By Sharon Robb

July 21, 2016—-South Florida Aquatic Club will compete this weekend in the Florida Gold Coast Senior Long Course Championships at the Michael Lohberg Pool of Champions in Coral Springs.

Last year SOFLO finished third with 809 points among a 37-team field.

Gulliver Swim Club won its’ first seniors team title with 1,532.50 points. Miami Swimming was second with 1,063.50.

With several meets coming up this summer including the Aug. 4-7 Futures Championships in Atlanta, Aug. 2-6 Southern Zone Age Group Championships in Cary, N.C. and Aug. 2-6 Southern Zone Senior Championships in Tupelo, Miss., several SOFLO swimmers will not be shaved or tapered.

Jennifer Rodriguez, 15, is seeded No. 1 in the 50-meter breaststroke in 35.60.

Other SOFLO entries are: Alana Acevedo, Max Asnis, Sam Asnis, Tyler Bland, Ryan Capote, Alexandra Crespo, Daniela Curbelo, Katherine De Barros, Katrina Del Vecchio, Isabella Di Salvo, Juan Diaz, Esteban Diaz-Velasco, Jonathan Farah, Tyler Gibson, Wyatt Jennessee, Madison Johnson, Elise Larin, Lance Lesage, Luke Lezotte, Rebekah Ling, Raquel Lugo, Ervin Marin, Stephanie Mlujeak, Emmanuel Ortiz, Juan Osorio, Abby Oyetunji, Emiliana Pelaez, Tomas Pelaez, Kevin Porto, Samuel Quintero, Marianna Serrao, Isabel Shashaty, Natasha Testa and Kellie Wilcox.

Prelims are 8:30 a.m. and finals 5 p.m. each day.


What: Florida Gold Coast Senior Long Course Championships

When: Friday-Sunday, prelims 8:30 a.m., finals 5 p.m.

Where: Michael Lohberg Pool of Champions, Coral Springs Aquatic Complex, 12441 Royal Palm Blvd.

Admission: $3 per session, heat sheets $3 per session. For more information call 954-345-2121.

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