OSI News Archive - May, 2009
May 13, 2009
As in past years, Oregon Swimming invites all OSI athletes, coaches and parents to send in the names of this year's graduating seniors. We will be posting the names of the swimmers, the club, high school and the college the swimmer will be attending here. Names can be sent to the office.
May 13, 2009
Suzanne Heath, chair of the Times and Recognition Committee, sends word that Scholastic All America Applications are due August 1, 2009. Applications must include the following:
Mail to the committee members listed on the application (Louise Limerick-girls; Betty Kooy-boys) by August 1, 2009.
May 7, 2009
As discussed at our last business meeting on March, 11th, 2009 at the King County Aquatic Center, a task force was formed to pursue ideas that could help to enhance our NW Section meet. The task force was successful in generating some thoughtful ideas, and has provided us with the following suggestions for the summer of 2009:
Please also keep in mind, that these changes will take effect for the 2009 SUMMER MEET ONLY.
Due to the fact that these changes must be voted on by our Section between our bi-annual business meetings, the Section officers as well as the task force have crafted the following procedures and guidelines in order to vote PRIOR to this summer’s meet.
Please also include your name as well as the name of your club.
Listed below are the pros and cons of the motion according to the task force. Pease be aware, the outcome of your vote MAY CHANGE the format of the meet. Thank you in advance for your participation.
Western Region Section Vote per recommendation of Times/Meet Format Task Force:
Motion: Task Force recommends for 2009 Summer (LCM) we retain current qualification times for but remove all bonus swims. In addition, the number of time trials shall be raised from two to three.
-This is only for 2009 summer meet only- not Spring
ALL TIMELINES ARE CALCULATED ON A ZERO SECOND INTERVAL
-This assumes well-executed chaser starts throughout session (i.e. best case scenario)
2006 Summer Prelim Timelines-
2007 Summer Prelim Timelines-
2008 Summer Prelim Timelines-
2009 Summer LCM
May 6, 2009
Former Oregon swimmer Kim Peyton has been nominated to the 2009 class of the US Olympic Hall of Fame as a member of the 1976 gold medal winning 400 free relay. The US Olympic Hall of Fame website includes a video of the race where the Americans beat the heavily favored East German team.The US Olympic Hall of Fame website includes a write up of the relay and a video of the race.
Other swimmers nominated are Mary T. Meagher and Gary Hall Sr. USA Swimming has a complete description of their accomplishments. Visit the US Olmpic Hall of Fame website to cast your vote these and the other great athletes that are being recognized this year.
May 5, 2009
There will be a Train the Trainer Clinic at the CAT Open on Saturday And Sunday Afternoons, May 16 and 17. (2 Seperate Clinics),
An Electronic Timing Clinic will be held on one of these dates.
Please register by contacting Jacki Allender at firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-753-5681