Hawken Swimmers find success nationally at Speedo Jr. Nationals

7 Hawken/LESD swimmers travelled to Atlanta last week to compete at the Speedo Jr. National swim meet ( for all swimmers 18 and younger).

Sydney Bare '21 placed 9th with a time that’s over a second faster than her own school record. 1:02.34 (100 Breaststroke) 
Tori Culotta '22 had an outstanding swim to place 9th in the 1650 free. 16:41.78 (1650 free) 
Jessica Eden '22 placed 10th in the 400 IM (4:20.08) while Sylvia Stewart Bates '20 contributed some more point with a 16th place finish (4:23.01) in the same event. Both achieving best times in the event.
Alex Podrez '21 had some outstanding swims in the 200 & 400 IM (3:58.95) . His 200 IM (1:51.70 ) while not making the top 16, was fast enough to break the current school record by almost a full second. 
Lauren Musbach '20 and Bainon Hart '20 contributed some great swims on relays that helped the team place in the top 25 in one of the toughest swim meets in the country.
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