AGUA takes to water

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Asphalt Green Unified Aquatics — AGUA — stormed the pool at Lehman College for the 2017 Metro Zone Qualifier Meet on Feb. 10-12. Athletes from all over Westchester county, New York City and Long Island came to swim for spots on the Metro Zone team, which heads to the Eastern Zone Short Course Championship in late March. AGUA sent 36 athletes and placed 10 swimmers on the team, tying for the most of any in the Local Swimming Committees.

In a standout performance, AGUA’s Levi Skaistis broke one of the oldest records in Metro swimming. In the 50 freestyle, Levi clocked a time of 28.64 breaking the 8-and-under record set in 1981.

AGUA’s Metro Zone team qualifiers:

Alia Basler: 50 fly, 50 free, and 100 free

Jacqueline Constantine: 100 breast, 50 back, 100 back, 200 IM, 100 free, and 50 breast

Emma Feld: 200 back, 200 IM, 100 fly, 200 fly, 200 free, and 500 free

Lara Jones: 100 IM, 200 IM, 50 breast, 100 breast, and 500 free

Penelope Leonard: 100 fly

Giacomo Lugato: 50 back, 200 back, 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 50 fly, 100 fly, and 100 IM

Alex MacLennan: 100 back

Hana Shimizu-Bowers: 100 fly

Levi Skaistis: 50 breast

Madison Wu: 50 breast, 100 breast, 100 IM, and 50 back

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