Schedule & News: Week of 4/25/22

SMSD Invitational Girls 2022 (4/23/22)

Weekly Highlights & Notes

The Lady Raiders had many massive time drops in the pool at the SMSD Invitational, earning new State Qualifying and Consideration times!!

Meet Results:

smsd invite full finals results 4-23-22

Congratulations to the following:

G. Schmierer Knust earned an individual State Qualifying time in the 100 yard backstroke & a State Consideration in the 200 yard IM.

T. Krussow earned an individual State Qualifying time in the 100 yard backstroke.

The 200 Freestyle relay of Schmierer Knust, Rood, Wissel and Krussow earned a State Qualifying time.

See the Team Qualifiers page for the complete list of athletes who have qualified for State or achieved State consideration times.

 

Tech suit sale:  Swim Quik is offering 30% off to high school girls through the week of State.  Simply call to order over the phone if you know the size you need.  They will also do in-store fittings.

Important Dates:

Wednesday, 4/27 – Meet: SMS v SME.  Location: SMSDAC 3:30 pm.

Coach Berg will release girls at 1:30 to travel to SMSDAC.  Meet begins at 3:30. This is our final regular season meet before Sunflower League.

Saturday, 4/30 – SMS Swim Clinic Fundraiser:   Location: SMS pool 9:30 – 11:00 am.  Thank you to those who have signed up to help make this event a success.

Practice Schedule (Swim): 4/25/22 

  • Monday, 4/25: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMS
  • Tuesday, 4/26: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMS
  • Wednesday, 4/27: Meet 3:30 pm SMSDAC
  • Thursday, 4/28: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMS
  • Friday, 4/29: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMSDAC
  • Saturday, 4/30: 7:00 – 9:00 am SMS
  • Saturday, 4/30: Swim Clinic 9:30 – 11:30 am SMS if signed up to help.

Practice Schedule (Dive): 4/25/22

  • Monday, 4/25: 6:00 – 7:00 am SMS
  • Tuesday, 4/26: 6:00 – 7:00 am SMS
  • Wednesday, 4/27: Meet 3:30 pm SMSDAC
  • Thursday, 4/28: 6:00 – 7:00 am SMS
  • Friday, 4/29: 6:00 – 7:00 am SMS
  • Saturday, 4/30: Diving Invitational.  Location: SMSDAC. Warm-ups start at 7:30. Competition 9:00 am.

Save The Date: Team Banquet

Thursday, May 12th at 7:00 pm.  Location: SMS Cafeteria.  This year the team will host a dessert bar in celebration of our swimmers and divers!  Join us as each team member is recognized by their coaches.  The night will also include introduction of the state team, senior speeches & naming of the 2023 team captains.  Look for an email containing your banquet invitation & an RSVP form coming soon.  Sign up below to help make this night a success.

SMS Girls Swim & Dive 2022: Team Banquet Preparation (signupgenius.com)

Team Google Photo Album:

We encourage everyone to take swim pictures of your swimmer & diver individually and in groups so we have photos for the banquet slide show.  Every girl will enjoy being featured!  Upload to the link below.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/q2jp9EzQGcRVngzH7

Volunteer Opportunities

Timers Needed:  We still need help at the JV & Varsity Sunflower League meets.  2 timers required from our team on 5/3 & 5/6.

SMS Girls Swim & Dive 2022: Timers Needed (signupgenius.com)

Team Dinner:  1 helper still needed to assist with the final team dinner on 5/2.  Please lend a hand to Jessica Nance as she plans a wonderful final team dinner/Sunflower League Celebration for our girls!

SMS Girls Swim & Dive 2022: Mid-Week Meals (signupgenius.com)

 

 

 

4/19 Heat Sheet/ Results SMS v Olathe East

Heat Sheet: 

heat sheet SMS v Olathe East

Meet Results:

SMS v Olathe East Results

Lots of great finishes in the pool last night!  

Congratulations to the following 1st place finishes:

C. Wissel: 200 yard freestyle.

G. Schmierer Knust: 200 yard IM & 100 yard backstroke.

G. Rood: 100 yard breaststroke.

G. Waller took 1st place at the dive meet, with a final score of 145.30.

Congratulations to the following 2nd place finishes:

G. Schmierer Knust, G. Rood, T. Krussow & C. Guthrie: 200 yard Medley Relay.

R. Derr: 100 yard butterfly.

T. Krussow: 100 yard breaststroke.

G. Rood, C. Wissel, C. Guthrie, T. Krussow: 200 yard freestyle relay.

Congratulations to the following 3rd place finishes:

G. McCabe, L. Niemann, R. Derr, M. Wasco: 200 yard medley relay.

G. McCabe: 200 yard IM.

T. Krussow: 100 yard freestyle.

See the Team Qualifiers page for the complete list of athletes who have qualified for State or achieved State consideration times.

4/16 Meet Results: SMSD District Meet

Meet Results:

smsd district results 4-16-22

 

Highlights:

SMS took 2nd place with a team score of 313 points!!!

Congratulations to the 200 yard Medley Relay on a 2nd place finish.  Schmierer Knust, Rood, Krussow, Wissel.

Congratulations to G. Schmierer Knust on a 3rd place finish; 200 yard IM.

Congratulations to R. Derr on a 3rd place finish; 100 yard butterfly.

Congratulations to the 200 yard freestyle relay on a 2nd place finish.  Krussow, Rood, Guthrie, Schmierer Knust.  

Congratulations to G. Schmierer Knust on a 3rd place finish; 100 yard backstroke.

Congratulations to G. Rood on a 2nd place finish; 100 yard breaststroke.

 

See the Team Qualifiers page for the complete list of athletes who have qualified for State or achieved State consideration times.

Schedule & News: Week of 4/18/22

Weekly Highlights & Notes

We have another busy week ahead:

Tuesday, 4/19 – Meet: SMS v Olathe East, 5:00 pm.  Location: California Trail Middle School.

Girls will report to the SMS pool after school for warmups, and then travel over to California Trail at 4:00 pm.  Transportation is not provided.  If your swimmer/diver does not have a ride, they are responsible for letting Coach Berg know.  Swimmers & divers should bring their own snacks & water bottles.

Wednesday, 4/20 – Team Dinner: 5:30-6:30 pm. Location: SMSDAC Lobby

Team dinner following practice.  Sandwich platter, chips, cookies & drinks provided by Coach Marsh, Coach Rachel & the Guthrie family.

Friday, 4/22 – SM Invite Swimming Prelims: Location: SMSDAC 4:30 pm.  This is a limited entry meet.  Coach Berg will let girls know who will be attending.  Swimmers will be released at 1:30 to travel to SMSDAC.  No school transportation is provided.  Warmups start at 2:20 pm.  Meet starts at 4:30 pm.

Saturday, 4/23 – SM Invite Swimming Finals:  Location: SMSDAC 11:30 am.  Top 16 girls from each event will swim.  Coach Berg will let the swimmers know what time to arrive for warmups.

Saturday, 4/23 – SM Invite Dive Prelims & Finals:  Location: SMSDAC.  This will be an 11 dive meet with both prelims and semis Saturday Morning.  6:45 am doors open.  7:00 am warmups.  8:05 am diving prelims (dives 1-5).  Top 20 divers will advance after dive #5.  2 warmup entries before beginning semis (dives 6-8).  Top 16 divers advance to perform dives #9 – #11 during event 5 of the SM Invite swim meet.

Practice Schedule (Swim): 4/18/22 

  • Monday, 4/18: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMSDAC
  • Tuesday, 4/19: Meet 5:00 pm California Trail Middle School (SMS v Olathe East)
  • Wednesday, 4/20: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMSDAC (Team Dinner Following)
  • Thursday, 4/21: 3:00 – 5:15 pm SMS
  • Friday, 4/22: SM Invite Prelims 4:30 pm SMSDAC
  • Saturday, 4/23: SM Invite Finals 11:30 am SMSDAC

Practice Schedule (Dive): 4/18/22

  • Monday, 4/18: 6:00 – 7:00 am SMS
  • Tuesday, 4/19: Meet 5:00 pm California Trail Middle School (SMS v Olathe East)
  • Wednesday, 4/20: 6:00 – 7:00 am SMS (Team Dinner SMSDAC 5:00 pm)
  • Thursday, 4/21: 6:00 – 7:00 am SMS
  • Friday, 4/22: 6:00 – 7:00 am SMS
  • Saturday, 4/23: SM Invite.  Location: SMSDAC. 8:05 am

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Timers Needed:  We need help at JV & Varsity Sunflower League meets.  Week of 5/1.

SMS Girls Swim & Dive 2022: Timers Needed (signupgenius.com)

Team Dinners:  2 helpers still needed to assist with the final team dinner on 5/2.

SMS Girls Swim & Dive 2022: Mid-Week Meals (signupgenius.com)

 

Please Note: All times/locations are subject to change. Refer to the official Sunflower League Calendar for more information.

See the Team Qualifiers page for the complete list of athletes who have qualified for State or achieved State consideration times.

4/12 Meet Results: SMS at Lawrence Free State

Meet Results:

fs lhs sms turner resutls 4.12.22

 

Highlights:

SMS took 3rd place with a team score of 268 points.

Congratulations to our 3rd place finishers of the night:

G. Schmierer Knust 200 & 500 yard freestyle.

T. Krussow 100 yard backstroke.

G. Rood 100 yard breaststroke

See the Team Qualifiers page for the complete list of athletes who have qualified for State or achieved State consideration times.

Schedule & News: Week of 4/11/22

Weekly Highlights & Notes

We have a very busy week ahead:

Tuesday, 4/11 – Meet: SMS v Lawrence Free State, 3:10 pm.  Location: LFSHS-Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center.

Girls attending the meet (Coach Berg is taking a limited number) will be released from school at 1:00 pm to load vans.  School transportation is provided to Lawrence Free State High School.  Dive portion of the meet will occur first, beginning at 3:10 pm.  Spectators will be allowed, no admission fee.  $2.00 for a meet program.   Swimmers/divers should bring their own snacks & water bottles.

Wednesday, 4/12 – Team Dinner: 5:30-6:30 pm. Location: Wiener Kitchen.  9645 W. 87th Street, Overland Park 66212.

Team dinner following practice.  Meal provided at the Derr’s restaurant by the Derr & Reed families.  Parents, please pick up at 6:30 pm.

Friday, 4/15 – No School: Practice 7:30 – 9:30 am SMS for swimmers

Saturday, 4/16 – Meet/SMSD:  Location: SMSDAC 9:00 am

Diving warm-ups will begin at 8:00 am, competition to begin at 9:00 am.

Swimming warm-ups will begin at approximately 10:00 am, competition to begin at approximately 11:30 am.

Practice Schedule (Swim): 4/11/22 

  • Monday, 4/11: 3:00 – 5:15 pm SMS
  • Tuesday, 4/12: Meet 3:10 pm LFSHS (SMS v Lawrence Free State)
  • Wednesday, 4/13: 3:00 – 5:30 pm SMSDAC (Team Dinner Following)
  • Thursday, 4/14: 3:00 – 5:15 pm SMS
  • Friday, 4/15: 7:30 – 9:30 am SMS (No School today)
  • Saturday, 4/16: Meet 9:00 am SMSDAC

Practice Schedule (Dive): 4/11/22

  • Monday, 4/11: 6:00 – 7:00 am SMS
  • Tuesday, 4/12: Meet 3:10 pm LFSHS (SMS v Lawrence Free State)
  • Wednesday, 4/13: 6:00 – 7:00 am SMS (Team Dinner 5:30 – 6:30 pm)
  • Thursday, 4/14: 5:15 – 6:30 pm SMS
  • Friday, 4/15: 5:15 – 6:30 pm SMS (No School Today)
  • Saturday, 4/16: Meet 9:00 am SMSDAC

Please Note: All times/locations are subject to change. Refer to the official Sunflower League Calendar for more information.

See the Team Qualifiers page for the complete list of athletes who have qualified for State or achieved State consideration times.