In a 4 day span the Little Red have had two of the biggest meets of their season. On September 29th the Aquanauts traveled to Clifton Park to compete in the Shenedehowah Invitational. They placed 7th as a team out of the stacked 22 team field that included perennial state power teams of Pittsford, Shenendehowah, Niskayuna and Horseheads.
The Little Red battled sickness, exhaustion and nerves added 3 state qualifying swims to their accomplishments. Willa Royce-Roll and Gwen Lindberg qualified for the 100 butterfly and the 400 free Relay team of Willa, Chloe Giovannoni, Lexi Moravek and Elise Nishii-Kim also notched a state qualifying standard. There were many PRs and solid finished throughout the meet. Full Results are posted Here
3 days later, October 2nd, the Little Red would face off against their Section IV rival, Horseheads. Just over a year ago, the Blue Raiders handed Ithaca their first dual meet loss in 25 years. Ithaca was looking to get back on their undefeated streak and send their Seniors off on Senior Night with a win. The Little Red won 7 events on the night an with the help of depth points were able to outlast Horseheads 103-83. Full Results