Boys Swim Team Places 8th In States With Only 7 Swimmers

by | Feb 25, 2015

Boys Swim '15 RIIL State Championships

In back, Stanley Chan and Yash Dhuri. In front, Timucin Marino and Ian MacDonald.

The EG Boys Swim team scored 127 points with just 7 swimmers to place 8th among 23 high schools at the RIIL State Championship at Brown University last weekend. (The Girls also placed 8th.)

It was an incredibly fast swim meet where records were broken. East Greenwich’s top point scorer Ian MacDonald swam hard to earn 2nd place in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:48.22. He also placed 2nd in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:58.43, scoring a total of 34 points for the team.

EG’s second-highest scorer, Timucin Marino, placed 10th in the tightly contested 200 Individual Medley with an improved time of 2:08.94.

EG's top scorer Ian MacDonald.

EG’s top scorer Ian MacDonald.

He placed 5th in the 500 freestyle with an improved time of 5:08.87, earning 21 points for the team.

Stanley Chan was EG’s third-highest scorer, coming in 13th place in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:59.95 and 13th in the 100 freestyle with a time of 53.95, individually scoring 8 points for the team.

Yash Dhuri came in 25th place in 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:08.92, and 30th place in 100 yard breaststroke with a time of 1:17.20. Eli Wolfgang came 34th place in 50-yard freestyle with a time of 26.36. Thomas Shaughnessy came 33th place in 50 yard freestyle with a time of 26.35, and 29th place in 100-yard freestyle with a time of 58.11. Ian Lamp came in 28th place in 200 yard Individual Medley with a time of 2:31.73

Boys 400-yard Freestyle Relay – (4th place with -1.50 improved time of 3:33.11)

Timucin Marino 53.11
Thomas Shaughnessy 57.07
Stanley Chan 53.15
Ian MacDonald 49.78

Boys 200-yard Medley Relay (8th place with -3.46 improved time of 1:50.84)

Timucin Marino in 200 IM’s butterfly section

Timucin Marino in 200 IM’s butterfly section

Ian MacDonald (backstroke) 26.38
Yash Dhuri (breaststroke) 33.70
Timucin Marino ((butterfly) 26.06
Stanley Chan (freestyle) 24.70

Boys 200-yard Freestyle Relay (11th place with a time of 1:43.27)

Thomas Shaughnessy 25.65
Yash Dhuri 26.04
Ian Lamp 25.77
Eli Wolfgang 25.81

Future Seniors MacDonald, Marino and Dhuri inviting all swimmers to join the swim team next year. Imagine what could EG do more than just 7 swimmers…

EG Boys Swim Team Qualifiers/Relay Selected Swimmers:

Stanley Chan
Kaelan Coates
Eli Wolfgang
Yash Duhri
Timucin Marino
Ian MacDonald
Henry Perretta
Thomas Shaughnessy
Ian Lamp
(Coates and Perretta were not able to attend.)


Editor’s Note: My thanks to Ebru Berk Marino, parent and swim official, for submitting the information about the meet, and to Lisa MacDonald for the photos.

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February 26, 2015 7:19 am

Elizabeth McNamara, you are a true EG News idle! Thank you for covering every aspect of our great town!


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