Announcement

HAST Trekked Through the Winter

Posted by Chasi May on Apr 03 2018 at 08:32AM PDT
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Winter may seem like a long arduous journey towards Spring but the Hastings Area Swim Team kept trekking through the Winter swim season, on a journey towards the Championship meets in March. Their perseverance proved in the pool.

The team traveled to Richfield to swim at the Piranhas Winter Whiteout Meet on Feb 10-11. 41 HAST swimmers competed at the meet achieving the following times: A-2, BB-11, B-12. C-13.

Jenna Gutterman was named the swimmer of the meet. She swam five out of six best times. Jenna has shown a mass amount of improvement since she has joined the team. Significantly, at the meet, she earned 2 new B times (400 & 200 Individual Medley events) and a new C time in the 200 Butterfly.

HAST attended the Vince Herring Classic, February 16-18 at the Rochester Recreation Center. 24 HAST swimmers competed at this event teaming up to achieve the following new times: CH-6, A-10.

Oliver Gergen earned the Swimmer of the Meet title by swimming eight out of nine best times, cutting over 16 seconds. Achieving a new Champ time in the 50 Backstroke was a highlight for Oliver.

On February 17th 18 HAST swimmer attended the SHRK Winter Southern Alliance Conference Finals Meet. The Tigershark Swim Club hosted this meet at the Dodge MS Pool in Farmington, MN. HAST swimmers achieve the following new times: B-6, C-17.

New CHAMP times:
Oliver Gergen (10) 50 Back
Lauren Jenkins (11) 200 Fly
Ashtyn Stewart (11) 100 Fly, 200 Fly, 100 IM
Caleb Urban (12) 100 Brst

New A Times:
Kira Aarness (11) 100 IM
Sydney Fleming (15) 400 IM
Katie Gjelhaug (16) 100 Brst
Mari Hall (8) 50 Fly
Lauren Jenkins (11) 50 Fly
Ava McNamara (12) 200 IM
Annika Ries (8) 100 IM
Lila Salzman (8) 100 IM, 100 Free
Caleb Urban (12) 50 Brst, 100Fly, 200 IM

New BB time:
Clara Birken (12) 100 Free, 100 Back
Ella Bloomquist (8) 100 Free
Isabel Green (10) 100 Fly
Tristan Herbst (9) 100 Free
Charlie Jensen (11) 200 IM
Natalie Knutson (9) 100 Fly, 200 IM
Sofia Kovalenko (9) 100 Brst
Kaitlin OTool (17) 100 Free
Reese Ptacek (12) 100 Brst

New B times:
Emelia Berg (9) 50 Back
Megan Bump (15) 100 Brst
Annabelle Ellsworth (10) 100 Free, 200 Free, 200 IM, 100 Fly, 50 Free, 100 Back
Emma Ellsworth (9) 100 Fly, 100 Back
Elise Fritz (9) 200 IM
Samuel Green (8) 50 Brst
Jenna Gutterman (15) 100 Fly, 400 IM, 200 IM
Tristan Herbst (9) 500 Free
Elianna Herrera-Carlson (9) 500 Free
Zeke Hitchcock (11) 50 Brst, 50 Fly, 100 IM, 200 Brst
Natalie Knutson (9) 500 Free
Emma McLay (13) 100 IM
Kaitlin OTool (17) 100 Back
Reese Ptacek (12) 200 IM
Annika Ries (8) 100 Back

New C times:
Micah Benner (11) 200 Brst
Ella Bloomquist (8) 50 Fly
William Cory (10) 100 Fly, 200 IM, 100 Brst
Emma Dehmlow (7) 100 Back
Candence Dolphy (10) 50 Free, 50 Back
Emma Ellsworth (9) 200 Free, 200 IM, 100 Brst
Jenna Gutterman (15) 200 Fly
Alyssa Jacobs (14) 500 Free
Afton LeMay (11) 200 Free, 500 Free, 100 Brst, 100 Fly
Reese Ptacek (12) 100 Back
Lila Salzman (8) 100 Back
Mary Schalk (8) 100 Free, 100 IM
Taylor Schmaltz (12) 100 Free, 500 Free
Isabella Schneider (8) 200 Free, 100 Back
Alexis Schulist (8) 50 Free, 50 Back
Garrett Watterson (11) 200 Back, 50 Fly, 100 Fly

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