FHS Swim Team Sets Records

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5 POOL RECORDS AND 3 TEAM RECORDS FALL DURING THE MUSTANG HOLIDAY SPLASH

The Friendswood High School Swimming and Diving Team set 5 pool records and 3 team records as the team hosted their annual Mustang Holiday Splash Invitational on December 11 and 12. Seven high schools competed in the invitational: Friendswood, Clear Falls, Clear Creek, Deer Park, La Porte, Kempner and Texas City.

James Tomerlin Daniel Theall Mark Theall Nico Monroig

James Tomerlin, Daniel Theall, Mark Theall, Nico Monroig

Gina Fossati Sydney Gurry Sadie Wilson Katie Kosinski

Sydney Gurry, Gina Fossati, Sadie Wilson, Katie Kosinski

James Tomerlin, Nico Monroig, Daniel Theall and Mark Theall set a new pool record in the 200 Yard Medley Relay (1:39.22) and in the 400 Yard Freestyle Relay (3:16.97). Daniel Theall set a new pool record in the 200 Yard Individual Medley Relay (1:57.89) and a new team record in the 100 Yard Breaststroke (1:00.81). Michael Claunch set a new pool and team record in the 1 Meter Diving scoring a total of 445.70 points for his 11 dives. Katie Kosinski set a new team record in the 500 Yard Freestyle (5:18.43). Sydney Gurry, Gina Fossati, Sadie Wilson and Katie Kosinski set a new pool record in the 200 Yard Freestyle Relay (1:41.85).

Katie kosinski

Katie Kosinski

The Lady Mustangs took 2nd overall with 470 points with Clear Falls High School girls taking 1st with 609 points and Deer Park High School girls taking 3rd with 464. The Mustangs also took 2nd overall with 543 points with Clear Falls High School boys placing 1st with 601 points and Deer Park High School boys placing 3rd with 433 points.

Coach John Little, Friendswood head swimming and diving coach, when asked about his team’s performance at the meet replied: “I am extremely encouraged about our performance at the Splash.”

Michael Claunch 2

Michael Claunch

Daniel Theall 2

Daniel Theall

Those placing 1st in their events included:
Katie Kosinski, Sydney Gurry, Gina Fossati, Sadie Wilson – 200 Yard Medley Relay, 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
James Tomerlin, Nico Monroig, Daniel Theall, Mark Theall – 200 Yard Medley Relay, 400 Yard Freestyle Relay
Katie Kosinski – 200 Yard Freestyle, 500 Yard Freestyle
Nico Monroig – 200 Yard Freestyle
Gina Fossati – 200 Yard Individual Medley, 100 Yard Butterfly
Daniel Theall – 200 Yard Individual Medley
Mark Theall – 50 Yard Freestyle, 100 Yard freestyle
Michael Claunch – 1 Meter Diving
Sadie Wilson – 100 Yard Freestyle
Sydney Gurry – 100 Yard Breaststroke

Those placing 2nd in their events included:
Sadie Wilson – 50 Yard Freestyle
Camille Hamilton – 1 Meter Diving
Woody Connell, Evan Metcalf, Nick Schmutz, Jonathan Nguyen – 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
James Tomerlin – 100 Yard Backstroke
Daniel Theall – 100 Yard Breaststroke

Those placing 3rd in their events included:
Sydney Gurry – 200 Yard Freestyle
Brittany Morgan – 200 Yard Individual Medley