Blue Devils host annual outdoor swim meet at Lewis Park


BLUE DEVIL SWIMMERS got off to good starts and posted best times at their annual outdoor swim meet.

BLUE DEVIL SWIMMERS got off to good starts and posted best times at their annual outdoor swim meet.







The Blue Devils Summer Swim Club held their  annual swim meet at the Courtenay outdoor pool during the last weekend in June.

Teams came  from all over the  Island, making this the largest meet so far this season. Over  50 Blue Devil swimmers participated and  the addition of the “Little Devils” swimming 25m for the first time was very exciting, a spokesperson for the host club said. The meet was a huge success with many personal best times (BTs) and  podium finishes.

Some BTs were set by Div. 2 Douglass Lightfoot taking off 38.36 seconds in 100 free; Div. 4 Jessica Novecosky taking off 6.51 in 200 IM  and 7.35 in 100 back; Claire Fullerton taking off 11.39 seconds in 100 free; and Div. 5 Emma Rudolph taking off 18.78 in 50 fly.

Other BTs came from  Kate Fulllerton 50 free, Kyla DeWitt in 100 back, Sydney Kuhnert in 100 breast, Emily Glowach 100 fly/breast/50 fly, and Evie Morin 50 fly/100 breast.

Finishing top six in each division were:

Div. 1 Isabella Anderson 2nd 50 breast, 3rd 100 free, 4th 50 free/back, BT; Kamil Guay 5th 50 free.

Div. 2  Myia Dunn 1st 100 IM, 1st 50/100 free, 2nd 50 back, 3rd 50 fly, 3 BTs; Zoe McDougall 1st 50 back, 2nd 50 free/breast/fly, 3rd 100 IM, BT; Aaron Arndt 3rd 50 back, 4th 100 free 5th 50 breast, BT.

Div. 3 Gabrielle Guay 5th 100 IM /50 breast, 6th  50 back/50 fly taking off 15.23 seconds and 100 free taking off 8.44 seconds, 4 BT; Samuel Helpard 2nd 100 free, 3rd 100 IM and 50 back/breast, 4th 50 fly, 3 BT; Ryan Novecosky 4th 50 free/breast, 5th 100 IM/free, 50 fly/back; Graham Arndt 6th 50 free/back, 4 BT taking off 24.84 seconds in 100 IM and  16.82  in 100 free; Jarrod Lehman 6th 100 free taking off 18.92 seconds and 11.74 seconds in 50 back.

Div. 4  Amelia Helpard 4th 100 back, 5th 100 breast 6th 100 free; Adam Dunn 3rd 200 IM, 100 back/breast/free, BT; Caleb Clarke 2nd 100 back, 3rd 50 free 4th 100 free, 5th 100 fly/breast, BT.

Div. 5 Jamie Neill 1st 100 back, 2nd 100 free, 3rd 100 fly, 4th 200 IM, 50 free/fly; Robin Jahnke 3rd 50 /100 free, 6th 100 back, 3 BT; Hanna Ivankovic 3rd 100 breast, 5th 100 free, 6th 100 fly; Jenna Kuhnert 5th 100 fly; Alex Kussauer 1st 100 fly/free, 2nd 200 IM, 50 free/fly, 100 breast, 3 BT; James Clarke 5th 100 back, 4 BT.

Div. 6 Emily Mirabellli 6th 100 free, 2 BT; Alicia Saunders 5th 100 fly, 6 BT taking off 12.41 seconds in 200 IM; Julian Gould 2nd 50 fly, 100 breast/free, 3rd 200 IM, 100 fly/back, 4th 50 free; Spencer McDougall 2nd 100 back, 4th 200 IM/100 breast, 5th 100 fly, 50 free/fly, 2 BT.

Div. 7 Alexis Hallier 4th 50 free.

“O” Cat. 2 Emily Rowlandson 1st 200 IM/100/50 fly, 2nd 50 free, 100 back/breast/free; Megan Rousseau 1st 50 free, 100 back/free/breast, 2nd 200 IM, 100/50 fly taking off 11.03 seconds, 3 BT.

“Many thanks to parents, coaches and  swimmers who all together made this a swim meet to remember,” the club spokesperson said.


For more information on the Blue Devils Summer Swim Club go to



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