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27 FF Flyers Compete in Gators Independence Invite

By Rachel Cox, 07/05/19, 2:15PM CDT


The Fergus Falls Flyers swim team competed in the Gators Independence Invite on July 3rd.


The team roster for this event included 27 swimmers: Isaac Allen, Ava Api, Lainy Bailly, Aisling Cox, Maeve Cox, Olivia Jensen, Ella Kwapinski, Jaden Kwapinski, Kellen Kwapinski, Ella Lee, Addie Nordahl, Brynn Pausch, Karlie Petersen, Christian Reed, Eli Rott, Isaac Rott, Logan Rott, Tess Seay, Abbie Seelhammer, Jerzie Smith, Ethan Strande, Alexis Thoma, Marissa Thoma, Lucas Tuel, Mathew Tuel, Alexis Wellman, and Cassie Wellman.

Unfortunately, thunderstorms cut this meet short, but every swimmer got the chance to swim in at least one registered event. Unpredictable weather didn’t keep the Flyers from achieving 10 first place finishes, 2 second place finishes, and 2 third place finishes. A total of 15 swimmers beat their seed times, and many swimmers tried new events for the first time. This meet concludes the regular season for the Flyers swim club.