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Boys Swimming: Senior Night, Amity Totally Splashes Past Branford

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Feb 172015
 

The Amity Boys Swim Team

The Amity Boys Swim Team

The Branford Hornets felt the sting of the Amity Spartans on Feb. 17.

Senior Night was a special one for the Spartans (5-3) as they defeated Branford 96.5 – 76.5 in Orange.
Amity’s two seniors/captains are Alec Melotto and Ben Bacal.
Amity’s Winning Events:
200 Medley Relay A 1:46.35 – Colin Roy, Ben Clemens, Zac Babbitz, Kevin Zhao
200 IM A 2:10.14- Ben Clemens
100 Free A 51.13 Colin Roy
100 Breaststroke A 1:01.85 Ben Clemens
Amity Seniors Ben Bacal and Alec Melotto with coachTodd Rainey.

Amity Seniors Ben Bacal and Alec Melotto with         Coach Todd Rainey

 

Branford’s Winning Events:

200 Free B- 1:54.12 Thomas Shao
50 Free B 24.17- Aleksandras Karosas
Diving B 264.65 Dean Conte
100 Fly B 58.01 Kevin Jin
500 Free B 5:12.81- Benjamin Greenvall
200 Free Relay B 1:39.26 Kevin Jin, Noah Lohman, Thomas Shao, Benjamin Greenvall
100 Back B 58.58 Aleksandras Karosas
400 Free Relay B 3:35.96 Aleandro Hanaj, Aleksandras Karosas, Benjamin Greenvall, Thomas Shao

Boys Swimming: Amity vs Notre Dame Finds the Green Dragons On Top

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Feb 102015
 

A generic photo of a HS swimmer

A generic photo of a HS swimmer

On Tuesday, Feb. 10, the Amity Spartans Swim and Dive Team faced up against Notre Dame at Wilbur Cross.

The Green Knights splashed past the Spartans, winning this meet 98-83.
Notre Dame’s Winning Events:      
200 yard Medley Relay: ND- 1:47.04 Ed Falcigno, Michael Secchiaroli, David May, Dylan Latella
200 yard Freestyle: ND- 1:56.52 Noah Hansen
50 yard Freestyle: ND- 23.43 Ed Falcigno
Diving: ND
100 yard Butterfly: ND-53.63 David May
500 yard Freestyle: ND- 5:08.95 Noah Hansen
200 yard Freestyle Relay: ND- 1:37.71 Michael Secchiaroli, David May, Dylan Latella, Noah Hansen
100 yard Backstroke: ND- 57.62 Ed Falcigno
Amity’s Winning Events:
 
200 Ind. Medley: A-2:14.81 Dan Madsen
100 yard Freestyle: A- 51.06 Ben Clemens
100 yard Breaststroke: A- 1:03.19 Ben Clemens
400 yard Freestyle Relay: A- 3:34.42 Ben Bacal, Sergey Savelyev, Zac Babbitz, Colin Roy
Amity’s record is 4-3

Boys Swimming: Tight One Between Amity and Xavier

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Feb 062015
 

10958827_923586950993671_1062284824609013690_nThe Swim meet between Amity and Xavier came down to the last event on Thursday night in Orange.
This was a tough, neck-in-neck battle with two strong teams with similar records.
In the end, the freestyle relay team of Ben Bacal, Sergey Savelyev, Zac Babbitz, and Colin Roy pulled Amity to a 94-89 victory.
Amity’s winning events:
100 yard Butterfly: A-58.70 Ben Bacal
500 yard Freestyle: A- 5:14.57 Zac Babbitz
100 yard Backstroke: A- 59.45 Colin Roy
100 yard Breaststroke: A- 1:02.72 Ben Clemens
400 yard Freestyle Relay: A- 3:34.42 Ben Bacal, Sergey Savelyev, Zac Babbitz, Colin Roy
Xavier’s winning events:
 
200 yard Medley Relay: X- 1:46.37 Dominic Nazzaro, Mike Galati, Mike Pimer, Brian Stevens
200 yard Freestyle: X- 1:55.42 Andrew Reagan
200 Ind. Medley: X-2:12.34 Mike Galati
50 yard Freestyle: X- 22.29 Dominic Nazzaro
Diving: X- 212.95 Tyler Beaulieu
100 yard Freestyle: X- 50.24 Dominic Nazzaro
200 yard Freestyle Relay: X- 1:36.20 Dominic Nazzaro, Mike Pimer, Aiden Ram, Brian Stevens,
Amity(4-2) 94 Xavier(4-3) 89 at Orange – 2/5/2015

Feb 032015
 

IMG_1019The Amity Boys Swimming Team went up against undefeated Cheshire at the Orange Town Pool on Tuesday, Feb. 3.

Cheshire (5-0) retained its perfect season, defeating Amity (3-2) 95-79.

Cheshire’s winning events:                          

200 yard Medley Relay: C- 1:45.90 Ryan Mostoller, Michael Goodrich, Kyle Shadeck, Matt Schock

200 yard Freestyle: C- 1:50.92 Karl Bishop

200 Ind. Medley: C-2:05.12 Kyle Shadeck

50 yard Freestyle: C- 23.37 Jamie Eigner

Diving: C- 201.30 Salvatore DeLucia

100 yard Butterfly: C-55.22 Kyle Shadeck

500 yard Freestyle: C- 4:56.05 Karl Bishop

200 yard Freestyle Relay: C- 1:37.19 Jamie Eigner, Dara Malone, Michael Goodrich, Karl Bishop

Amity’s winning events:

100 yard Freestyle: A- 50.90 Ben Clemens

100 yard Backstroke: A- 59.34 Colin Roy

100 yard Breaststroke: A- 1:03.64 Ben Clemens

400 yard Freestyle Relay: A- 3:43.74 Ben Bacal, Sergey Savelyev, Zac Babbitz, Colin Roy

Jan 202015
 

IMG_1019The Amity Boys Swimming Team went up against Daniel Hand at the Orange Town Pool Tuesday night, Jan. 20.
At this meet, the Spartans came out on top, defeating the Tigers 99-86.
The Spartans’ standouts were Ben Clemens who was in 4 winning events; Zac Babbitz, Colin Roy and Ben Bacal each with 3 winning events.
Hand’s top swimmer was Paul O’Connor who won two of his team’s four winning events.
Amity’s Winning Events: 
 200 yard Medley Relay: A- 1:46.67 Dan Madsen, Ben Clemens, Sergey Savelyev, Colin Roy
IMG_1159200 yard Freestyle: A- 1:58.52 Zac Babbitz
50 yard Freestyle: A- 24.08 Colin Roy
100 yard Butterfly: A-58.52 Ben Bacal
100 yard Freestyle: A- 51.14 Ben Clemens
200 yard Freestyle Relay: A- 1:39.01 Kevin Zhao, Ben Bacal, Colin Roy, Zac Babbitz
100 yard Breaststroke: A- 1:01.78 Ben Clemens
400 yard Freestyle Relay: A- 3:38.46 Zac Babbitz, Dan Madsen, Ben Bacal, Ben Clemens
IMG_1048Hand’s Winning Events:
200 Ind. Medley: H- 2:12.33 Paul O’Connor
Diving: H- 168.00 Declan Maloney
500 yard Freestyle: H- 5:13.30 Paul O’Connor
100 yard Backstroke: H- 1:01.59 Michael Healey
 Records: Amity (3-1), Hand (5-3)

Boys Swimming: Amity vs Hamden – Green Dragons Leave Spartans In Their Wake

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Jan 142015
 

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Zac Babbitz on his way to a win.

The Amity Boys Swim Team competed against Hamden at the Orange Town Pool on Tuesday, Jan. 13, and realized its first loss of the season.

Both teams were strong and made a good showing, all of the boys gentlemen, shaking hands and swapping compliments as the numbers rolled up on the score board.
In the end Hamden (4-1) came out on top defeating Amity (2-1) 94-86.
Hamden’s winning events: 
200 yard Medley Relay: H- 1:51.69 Will Munsterman, Abhishek Singla, Myles Whyte, Aedan Morley
200 yard Freestyle: H- 1:52.85 James Ahn
50 yard Freestyle: H- 24.48 Myles Whyte
Diving: H- 146.35 Will Munsterman
100 yard Freestyle: H- 50.19 James Ahn
100 yard Backstroke: H- 1:00.00 Will Munsterman
100 yard Breaststroke: H- 1:09.25 Myles Whyte
Amity’s Winning Events:
200 yard Ind. Medley: A- 2:09.44 Ben Clemens
100 yard Butterfly: A-58.64 Ben Bacal
500 yard Freestyle: A- 5:14.00 Zac Babbitz
200 yard Freestyle Relay: A- 1:37.36 Ben Clemens, Ben Bacal, Kevin Zhao, Zac Babbitz
400 yard Freestyle Relay: A- 3:36.55 James Ahn, Tyler Cusano, Abhishek Singla, Will Munsterman

Boys Swimming: Amity vs East Lyme — Ben Bacal Has An Excellent Day

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Dec 272014
 

boys swimmingThe Amity Swim team went up against East Lyme  Saturday in East Lyme and defeated their hosts 102 -84.
Amity’s Winning Events 
 200 yard Medley Relay: A- 1:52.03 Dan Madsen, Ben Clemens, Sergey Savalyev, Kevin Zhao
200 yard Freestyle: A- 2:00.41 Ben Bacal
200 yard Ind. Medley: A- 2:12.40 Ben Clemens
A-59.50 Ben Bacal , 100 yard Freestyle
500 yard Freestyle: A- 5:28.58 Zac Babbitz
200 yard Freestyle Relay: A- 1:43.13 Ben Bacal, Kevin Zhao, Segey Savalyev, Zac Babbitz
100 yard Backstroke: A- 1:03.11 Dan Madsen
400 yard Freestyle Relay: A- 3:41.91 Ben Clemens, Zac Babbitz, Dan Madsen, Ben Bacal
East Lyme’s Winning Events
 
50 yard Freestyle: EL- 23.27 Benas Kirvelevicius
Diving: EL- 202.95 Kevin Sullivan,
100 yard Butterfly: EL- 51.12 Benas Kirvelevicius,
100 yard Breaststroke: EL- 1:11.35 Ethan Opsahl
Season Record: Amity 2-0

Amity’s Dana Chung Named To All-Area Team

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Dec 272014
 

Amity's Dana Chung turns to make another lap.

Amity’s Dana Chung turns to make another lap.

Amity Senior Dana Chung, has been named to the 2014 New Haven County All-Area Girls Swimming Team

Chung, is brilliant outside of the pool as well, she is in the National Honor Society, National Science Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, National Latin Honor Society and is the student government treasurer.

In the pool, she has the following honors to her credit: four-time All-State and All-SCC, two-time New Haven Register All-Area, Scholastic All-American.

Following are her statistics:

At the State Open she was 6th in the 50 free (24.30) and ninth in the 100 free (53.24).At the Class LL meet she was 2nd in the 50 freestyle (24.97) and 3rd in the 100 free (53.05). At the SCC meet she won the 200 individual medley (2:11.77) and 2nd in the 100 free (53.76). Went a combined 12-0 in the 50 free, 100 free and 200 IM during the regular season.

After she graduates from Amity, Chung will swim for Williams College in Williamstown, MA.