Greenville Splash Masters

August News Splash

Greenvile Splash Wins Overall Team at Dixie Zone Championships

And Smashes 6 Individual and 10 Relay State Records!

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35 Swimmers Ruled the Pool at Zones

Top row: Wesley Sawyer, Jenni Russel, Warren White, Scott Brown, Will McWhorter, Neal Robinson, Scott Tanner, Troy McAlister, Jerry Anguiano, Mark Kothe

Middle row: Rick Haverland, Casey Oliver, David Preuninger, Sara Bopp, Kristy Panayotoff, Karen Sturgis, Tracy King, John Croudiet, Tyler Scott, Klaus Pless, Tiffany Ours

Bottom row: Bill Robertson, Allan Byer, Molly Willingham, Chris Gibbs, John Delvin, Kenzie Alexander, Amy Browning, Christina Jeffrey, Leslie Scott, Carolyn Moore, Rachel Smith, Stephanie Nagele, Joaquin Navarro

State Record Holders

Individual Records:
Kiah Bellows: 200 Breast and 400 IM (these records were over 30 years old!)
Carolyn Moore: 400 Free
Chris Gibbs: 200 Back
Stephanie Nagele: 100 Fly
Molly Willingham: 50 Back

Relay Records:
Mixed 200 Free Relay 280+ Christina Jeffrey, Bill Robertson, Kristi Panayotoff and David Preuninger
Mixed 400 Free Relay 100+ Molly Willingham, Wesley Sawyer, Stephanie Nagele, Scott Tanner
Women 200 Medley Relay 72+ Molly Willingham, Jenni Russell, Rachel Smith, Stephanie Nagele
Women 200 Medley Relay 240+ Chris Gibbs, Leslie Scott, Kristi Panayotoff, Christina Jeffrey
Women 400 Medley Relay 72+ Molly Willingham, Jenni Russell, Stephanie Nagele, Rachel Smith
Women 400 Medley Relay 240+ Kristi Panayotoff, Chris Gibbs, Leslie Scott, Christina Jeffrey
Mixed 200 Medley Relay 280+ Bill Robertson, David Preuninger, Kristi Panayotoff, Christina Jeffrey
Mixed 400 Medley Relay 100+ Wesley Sawyer, Kiah Bellows, Scott Tanner, Stephanie Nagele
Women 200 Free Relay 72+ Jenni Russell, Rachel Smith, Kiah Bellows, Stephanie Nagele
Women 800 Free Relay 72+ Kiah Bellows, Rachel Smith, Kenzie Alexander, Stephanie Nagele

High Point Winners

Kudos to our MVP's: Stephanie Nagele, TIffany Ours, Karen Sturgis, Scott Tanner, Mark Kothe and Bill Robertson. They scored the most points in their age divisions.

Upstate Splash Open Water Charity Event

Saturday, Aug. 29th, 8am

161 Holcombe Circle

Salem, SC

Help us support our mission: "Bringing swimmers together to save children's lives"

Register today at to swim, volunteer or be a sponsor.

Thanks to Upstate Pools for being our presenting sponsor!

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Group Swim and Team Picnic August 9

Group Open Water Swim at Lake Jocassee

Meet at the beach area of Devil's Fork State Park at 8:45, plan to be in the water at 9:00. Park in the day use picnic area. Safe swimmer floats required. If you do not have one, we have a few extra. Message Leslie if attending.

Want to participate in the picnic?

Sign up online to bring something to share:

Upcoming Events

August 8

GatorFest Open Water Swim, Augusta, GA

August 15

Lake Lure Olympiad 1 mile and 5K Open Water Swim, Lake Lure, NC

August 21-23

Growler Invitational SCY Swim Meet, Mt. Pleasant, SC

This is a fun and laid-back meet, and the pool is actually pretty fast.

Stephanie Nagele and Wesley Sawyer are thinking about going

August 29
Greenville Splash hosts the Upstate Splash Charity Open Water Swim

Devil's Fork State Park, Lake Jocassee

1.2 and 2.4 Mile

Register by August 1 for discount price and by August 8 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.

Sept 12

Steve Barden Memorial SCY Meet and Open Water Practice Swim, Asheville, NC

September 26

Swim Around Charleston 12 Mile Open Water, Solo or Relay

Schedule Changes

Saturday August 1 workout will be at Caine Halter 8-9:15 am. GHS pool is closed for Splash and Dash

August 1 - Sept. 14 Middle Tyger pool closed for repairs. Swimmers can use Tom Hannah pool or Greenville pools.

Swim race with Lauren Purdue 2012 Olympic gold medalist

Splashtacular Accomplishments

Best wishes to the Schaeffer family as they move to Arizona! We will miss the father / son duo of Dwight and Blake!

Congratulations to Richard and Sandy Dacey on their marriage. We wish you much happiness!

Tri the Swamp Rabbit:

Fantastic athletic feats from: Allen Rhodes, Brett Baker and Mary Biebel

You Go Girl Triathlon:

Impressive races from: Madison Tarleton, Lydia Brown, Casey Oliver and Mary Biebel

Volunteers Needed:

Team Greenville is hosting Southern Zone Senior Championships next week at Westside Aquatic Complex, 2700 W. Blue Ridge Drive in Greenville. Over 300 of the top swimmers from Texas across to Florida and up through North Carolina will be swimming in this end of season competition. We need timers for all sessions. Evening sessions are Tuesday thru Saturday (8/4-8/8) from 5:30-8:00ish. Morning sessions are Wednesday thru Saturday (8/5-8/8) from 9:00-11:30ish. Please contact our head timer Jim Murray ( to sign-up.

All Greenville Splash members who volunteer will receive a free swim pass to use at Westside! Just see the meet director after the session to pick yours up!

Team Sponsors

Eyecarecenter, Dr. Sara Bopp, Simpsonville

McAlister Design Inc. Custom Automated Machinery and Robotics