Connect with us

Swimming

MANHOBEN MAKES WAVES IN LAST MEET OF THE YEAR

Over one hundred local swimmers participated in the final 2019 All Island Short Course meet on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Agana Pool.

(Hagåtña, GUAM) – Saturday, November 16, 2019 – Over one hundred local swimmers participated in the final 2019 All Island Short Course meet on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at the Agana Pool. Manhoben Swim Club competed with swimmers from the Andersen Marlins, Tsunami Swim Club, Manukai Athletic Club & the Guam Typhoonz Swim Club in 13 events hosted by the Guam Swim Federation. “It’s great to be back at the Agana Pool and we continue to be impressed by our swimmer’s and the results of today’s meet,” said Coach Don San Agustin. “Ending the year on this high note gives us motivation to continue to excel in the new year and look ahead to long course swim meets.”

Freestyle domination

Manhoben continues to dominate the freestyle events with 11 year old, Mia Lee (57.77) and 18 year old, Mineri Gomez (59.14) coming in first and second overall in the female 100 yard freestyle and 17 year old, Jaden Francis (50.33), 18 year old, Santiago Poppe (51.39) and 16 year old Sebastian Castro (52.41) taking the top three spots in the male 100 yard freestyle.

Manhoben’s Mia Lee (57.77), Dina Soriano (1:11.9) Amaya Bollinger (1:12.13) and Keana Santos (1:12.42) claimed the top four spots, respectively in the 12 & under girls 100 yard freestyle event. 7 year old, Tanom Camacho (22.70) took first overall in the 25 yard freestyle.

Breaststroke & Butterfly results

Outstanding performances continued in the 100 yard breaststroke with Manhoben’s Sebastian Castro (1:04), Jaden Francis (1:06) and Santiago Poppe (1:10) clinching the top 3 male spots. Israel Poppe (1:01.20) & Mark Imazu (1:01.24) topped their respective divisions in the male 100 yard butterfly, as did Mineri Gomez (1:09.79) and Mia Lee (1:12.13) in the female 100 yard butterfly event.

About the Manhoben Swim Club (MSC): Established in the mid-1970s, MSC is Guam’s premier swim club. Manhoben works to promote swimming on Guam by equipping our youth with this life-saving skill and training them to compete in local and international events. Lead by Coaches Ed Ching & Don San Agustin, the Manhoben family of coaches, parents and swimmers work together to develop the full swimmer and are proud of the academic and community achievements of our team. Known for its rich Olympic tradition, Manhoben athletes including Frank Flores, Barbara Gayle, Darrick Bollinger, Chris Duenas, Pilar Shimizu & Benjamin Schulte have represented Guam in Seoul, Barcelona, London & Rio. Manhoben Swim Club is a community-based organization and holds regular practices at the Agana Pool.

Ad

GPS Sports Calendar

June

July 2020

August
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
Events for July

1st

No Events
Events for July

2nd

No Events
Events for July

3rd

No Events
Events for July

4th

No Events
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
Events for July

5th

No Events
Events for July

6th

No Events
Events for July

7th

No Events
Events for July

8th

No Events
Events for July

9th

No Events
Events for July

10th

No Events
Events for July

11th

No Events
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
Events for July

12th

No Events
Events for July

13th

No Events
Events for July

14th

No Events
Events for July

15th

No Events
Events for July

16th

No Events
Events for July

17th

No Events
Events for July

18th

No Events
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
Events for July

19th

No Events
Events for July

20th

No Events
Events for July

21st

No Events
Events for July

22nd

No Events
Events for July

23rd

No Events
Events for July

24th

No Events
Events for July

25th

No Events
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
Events for July

26th

No Events
Events for July

27th

No Events
Events for July

28th

No Events
Events for July

29th

No Events
Events for July

30th

No Events
Events for July

31st

No Events

Foody’s 5 Fun Facts

JFK Islander Jada Han

Polls

Would you like to see the first ever 2020 Fantasy Baseball Drafted teams compete against each other?

View Results

DID U KNOW?

Since forming the GNYFF in 2009, the league has never gone without a season until 2020. The league announced their plans to cancel the 2020 season amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

COMING SOON …

ALL SPORTING EVENTS HALTED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS ISSUE

QUICK HITS

RIP: Former Guam football player Phil Mendiola, shown here with son Tano, passed away in Las Vegas due to a heart attack. Mendiola played for numerous Guam teams from youth to varsity. He was 39.
—————————————————-
Morgan McKenna (left with black face mask) poses for a photo with Guam Football Association Technical Director Sang Hoon Kim (seated, with blue face mask) and Guam Football Association Assistant Technical Director Ross Awa (standing) after signing his letter of commitment to play intercollegiate men’s soccer for Muskingum University in Ohio. The Fighting Muskies compete in NCAA Division III’s Ohio Athletic Conference.

More in Swimming