Category Archives: Swimming (G)

Colonia swimming creates buzz

Monika Burzynska boarded the bus to the Colonia High School swim team tryouts, looked around and couldn’t believe what she saw. “It was completely packed,” she said. “It wasn’t like this my freshman year. Not even close sophomore year, but my junior year, a lot of people tried out for the team. … Swimming is relatively ...

East Brunswick Girls Swimming Wins 3rd Consecutive Greater Middlesex Conference Championship

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Despite not finishing first in any individual races, East Brunswick brought home its third straight Greater Middlesex Conference title on Saturday at Raritan Bay YMCA in Perth Amboy. Piscataway's Elizabeth Borges made her return after missing last year's meet due to injury and won the 200-yard freestyle (1:54.42) and 500 free (5:03.83).  The junior was also a member of the ...

Girls Swimmers to Watch at the Greater Middlesex Conference Championships

GENERAL INFORMATION WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 30, 9 a.m. WHERE: Raritan Bay YMCA EVENT-BY-EVENT BREAKDOWN 200 medley relay: Bishop Ahr won this event last season, but two of its top swimmers on that team graduated. Metuchen has a chance to take over the county title in this event with Maggie O'Connell, Jamie Thomas, Macie Schaper and Julie Stankiewicz all back. Those girls missed out on first place last year by .07 seconds ...