July 10, 2012 > Barracudas defeat Chabot Marlins
Barracudas defeat Chabot Marlins
By Mayuri Jayaraman
Mission Valley Barracudas welcomed the Chabot Marlins to their pool on Saturday, June 30. The Marlins are considered one of the four toughest teams in the league. The Barracudas were eager to know the score throughout the meet, but the coaches insisted that they would have to wait until end to find out. Mission Valley earned another win, with a score of 594 to 484. The Barracudas are starting to prepare for Championships, where all of the teams in the league compete against one another.
At Saturday's meet many swimmers improved their times. The following people improved their times by more than four seconds: in freestyle, Christina Bean improved her time by 6.61 seconds. In backstroke, Sanah Bhardwaj improved her time by 11 seconds, and Roman Nathan improved his time by 7.54 seconds. In breaststroke, Eva Rachal and Christina Bean improved their time by over 27 seconds! In individual medley, Michael Chang and Calvin Mei improved their times by 7 seconds. Also in the Individual Medley event, Stephen Jeffery improved his time by 4.91 seconds.
The Barracudas will host the Mission Highlands Sharks on Saturday, July 14.