SWIMMING Chelsea Piers swimmers heading to Division I programs
Chelsea Piers Connecticut recently announced that nine athletes from the Chelsea Piers Aquatics Club will continue their swimming careers at Division I colleges in the fall of 2019.
Those Chelsea Piers athletes who will swim at Division I schools include: Spencer Erickson of Darien, who will swim at Georgetown University, Connor Morikawa of Weston (Georgetown), Catherine Hamilton (Rye, N.Y., Villanova),
Bridget Semenuk (Riverside, The University of Texas at Austin), Kate Douglass (Pelham, N.Y., University of Virginia), Elizabeth Boeckman (Greenwich, Princeton), Siera Daly (Weston, Dartmouth), Andrew Lydon (Old Greenwich, Holy Cross), Emily Warner (Greenwich, Claremont McKenna).
“Chelsea Piers Aquatics Club is so proud of these nine athletes, who are a shining example of our values,” said Jamie Barone, who is the CPAC head Coach and Chelsea Piers Aquatics Director. “We have created a culture that attracts talented athletes and inspires them to work hard over a long period of time to achieve their goals. We are fortunate to have the facility, knowledgeable staff and dedicated swimmers to see such great results.”
Chelsea Pier’s swim team began in September of 2012 and has grown into one of the strongest programs on the east coast, recognized annually by USA Swimming as a top-50 club for 18-and-under swimmers.