June 24, 2011
WRITTEN BY SHARON ROBB
Swimmers, coaches and parents got the night off as weather wreaked havoc on the Coral Springs Aquatic Complex, site of the Coral Springs Swim Club Invitational.
The four-day meet will resume, weather permitting, on Saturday morning with prelims followed by finals at 5:30 p.m.
Meet officials were able to get in all of Friday’s preliminary events.
The championship finals of Friday’s events were re-scheduled for Sunday after Sunday’s final events, according to host coach Bruno Darzi. Coral Springs Swim Club is hosting the annual event.
SOFLO swimmers earning top-seeded spots during Friday’s prelims were:
Jessica Rodriguez, 12, 11-12 200-meter individual medley, 2:40.55.
Julien Pinon, 12, 11-12 200-meter individual medley, 2:24.74, career-best and 50-meter freestyle, 26.52 career-best.
Delanie Perez, 10, 10-and-under 200-meter individual medley, 2:55.42, career-best.
Samuel Quintero, 10, 10-and-under 200-meter individual medley, 2:51.14, career-best and 100-meter backstroke, 1:21.26, career-best.
Caroline Kuczynski, 20, 15-and-over 50-meter butterfly, 28.43.
Abbas Qali, 18, 15-and-over 50-meter butterfly, 25.87.
Jordan Colon, 14, 13-14 200-meter breaststroke, 2:53.51, career-best.
Leo Andara, 24, 15-and-over 200-meter breaststroke, 2:22.82.
Catharine Cooper, 11, 11-12 50-meter freestyle, 29.76, career-best.
Tiffany Oliver, 18, 15-and-over 50-meter freestyle, 27.85
IF YOU GO
What: Coral Springs Swim Club Invitational
Schedule: Saturday, prelims 8:30 a.m., finals 5:30 p.m.; Sunday, prelims 8:30 a.m., Sunday and Friday finals 4:30 p.m.
Where: Coral Springs Aquatic Complex, 12441 Royal Palm Boulevard.
Admission: $3 per session, $2 heat sheets per session. For information call 954-345-2121.
Sharon Robb can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org