records, and High Point Awards for both team and individual swimmers are included in the Results Exhibits listed above and on the Swim Phone page (on the Club Assistant site)
The following individuals were elected for LMSC position for the 2015-2017 period:
Frank Thompson will automatically move from the Vice-Chair into the Chair position
Vice-Chair - Patrick Weiss
Treasurer - Jeremy Kennedy
Secretary - Denise Brown
Registrar - Doug Handler
Sanctions Chair - Sally Guthrie
The Review Committe includes: