Top of the World Swimming cmembers, above and inset, competed at the Alaska Masters Short Course Yards State Championships Feb. 8-9 in Achorage.

Top of the World Swimming cmembers, above and inset, competed at the Alaska Masters Short Course Yards State Championships Feb. 8-9 in Achorage.

Masters swimmers make waves at state meet

Swimmers from the Top of the World Swimming U.S. Masters Swimming team, including Stephanie Musgrove, Emily Smith, Sarah Williams, Angie Brennan, Judy Abrahams, Joanne Wainwright, Susan Ellis, Danny McIntosh, Nate Olson, Sean O’Reilly, Bob Jones, and Jeff Woods rallied to place third in the Men’s, Women’s, and Combined divisions at the 2014 Alaska Masters Short Course Yards State Championships at Bartlett Pool in Anchorage on Feb. 8-9. Age-group high point winners including Nate Olson, Joanne Wainwright, and Susan Ellis.

Nearly 100 swimmers from around the state, ages 20 to 78, plus one swimmer from Arizona, traveled to Anchorage for this annual event.

Top of the World Swimming is a local masters workout group that swims at the Skyview High School Pool. For more information about masters swimming in Alaska, contact Joanne Wainwright, Alaska Masters Chairperson, at 262-5308 or joswims@alaska.net

2014 Alaska Masters Short Course Yards
State Championships

Top of the World Swimming individual results: Stephanie Musgrove (25-29 age group) — 2nd 100 Free 1:06.97; 3rd 200 Free 2:32.50; 3rd 500 Free 6:51.79; 3rd 50 Fly 35.42; 4th 100 IM 1:21.14. Emily Smith (25-29) — 1st 100 Breast 1:27.21; 2nd 200 Free 2:29.92; 2nd 500 Free 6:38.00; 2nd 100 fly 1:18.38; 2nd 200 IM 2:44.07; 3rd 100 IM 1:17.65. Sarah Williams (30-34) — 5th 50 Free 39.49; 2nd 500 Free 9:16.98; 4th 50 Back 49.96; 3rd 50 Breast 50.87; 4th 50 Fly 50.57; 4th 100 IM 1:43.28. Angie Brennan (40-44) — 3rd 1650 free 26:48.30; 2nd 100 breast 1:35.04; 2nd 100 IM 1:23.73. Judy Abrahams (35-39) — 4th 100 Free 1:17.26; 3rd 200 Free 2:50.18; 4th 500 Free 7:47.20; 2nd 1650 Free 26:42.14; 2nd 50 Breast 47.67; 4th 100 IM 1:32.01. Joanne Wainwright (55-59) — 1st 200 Free 2:39.20; 2nd 500 Free 6:42.65; 1st 1650 Free 23:02.24; 1st 100 fly 1:15.65; 1st 200 fly 2:52.45; 1st 400 IM 6:18.55. Susan Ellis (65-69) — 1st 50 free 40.55; 1st 100 free 1:30.0; 1st 200 Free 3:26.84; 2nd 50 Back 57.60; 2nd 100 Back 1:57.94; 1st 100 IM 1:52.37. Danny McIntosh (18-24) — 1st 50 free 25.69; 2nd 100 free 58.92; 1st 200 free 2:08.77; 1st 500 free 6:12.21; 2nd 100 breast 1:14.57; 1st 200 breast 2:45.34. Nate Olson (35-39) — 1st 50 free 23.14; 1st 100 free 53.24; 2nd 200 free 2:05.87; 1st 50 fly 26.51; 1st 100 fly 1:03.62; 1st 200 IM 2:31.01. Sean O’Reilly (55-59) — 1st 50 free 29.76; 2nd 100 free 1:08.12; 1st 50 breast 40.01; 2nd 50 fly 35.67; 2nd 100 IM 1:17.11; 2nd 50 back, 40.78. Bob Jones (60-64) — 3rd 50 free 36.98; 3rd 100 free 1:24.56; 3rd 200 free 3:27.95; 2nd 500 free 9:23.17; 2nd 100 breast 2:57.02. Jeff Woods (65-69) — 2nd 50 free 54.78; 2nd 100 free 2:33.94; 1st 50 back 1:15.18; 2nd 50 breast 1:19.70.

Masters swimmers make waves at state meet

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