Local swim club team heading to Australia

first_imgThe Monmouth Barracudas Swim Club, a United States Swimming Club team training at the JCC in Deal and the Boys Club in Asbury Park, will be traveling to Sydney, Australia, on June 28 to train and compete at the Sydney Aquatic Center, home of the 2000 summer Olympics. The Monmouth Barracudas, based in Avon, will be traveling to Sydney with 20 swimmers to compete in the Australian Metropolitan Short Course Champion-ships on July 7 and 8. The Barracudas will depart on June 28, train for six days at the Sydney Aquatic Center, and then conclude the week with the championship meet. Traveling on the team with the Barracudas are head coach Paul Buerck of Avon and coaches Mike Welter and Mark Schroeter of Ocean Township. The swimmers include team captain Shane Schwarz, 18, of Long Branch, a sophomore at Montclair State University; Casey Capron, 17; Craig Capron, 15, and Christian Capron, 15, from St. Rose High School in Belmar; Sharon McMonagle, 17, of Red Bank Regional and Avon; Andrew Vasta, 16, of Ocean Township High School, Andrew Vasta, 10, Bryanna Schroeter, 10, Kirsten Schroeter, 14, Lindsay Kutschman, 14, from Ocean Township; and Scott Havard, 14, Jordan Crosby, 13, Taylor Crosby, 12, Victoria Rainaud, 10, Megan Isaksen, 14, Christine Bell, 16, and Christine Smith, 13, from Middletown; and Cassandra Stabbert, 15, of Red Bank Catholic. Also competing are Allison Marino, 14, and Katie Marino, 11, of Holmdel, and Courtney Benedict, 13, of Oceanport.last_img read more

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