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World Championship Trials Day 3

On Day 3, PCS had 2 A-Finalists in the 400 Freestyle.  Kaity Gervais, after dropping 1.6 seconds in prelims to qualify 7th in a time of 4:21.23, finished in 8th in another best time of 4:21.04.  Jon McKay wasn't able to duplicate his priminary time at night, qualifying 6th in the morning in 3:59.85 before finishing 8th in 4:01.38.


World Championship Trials Day 2

Day 2 of World Championship Trials saw a fairly quiet day for PCS.  The events swum - 100 Free, 100 Breast, 400 IM and 50 Back.

In the 100 Free, Jessica Luo finished in 26th overall in a time of 58.43, and was the only 15 year old in the event.

Sophie Tarrant just missed out on a B-Final in the 100 breast, finishing in 19th place in a time of 1:13.09.  On the men's side, Michael Schmidt also barely missed out on swimming at night, finishing 18th in a best time of 1:07.14.


World Championship Trials Day 1

On an exciting night for Canadian Swimming including Kylie Masse's near World Record in the 100 Backstroke, PCS had some great performances to get excited about.


BC Senior Open Summary

UVPCS had another hot weekend in Surrey at the BC Open. 

Anthony Gutierrez pounded out a 20 second PB over 1500m to make the Age group standard for the upcoming World Trials. He went under the standard by a 'crowd pleasing' 1 second. His time of 17:02 sliced just shy of 4 seconds off the club record set in 2005 by Craig Dagnall


AAA Provincial Championships Recap

The 2017 Swim BC Short Course Provincial Championships concluded last night with over 500 athletes competing for for four days at Commonwealth Place. PCS came a close 2nd! But all of the highlights came from the PCS bench. Far and away UVPCS was the loudest most supportive team on deck who stuck to their teammates right to the last event. Pacific Coast Swimming(PCS) won the girls title again making that 6 Championships in a row while the boys showed at lot of improvement from last summer pulling to within 150 points of boys top team, HYACK, from LMR.


Hedlin sets new U SPORTS 1500-metre freestyle record to close out nationals

*Original story from govikesgo.com

VICTORIA – Eric Hedlin may have had a swim to remember in the 1500-metre freestyle on Sunday night, but he was the last one in the venue to know it.



Hedlin breaks school record, wins gold as Vikes turn in strong Day 2 at U SPORTS Championships

*Original story from govikesgo.com

VICTORIA - Eric Hedlin broke a school record on the way to winning a gold medal in the 400-metre freestyle at the U SPORTS national swimming championship in Sherbrooke, Quebec on Saturday.



2017 Chilliwack Short Course AA Provincial Championships Report

Day 1 of a large (500+ swimmers) Short Course AA’s in Chilliwack was off to a quick start for PCS swimmers. Jane Maycock swam a speedy 800m FR with a time of 9:46.62, taking two seconds off of her best time to make her first AAA. The girl’s 14&O 4x50 FR Relay with Lia Lancaster, Maycock, Mackenzie Mueller and Fionnuala McKenna battled it out to take first place in a time of 1:53.12. We are looking forward to more AAAs and medals on Day 2.


PCS: Success at PSW Winter Invit; Two New Trials Qualifiers, Records Fall

The UVPCS crew had a very solid two days in Surrey.


Swimathon Update

Congratulations to Jessica Luo on winning the Team Aquatic Supplies gift card for raising $340 in the first week of Swim-A-Thon fundraising! And well done to those that have also started to raise money towards this year's goal of $25,000. If you haven't yet set up your swimmer profile please do so ASAP at the link below and start fundraising today.




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