DACA Rocks! – DACA Age Groupers Rock Spring Far Westerns!



Congratulations to the DACA Swimmers who competed at the 2014 Speedo Far Western Championships, April 3rd – 6th in Morgan Hill! DACA was strong, finishing 5 overall as a team, behind impressive relay performances and two top-3 individual high point finishers! Nick Burry captured 6 individual titles, earning the 11 – 12 Boys High Point Award, while Daniel Marella finaled in all 7 of his events, finishing 3rd in the 13 – 14 Boys High Point Race. The 11 – 12 and 13 – 14 Boys Relays were outstanding, with all 9 of their relays scoring, and 7 of the 9 finishing in the top 3. Prior to the meet, the DACA Gold and White Groups got psyched up, getting together for a fun breakfast and showing of the movie Miracle. What a great way to finish the short course season for the 11 – 12 and 13 – 14's! Stay tuned for the final short course meet of the season, 10 & Under Championships, April 26th in Salinas. DACA Rocks!!
Nick Burry and Daniel Marella show off their high point awards!

At the 2014 Speedo Far Western Championships DACA...

      • Posted 36 Top-10 Finishes (Individual & Relay)
      • Swam to 74 Personal Best Times
      • Earned 7 Top-3 Relay Finishes
      • Captured 6 FW Champs Individual Titles
      • Placed Top-3 9 Times in Individual Events


Congratulations to the following DACA Age Groupers who placed in the Top-8:

Jessica Chu – 200 IM (10)
Lindsay Schmidt – 100 FR (7), 200 FR (5), 500 FR (9)
Jeanette Khowong – 100 BK (7), 200 BK (7), 200 IM (8), 400 IM (8)
Allison Lacroix – 50 BR (10)
Nick Burry – 50 BK (1), 200 BK (1), 50 FL (1), 100 FL (1), 200 FL (2), 100 IM (1), 400 IM (1)
Daniel Marella – 200 FR (5), 500 FR (4), 100 BR (2), 200 BR (3), 200 FL (6), 200 IM (3), 400 IM (5)

11 – 12 Girls 400 M.R. (6) – Harshini Mangipudi, Jessica Chu, Chanell Kann, Lindsay Schmidt
11 – 12 Girls 200 F.R. (7) – Lindsay Schmidt, Harshini Mangipudi, Chanell Kann, Ashley Feng
11 – 12 Girls 400 F.R. (9) – Kelly Ryoo, Jessica Chu, Ashley Feng, Lindsay Schmidt
13 – 14 Girls 200 M.R. (9) – Jeanette Khowong, Kathryn Woodburn, Kelly Zheng, Ashleigh Lee
11 – 12 Boys 200 M.R. (3) – Nick Burry, Andrew Liu, Steven Camacho, Bryan Chu
11 – 12 Boys 400 M.R. (3) – Nick Burry, Andrew Liu, Steven Camacho, Bryan Chu
11 – 12 Boys 200 F.R. (2) – Nick Burry, Andrew Gao, Jeffrey Tian, Bryan Chu
11 – 12 Boys 400 F.R. (4) – Nick Burry, Lewis Zhang, Jeffrey Tian, Bryan Chu
13 – 14 Boys 200 M.R. (2) – Jason Yuan, Daniel Marella, Steve Yang, Ben Princen
13 – 14 Boys 400 M.R. (3) – Jason Yuan, Daniel Marella, Steve Yang, Ben Princen
13 – 14 Boys 200 F.R. (6) – Daniel Marella, Pradhan Hariharan, Steve Yang, Ben Princen
13 – 14 Boys 400 F.R. (3) – Ben Princen, Jason Yuan, Steve Yang, Daniel Marella
13 – 14 Boys 800 F.R. (3) – Ben Princen, Steve Yang, Jeffrey Xu, Daniel Marella



DACA Kids get excited for Far Westerns!