Team Winners at State Meet

Your 2023 State Team Champions!

Munster Masters – Large Team Champions

Valpo Masters – Small Team Champions

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2023 GRIN Award Winners

Each year, GRIN recognizes those who have been outstanding members of our LMSC. Our annual awards include Honorary Emeritus, the Irv Merritt Award, the Strong Swimmer Award and the Super Volunteer Award. These are abbreviated descriptions and winners with the full descriptions at grinswim.org. 

 Honorary Emeritus:  To be eligible for induction, members must:

  •    Have been registered with the GRIN LMSC for the last consecutive five years.
  •    Have turned 80 within the year.

2023 Emeritus:

  1. Susan Hewett, Noblesville Adult Swim Team (NAST)

Strong Swimmer: To be eligible, the winner:

  •    Has earned the highest no. of points swimming long distance and difficult events, the 400/500 Free(1), 800/1000 Free (2), 1500/1650 Free (3), 200 Fly (3), and 400 IM(4) +pts. for open water.
  •    Must be registered with Greater Indiana Masters Swimming.

2023 Strong Swimmer:

  1. Susie Shuck, Indy Aquatic Masters (INDY)

Super Volunteer: To be eligible, nominees:

  •   Should have a demonstrated history of working above and beyond the call in the betterment of GRIN.
  •   Must be registered with Greater Indiana Masters Swimming.

2023 Super Volunteer Winners:

  1. Katherine McLean, Terre Haute Torpedoes (THT), area of exception:  Adult-Learn-to-Swim
  2. Jim Ringer, Zionsville Aquatic Masters (ZAM), area of exception:  Adult-Learn-to-Swim
  3. Bruce Young, Indy Aquatic Masters (INDY), area of exception:  Adult-Learn-to-Swim

2023 Irv Merritt Winner:

  •   Should exemplify the standards and values embodied in the life of Irv Merritt.
  •   Must be registered with Greater Indiana Masters Swimming.
  1. Ralph Dixon, Zionsville Aquatic Masters (ZAM)

New Records set at 2023 State Meet

Congrats to all of those listed!

The following records were set at the GRIN State Meet in Munster, IN from 4/15-4/16/23.
35-39Jen MadgiakMMA50 Free25.59Andrea Hastings, 25.86 in 2016
Addison Del RioMMA25 Breast15.80Jennifer Zimmer, 17.04 in 2015
60-64Jody KupferbergVALPM100 Back1:12.43Kathleen Widland, 1:17.21 in 2019
100 IM1:17.75Pat Barnes, 1:18.62 in 2018
Barbara BoldaMMA25 Breast19.36Val Romberg, 20.34 in 2018
Dianne PowersINDY25 Fly15.34Dianne, 16.28 in 2022
50 Fly35.05Cheryl G., 35.30 in 2019
65-69Cheryl GettelfingerINDY165024:23.25Nan Stager, 25:25.76 in 2023
80-84Sara WoodNAST25 Free21.65Sara, 48.98 in 2023
18-24Brandon SilverMMA100 Back51.89Adam Haan, 52.31 in 2022
25 Fly10.66Eric Wallace, 11.17 in 2023
25-29Andrew KvachkoffMMA25 Breast12.34Anthony DeBrota, 12.63 in 2019
200 Breast2:05.76Andrew, 2:07.83 in 2022
30-34Cameron OwenFSAM25 Free9.95David Peterson 10.41 in 2017
100 Free45.41Douglas Boyd, 45.57 in 1996
25 Fly10.23Brian Hartley, 11.01 in 2018
50 Fly22.47Cameron, 22.56 in 2022
100 Fly49.27Cameron, 51.53 in 2021
50-54Michael CarlsonMMA25 Fly12.50Mark Ahonen, 12.51 in 2016
65-69Bruce YoungINDY25 Free11.51Rick Chamberlain, 12.40 in 2017
50 Free24.76Bruce, 24.90 in 2023
500 Free5:35.83Doug Miller, 5:59.04 in 2013
25 Back14.75Rick Chamberlain, 16.16 in 2018
25 Breast15.05Peter Finn, 15.08 in 2019
70-74Peter DeWittVALPM25 Back16.41Rick Chamberlain, 16.87 in 2022
Rick ChamberlainINDY25 Fly13.73Rick, 13.89 in 2022
75-79Robert CampbellUC1625 Free14.46George Quigley, 14.99 om 2017
25 Back20.28Doug Church, 24.98 in 2019
Relays
Men
18+Adam Haan (24)MMA800 Free7:59.27Leopold Sawyers (23)in 11:11.01 in 2017
Jacob Payonk (23)Bryan Buksar (43)
Andrew Kvachkoff (27)Adam Rokowsz (33)
Brandon Silver (23)Tim Birkett (45)
Brandon Silver (23)MMA200 Medley1:34.26Luke Dickson (25)in 1:34.59 in 2010
Andrew Kvachkoff (27)Ben Christoffel (34)
Eric Wallace (22)Adam Dawkins (28)
Adam Haan (24)Daniel Michael (21)
Mixed
55+Victoria Rian (56)NAST400 Free4:22.23Marty Mennen (67)in 4:32.96 in 2004
Margot Swartz (57)Mel Goldstein (65)
Mark Ahonen (57)Joan Diercks (56)
Michael Ahonen (57)Muriel Dykema (77)