2016-2017 ABSC All-Stars Named!
Every year, Georgia Swimming (the local governing body of ABSC) releases it’s list of All-Stars within the LSC. The list of 2016/2017 Swimmers is in, and ABSC has a great showing of athletes!
ABSC’s convenient placement in the alphabetical order of clubs has our swimmers listed at the top! To see all of ABSC’s 2016/2017 All-stars, click here: ABSC All-star Swimmers.
** NOTE ** Many UGA Swimmers and post-graduate professional swimmers are listed on our club list, as a number of them register with our club through USA Swimming once they come to college. They do this so that they can continue training in Athens year-round, or keep training in Athens once they graduate college.
An “All-Star” swimmer according to Georgia Swimming is one that accomplishes a AAA time or faster, according to the Motivational Time standards released by USA Swimming. That faster include:
- AAAA times,
- Top-10 national times
- Junior and Senior National Qualifying times
- Olympic Trial times
These motivational times are arbitrary standards, but they provide goals for swimmers to shoot for as they improve and spend longer amounts of time in the sport. To see the motivational time standards, click here: Motivational Time Standards.
Out of the big list above, the following swimmer are 18&under swimmers that currently swim for ABSC, or current college-aged swimmers that grew up swimming with our club:
- Jackson Bates, Aidan Brook, Eileen Brook, Mary Claire Cardwell, Jenna Champer, Owen Churchwell, Matthew Colquitt, Danielle DellaTorre, Parker Fagrell, Brynn Halbach, Jackson Harvin, Ian Hentenaar, Daniel Huang, Gavin Jones, Ava Kennedy, Charlie Logan, Lauren Massey, John Morgan McDonald, Megan Measel, Payton Morrison, Macy Mullis, Madison Rogan, Skylar Rogan, Alexis Shirley, McKee Thorsen, Ryan Wylie, James Xiao, Lucy Yeomans, Karen Zhao
Congratulations to our 2016/2017 All-star Swimmers, and here’s to many more moving forward. Go Dawgs!