February 12, 2013 Posted by HWAC in Wavecutter News

Wavecutters produce dominant display in Moncton

The Halifax Wavecutters Swim team produced a great display of swimming a the New Brunswick Provincial Championships at the C.E.P.S. Pool in Moncton, NB.

The team completed a strenuous three day meet program and came away with many personal best times and confidence boosting victories. All the swimmers that were competing for the Wavecutters got many racing opportunities at the swim meet and that bodes well for their racing experience leading up to the bigger swim meets coming up in a couple of weeks time. The team finished 3rd overall in the end of the meet team standings.

The team will be splitting up next week as some of the swimmers will be traveling to Montreal to compete at the Speedo Eastern Championships. The swimmers who are traveling for that swim meet at Juliana Pouliot, Devon Slongo, and Dmitry Shulga. All three of the swimmers had outstanding performances at the NB Provincials in Moncton with Devon Slongo attaining another Age Group national cut in the 400 Individual Medley. Dmitry Shulga also had a great meet swimming on his best times in season and picking up the overall awards from the swim meet. Juliana Pouliot had also had an outstanding meet with several personal best times and lots of quality racing.

The rest of the team also performed to their amazing potential, Netali Bar won three individual events and and had many personal best times. Anne Wang also had a great meet by swimming in many finals and also attained several best times. Devin MacDonald had many racing opportunities at the meet and was having all second swims with several best times.

All of the swimmers gained valuable racing experience and are excited to prepare for the big swim meets coming up. Speedo Eastern Championships at held in Montreal, February 14-16, 2013, while East Coast Championships are held in Halifax, February 28-March 2, 2013.

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