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Swim Team Celebrates National Success

davidcurtissRLower Bucks Family YMCA’s swim team is celebrating their great success at the 2018 YMCA National Short Course Championships. The Lower Bucks team, known as Tri-Hampton YMCA Swim Team (THY), saw a stand-out performance by 15-year-old David Curtiss who placed first in the 50 yard freestyle with a time of 19.75 seconds. “David is an amazing athlete and we’re so proud of his accomplishments. He is a humble team leader who encourages his teammates to push themselves by demonstrating what can be achieved through hard work,” said head coach Tim Ryan.

Additionally, THY’s Will Deitch, Gregory Roytman, Dominic Edwards and Curtiss took 12th place with a time of 1:24.72 in the Men’s 200 Yard Freestyle Relay at Nationals. Several team records were broken at Nationals including:

  • Female 15 & Over 100 yard IM: Brooke Garretson
  • Male 15 & Over 50 yard Freestyle: David Curtiss
  • Male 200 yard Medley Relay: Greg Roytman, Dominic Edwards, Josh Belder, David Curtiss
  • Male 400 yard Free Relay: Will Deitch, Greg Roytman, Dominic Edwards, David Curtiss
  • Male 200 yard Free Relay: Will Deitch, Greg Roytman, Dominic Edwards, David Curtiss
  • Male 400 yard Medley Relay: Greg Roytman, Dominic Edwards, Josh Belder, David Curtis

The team also had a strong showing at the state level competition. Male 10 & under Cadets placed 1st place overall, male 13-14 year olds Juniors placed 4th overall and female 13-14 year olds Juniors placed 8th overall.

“Congratulations to our entire Tri-Hampton YMCA Swim Team. Our swimmers and coaches worked hard this season to do their best and we are so proud of their success,” said Lower Bucks Family YMCA
President/CEO Zane Moore. To learn more about Tri-Hampton YMCA Swim Team or to join, contact Tim Ryan at tryan@cbfymca.org or 215.348.8131, x1149.

 

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