Category Archives: Club

Maine swimmers compete in summer championship

This past weekend swimmers who have devoted their summers (at least partially) to the sport they love competed in St. John, New Brunswick at the newly named Maine Swimming International Invitational. Formerly known as “summer champs” this meet gives Mainers an opportunity to swim long course, which is the international standard for swimming. Unfortunately, I […]

Summer Swim Scene

To many swimmers the Summer is an excellent time to take a break from swimming. The mental hiatus often outweighs the missed training. Some swimmers need this time off to avoid “burning out”, and they will often return in the Fall with a renewed excitement for swimming.   To other swimmers, the Summer is an excellent […]

Maine swimmers recording fast times in speedy America East

Several of coach Susan Lizzotte’s swimmers are ranked among the leaders in the speedy America East Conference as the University of Maine Black Bear swimmers and divers enter the long-course (50-meter) training period of their season during the semester break. Sophomore Naja Harvey holds the third fastest time in the 100-yard breaststroke at 1 minute, […]

UMaine names captains for men’s swim team

Brent Williams, Carmen Linden and Yuri Chornobil have been named captains of the 2012-13 University of Maine swimming and diving teams. Williams, a junior mechanical engineering major, swims distance for the Black Bears. Williams competed locally for Brewer High. Linden, an America East All-Academic from Ontario, also swims distance freestyle. Chornobil, a zoology/marine biology major […]