The JCC Bridgewater Tide Swim Team took their first ever National Team to Mecklenburg Aquatic Facility in Charlotte, North Carolina to compete in the prestigious Sunkissed Invitational from March 29 — April 1. Fifteen Bridgewater Tide swimmers qualified to swim in this national-level meet; six local swimmers participated including: Alexis Brewer, Jennifer Doorly, Ryan Bugianesi, Griffin Halpin, Evan Kott and Doug Quagliato.
Alexis Brewer finished sixth place over all in the 50 year freestyle; Ryan Bugianesi earned twelfth place finish in the 200 butterfly; Evan Kott qualified for finals in multiple events and took ninth place overall in the 50 yard freestyle, seventh place in the 100 yard butterfly, fifth place in the 200 yard breast stroke, third place in the 100 yard IM and second place in the 100 yard breaststroke, earning the team an impressive 74 points at the meet. Doug Quagliato set a new team record in the 13-14 boys 100 breaststroke.
The JCC Bridgewater Tide Swim Team, located at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center (JCC) in Bridgewater, offers a year-round competitive swim team program. For further information, contact Bridgewater Tide Swim Team Director Mike Yearwood at 908-725-6994 x252; [email protected].