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ACC Swimming Carnival 2012

  • Final placings have now been confirmed and the Division 1 Overall Placings are as follows:-
  • 1st — St Bernard’s
  • 2nd — Mazenod
  • 3rd — St. Bede’s
  • 4th — Whitefriars
  • 5thDE LA SALLE
  • 6th — St Joseph’s Geelong
  • 7th — Parade

We have managed to ‘tread water’ for another year and did increase our overall aggregate score.

All 30 De La Salle Boys represented our College very well and there were some fine individual performances which are hightlighted below:-

Matthew Northage (Year 12H)

  • 1st — Open Freestyle A in a time of 25.12 (ACC Record 25.07)
  • 1st — Open Backstroke A
  • 2nd — Open Butterfly A

Matt broke the De La Salle records in each of these events.

Lachlan Miles — Captain (Year 12D)

  • 2nd — Open Backstroke B

Tom Wilkes (Year 11R)

  • 2nd — 16 Years Freestyle B

Josh Tyquin (Year 10S)

  • 1st — 16 Years Breastroke B

Brodie Muller (Year 9J)

  • 2nd — 15 Years Breastroke B

Open 200m Medley Relay — 2nd

  • Harrison Tailby (Year 11H)
  • Patrick Kemp (Year 12S)
  • Lachlan Miles (Year 12D)
  • Matthew Northage (Year 12H)

Open 200m Freestyle Relay — 1st

  • Lachlan Miles (Year 12D)
  • Harrison Tailby (Year 11H)
  • Peter Clinch (Year 12S)
  • Matthew Northage (Year 12H)

16 Years 200m Freestyle Relay — 2nd

  • Joshua Tyquin (Year 10S)
  • Aiden Shallue (Year 10R)
  • Thomas Wilkes (Year 11R)
  • William Rennie (Year 10B)

It has been many years since DLS has won the Open 200m Freestyle Relay. It was not only the final event of a ‘very long’ Carnival but clearly the most exciting event on the night with Matthew Northage swimming the last leg of the relay to overtake the St. Bernard’s swimmer in the closing stages to record a memorable DLS victory!

Our 2012 Team were strongly supported by our very loud and lively Cheer Squad and many other past and present students along with parents.

Thank you to the staff who attended on the night to support the team and special thanks to Mrs Fitzpatrick who spent over 4 hours poolside as an Official.

We have really gathered some great enthusiasm and momentum in the DLS Swimming Squad both last year and early this year and this is due in no small part to the time, effort and dedication fo the ACC Swimming Staff: Oscar Carlson, Chris Windley, Gab Windley, Simon brown and Tom Curry.

We are hoping to resume training again soon in preparation for the 2013 ACC Swimming Carnival. There is little rest for a ‘De La Swimmer’!

Peter Harte
Sports Coordinator

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