Swimming & Diving

Mission Accomplished by Dons Swim Team at Mission Viejo!

Mission Accomplished by Dons Swim Team at Mission Viejo!

WHAT A MEET for the Varity Swim group that traveled to Mission Viejo for the 48th MVHS Invitational showcasing a competitive selection of HS teams from throughout California. Several Acalanes swimmers set season best times in their event(s). We had 20 of 36 make the finals, and overall DONS SWIM showed up in every way with speed, grit, spirit and…

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Strong Spirit by Dons Swimming at Campolindo!

On Wednesday March 15, Acalanes Swimming faced the Campolindo Cougars at the Soda Center in Moraga. The Cougars won the meet drawing upon their large team and talented group of year-round swimmers. However, there were many, many bright spots for the Dons. Acalanes swimmers achieved a total of 4 NCS qualifying times (2 of those in relays) and 13 NCS…

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Sun Shines on Dons First Swim Meet Versus Las Lomas

It looks like this could be a great season for the Acalanes Swim Team with returning coaches Nick Inserra and Brett Usinger, now joined by Donna Elliot, plus an impressive 95 swimmers on the team! Last Wednesday the clouds parted and the sun shone for our first challenge of the season at the Acalanes pool versus the Knights of Las…

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2022 Spring Sports DAL ALL-LEAGUE Selections Congratulations Dons!

2022 Spring Sports DAL ALL-LEAGUE Selections    Congratulations Dons!

Congratulations to 1st team All-DAL selections for Spring 2022: Henry Souza, Benjy Braunstein, Kyle White, Nate Cheslog, Zach Appel, Dylan Olsen, Ellie Ives, Emme Young, Tess Gundacker, Scarlett Pappalardo, Hailey Stripling, Tyler Toni, Tyler Holder, Liam McGlynn, Matt Muren, Aaron Brown, Ethan Torres, Evan Malmquist, Kyle Bielawski, Paul Kuhner, Trevor Rogers, Haley Chelemedos, and Olivia Williams. Sport 1st Team 2nd…

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Aqua Dons Swim Towards NCS Championship Meet May 6-7

Aqua Dons Swim Towards NCS Championship Meet May 6-7

Acalanes competed in the DAL championship meet April 28 and April 30. The aqua Dons produced many personal best times along with some top ten times in individual events in Acalanes team history. Those top ten times are as follows: Sadie Suppiger – 100 Free & 100 Back Audrey Cox – 500 Free Heidi Heffelfinger – 500 Free Lila Waechter…

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Dons Celebrate Seniors versus Miramonte

Dons Celebrate Seniors versus Miramonte

Prior to exiting town for spring break, the Acalanes aqua Dons took a break during their thriller against the mats to recognize the team seniors. Those student athletes are as follows: Sean Harrington, Andreas Ramirez, Matt Brock-Utne, Franny Daughters, Beck Melfi, Owen Thomas, and Heidi Heffelfinger. The aqua Dons produced many best times and again added to their list of…

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