SOFLO Travels To Boca Raton For Unique Distance Swim Meet

By Sharon Robb

February 2, 2017—South Florida Aquatic Club swimmers will compete in a unique distance event-only format on Friday and Saturday at Boca Raton Aquatic Center.

SOFLO swimmers will compete in the Mile By Moonlight/Distance Invite that begins Friday at 5 p.m. with the 1,650-yard freestyle.

The format continues on Saturday morning with the 400-yard individual medley, 200-yard butterfly, 200-yard backstroke and 200-yard breaststroke and overflow miles race.

The two-day meet will be hosted by the Boca Raton Swim Team at the Boca Raton High School Aquatic Center. It is SOFLO’s second meet on the road.

SOFLO has entered 12 swimmers. They are: Max Asnis, 17; Juan Diaz, 17; Mia Escudero, 12; Logan Gonzalez, 12; Alejandro Mateus, 11; Leonardo Mateus, 15; Leah Pando, 10; Lucas Porven, 11; Ricardo Roche, 17; Rafael Rodriguez, 15; Christian Tijero, 11; and Christian Vasquez, 13.


What: Boca Raton Swim Team Mile By Moonlight/Distance Invite

When: Friday-Saturday

Schedule: Friday, 1,650-yard freestyle, 5 p.m.; Saturday, 400 IM, 200 butterfly, 200 backstroke, 200 breaststroke, overflow mile races, 9 a.m.

Where: Boca Raton High School Aquatic Center, 1501 NW 15th Court, Boca Raton.

Admission: $4, heat sheets, $1. For information call 561-756-2044.

Sharon Robb can be reached at


Author: South Florida Aquatic Club - SOFLO Swimming

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