Chatham Swimmers Help Madison Y Mariners to First Victory

(Madison, NJ) October 24, 2014 –Madison Mariners Girls Win First Meet Of the Season
The Madison Area YMCA Mariners (MAY) defeated the Hunterdon County YMCA Stingrays (HCY) 112-80 
on Sunday October 19th
In the victory, MAY swimmers set 43 new personal best times (out of 101 entries) and finished first in 15 
of the 24 individual events (4 of the 5 team relays). 

Terrific performances were delivered in all age groups:
• Ryan Sprague (8-under, from Chatham) first place 25 Backstroke and 25 Butterfly
• Sadie Clarke (8-under, Chatham) first in the 25 Freestyle, second in the 25 Breaststroke and 25 
• Ava Tiscornia (9-10, Chatham) first place 50 Breaststroke and 50 Butterfly
• Olivia Hunt (11-12, Madison) first place 50 Butterfly and 50 Freestyle
• Lynne Jiang (13-14, Chatham) first place 100 Breaststroke and 100 Freestyle
Four swimmers posted personal bests times that were 10% faster than their previous best effort: 
• Kathleen Deegan (9-10, Chatham) -8.44 seconds in the 50 Freestyle
• Mackenzie David (9-10, Chatham) -7.40 seconds in the 50 Backstroke
• Alison Barton (9-10, Chatham) -7.88 seconds in the 50 Backstroke
• Ava Tiscornia (9-10, Chatham) -5.41 seconds in the 50 Butterfly and -8.53 seconds in the 50 
Sprague, Hunt, and Jiang also contributed to victories for MAY in the team Freestyle Relays.
The Mariners next meet is November 8, Boys vs Freehold-Old Bridge YMCA (Home)
The Madison Area YMCA Mariners is a competitive swim team for swimmers ages six and up and is 
under the direction of Head Coach Jon Siegel. The Mariners practice and host meets at the Ferguson 
Recreation Center at Fairleigh Dickinson University. To find out more information about the Mariners, 
contact Head Coach Jon Siegel at (973) 822-9622 x2228 or Madison Area YMCA Aquatics Director Lisa 
Kowal at (973)822-9622 x2230.
 at the Fairleigh Dickinson University in Florham Park.

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