On August 17th, Husky All-American and Hall of Fame member, Rick C0lella, broke his own USMS national record in the 200 IM with a time of 2:21.99. Later that same day, Rick broke his own USMS and World Record in the 200 Breast with a time of 2:40.66, breaking his own record by more than two seconds. Congratulations, Rick! The Huskies continue to make waves.
“Negative Split: The Rick DeMont Story” will be auctioned off after the screening of the film at this year’ s Gala on October 24th. Truly a unique item given that there are limited copies of the film and one that features an ex-Husky! For more information and to see a trailer of the film, go to: http://www.negativesplitmovie.com/index.php?_url=index.html.
Items continue to come in for the 2014 Husky Swimming Foundation Gala. This week starts off with news that Husky swimming memorabilia, including record boards, warm-ups (including the popular deck jackets) and trophies from Husky swimming history will be included in this year’s silent auction. Look for more news on here and on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/huskyswimmingfoundation/
Attention all college coaches planning on attending the 2014 Husky Invitational, December 5th-7th: Qualifying standards for college swimmers are being waived, per usual. Qualifying standards for USA Swimming members are listed below.
Keep your eyes peeled for the Save-the-Date card for the Husky Swimming Gala on October 24th, at The Landing @ 50th North in Seattle (just north of University Village). For more information or if interested in donating or procuring items for the silent auction, call Mark Johnson at 206-250-8258 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
See you in October.
Did you know?
Scott Lautman, Class of 1975, and six time All American completed the “Triple Crown” of open water endurance swimming last year when he completed the Catalina Channel. Along with swimming the English Channel and the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, Scott is the first swimmer from the Northwest to complete all three legs of the Triple Crown.
Know of significant milestones of other Husky Swimmers? E-mail Mark Johnson at email@example.com.