Swim club team is gearing up for another exciting year! On the schedule this year is a swim meet at Purdue near November! If interested in joining swim club, please feel free to contact either the President or Treasurer!

Just Keep Swimming!

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We have received our order of t-shirts and they are with Sarah if you have not picked them up. She is able to be contacted through email and or text. Don’t forget to get them before the end of the year.

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After meeting with the other executive board members a month ago we decided to order shirts. We have a design and also have ordered the shirts. They should be coming in a week or two. I will send out and email to let you guys know when they arrive. Keep up the good work and good luck with the final weeks of this semester.

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Call-out meeting will be held on Monday September 22, at 5:30 p.m. in the HRC lobby. Hope to see everyone there.

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With the end of the year closing in fast, here is some end of the year news. Firstly, we have a new executive board. They are able to be contacted at anytime and that information is under the roster link above. Secondly, we are looking to add more practice times and times to get together as a club. This will help with becoming closer as a team and with publicity of the team. Finally, we are working on apparel for this coming year. The link will be posted when orders are ready to be taken!

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This past weekend your Butler Club Swim Team competed with Indy Aquatic Masters at the 2013 USMS Spring National Championships. Indy Aquatic Masters and your Butler Bulldogs are the 2013 national champions! The meet was held at the IU Natatorium on the IUPUI campus in downtown Indianapolis. On top of a national championship, Julia Harris and Kristyn Watts were apart of the women’s 200 Meldey Relay that placed in national top 5 for the 18-24 age group. Congrats!

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The USMS 2012 SMC Top 10 rankings have been posted. Congratulations to the 3 nationally ranked Butler Club Swim Team relays! The 200m Freestyle Relay, consisting of Eva Schafer, Elizabeth Wilson, Riley Carter, and Natalie Hollies is ranked 6th. This same relay team is also ranked 2nd in the 200m Medley Relay. Finally, the Butler relay team consisting of Kate Stephens, Julia Harris, Kristyn Watts, and Michelle Landfair is ranked #1 in the 18-24 age group! Congratulations on an awesome short course meters season!

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The Butler Club Swim Team will hold its annual callout meeting September 5th at 5:30pm. Swimmers who wish to join the team can meet in the lobby of the HRC At this meeting you will be given more information on how to join the team (dues, expectations, etc.), competitions, and meet some new people.

See you there!

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Congratulations to Julia Harris, Michelle Landfair, Natalie Hollies, and Kristyn Watts who placed in the 2012 USMS Top 10. Their 400 Yard Freestyle Relay from the GRIN State Championships placed in the 2012 USMS Top 10 for SCY (short course yards).  Way to go ladies!

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This past weekend four BU Club Swimmers joined our sister team Indy Aquatic Masters to compete against teams from all over the country at the 2012 YMCA Masters National Championship in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  This meet was 4 days of competition coupled with fun in the sun.

Congratulations are in order for the four swimmers who traveled to Fort Lauderdale to compete. These girls not only gave it their all but also finished Top 5 in every event they entered!

Julia Harris
2nd place – 100 yard Breaststroke
3rd place – 50 yard Freestyle
3rd place – 50 yard Breaststroke

Kristyn Watts
2nd place – 100 yard Backstroke
3rd place – 200 yard Freestyle

Michelle Landfair
2nd place – 200 yard Freestyle
3rd place – 100 yard Backstroke
4th place – 50 yard freestyle

Elizabeth Watts
4th place – 100 yard Backstroke
5th place – 50 yard Freestyle

1st place – 200 yard Mixed Freestyle Relay (Harris & Landfair)
2nd place – 400 yard Freestyle Relay (Harris, E. Watts, K. Watts, Landfair)
3rd place – 200 yard Medley Relay (K. Watts, Harris, Landfair, E. Watts)
4th place – 200 yard Freestyle Relay (K. Watts, E.Watts, Landfair, Harris)


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