Friendswood swimmers shine at swim meet
December 15, 2015
FRIENDSWOOD — The Friendswood High School Swimming and Diving Team set five pool records and three team records in hosting the Mustang Holiday Splash Invitational Dec. 11-12.
Six other schools competing in the event were Clear Falls, Clear Creek, Deer Park, La Porte, Kempner and Texas City.
James Tomerlin, Nico Monroig, Daniel Theall and Mark Theall set a pool record in the 200 Yard Medley Relay (1:39.22) and in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay (3:16.97). Theall set a pool record in the 200 Yard Individual Medley Relay (1:57.89) and a new team record in the 100 Yard Breaststroke (1:00.81).
Michael Claunch set a pool and team record in the 1 Meter Diving scoring a total of 445.70 points for his 11 dives.
Katie Kosinski set a team record in the 500 Yard Freestyle (5:18.43).
Sydney Gurry, Gina Fossati, Sadie Wilson and Katie Kosinski set a pool record in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay (1:41.85).
The Lady Mustangs took second overall with 470 points with Clear Falls girls winning the team title with 609 points.
Deer Park was third with 464 points.
The Mustang boys took second overall with 543 points behind Clear Falls’ 601 points.
“I am extremely encouraged about our performance at the Splash,” Friendswood head coach John Little said.
Friendswood athletes winning their events included:
Katie Kosinski, Sydney Gurry, Gina Fossati, Sadie Wilson – 200 Yard Medley Relay, 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
James Tomerlin, Nico Monroig, Daniel Theall, Mark Theall – 200 Yard Medley Relay, 400 Yard Freestyle Relay
Katie Kosinski – 200 Yard Freestyle, 500 Yard Freestyle
Nico Monroig – 200 Yard Freestyle
Gina Fossati – 200 Yard Individual Medley, 100 Yard Butterfly
Daniel Theall – 200 Yard Individual Medley
Mark Theall – 50 Yard Freestyle, 100 Yard freestyle
Michael Claunch – 1 Meter Diving
Sadie Wilson – 100 Yard Freestyle
Sydney Gurry – 100 Yard Breaststroke
Friendswood competitors placing second in their events were:
Sadie Wilson – 50 Yard Freestyle
Camille Hamilton – 1 Meter Diving
Woody Connell, Evan Metcalf, Nick Schmutz, Jonathan Nguyen – 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
James Tomerlin – 100 Yard Backstroke
Daniel Theall – 100 Yard Breaststroke
Friendswood athletes placing third in their events included:
Sydney Gurry – 200 Yard Freestyle
Brittany Morgan – 200 Yard Individual Medley