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HAST Cruzes Through the Summer

Posted by Chasi May at Aug 10, 2019 1:03PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
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The Hastings Area Swim Team showed strength throughout the summer. With three outdoor swim meets they faced weather adversities and came out on top with many new times achievements. It was smooth sailing for the team at the indoor swim meets.

19 HAST swimmers competed at the PRHN June Conference CpreC Meet this meet on June 13. At the Richfield Middle School Pool, they teamed up to achieve the following new times: B-5, C-7.

The HAST swimmer of the meet was Alliah Clark. Clark Swam three out of three best times in the 50 Freestyle, 50 Butterfly, and 100 Individual Medley, earning 3 new C times in those events.

The follow few days 31 HAST swimmers competed at the STORM Summer Invitational June 14-16 at the Jean K Freeman Aquatic Center. At the University of Minnesota, they achieved the following new times: TR – 1, Zone- 1, CH-4, A-6, BB-13, B-1.

The HAST swimmer of the meet was Kendra Kosmoski. Kosmoski swam seven out of seven best times; cutting just over 30 seconds combined overall. She earned a CHAMP time in the 50 Freestyle and 200 Backstroke events.

The team traveled to Eau Claire, WI for the Fairfax Outdoor Swim meet June 29-30, where 57 HAST swimmers competed, teaming up to achieve the following new times: TR – 1, CH-3, A-1, BB-7, B-16, C-11.

Gabri Clark was named the HAST swimmer of the meet. G. Clark is newer to the sport of swimming and earned three new C Times at her first outdoor swim meet. With the threat of storms, she got her motor moving fast.

July 11-14 30 HAST swimmers swam at the BLAST SUMMER SIZZLER at the Falls Aquatic Center, Cedar Falls, IA.
There they achieved the following new times: CHAMP-4, A-11, BB-11, B-4, C-1.

The HAST swimmer of the meet was Emelia Berg swimming an astonishingly nine out of nine best times. Berg swam her way to four new BB Times (50 & 100 Freestyle; 50 & 100 Breaststroke) and one new A Time (800 Freestyle).

New HAST Team Record:
Sofia Kovalenko (10) 10&Under 100m Butterfly 1:20.20

New ZONE times:
Thomas Foss (10)50 Back

New CHAMP times:
Thomas Foss (10)50 Free, 100 Free
Oliver Gergen (11) 50 Free
Charlie Jensen (12) 50 Fly
Philip Jensen (15)100 Back
Kendra Kosmoski (15)50 Free, 200 Back
Sofia Kovalenko (10) 50 Free
Mitchell LeMay (14) 200 Fly
Nathan LeMay (15) 100 Back
Dylan Purrington (15) 100 Fly
Ashtyn Stewart (13) 1500 Free
Caleb Urban (14) 200 Brst

New A Times:
Emelia Berg (11) 800 Free
Oliver Gergen (11) 50 Free
Isabel Green (12) 400 Free, 800 Free
Oscar Green (8) 50 Brst
Tyson Kalinowki (16) 200 IM
Kendra Kosmoski (15) 400 IM
Afton LeMay (12) 50 Free
Josephine Larson (12) 100 Free, 100 Fly
Mitchell LeMay (14) 100 Free, 100 Back, 200 Fly, 400 IM
Nathan LeMay (15) 100 Fly
Brandon Schwartz (14) 200 IM
Devin Schwartz (16) 200 IM
Ireland Zaruba (15) 50 Free

New BB times:
Ethan Anderson (15)100 Free, 200 IM
Emelia Berg (11)100 Free, 50 Free, 100 Free, 50 Brst, 100 Brst
Megan Bump (16)100 Free, 800 Free
Alliah Clark (7)50 Back
Jeremy Cory (13)200 Back
Emma Dehmlow (8)100 Back
Oliver Gergen (11)100 Back
Oscar Green (8) 50 Brst, 50 Free
Mari Hall (10) 50 Brst, 100 Back, 50 Free
Elianna Herrera-Carlson (10) 50 Back, 50 Brst
Charlie Jensen (12) 200 Brst
Afton LeMay (12) 50 Back, 200IM
Annika Ries (10) 100 Fly, 50 Free
Lila Salzman (9) 100 Free, 100 Back
Mary Schalk (10) 100 Brst
Isabella Schneider (10) 100 Back, 50 Free
Brandon Schwartz (14) 400 IM

New B Times:
Megan Bump (16) 200 Brst
Ella Carlson (11) 50 Free, 200 IM
Alliah Clark (7) 50 Free
Mason Darling (13) 50 Free, 200 Free
Adam Duer (14) 200 Fly
Annabelle Ellsworth (11) 100 Free, 50 Back, 100 Back, 50 Fly
Daniel Foss (8) 50 Free, 100 Free
Oscar Green (8) 50 Back, 50 Brst
Tristan Herbst (11) 100 Free, 50 Back, 50 Fly
George Jensen (7) 50 Free
Isaac Schalk (12) 50 Free, 50 Brst
Mary Schalk (10) 100 Free, 100 Back, 50 Fly, 100 Fly

New C times:
Benjamin Barker (9) 50 Back 100 Back
Ella Carlson (11) 100 Fly
Alliah Clark (7) 50 Free, 50 Fly, 100 IM, 50 Brst
Gabri Clark (9) 50 Back, 100 Back, 100 Brst
Lucas Foss (8) 50 Free
Oscar Green (8) 50 Back
George Jensen (6) 50 Free
Lilly Meier (11) 50 Free
Leah Miller (15) 100 Back
Chloe Robinson (14) 200 Free, 100 Brst
Russell Schalk (10) 50 Free, 100 Free, 50 Fly

Fall Tryouts

Posted by Chasi May at Aug 9, 2019 7:21AM PDT ( 0 Comments )
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Are you new to the sport of swimming?
Is it time for your child to start swim lessons?
Has it been a while since your child has been in a pool?

If you are unsure of what level your child is in, join us at our free Fall Tryouts!

When: Wednesday 9/11 @ 6-7pm & Thursday 9/12 @ 6-7pm.
Where: Hastings Middle School Pool

The HAST swim coaches will help assess the swimmers level to ensure they are placed in the correct level. Be sure they have a swim suit and towel!

If any of these dates do not work for you please contact Coach Kim (coachkim@hastswimteam) or Coach Chasi (chasi@hastswimteam.com) to set up an alternative time.

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The Hastings Area Swim team started their Spring Summer Long Course Season out with remarkable success in their home pool, hosting the HAST Spring TYR IMX PP Invite on April 27-28, at the Hastings Middle School. 58 HAST swimmers competed at this meet, teaming up to achieve the following new times: CH-1, BB-4, B-12, C-3.

The HAST swimmer of the meet was Amelia Miller. At the HAST IMX Meet Amelia earned new C times in the 200 Freestyle and 200 Individual Medley. In those two events she dropped an astonishingly combined 1 minute 5 seconds. In the 500 Freestyle she dropped 2 minutes 8 seconds off of her previous time.

Other notable swimming performances came from our Power Point Trophy winners: Emma Dehlmow: 8&Under Girls, James Jensen: 9-10 Boys, Ashtyn Stewart: 11-12 Girls, Kendra Kosmoski: 15-16 Girls, Dylan Purrington: 15-16 Boys, Natasha Girgen: Girls 17&up Girls

On May 11th HAST took nine swimmers to the RWSC Spring Splash at the Twin Bluff Middle School Pool in Red Wing, MN. There they achieved 5 new C times.

Later in the day 31 HAST Swimmers competed at the SHRK IM Tough Challenge for two days, May 11-12, at the Levi P. Dodge Middle School Pool in Farmington, MN. This proved to be a successful weekend with the following new times: Zone-2, Champ-5, BB-5, B-9, C-3.

The HAST swimmer of the weekend was Marcus Mulvihill. This is Mulvihill’s first season swimming with HAST and through hard work he is proving to be a pivotal part of the team. He swam eight out of eight best times, cutting just above 16 seconds overall, earning new B times in the 50 & 100 Freestyle events and a new C time in the 100 Backstroke.

At the IM Tough Swim meet, swimmers were awarded top honors for swimming an accumulative fastest time in 4 combined events. Winners were as follow:
200 IM Tough T-Shirt winners: 8&Under Girls: Emma Dehlmow, 9-10 Girls: Sofia Kovalenko, 13-14 Girls: Ashtyn Stewart, 15-16 Boys: Nathan LeMay, 17-18 Girls: Natasha Girgen

400 IM Tough T-Shirt winners: 8&Under Girls: Emma Dehlmow, 9-10 Girls: Sofia Kovalenko, 11-12 Boys: Charlie Jensen, 15-16 Girls: Kendra Kosmoski, 15-16 Boys: Nathan LeMay

800 IM Tough T-Shirt winners: 11-12 Girls: Kira Aarness, 13-14 Girls: Ashtyn Stewart, 15-16 Girls: Kiya Riley, 15-16 Boys: Philip Jensen

On May 23 HAST attended the STRM May Cpre-C Meet. 13 HAST swimmers competed at the Kenwood Trial MS Pool in Lakeville, teaming up to achieve the following new times:1-B and 6-C.

Swimmer of the meet was Jacob Barker who swam three out of three best times and earned a new C time in the 50 Backstroke.

The weekend before school was out the HAST swimmers were challenged at the first outdoor long course swim meet of the season, at the Piranhas Summer Chop on May 31-June 2.

The Piranhas Swim Club hosted this meet at the Richfield Outdoor Municipal Pool. There 51 HAST swimmers competed teaming up to achieve the following new times: CH-5, A-4, BB-9, B-11, C-11
The HAST swimmer of the meet was Tristan Herbst who swam six out of six best times. This season Tristan has earned six new B Times, four of them were earned in this meet in the 50, 100, and 200 Freestyle events; along with the 50 Backstroke.

New ZONE times:
Sofia Kovalenko-10 50 Fly
James Jensen-9 100 Fly

New CHAMP times:
Emelia Berg (10) 100Brst, 100 Fly, 50Brst
Emma Dehlmow (8) 50 Brst
Thomas Foss (10) 200 IM
James Jensen (9) 100 Free, 200 Free, 400 Free
Josephine Larson (12) 50 Fly

New A Times:
Kendra Kosmoski (15) 800 Free
Sam Rhode (16) 50 Free
Ashtyn Stewart (13) 800 Free
Caleb Urban (14) 200 IM

New BB times:
Megan Bump (16) 50 Free
Jeremy Cory (13) 800 Free
Oliver Gergen (11) 100 Free, 200 Free, 50 Back, 50 Brst
Isabel Green (11) 50 Free
Jenna Gutterman (16) 800 Free
Mari Hall (10) 100 Brst
Charlie Jensen (12) 50 Free
Tyson Kalinowski (16) 200 Back
Kendra Kosmoski (15) 100 Brst
Afton LeMay (12) 200 Free, 50 Brst, 200 Brst, 100 Brst, 100 IM
Annika Ries (10) 50 Back

New B times:
Ethan Anderson (15) 100 Brst, 100 IM, 200 Back, 200 Brst, 200 Fly, 100 Back
Andi Carlson (10) 100 Back
Ella Carlson (11) 100 Back
Jeremy Cory (13) 100 Back
Evan Darling (15) 100 Back, 200 Brst
Isabel Green (12) 200 Brst
Samuel Green (10) 100 Fly
Jackson Harre (14) 200 IM
Tristan Herbst (11) 100 Back, 500 Free, 50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free, 50 Back
Josephine Larson (12) 50 Brst
Afton LeMay (12) 200 Fly
Mitchell LeMay (14) 100 Brst
Nathan LeMay (15) 100 Brst
Marcus Mullvihill (16) 50 Free, 100 Free
Mary Schalk (10) 200 IM
Taylor Schmaltz (13) 50 Free, 200 IM
Brandon Schwartz (14) 100 Brst
Garrett Watterson (12) 50 Brst, 50 Fly

New C Times:
Ben Barker (9) 50 Back
Jacob Barker (11) 50 Back
Alliah Clark (7) 50 Back
Zach Crook (14) 100 Back
Evan Darling (15) 200 Brst, 100 Brst
Mason Darling (13) 200 Brst, 200 IM, 100 Back, 100 Fly
Jordan Glover (13) 100 IM
Oscar Green (8) 50 Free, 100 Free
Samuel Green (10) 200 IM
George Jensen (6) 50 Back
Jaren Kihima (8) 50 Back
Lauren Krause (11) 100 Brst
Lily Meier (11) 200 Free, 200 Brst, 50 Free, 50 Brst
Amelia Miller (12) 50 Back, 50 Fly, 50 Brst, 200 Free, 200 IM
Marcus Mulvihill (16) 200 Free
Eloise Prettyman (9) 200 Free, 100 Brst
Cloe Robinson (14) 100 IM
Russell Schalk (9) 50 Brst, 100 Brst, 200 Free, 50 Back
Taylor Schmaltz (13) 100 Back, 100 Brst

HAST Fifth at SCY State Championships

Posted by Chasi May at Apr 23, 2019 11:10AM PDT ( 0 Comments )
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On March 7-10 the Hastings Area Swim Team competed in the Minnesota Short Course Yards State Championships at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center – University of Minnesota. The HAST team finished 5th in Class AA and 16th overall, scoring 621.5pts.

Swimmers or relays that scored 16th or above earned points for the team. 35 HAST swimmers competed at state, teaming up to achieve the following new times: 14-Team Records, 1-Summer Speedo, 3-ZONE, 3-CHAMP, 1-A.

Individuals Scoring in the Top 16:
Kira Aarness (12) 6th 500 Free, 8th 200 Free, 8th 100 Fly
Emelia Berg (10) 10th 500 Free, 16th 200 Free
Emma Dehmlow (8) 1st 50 Fly, 5th 50 Back, 6th 50 Free, 8th 100 Free, 8th 100 IM
Thomas Foss (9) 7th 50 Back, 8th 100 Back, 8th 50 Fly, 11th 100 Fly,
Natasha Girgen (17) 14th 1650 Free
Isabel Green (11) 15th 1650 Free
Lauren Jenkins (12) 2nd 1650 Free, 2nd 200 Fly, 2nd 200 IM, 2nd 400 IM, 3rd 200 Free, 3rd 500 Free
James Jensen (8) 5th 50 Fly, 10th 50 Back, 9th 100 Fly, 10th 200 IM, 12th 100 IM, 13th 100 Back
Sofia Kovalenko (10) 5th 100 Fly, 8th 100 Fly
Dylan Purrington (15) 12th 400 IM
Brandon Schwartz (14) 11th 200 Back, 15th 100 Back
Ashtyn Stewart (12) 11-12 Girls: 3rd Place High point, 1st 100 Free, 2nd 50 Free, 2nd 50 Fly, 3rd 100 Fly, 3rd 200 Fly, 3rd 100 IM
Caleb Urban (13) 12th 1650 Free, 16th 1000 Free

Other HAST swimmers swimming Individual events at State:
Sydney Fleming (16), Katie Gjelhaug (17), Blake Harre (17), Kendal Jenkins (14), Philip Jensen (15), Natalie Knutson (10), Kendra Kosmoski (15), Ava McNamara (13), Kiya Riley (16), Devin Schwartz (16)

Relays Scoring in the Top 16:
10&Under Girls comprised of Chloe Aarness, Natalie Knutson, Sofia Kovalenko, Emelia Berg: 10th 200 Medley Relay & 14th 10&Under Girls 200 Free Relay
10&Under Boys comprised of Thomas Foss, Samuel Green, James Jensen, Carter Herbst: 15th 200 Medley Relay
11-12 Girls comprised of Kira Aarness, Lauren Jenkins, Josephine Larson, Ashtyn Stewart: 2nd 400 Free Relay, 4th 200 Free Relay, 4th 200 Medley Relay, 5th 400 Medley Relay
13-14 Boys comprised of Brandon Schwartz, Caleb Urban, Adam Duer, Jeremy Cory: 15th 200 Medley Relay, 15th 400 Medley Relay
15&Up Girls comprised of Sydney Fleming, Natasha Girgen, Kendra Kosmoski, Kiya Riley: 11th 800 Free Relay
15&Up Boys comprised of Devin Schwartz, Dylan Purrington, Philip Jensen, Avery Stoffel: 14th 200 Medley Relay

Other HAST swimmers swimming Relays Only at State:
Clara Birken (13), Berlyn Byrd (13), Joseph Everson (16), Jackson Harre (14), Sam Rhode (16)

New HAST Team Records:
Lauren Jenkins: 11-12 Girls 500 Freestyle 5:22.94, 11-12 Girls 1000 Freestyle 11:16.37, 11-12 Girls 1650 Freestyle 18:37.30, 11-12 Girls 200 Butterfly 2:14.13, 11-12 Girls 200 Individual Medley 2:13.79, 11-12 Girls 400 Individual Medley 4:41.83. Dylan Purrington: 15-16 Boys 50 Breaststroke 28.34, 15-16 Boys 100 Breaststroke 1:00.77, 15-16 Boys 200 Breaststroke 2:11.46. Ashtyn Stewart: 11-12 Girls 100 Free 54.23, 11-12 Girls 100 Butterfly 1:00.20, 11-12 Girls 100 Individual Medley 1:01.59. Kira Aarness, Lauren Jenkins, Josephine Larson, Ashtyn Stewart: 11-12 Girls 200 Freestyle Relay1:46.19 & 11-12 Girls 400 Freestyle Relay3:49.52

New Summer Speedo Times:
Kiya Riley (16) 200 Brst

New ZONE Times:
Kira Aarness (12) 500 Free, 100 Fly, 200 Fly
Sofia Kovalenko (10) 100 Fly

New CHAMP Times:
Blake Harre (17) 200 Brst, 200 Fly
Kendal Jenkins (14) 200 Back

New A Times:
Blake Harre (17) 100 Fly

Record Setting Finals Season for HAST

Posted by Chasi May at Mar 28, 2019 2:46PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
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The Hastings Area Swim Team started February off with the WEST Express last Chance Meet on February 9-10 at the Pioneer Ridge MS Pool in Chanhassen, MN. This presented the swimmers with a wonderful opportunity to achieve qualifying times for the upcoming championship series of meets.

34 HAST swimmers competed at this meet, teaming up to achieve the following new times: TR-3, CH-3, A-4, BB-15, B-4, C-1

The HAST swimmer of the meet was Isabel Green. Isabel added 3 tough new events to her expertise and earned new qualifying times in each swim. She earned a new BB time in the 1650 Freestyle; new B times in the 200 Backstroke & 1000 Freestyle; a new C time in the 200 Butterfly.

On February 15, HAST attended the Winter SAC Finals Meet at the Dodge Middle School Pool where 12 swimmers competed to achieve the following new times: B-7, C-5

The HAST swimmer of the meet was Ava Radel. Ava swam three out of three best times; cutting over 11 in those events. She earned a new C time in the 100 Butterfly and new B times in the 100 Breaststroke and the 100 Individual Medley.

The Northfield Swim Club hosted the NOR MAC Championships meet, February 23-24, at the Northfield Middle School Pool were 25 HAST swimmers and their families braved the snow to achieved the following new times: BB-1, B-13, C-6

The HAST swimmer of the meet was Adam Duer. Adam rose to the challenge to swim extra events on one day due to the cancellation of the 2nd day of competition. He cut time in all of his events earning a new BB time in the 100 Individual Medley and new B times in the 100 & 200 Backstroke events.

The Minnesota Regional Championships were held March 1-3, at the Rochester Recreation Center Natatorium. 59 HAST swimmers competed and achieve the following new times: Z-1, CHAMP-28, A-24, BB-25

The HAST swimmers of the meet were Jocelyn Brink and Ava McNamara. Jocelyn swam nine out of nine best times. She earned new A times in the following events: 50 & 100 Freestyle events; 100, 200 & 400 Individual Medleys; and in 200 Breaststroke.

Ava swam eight out of eight best times; cutting over 22 seconds total. She earned Champ times in the 100 Individual Medley, 50 Freestyle, 100 & 200 Butterfly events. Ava earned new A times in the 100 Backstroke, 100 & 200 Freestyle events.

New HAST Team Records:
Lauren Jenkins (12) 11-12 Girls 1000 Free, 11-12 Girls 1650 Free
Emma Dehmlow (8) 8 & Under Girls 50 Fly

New ZONE time:
Kira Aarness (12) 200 Free

New CHAMP times:
Kira Aarness (12) 500 Free, 100 Back, 200Fly, 100 IM, 200 IM
Emelia Berg (10) 100 Free, 500 Free
Emma Dehmlow (8) 50 Free, 100 IM
Sydney Fleming (16) 100 IM
Thomas Foss (9) 100 Fly
Kendal Jenkins (14) 50 Free, 100 Fly, 200 Fly, 100 IM
Lauren Jenkins (12) 1650 Free
Natalie Knutson (10) 50 Brst 100 Brst
Sofia Kovalenko (10) 100 Free, 500 Free, 50 Brst, 200 IM, 100 Brst, 100 IM
Ava McNamara (13) 50 Free, 100 Fly, 200 Fly, 100 IM
Dylan Purington (15) 200 Fly
Brandon Schwartz (13) 200 Back
Devin Schwartz (13) 100 IM

New A times:
Kira Aarness (12) 1650 Free
Jocelyn Brink (16) 50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Brst, 100 IM, 200 IM, 400 IM
Berlyn Byrd (13) 200 Free, 100 IM
Joe Everson (16) 100 Brst, 200 IM
Sydney Fleming (16) 100 Brst
Charlie Jensen (12) 50 Fly
Kendra Kosmoski (15) 100 Back, 1650 Free
Josephine Larson (12) 50 Fly
Mitchell LeMay (14) 200 Fly
Ava McNamara (13) 100 Free, 200 Free, 100 Back
Natalie Ptacek (11) 50 Free
Kiya Riley (16) 200 Fly
Brandon Schwartz (13) 100 Free
Cody Stewart (8) 50 Fly
Avery Stoffel (15) 500 Free
Caleb Urban (14) 100 Brst, 200 Fly

New BB times:
Kira Aarness (12) 1000 Free
Clara Birken (13) 100 Back, 200 Back
Ella Bloomquist (9) 200 Free
Andi Carlson (10) 50 Free, 100 IM
Emma Dehmlow (8) 100 Fly
Adam Duer (13) 200 Free, 500 Free, 100 IM
Emma Ellsworth (10) 50 Free, 200 Free, 100 Fly, 100 Free
Oliver Gergen (11) 50 Back
Isabel Green (11) 200 Free, 500 Free, 1650 Free
Jenna Gutterman (16) 200 Fly, 1650 Free, 100 IM
Elianna Herrera-Carlson (10) 100 Brst
Charlie Jensen (12) 200 Fly, 100 IM
Kendra Kosmoski (15) 1000 Free
Afton LeMay (12) 50 Fly, 100 Back
Mitchell LeMay (14) 200 Brst
Nathan LeMay (15) 200 Fly
Eloise Prettyman (8) 50 Free, 100 Free, 50 Back
Natalie Ptacek (11) 100 Free, 100 IM
Annika Ries (9) 100 Back
Isabella Schneider (9) 50 Fly, 100 Free, 200 Free
Brandon Schwartz (13) 100 Free
Cody Stewart (8)50 Back, 100 Free

New B times:
Jacob Barker (10) 100 Back
Micah Benner (12) 200 Back
Ella Bloomquist (9) 50 Free
Joshua Bloomquist (11) 50 Brst
Jeremy Cory (13) 200 Back, 200 Brst
Adam Duer (13) 100 Back, 200 Back
Annabella Ellsworth (11) 50 Free
Emma Ellsworth (10) 200 IM
Isabel Green (11) 100 IM, 400 IM, 1000 Free, 200 Back
Samuel Green (9) 50 Brst
Jenna Gutterman (16) 1000 Free
Jackson Harre (14) 200 Brst
Lily Meier (10) 100 Fly
Eloise Prettyman (8) 50 Brst
Ava Radel (12) 100 Brst, 100 IM
Isaac Schalk (12) 200 Free
Mary Schalk (9) 50 Free, 100 IM

New C times:
Jacob Barker (10) 100 Free
Joshua Bloomquist (12) 100 Back
Carter Herbst (7) 50 Back
Isabella Larson (11) 50 Free, 100 Brst
Amelia Miller (11) 100 Back, 100 IM
Lily Meier (10) 100 Fly
Eloise Prettyman (8) 100 Back
Ava Radel (12) 100 Fly
Alexis Schulist (8) 200 Free
Cody Stewart (8) 50 Brst