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July, 2018
State Games
SCA became 2018 State Game Champion Team

Our pre-competitive squad went to California State Games to represent Santa Clara Aquamaids. This is the first away competition for our pre-compers and signals their transitions into our competitive program. The members of our squad participated in the Novice category fitting their age and all did a fabulous job! Congratulations to you all! We are very proud over your progress during this year in pre-comp.

Novice 8-9

Duet: Gold for Samatha and Sasha

Novice 9-10

Team: Our two teams took GOLD and SILVER

Trio: Noriko, Zoya and Jackie took Gold

Pre-Competitive

News

November 2, 2018
Santa Clara Aquamaids celebrates the 2018 season
10 and Under, 11-12, 13-15

The Santa Clara Aquamaids (SCA) are holding their Annual Banquet on November 4th 2018 to celebrate the 2018 amazing synchronized swimming season and athletes. This is the Aquamaids’ 64th banquet. Some of the most memorable moments for SCA were the Junior/Senior team taking Gold in Technical Team, Silver in Free Team and Combo at US National Senior Championships. Only two of our swimmers were Seniors at the time, this accomplishment shows the strength of Santa Clara Aquamaids. The Junior/Senior team also took Gold in all events (Team, Combo, Duet, and Solo) as well as Silver in Duet and Bronze in Solo at US National Junior and 13-15 Championships.

July, 2018
State Games
SCA became 2018 State Game Champion Team

Our pre-competitive squad went to California State Games to represent Santa Clara Aquamaids. This is the first away competition for our pre-compers and signals their transitions into our competitive program. The members of our squad participated in the Novice category fitting their age and all did a fabulous job! Congratulations to you all! We are very proud over your progress during this year in pre-comp.

Novice 8-9

Duet: Gold for Samatha and Sasha

Novice 9-10

Team: Our two teams took GOLD and SILVER

Trio: Noriko, Zoya and Jackie took Gold

Pre-Competitive
June, 2018
2018 Junior Olympics

Our 11-12 and 13-15 age group swimmers competed in Junior Olympics in Synchronized Swimming in Oxford, Ohio, June 22-30, 2018. You can view the action on here.

11-12 Age group

Our team took silver after a tight competition with Walnut Creek Aquanuts. Our duet with Gianna and Perry also took a silver.

13-15 Age group

Our 13-15 team took silver.  Some of the original members of this team did not participate in JOs, since they were selected to USA National team. The newly added members who needed to learn this winning routine in a few short weeks.

Age Group 11-12 - Age Group 13-15
June, 2018
Primorje Synchro Cup

Nikki and Camryn won all events at the Primorje Synchro Cup in Croatia they participated in. Together they won gold in both Technical and Free Duet. Nikki also won gold in Technical and Free solo as well as figures. Camryn placed third in Technical and Free solo. She placed fifth in figures.

Congratulations! An amazing achievement for two new duet partners!

Juniors
June, 2018
Novice Championship

The Novice Championship in Santa Clara was the first competition for our pre-competition team, and the last competition for our Novice, Intermediate and Age group 10U teams for the 2017-2018 season. The 11-12 B-team also did their last competition for the season at this meet.

Novice results:

8 and under Novice Duet: Pre-compers Samantha and Sasha took gold

9-10 Novice  Team: Our pre-competition teams took Gold and Bronze

Age Group 10 and Under - Age Group 11-12 - Novice/Intermediate - Pre-Competitive
May, 2018
Region B Championships
10U Region B 2018
Photo credit: Pernilla Qvarfordt

Our athletes competing at Region B Championships took home team gold in all age groups!

10 and Under: 1st place (A-team) and 3rd place (B-team)

11-12: 1st place (A-team) and 4th place (B-team).

13-15: 1st place (A-team), 3rd place and 5th place for the B-teams

13-15 Combo: 1st place

Of all our team competing, three qualifies to Junior Olympics (11-12 A-team, 13-15 A-team and B-team).

Age Group 10 and Under - Age Group 11-12 - Age Group 13-15
April, 2018
Intermediate Championship

Our novice and intermediate swimmers had a great meet in Novato, CA.

11-12  Novice Team: 1st place

13-15 Intermediate Team: 3rd place

16-17 Intermediate Team: 1st place

13-15 Intermediate Trio: 1st place — Melina, Natalie & Anishka, 2nd place — Aiko, Christina & Tiku, 3rd place — Amane, Lucia & Sarah

11-12 Novice Duet: 1st place — Summer & Mailey

16-17 Intermediate Duet: 1st place — Katie & Fiona

Novice/Intermediate
April, 2018
2018 US Junior and 13-15 Championships

13-15 Team: 1st place A-team and 6th place B-team.
Junior Team: GOLD!

13-15 High Point Winners: 1st Claire, 2nd Chiara and 3rd Marilyn
Junior High Point Winners: 1st Nikki, 2nd Cammy

13-15 High Point Team: 1st Santa Clara Aquamaids
Junior High Point Team: 1st Santa Clara Aquamaids

Junior solos: Nikki won Gold, Cammy won Bronze, Olivia placed 8th.
13-15 solos: Claire won Gold, Chiara won Silver! Marilyn placed 4th, Riley 5th and Yujin 6th.

13-15 duets: Marilyn & Chiara won Gold, Claire & Yujin won Bronze! Emily & Riley placed 6th, and Brinna & Rachel 7th.
Juniors Duet
: Nikki and Haliee took Gold, Cammy and Audrey took Silver.

Age Group 13-15 - Juniors
April, 2018
2018 U.S. Collegiate & Senior National Championships

Santa Clara Aquamaids Senior team took home Gold in Combo, Gold in Tech Team and Silver in Free Team. The two duets competing came third (Kate and Kaitlyn) and fifth (Sabrina and Emily). Congratulations!

Congratulations to our Senior athlete, Kate Chow, who won the High Point Individual award at the 2018 US Synchro National Championships. Way to go Kate!

Juniors - Seniors
March, 2018
West Zone Championship
Aquamaids Junior Seniors West Zones 2018
Photo credit: Gary Chow

Seniors: Gold in Team and Duet. Our team and two duets qualified to the National Championship.

Juniors: Gold in Team, Duet and Solo. Our team, four solos,  and two duets qualified to the National Championship.

13-15: Gold in Team, Duet and Solo. Our A & B teams, five solos, and four duets qualified to the National Championship.

Congratulations to Coach Sonja, who successfully coached her junior/senior athletes to qualify in every event they entered despite the new workload on due to new FINA requirements.

Juniors