Michigan Masters takes 9th Place in the Regional Club Division
The 2017 USMS Spring National Championships took place from April 27 to April 30, 2017 at the Riverside Aquatic Complex in Riverside, California. 2026 swimmers entered the meet from 247 Clubs. 57 USMS Individual Event and 2 USMS Relay National Records were set during the course of the meet. Michigan Masters placed 9th in the Regional Club division with 189.5 points with 11 swimmers who attended. The Men’s team placed 6th with 119 points with 6 swimmers attending and the Women’s team placed 10th with 58.5 points with 5 swimmers attending.
Allan Charlton, aging up to the 80-84 age-group, won two USMS National Championships in the 50 and 100 backstroke events and set two LMSC State Records in the process. He was also 3rd in the 100 Free and 5th in the 50 Free. Christian Vanderkaay, aging up to the 35-39 age-group, placed top 8 in every event he swam and won the 200 Fly and took second places in the 200 Free and 200 IM. He set 3 State Records in the 200 Breast, 200 Fly, and 200 IM. Tamara Steil placed in the top 10 in 5 out of 6 events with a 3rd in the 400 IM, 4th in the 200 Fly, and a 5th in the 200 Breast.
Christian Vanderkaay was the Michigan Masters Men’s High Point winner with 46 points and Tamara Steil was the Michigan Masters Women’s High Point winner with 25 Points. Results, Records, and Places are included in the Exhibits. Congratulations to all 11 swimmers that swam in the meet.