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Final All-Star Seeds

Here are the Rays in the MCSL Individual All-Stars final seeding (the top 16 plus 4 alternates). Swimmers should communicate any further scratches to Coach Anna:

#1 - Boys 12 & Under 100m Medley (Faster than 1:20.00)
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Preliminary All-Star Seedings

Here are the Rays in the MCSL Individual All-Stars preliminary seeding (the top 16 plus 3 alternates). Swimmers should communicate any further scratches to Coach Anna before Thursday:

#1 - Boys 12 & Under 100m Medley (Faster than 1:20.00)
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New Records from July 22 Divisional

Events Swimmer Time Type

9-10 25 Backstroke

Adriano Arioti 15.69 SCM
9-10 25 Butterfly Adriano Arioti 15.15 SCM
13-14 50 Butterfly Chris Ma 26.67 SCM
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Final All-Star Rankings

Here are the Rays in the MCSL Final All-Star Rankings (the top 16 plus 3 alternates, will be seeded for Individual All-Stars; swimmers are limited to 2 events, and should communicate their scratches to Coach Anna by Monday afternoon):

#1 - Boys 12 & Under 100m Medley
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Family Fun Relay Result

Relays resuts

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New Records from July 15 A Meet

Events Swimmer Team Time Record Name
Boys 12 & Under 100 SC Meter IM Hernandez-Fuentes, Jason(12) Stonegate Serpents 1:04.68 MCSL
Boys 200 SC Meter Medley Relay Schwartz, Andrei (16)

Tang, Jason (18)

Li, Alan (15)

Mendley, Steven (16)

Rockville Rays 1:49.25 RV Pool

Boys 200 SC Meter Medley Relay

Dowdall, Kaelan
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Rockville Rays Banquet 2017

You’re invited to the Annual Rays Banquet!

Who: Rockville Rays swimmers, family, and friends

What: Catered banquet plus awards ceremony

When: Sunday, July 30 from 4 - 6 PM.

Where: Richard Montgomery High School Cafeteria (250 Richard Montgomery Drive, Rockville, MD 20852)

Payment is required in…

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Week 5 All-Star Rankings

Here are the Rays in the MCSL Week 5 All-Star Rankings (the top 16 plus 3 alternates, after Divisionals, will be seeded for Individual All-Stars):

#1 - Boys 12& Under 100m Medley (faster than 1:20.00)
# Time Athlete Team
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Long Course Seeds

These are the Rays seeded in Tuesday's Coaches' Invitational Long Course Meet:

#1 - Boys 12& Under 200 LCM Medley
LC Time Athlete
3L 1:10.63 Doan, Jason (12)
4L 1:11.08
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Week 4 All-Star Rankings

Here are the Rays in the MCSL Week 4 All-Star Rankings:

#1 - Boys 12& Under 100m Medley (faster than 1:20.00)
# Time Athlete Team Date
5 1:10.63 Doan, Jason (12) RV
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Long Course Rankings, after scratches

Swimmers 1 - 8 are in the meet, 9 & 10 are alternates.
Only scratches out of the meet are accepted now and should be sent to [email protected]

#1 - Boys 12& Under 100m Medley
# Time Athlete
3
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Week 3 All-Star Rankings, LC Qualifiers

Congratulations to these Rays, qualifiers and alternates in the MCSL Coaches' Invitational Long Course Meet:

Arioti, Adriano (10) 3
Chen, Erika (14) 3
Clado, John (16) 2
Dai, Andrew (8)
Doan, Jason
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Week 2 All-Star Rankings

Here are the Rays in the MCSL Week 2 All-Star Rankings:

#1 - Boys 12& Under 100m Medley (Faster Than 1:20.00)
# Time Athlete Date
4 1:11.08 Fu, Ethan (12) 6/17
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Week 1 All-Star Rankings

Here are the Rays in the MCSL Week 1 All-Star Rankings:

#1 - Boys 12& Under 100m Medley (Nominating Time: 1:20.00)
# Time Athlete Team Date
4 1:11.08 Fu, Ethan (12) RV
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Trials and Tribulations!

Thanks to everyone who helped make this year's time trials a success! 

Results are posted in the usual place on the Meets and Events page. Note that the times posted at the pool this morning did not reflect disqualifications. The clear winner among DQ reasons was the One Hand Touch…

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SSL Hours for Student Volunteers

Students who volunteer for Rays activities can receive Student Service Learning (SSL) credit. Download and complete MCPS Form 560-51 and submit it to our Team Rep (Charlene or Tiffany).

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Time for Time Trials on June 10

Time Trials provide us with initial seed times for Rockville Rays swim meets. Seed times determine who swims in A-meet events, and in which lanes and heats in B-meet events. Everyone is entered in every event -- let us know if there's a stroke your swimmer(s) can't manage yet. Returning swimmers may…

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Time to Register!

Online registration for the Rays 2017 season is now open on this site!

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The Starting Signal for Planning Next Season!

Thanks to everyone who attended the Rays 2017 planning kickoff meeting on Sunday:

Xiaoping Bai (Erika Chen)
Susan Baker (Evelyn Cooper)
Yunfan Deng (Maggie)
Tiffany Jones (Noah)
Sara Kwon
Kan Ma (Chris Ma)
Michael MacArthur (Riley)
Kebo and Mike…

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All-Star Records!

Saturday

Congratulations to the 15-18 Mixed 200 Freestyle Relay team of Bouke Edskes, Jason Tang, Grace Sun, and Elaina Gu, who set a new MCSL record of 1:43.00! Elaina and her brother Harrison were on the Rays team that set the previous record in 2013. The Girls 13-14 200…

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Rockville Rays Banquet 2016

July 31st, we will be holding our annual Rays Banquet at Richard Montgomery High School in their cafeteria from 4 - 7 pm. If you have not paid yet, please bring your payment to the banquet tomorrow. Prices are set at: Free admission for guests that are 5 and under…

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Final All-Star Seeds

From the final psych sheet, top 16 swim, plus 4 alternates.

Event #1 - Boys 12& Under 100m Medley (Nominating Time: 1:20.00)
# Time Athlete Team Date
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Annual Laser Tag for the Rays

Monday, August 1st, will be our annual laser tag game for the Rays! There will be one 6-8 p.m. session open to all ages, costing 15$ per person, and includes pizza. Let the coaches know you want to play and don't forget to fill out a player wavier for each…

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Preliminary All-Star Seeds

Following the first round of scratches, more Rays will need to suit up. Top 16 are seeded, plus 3 alternates. A swimmer can only be entered in two events.

Event #1 - Boys 12& Under 100m Medley (Nominating Time: 1:20.00)
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All-Star Relay Seeds

(Updated 7/26) These are the Rockville Rays teams ranked in 21 events for the All-Star Relay Carnival, including 7 top seeds and 12 alternates:

Event 1 — Boys 14 & Under 175 SC Meter Freestyle Graduated Relay
Seed
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Records at Divisionals

Congratulations to Bouke Edskes, whose 26.11 50M Fly broke Andrew Gibson's team record from 2014 and the pool record, and whose 59.22 100M IM broke his own team record as well as the pool record he set with UC in 2014; and to Alan Li, who updated his 50M Fly…

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Final All-Star Rankings

Top 16 are seeded, plus 3 alternates. A swimmer can only be entered in two events.

Event #1 - Boys 12& Under 100m Medley (Nominating Time: 1:20.00)
# Time Athlete Team Date
9 1:11.86 Hou, Joshua
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2016 A Divisionals

This Saturday will be our A divisionals at Upper County. The pool address for Upper County is: 8211 Emory Grove Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20877. Warm-up will be short, from 6:45 - 7:05 am. Come support the Rays in the last of the meets! Good luck and swim fast swimmers!

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July 22 Potluck Party

Tomorrow will be our last potluck party of the season! Be sure to be there because we will be holding our annual talent show and team picture! 

Our food assignments:

A - J -- Entree

L - R -- Side/Salad

S - Z -- Desert/Fruit

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B Meet vs. Flower Valley

We are headed to the last B meet of the season! Warm-up is from 5:25 - 5:50, and please be aware of the time and traffic situation. Volunteers are welcome and needed!

Pool Address: 4520 Flower Valley Drive, Rockville, MD 20853

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Week 5 All-Star Rankings

Top 16 are seeded, plus 3 alternates

Event #1 - Boys 12& Under 100m Medley (Nominating Time: 1:20.00)
# Time Athlete Team Date
8 1:11.86 Hou, Joshua (12) RV 7/2/2016
25
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Week 5: A Couple More Records

Congratulations to Alan Li and Maddie Marra, who both improved on their team and pool records from two weeks ago. Alan's 13-14 50 Fly was 26.97, and Maddie's 13-14 50 Breast was 35.25.

Congratulations also to Harrison Quach and Tia Thomas, who broke pool and Stonegate team records…

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A Meet vs. Stonegate

The time has come for our last A meet of the season! We will be facing the Stonegate Serpents, our toughest opponent, who are also undefeated. Warm-up will begin at 8 am in our outdoor pool, so be sure to get there on time! Our theme will be "tie-dye/hippie", bring…

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July 15 Potluck Party

We're approaching the end for our parties this season! Here are the food assignments for this week. 

A - J = Side/Salad

L - R = Fruit/Dessert

S -Z = Entree

There will also be a shirt tie-dying event for our theme on saturday. Bring your white t-shirts, or 3$…

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Long Course Results and Records

Congratulations to Bouke Edskes, whose 200 IM of 2:08.17 set a new MCSL record, breaking one set in 1986.

More results:

Event #1 - Boys 12& Under 200m Medley
Seed Finish Time Athlete
5 8 2:43.11
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Week 4 All-Star Rankings

Top 16 are seeded, plus 3 alternates

Event #1 - Boys 12& Under 100m Medley (Nominating Time: 1:20.00)
# Time Athlete Team Date
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Week 4: Still a few records

Congratulations to Rays who set Tallyho pool records today:

Bouke Edskes swam a 15-18 100 Freestyle in 53.40, breaking a pool record set by Jack Conger in 2012; a 100 Backstroke in 59.83; and a 100 IM in 1:01.33.

Alan Li swam a 13-14 50 Butterfly of…

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A Meet vs. Tallyho

We are approaching the end of our season as our second to last A meet will be against the Tallyho foxes! Our theme will be "nerds" and warm-up time is at 8:25 am. The meet will be at Tallyho, which is approximately 15 minutes away from our fitness center and…

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July 8 Friday Potluck Party

Swimmers and parents! This Friday, we will be having our weekly potluck party but with a twist. The rays will be holding the first parent relay and parent + kid relay starting at 5:30! Come join us for some fun on our outdoor sundeck.

Food arrangements:

A - J  Fruit/Dessert 

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Long Course Seeds

These are the Rays seeds and alternates for the Coaches' Invitational Long Course meet

Event #1 - Boys 12& Under 100m Medley (Nominating Time: 1:20.00)
# Time Athlete Team Date
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B Meet vs. Clarksburg

July 6, the Rays will be at Clarksburg Town Center facing the Tiger Sharks in an away meet. Our theme will be the "Wild West"! Bring your spirit and swim your fastest times! Warm-up will begin at 5:20 in the afternoon and will last for only 20 minutes. Good luck…

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Week 3 All-Star Rankings, LC Qualifiers

Congratulations to these Rays, qualifiers and alternates in 30 events in the MCSL Coaches' Invitational Long Course Meet:

Athlete Events
Arioti, Adriano (9) 3
Chen, Erika (13) 3
Clado, John (15)
Congdon,
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Week 3: Yet More Records

Congratulations for new  and updated records set by Rays today:

Maddie Mara swam a 13-14 50 Breaststroke in 35.26, breaking Jessica Chen's team and pool records from 2011.

Alan Li swam a 13-14 100 IM in 1:02.15, breaking Harrison Gu's team record from 2010 and Jesse Cunningham's (Upper…

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A Meet vs. Germantown

July 2, the Rockville Rays will be going up against a formidable opponent. Our theme will be Ancient Rome, so bring your spirit as we take on the Germantown Torpedoes! Volunteer options are still available and needed. Warm-up time is TBD.

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July 1 Friday Potluck Party

This Friday, our potluck party will be holding a special event. Bring an old bed sheet (will get dirty) to the party and learn how to make a toga for this Saturday's theme! 

Also, food assignments go like this:

A-J, Entree

K-R, Salad/Side

S-Z, Dessert 

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B Meet vs. Bethesda

June 29, the Rockville Rays will be facing the Bethesda Barracudas in our own, indoor south pool. We’ve beaten the Barracudas before, so let’s beat them again! Warm-ups will begin at 5:00 pm tomorrow in the south pool, so make sure to get there on time and be ready to…

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Finding Results and Upcoming Entries

Finding Results and Upcoming Entries

There are a few ways to get information on your swimmer's results and upcoming entries. The first is to use the SwimTopia app on your phone or tablet. When you log in, there's a family summary. You can select just one swimmer, or…

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Week 2 All-Star Rankings

# Time Athlete Team Date
18 01:14.5 Hou, Joshua (12) RV 6/18/2016
24 01:15.8 Fu, Ethan (11) RV 6/18/2016
39 01:18.2 Ariotti,
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Week 2: More New Records

Congratulations for new records set by Rays today:

Bouke Edskes swam a 15-18 100 IM of 59.89, breaking Harrison Gu's record from 2013 as well as the Tilden Woods Pool record. His 15-18 50 Fly of 26.50 also broke the pool record.

Alan Li broke three pool records: 13-14…

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Week 1 All-Star Rankings

Here are the Rays in the Week 1 All-Star Rankings

Girls 8 & Under  25 Free
  6 17.93 Julie Yang 8
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About Meet Entries

A Meet Entries

All A meet entries are selected by the coaches. Generally, the fastest swimmers in an event will be entered. But because MCSL rules limit the number of events a swimmer can enter, and depending on the strengths of the competition, sometimes the fastest swimmer in one stroke…

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Stingray #2

Presenting the June 21, 2016 Rockville Rays Newsletter

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3(!) New Records

Congratulations are in order to Alan Li, who set three records at yesterday's meet:

Boys 13-14 50 SC Meter Freestyle, 25.69, breaking Harrison Gu's team and pool records from 2010

Boys 13-14 50 SC Meter Backstroke, 27.82, breaking John Jeang's team record from 2012 and Brady Fox's (Hallowell)…

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Stingray #1

Presenting the June 15, 2016 Rays Newsletter

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Warmups for Rays at 7:45am

For tomorrow's meet with Upper County, warmups are at 7:45 to 8:15.

This is the lineup.

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Check Your Spam Filter

We've heard of e-mail from the Rays Google Group ending up in "junk" folders. Please make sure your spam filter doesn't do this! If you're getting too much, follow the instructions at the bottom to change to a daily digest (but that won't help you find lunch after the meet). 

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SSL Hours for Student Volunteers

Students who volunteer for Rays activities can receive Student Service Learning (SSL) credit. Download and complete MCPS Form 560-51 and submit it to our Team Rep (Charlene or Tiffany).

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