Riptide swimmers qualify for state

 

Qualifying for the 2009 Michigan Swimming Long Course state championships at Eastern Michigan University are (front row, l–r) Peyton Rayburn, Delayni Kornak-Kotarba, Sara Fredricks, Meegan Snyman, Jacob Newberger, Alec Cutler; (middle) Erin Hudson, Megan Schremp, Dakota Noble, Marissa Marion, Ben Hoffmeister, Daniel Haid, David Newberger; (back) Rachel Fredricks, Erica Cutler, Jessica Cutler, Stephan Cress, and Brian Ginebaugh (Sydney McDowell not pictured).

Qualifying for the 2009 Michigan Swimming Long Course state championships at Eastern Michigan University are (front row, l–r) Peyton Rayburn, Delayni Kornak-Kotarba, Sara Fredricks, Meegan Snyman, Jacob Newberger, Alec Cutler; (middle) Erin Hudson, Megan Schremp, Dakota Noble, Marissa Marion, Ben Hoffmeister, Daniel Haid, David Newberger; (back) Rachel Fredricks, Erica Cutler, Jessica Cutler, Stephan Cress, and Brian Ginebaugh (Sydney McDowell not pictured).

It has been a great summer season for the Rockford Riptide swim team. During eight weeks of dedication and hard work, 21 athletes qualified to swim at the state meet in 91 individual and six relay events. Under the direction of Head Coach Mike Cutler, with assistance from Megan Hirn, David Carson, Tom Parks and Kevin Brown, the club is delighted to showcase these athletes as they proudly represent Rockford Riptide at the state level.

Rockford Riptide is a community-based United States Swimming (USS) competitive age group swim team. Their purpose is to introduce children to the benefits of competitive swimming and encourage swimmers to reach their highest level of potential in and out of the water while demonstrating leadership and sportsmanship skills.

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