PacSwim Awards

The annual PacSwim Awards took place on Saturday, October 12th at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Concord. Swimmers, their families and coaches from throughout the LSC joined to enjoy dinner and special guest, Olympian Dana Vollmer. Each nominee received a Pacific Swimming kickboard and multiple awards were handed out. Top awards for Swimmer of the Year went to Zoie Hartman (CROW) and Ethan Hu (PEAK). Race of the Year honors went to Alexis Mesina (PLS) and Christopher Winalski (SCSC) in the Age Group category, while Zoie Hartman (CROW) and Ethan Hu (PEAK) were the Senior Race of the Year recipients. A total list of all of the evening's award recipients can be found below.

You can view all photos taken by the photographer, Laura Bastin, at the event by clicking on the following link
Awards Banquet Photos

 

OUTSTANDING SHORT COURSE SWIMMERS

 

FEMALE AGE MALE
Alexis Mesina 10&U Clark Apuada
Kyra Cui 11 (tie) Clark Apuada
Alexis Mesina   Enzo Balbuena
Jordan Ash 12 Isaiah Jarvis
Zoey Zeller 13 Jerry Chu
Sydney Lu 14 Matthew Elliott
Shelby Suppiger 15 Luke Hobson
Nicole Oliva 16 Ethan Hu
Zoie Hartman 17 Ethan Hu


OUTSTANDING LONG COURSE SWIMMERS

 

 



 

FEMALE AGE MALE
Isabel Wu 10&U Luka Mijatovic
Kelsey Zhang 11 Enzo Balbuena
Jordan Ash 12 Christopher Winalski
Bailey Hartman 13 Jerry Chu
Zoey Zeller 14 Ethan Wang
Abigail Herscu 15 Matthew Chung
Nicole Oliva 16 Lleyton Plattel
Miranda Heckman 17 Ethan Hu


RELAYS OF THE YEAR

       
10 & Under Girls - Santa Clara Swim Club’s 200 yard Free Relay of Wu, Hutchinson, Wong, and Granum

10 & Under Boys - Santa Clara Swim Club’s 200 yard Medley Relay of Mijatovic, Elaydi, Ly, and Melikzade

11-12 Girls - QuickSilver Swimming’s 200 meter Medley Relay of Nguyen, Boeun, Cui, and Zheng
 

   
11-12 Boys - Terrapins Swim Team’s 200 meter Medley Relay of Li, Wendler, Skov, and Castaneda

13-14 Girls - Crow Canyon Sharks' 200 yard Freestyle Relay of Hartman, Smith, Gregory, and Davis

13-14 Boys - Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics’ 200 meter Freestyle Relay of Gabbassof, Jeng, Williams, and Tyler

15-18 Girls - Crow Canyon Sharks' 400 yard Medley Relay of Davis, Hartman, Depaco, and Kosturos

15-18 Boys - Peak Swimming's 400 meter Medley Relay of Huang, Yep, Hu, and Choi


RACES OF THE YEAR
   

Age Group Girls - Alexis Mesina (PLS)

Age Group Boys - Christopher Winalski (SCSC)

Senior Women - Zoie Hartman (CROW)

Senior Men - Ethan Hu (PEAK)

 

GEORGE CLEVELAND OFFICIALS' AWARD
Carol Cottam
Mike Piccardo

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AWARD
Lillian Bautista

 

 

 

 


SWIMMER OF THE YEAR

Senior Women - Zoie Hartman (CROW)

Senior Men - Ethan Hu (PEAK)

 

 



COACHES OF THE YEAR

Age Group Swimming - Mark Taliaferro (SCSC)

Senior Swimming - Abi Liu (PEAK)

 

 

 

Congratulations again to all the participants and winners of the 2019 PacSwim Awards. You can view all photos taken by the photographer, Laura Bastin, at the event by clicking on the following link

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/m9754e53wa7u2fn/AAD2GiEj4giQmrE74Jax0c2da?dl=0
 
   Future Bear and Former Bear!

Photos may be viewed and/or downloaded and printed. Thank you Laura!