The 2015 USMS Summer Long Course National Championships
[lead]The 2015 USMS Summer Long Course National Championships took place from August 6 – 9, 2015 at the Spire Institute in Geneva, Ohio. 969 swimmers from 193 clubs competed. Michigan Masters won the Combined Regional Club Championship and won the Men’s and Women’s separate categories as well. This is the fourth time Michigan Masters has won a National Championship in seven years of attending Nationals Championships.
A total of 32 individual National Championship titles were won by Michigan swimmers. Individual titles were evenly distributed, with 16 for the women and 16 for the men. Four of our relays also placed first.
Lou Ann Dixon and Ryan Papa both won four individual events. Christian Vanderkaay and Tony Anderson both won three individual events. Susan Dombkowski, Corrin Buck, Sally Guthrie, Laura Gogola, Erik Lockensgard, and Ray Martin all won two individual events each. Lindsay Richardson, Matt West, and Allan Charlton were single event winners. Four relays won their age groups; Susan Harris and Corrin Buck were both members on three winning relays. Mary Mueting and Muffy MacKenzie were members of two winning relays. Tony Anderson, Jim Pogue, Tyler Rutkowski, Fares Ksebati, Casey Browning and Chris Deptula were all member of one winning relays.
Fifty-six State Records (18 women, 24 men, 14 relay) were set during the course of the meet. Congratulations to all 67 swimmers that swam in the meet!