IMX Games Recap
February 6, 2013By Jonathan Sorocki of Gateway Swimmers
From February 1st - 3rd, 11 Gateway Swimmers participated in the Northeast IMX Games. There were three 10 & Under Girls, one 10 & Under Boy, three 11 - 12 Girls, two 11 - 12 Boys, and two 13 - 14 Boys: a fine second showing. There were approximately 850 swimmers at the meet. We hope to see more swimmers from our team qualify for the Games next year!
Gateway Swimmers placed 13th out of 46 with a score of 10,195!
Evan Zhang (13) had the highest place in an event coming in 4th for the 200 Breast. Emily Yan made the Zone time for the 100 Breast and 200 IM. Xue Han dropped nearly 27 seconds on her 500 Free. Crystal Zhang made the Zone time for the 500 Free, qualifying for the Zones in every possible event!
There were 3 Top 8 finishes from Gateway.
Finishing 8th in IMX Scoring for 11 year old Girls, Angelina Zhang with a score of 3130.
Finishing 6th in IMX Scoring for 13 year old Boys, Evan Zhang with a score of 4133.
and finally, the top finish from our team,
Finishing 3rd in IMX Scoring for 9 year old Boys, Ryan Zhang with a score of 2932.
Xue Han: 11 Year old Girls, 29th 2342
Billy Kinkel: 12 Year old Boys, 64th 2090
Michael Lue: 13 Year old Boys, 40th 2224
Erich Moeslinger: 12 Year old Boys, 90th 1561
Natasha Moeslinger: 10 Year old Girls, 20th 2751
Emily Yan: 10 Year old Girls, 40th 2330
Kristen Yang: 10 Year old Girls, 26th 2630
Crystal Zhang: 12 Year old Girls, 23rd 3081
Altogether, there were 96 top 8 finishes. Gateway Swimmers took home 3. As we sent only 1% of the swimmers but took home 3% of the places, great job, everyone who attended!
Left to Right Top Row: Xue Han, Crystal Zhang, Evan Zhang
Middle Row: Angelina Zhang, Natasha Moeslinger, Erich Moeslinger
Bottom Row: Bill Kinkel, Coach Arpad, Billy Kinkel, Michael Lue
Not pictured: Emily Yan, Kristen Yang, Ryan Zhang
Photo courtesy of Larry Lue