The swim and dive season lasts two months and consists of early morning practices, five meets, metros, regionals, and states. Both the girls and the boys had successful seasons with broken records that helped to propel them forwards.
Blair's winter sports teams look to continue their success from previous years.
As 2013 comes to a close, we reflect on the mistakes and successes of the year that will continue on to 2014. Here are Silver Chips Online's predictions of what will be "in" and "out" in 2014. Happy New Year!
Winter sports are back as the 2012-2013 season gets off to a rousing start.
This year, the Blair swim and dive team has a new co-coach, fine arts teacher Kelly Crowder, who began working with the swim team earlier this month, replacing government teacher David Swaney as biology teacher Charlie Demma's co-coach.
Senior and All-American candidate Jack Foster chooses Columbia over Princeton and Dartmouth.
From March 20 to March 24, junior Jack Foster and freshman Brian Tsau competed in the Spring National Club Swimming Association (NCSA) Junior Nationals meet in Orlando, Fla. Foster placed 30th in the 1000 yard Freestyle and 55th in the 400 yard Individual Medley (IM). Tsau placed 13th in the 1500 Long Course (LC) meter Freestyle and 23rd in the 1000 yard Freestyle.
Blair Swim and Dive (1-6) placed 19th in the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Swimming and Diving Championships (Metros) this Saturday with a combined score of 111 points. The girls scored a total of 74 points while the boys scored 140.
Imagine: You are a freshman at the University of Maryland. Senior year of high school, you applied to a range of colleges, scouring state schools and private universities for a competitive, top-ranked swim team. You chose your state school, and, with a sizeable amount of scholarship money under your belt, you suit up for your first practice of the season.
Blairís swim and dive team (1-4) defeated Bethesda Chevy-Chase this Saturday by a combined score of 173-169. The meet served as a replacement for the meet that was cancelled last week due to snow.