Written by Mineola American Staff Thursday, 20 March 2014 00:00
The 2014 Junior Olympic Metropolitan Championships were held March 14-16 at the Nassau County Aquatic Center. Results were unavailable as of press time. Roslyn, Albertson and East Williston residents Bridget Ye, Camellia Ye, Alice Ye, Sophia Karras, Anthony
Melchore, Orry Zayit, Jessica Guglielmo and Isabella Antoniuk join a large squad from the Long Island Aquatic Club (LIAC). The team hopes to uphold a legacy of consecutive Junior Olympic Team Championships.
This is a regional competition located in East Meadow. The top swimmers from all over the metropolitan area were in attendance.
This competition is an important stepping stone for these swimmers whom have trained all year to qualify and compete on this level.
“These young swimmers spend all season working on skills for this event,” Head coach Ginny Nussbaum. “They’re very excited to compete with the best swimmers in the metro area.”