|Holyoke swimmers place well in season opener at home|
|Written by Jes-c Brandt|
Holyoke Swim Club hosted the first meet of the season for the Northwest Kansas Swim League Saturday, May 30. The day was sunny, the events ran smoothly and Holyoke placed fourth overall.
Several new members joined the team this summer and coach Brenda Krueger said she is very proud of them and how well they placed at their first swim meet.
Commenting on the team’s disqualifications, Krueger said they let the coaches know what the team needs to work on.
Team standings at the end of the day were Goodland winning the meet with 220 points. Colby followed with 211 points, Wray 194, Holyoke 165, Oberlin 154, Burlington 139, Flagler 53 and Oakley 9.
Other coaches are Adria Colver, Aly Brinkema and Brittany Young. Coaches could be seen throughout the day offering advice to their returning swimmers and encouraging the more hesitant rookies.
This week the club will travel to Burlington for their Saturday, June 6 meet.
Individual results for the Holyoke swimmers are as follows:
8 and Under
Girls—Emily Jelden—1st, 50 yd. freestyle; 1st, 25 yd. breaststroke; 1st, 100 yd. individual medley (IM).
Kyra Loutensock—2nd, 25 yd. freestyle; 2nd, 25 yd. backstroke.
Brenna Sullivan—2nd, 25 yd. butterfly.
Morganne Kumm—2nd, 100 yd. IM.
Lauren Bergner—5th, 25 yd. backstroke.
100 yd girls’ freestyle relay—1st, Sullivan, Josie Herman, Lali Marquez and Kumm.
Also competing were Shianne Willmon and Kristin Vieselmeyer.
Boys—Keegan Shaw—2nd, 25 yd. backstroke; 3rd, 50 yd. freestyle; 5th, 25 yd. freestyle.
Seth Watson—5th, 25 yd. backstroke.
Girls—Emily Krogmeier—1st, 100 yd. IM; 2nd, 100 yd. freestyle; 2nd, 25 yd. butterfly.
Tara Krueger— 1st, 25 yd. breaststroke; 2nd, 25 yd. backstroke.
100 yd. girls’ medley relay—1st, Krueger, Anna Jelden, Krogmeier and Loutensock.
100 yd. girls’ freestyle relay—2nd, Krogmeier, Anna Jelden, Krueger and Emily Jelden.
Boys—Austin Herman—4th 25 yd. backstroke, 4th, 25 yd. butterfly; 5th, 25 yd. freestyle.
Tristan Sullivan—3rd, 25 yd. backstroke.
100 yd. boys’ freestyle relay—2nd, Sullivan, Shaw, Watson and Herman.
100 yd. boys medley relay—3rd, Shaw, Sullivan, Herman and Watson.
Girls—Danielle Brandt—1st, 50 yd. backstroke; 2nd, 50 yd. butterfly; 2nd, 100 yd. IM.
Megan Vieselmeyer— 1st, 100 yd. IM; 2nd, 100 yd. freestyle; 4th, 50 yd. backstroke.
Girls—Erin Vieselmeyer—1st, 50 yd. freestyle; 1st, 200 yd. IM.; 2nd, 100 yd. backstroke.
Girls—Amy Krogmeier—4th, 100 yd. freestyle; 4th, 50 yd. freestyle.
Briar Bergner—5th, 100 yd. breaststroke; 6th, 200 yd. IM.
Pamela McWilliams—5th, 200 yd. IM.; 6th, 100 yd. butterfly.
200 yd. mixed medley relay—3rd, Megan Vieselmeyer, Erin Vieselmeyer, Bergner and Brandt.
200 yd. mixed freestyle relay—4th, Erin Vieselmeyer, Megan Vieselmeyer, Krogmeier and McWilliams.