YMCA SCY National Championships

Eleven members representing the Stripers, traveled to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for the YMCA National Masters Championship Swim Meet April 14-17. The competition included 504 athletes ages 19 - 92 years.

The team, one of 43 participating, finished with a combined overall ranking of 15th, and a total team score of 294 points.

Breakdown of individual awards follows: one 1st place, eight 2nd places, thirteen 3rd places, six 4th places, eleven 5th places, six 6th places, four 7th places, and five 8th places. The women ranked 11th and the men were 20th. There were 20 personal record swims from the group.

Virginia state record times were swum by Scott Kauffman for the 50-yard freestyle, 50-yard butterfly and 100-yard free. Kauffman won a gold medal in the 50-yard freestyle.

Carolyn Alsup, Andrea Latell, Betsy Chambers, Kathy Broderick, Ray Funkhouser,  Mary Helne, Esther Glover, Kathryn Gregory, Kathy Kauffman, Scott Kauffman, and Donna Funkhouser comprised the Northern Neck Family YMCA team for this meet.

Women's 55+ 200 Free Relay Team

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