SOFLO Heads Field For Saturday Endless Summer Invite At Boca Raton

By Sharon Robb

August 26, 2016—South Florida Aquatic Club will compete in the final Florida Gold Coast meet of the summer Saturday in Boca Raton.

Nearly fifty SOFLO swimmers will compete in the day-long Boca Raton Endless Summer Invite at the Boca Raton High School Aquatic Center.

Among SOFLO’s entries are: Ryan Alfonso, 13; Anisha Andapally, 11; Anjana Andapally, 8; Fabiana Avendano, 13; Kaitlyn Barrios, 10; Clara Bland, 6; Tyler Bland, 15; Rafael Cabiya, 13; Mariann Catalasan, 10; Alexis Christensen, 10; Daniela Curbelo, 13; Mark Andre De Gracia, 12; Luna Delgado, 10; Matthew Escudero, 9; Mia Escudero, 12; Celeste Estrada, 10; Valeria Garcia, 13; Nathaniel Garrick, 11; Logan Gonzalez, 11; Kalin Hubbard, 12; Kathia Jaramillo, 11; Ava Kuznik, 10; Jena Legaspi, 12; Anastiasia Lutz, 9; Liam Lynch, 11; Giuliana Mena, 9; Abigail Natino, 9; Joseph-Blake Natino, 7; Judith-Alison Nation, 10; Cassandra Oliver,14; Eddie Oliver, 8; Alessandro Pereira, 9; Giada Porven, 8; Lucas Porven, 10; Gabriel Quiros, 14; Enrique Rodriguez, 11; Carleigh Schleicher, 10; Mallory Schleicher, 12; Annie Schulze, 9; Sebastian Shy, 11; Natalia Sibug, 10; Kailey Smith, 11; Owen Smith, 9; Natasha Testa, 17; Christian Vasquez, 13; Sarah Vasquez, 8.

Among SOFLO’s top-seeded swimmers are:

Alessandro Pereira, 9, 50-yard butterfly, 34.15 followed by teammate Lucas Porven, 10, 36.64.

Eddie Oliver, 8, 25-yard butterfly, 21.12; 25-yard freestyle, 18.14.

Lucas Porven, 10, 50-yard backstroke, 40.05.

Giada Porven, 8, 25-yard breaststroke, 24.84.

Daniela Curbelo, 13, 50-yard breaststroke, 36.55 followed by teammate Valeria Garcia, 13, 38.40.

Mallory Schleicher, 12, 50-yard butterfly, 31.26.

Jena Legaspi, 12, 50-yard backstroke, 32.54.

Mark Andre De Gracia, 12, 100-yard backstroke, 1:14.20 followed by teammate Enrique Rodriguez, 11, 1:14.86.

Mia Escudero, 12, 50-yard breaststroke, 36.74 followed by teammate Mallory Schleicher, 12, 38.47.

Mark Andre De Gracia, 12, 100-yard breaststroke, 1:20.43 followed by Alessandro Pereira, 9, 1:23.96.

Enrique Rodriguez, 11, 50-yard freestyle, 27.93 followed by teammate Mark Andre De Gracia, 12, 28.89.

Enrique Rodriguez, 11, 100-yard freestyle, 1:01.35.

Logan Gonzalez, 11, 50-yard butterfly, 35.18 followed by teammate Nathaniel Garrick, 11, 35.50.

Nathaniel Garrick, 11, 50-yard backstroke, 34.95 followed by Enrique Rodriguez, 11, 35.05.

Ava Kuznik, 10, 50-yard backstroke, 36.83 and 50-yard freestyle, 30.62 followed by Kaitlyn Barrios, 10, 30.86.

Alessandro Pereira, 9, 50-yard breaststroke, 40.44 followed by teammate Lucas Porven, 10, 44.36.

Alessandro Pereira, 9, 50-yard freestyle, 31.12.

Sarah Vasquez, 8, 25-yard freestyle, 18.16.

The meet will be hosted by Boca Raton Aquatics and Boca Raton Swim Team.

In addition to SOFLO, among other teams expected to compete are Lake Lytal Lightning, Azura Florida Aquatics, Metro Aquatics, Plantation Swim Team, PAQ, Florida Keys Swim Club and SwimFast.


What: Boca Raton’s Endless Summer Invite

When: Saturday

Schedule: Session I, East Course, 13-and-over and open, 9 a.m.; Session II, West Course, 12-and-under, 9:30 a.m.

Where: Boca High School Aquatic Center, 1501 NW 15th Court., off Glades Road.

Admission: $3, heat sheets $2. For information call 561-251-3724.

Sharon Robb can be reached at


Author: South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming

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