Sports - September 22, 2010

Menlo Country Club swimmers win championship meet

This story was submitted by John Macdonald of Woodside, a member of the Menlo Park County Club swim committee.

The Menlo Country Club won the recent Peninsula Interclub Swim League (PISL) Swim and Dive Championship at the Avery Aquatic Center at Stanford University. The club finished 2-3 for the PISL dual-meet season, but came back strong for the championship meet.

Almost all team members reside in Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park.

The other clubs that participated in the July 24 meet were Sharon Heights, Los Altos, Circus Club, Palo Alto Hills, and Peninsula.

At the meet, Menlo won 13 Gold, 16 Silver, and 12 Bronze metals and every swimmer and diver added points to the team's total.

Stanford water polo star Kelly Eaton was head coach, and was assisted by Rob Reinhardt, Nate Cass, Reid Schultz, Amanda Avery, Jessi Wood. Mary Beth Corbett was diving coach Mary Beth Corbett.


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