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Swimming: FSPY Swimmers Win Two National Races, Set New Record in 200 Medley Relay

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Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA (FSPY) Long Course team in Greensboro, NC, has had numerous Top 16 finishes this week. Credits: FSPY
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Brody Rash with a fifth place finish in the 50 Breast Credits: Sue Rash
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Abigail DiGiorgio, just age 13, finished 13th in the 50M Breaststroke Credits: Carolyn Babbitt-Digiorgio
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GREENSBORO, NC -- Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA  (FSPY) swimmers have put up stellar performances at the 2017 YMCA Long Course National Championships at the Greensboro Aquatic Center in Greensboro, NC. 

FSPY women won both the 200M Medley Relay, breaking the national record in the process, and the 200M Freestyle Relay. Meanwhile, the FSPY men placed fourth in their 200M Freestyle Relay.

"Girls 1st, guys 4th...proud is a huge understatement #back2back," FSPY coach Chris Karelus posted on Facebook. "Great way to end Day 3 of YMCA Nationals." 
 
 
Top 16 Finishes
 
Women 200 LC Meter Medley Relay (*New national record)                   
First Place: FSPY, 1:57.21  
1) Marlise Moesch
2) Rachel Maizes
3) Monika Burzynsk
4) Darlene Fung
 
Women 200 LC Meter Freestyle Relay
First place: FSPY, 1:47.41  
1) Marlise Moesch, 

2) Darlene Fung, 
3) Rachel Maizes          
4) Monika Burzynski
 
Women 50 LC Meter Breaststroke
Second place: Rachel Maizes, FSPY, 33.06 
13th place: Abigail DiGiorgio (age 13), FSPY, 34.46 
 
Women 200 LC Meter Freestyle
Third place: Marlise Moesch, FSPY, 2:05.65  
 
Women 400 LC Meter Medley Relay     
Third place: FSPY, 4:20.71  
1) Fung, Darlene Fung
2) Rachel Maizes
3) Monika Burzynski
4) Marlise Moesch
 
Men 200 LC Meter Freestyle Relay
Fourth place: FSPY, 1:37.00  
1) Josh Cohen
2) Logan D'Amore
3) John Piccinic
4) Brody Rash
 
Men 200 LC Meter Freestyle
Fifth place: Josh Cohen, FSPY, 1:54.70  
 
Men 50 LC Meter Breaststroke
Fifth place: Brody Rash, FSPY, 30.46  
 
Women 100 LC Meter Butterfly 
11th place: Monika Burzynski, FSPY, 1:03.10
 
Men 400 LC Meter Medley Relay
13th place: FSPY, 4:02.22  
1) Eric Chang
2) Brody Rash
3) Alan Shao
4) Josh Cohen

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