Madison Area YMCA Mariners Shine at YMCA State Championships and NJ Junior Olympics
Thursday, April 18, 2013 • 11:04am
The Madison Area YMCA is pleased to announce outstanding achievements accomplished by three Mariners Swim Team members at the YMCA 12 and Under State Championships and New Jersey Junior Olympic competitions.
Olivia Hunt, 10, from Madison took first in the 50 Freestyle, 100 Freestyle, 50 Backstroke and 100 Backstroke in the Girls10 and Under category at the YMCA 12 and Under State Championships held in February at the Ocean County YMCA. She also placed second in the 100 Individual Medley. In the Girls10 and Under category at the New Jersey Junior Olympics held in March, Hunt took first in 100 Backstroke. She placed second in the 100 Individual Medley, 50 Backstroke, 100 Freestyle, 200 Freestyle and 500 Freestyle. Hunt also placed third in the 50 Freestyle. The New Jersey Junior Olympics were held at Rutgers University’s Sonny Werblin Athletic Center.
In the Girls 11 and12 category at the YMCA 12 and Under State Championships, Nicole Tingley, 13, from Chatham placed fourth in 500 Freestyle and 50 Butterfly. Tingley also placed third in 50 Backstroke. Chloe Markey, 12, from Florham Park placed fifth in the 200 Breaststroke and seventh in the 100 Breaststroke.
For more information, please contact: Madison Area YMCA Head Swim Coach John Gullotta at 973-822-9622.