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Congratulations to the sixteen FCST senior swimmers who competed at USA Swimming Sectionals on July 31st-Aug 4th at Texas A&M.  Overall the team finished 7th in the combined scoring out of 90+ teams and achieved new FCST team records ,National times, and USA Swimming Motivational times. Daniel Graviss broke three FCST team records over the course of the five day meet.  Daniel's record breaking swims came in the 15-18 200 Fly with a time of 2:08.00L and the 15-18/Open 200 Back with a time of 2:07.83L.  Daniel's 200 Fly was...

Congratulations to FCST swimmers who competed at the Texas Age Group Swimming (TAGS) meet on July 25th-29th in Austin,Texas.  Overall the team finished in 12th place and saw FCST record breaking swims as well as several new Sectional qualifiers. Congratulations to Luke LeBlanc for his record breaking swim in the 11-12 Boys 200 Fly.  Luke swam to a 2:32.92 which broke the previous record by 2 seconds.  Luke dropped a total of 11 seconds for this record breaking swim!  In addition to his record, two relay records were broken at...

Congratulations to the 53 FCST swimmers who competed at KATY B&Under Champs on July 21st & 22nd. FCST 12&Unders had a fantastic meet and acheived more than 75 USA Swimming Motivational times, many of which were first time standards for swimmers! First time BB times were achieved by Tyler Dang, Arianna Rosario, Natalie Vo, and Yolanda Zhang, while first time B times were acheived by Jeffrey Li.  Way to go guys! 100% best times at the meet included: Miya Abogador, Emma Babaian, Eva Beiga, Sharanya Chander, Tayte Choudhury, Tyler Dang, Olivia...

Congratulations to FCST swimmers who traveled to Austin, Texas on July 11th-15th for the Texas Club Champsionships meet.  FCST had a strong showing at the meet with the nine swimmers who competed over the course of the four day meet which resulted in new Sectional and TAGS times! Congratulations to first time Sectional qualifier Arthur Yuen for his great swims in the 200 Breast and 200 IM.  Teammates Colleen Lord (100Fr), and Kaitlyn Swinney (800Fr, 200Fr) also added new Sectional times to their lineup.  Way to go guys! In addition, three...

Congratulations to the FCST swimmers who competed at GULF Summer Champs on July 12th-15th.  The team did a great job and finished in second place swimming away with new FCST team records, TAGS times, and Sectional times! Congratulations to Jordan Dorado for breaking his 8&U 50 Back (40.68) and 100 back (1:28.24) yet again!  Jordan has continued to lower his records each time he jumps in the pool and this weekend was no different!  Jordan broke his records not only in his prelim swims but also in his final swims. ...

Congratulations to 15-yr-old Simone Manuel, who was selected to represent USA Swimming at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships in Hawaii this August.  Twenty 18 & Under females were selected based off their results at the 2012 Olympic Trials. Simone was the fastest high school swimmer in the 50 free and the 2nd fastest high school swimmer in the 100 free at Olympic Trials. Both of her swims rank her in the top 100 in the world! The USA will face the best 18 & Under talent from Japan, Australia, New...

Eight members of the First Colony Swim Team in Sugar Land, Texas just finished competing at the fastest meet in the country.  The USA Swimming Olympic Trials held in Omaha, Nebraska from June 24th– July 2ndis not only the fastest meet a swimmer can qualify for, but it is also where Team USA selects its members for the 2012 Olympics team in London.  Congratulations to Daniel Graviss (18), Eegan Groome (19), Jordan Hancock (17), Romy Landeck (18), Maddie Locus (18), Simone Manuel (15), Brett Pinfold (17), and Skylar Smith (19),...

  USA Swimming released the 2012 Club Excellence results, and FCST has been named a USA Swimming GOLD MEDAL Club! This is the first time FCST has achieved this honor, and FCST is the only Texas team to make the Top 20 this year!  The Club Excellence Program identifies the top 18 & under clubs based strictly on performance. The top 20 clubs are named Gold Medal clubs, the next 80 clubs are named Silver Medal clubs, and the remaining clubs with a Junior National qualifier are named Bronze Medal...

  First Colony Swim Team has EIGHT swimmers who have made 2012 Olympic Trials Cuts!  Congratulations to Daniel Graviss (1500 free), Eegan Groome (400 Free, 1500 Free), Jordan Hancock (400 Free, 800 Free), Maddie Locus (50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free), Simone Manuel (50 Free, 100 Free, 200 Free, 100 Back, 200 Back),  Brett Pinfold (100 Free), Skylar Smith (100 Breast, 200 Breast, 200 IM, 400 IM),  and Romy Landeck (100 Breast, 200 Breast, 200 IM)  for this terrific accomplishment!

  FCST Takes 3rd place at PEAK Elite Meet: Congratulations to FCST swimmers who competed at the PEAK Elite Meet on June 22nd-24th.  Overall, FCST placed third as a team and swam away with multiple new TAGS times, and USA Swimming Motivational times.  Congratulations to Jeff Kue for achieving his first TAGS time in the 11-12 Boys 50 Back with a time of 34.93L.  This time was also a new USA Swimming AAA time!  Two more FCST teammates achieved new TAGS times at the meet, congratulations to Claire Donovan for...