Tag: SMAC swimming

Waynesboro prepares for 2015 Commonwealth Games swim meet

Over 560 swimmers and their families are coming to Waynesboro this week, bringing both competition and tourism dollars to the community.


SMAC finishes in top 10 in Baltimore

The Waynesboro Y year round competitive swim team, SMAC, (Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club) competed in the NBAC Long Course Championships in Baltimore, Maryland June 12th- June 15th. The meet was held at the Meadowbrook Aquatic Center, the home pool of Michael Phelps.


SMAC sets numerous team records at Y Nationals

The Waynesboro Y Swim Team (SMAC) competed in the YMCA Nationals Swimming Championship in Greensboro NC from March 30 – April 3.


Video: SMAC gets ready for the 2015 Swim-A-Thon

SMAC is getting ready for its 2015 Swim-A-Thon. A lot of swimming, for a good cause!


SMAC swims CYAC, Staunton Y

The Waynesboro Y year round competitive swim team, SMAC, (Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club) hosted a tri meet against CYAC (Charlottesville Y Aquatic Club) and Staunton Y on January 31.


Waynesboro YMCA welcomes new developmental swim coach

Kendra Hogg first jumped into a YMCA pool at the age of 1. A Rochester, N.Y., native, Hogg began swimming competitively in elementary school and rode the wave all the way to a Division I scholarship at Old Dominion University.


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Support the Waynesboro YMCA Swim-A-Thon

Support your community, support the Waynesboro YMCA, support your swimmers at this year’s Swim-A-Thon. Pledges to be received by May 15.


SMAC finishes season with a bang

The Waynesboro Y Swim Team (SMAC) competed in the Virginia Senior Championships in Richmond, the Virginia Age Group Championships at Virginia Tech, Super Sectionals at Virginia Tech and Junior Nationals in Irvine, Calif.


SMAC swim team brings in more than $1,600 at Top Rope wrestling event

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club (SMAC) swim team at the Waynesboro YMCA turned a tidy $1,655 profit running the concession stand at the Night of the Superstars event put on by Top Rope Pro Wrestling Saturday night at Waynesboro High School. “It was crazy busy, but it was good for the kids to see how […]


Waynesboro Family Y swimmer ready for open-water test

Jessica Arnold is already a high-school state-champion swimmer. Now the rising sophomore at Spotswood has a chance to add world champion to her resume


Waynesboro Y swim team swims at Y Nationals

The Waynesboro Family Y Swim Team traveled to the site of the 1996 Olympics (Atlanta, Ga.) to compete in the National Y Long Course Swim Meet the last week of July


SMAC wins age group state title for fifth year in a row

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club won the small team state championship for the fifth year in a row March 8-11 in Christiansburg. The age group state championship is comprised of the fastest 14-and-younger swimmers who have met the qualifying times for the most competitive meet in Virginia. It is a great accomplishment just to be […]


SMAC’s Rule wins high point award at Senior State Champs

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club competed in the Virginia Swimming Senior State Championships in Christiansburg March 1-4. The meet has the toughest qualifying standards of all the swim meets in Virginia and is the fastest meet of the year at the state level.  The meet is geared for swimmers 15-18 years old, but anyone who […]


SMAC competes at District Swim Meet in Roanoke

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club, which practices at the Waynesboro Y, competed in the Virginia Swimming District Championships in Roanoke Virginia Feb. 17-19. The meet was open to all swimmers in the Southwest District in Virginia. The meet is geared for younger swimmers (14 and under) and swimmers who are trying to obtain qualifying times […]


SMAC brings 65 kids to Virginia Y Champs

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club, which practices at the Waynesboro Y, competed in the Virginia Y Championships held in Lynchburg on Feb. 12. The Virginia Y Champs is open to all YMCA teams in Virginia.  Y teams make up approximately 30 percent of the swimmers in the state.  There are numerous teams that operate out […]


SMAC dominates VAST age group meet

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club, which practices at the Waynesboro Y, competed in the Valley Area Swim Team’s Odd Age Group Meet at James Madison University on Jan 7 and 8. Generally in USA Sanctioned Age Group Level Swim Meets all swimmers compete based on their age on the first day of the meet. The […]


SMAC excels at the 19th annual TYR Capital Classic

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club qualified 11 swimmers for the highly competitive TYR Capital Classic Swim Meet held in Greensboro, N.C., from Dec. 16-18. The 11 SMAC swimmers competing in the event were Jessie Arnold (14), Matt Bihl (16), Bobby Carey (14), Colleen Higgins (13), Norah Hunt (13), Steven Jenny (17), Justin Merritt (14), Alex […]


SMAC has reason to cheer at Hoki Christmas Meet

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club, which swims at the Waynesboro Y, sent swimmers to the Hoki Christmas Meet in Christiansburg Dec. 9-11. Swimmers participating in the Hoki Christmas Meet were Alexis Brooks (15), Peyton Brooks (11), Chris Carmagnola (11), Lindsey Carter (15), Mackenzie Carter (12), Maya Chatterson (8), Nate Chatterson (6), Hailey Cook (10), Alice […]


SMAC leads the way at the SMAC Fall Invitational Swim Meet

The Shenandoah Marlins Aquatic Club, which practices at the Waynesboro Y, hosted the annual SMAC Fall Invitational Nov 19 and 20 at the Waynesboro YMCA. This meet was open to all, but the focus of the meet was for the younger swimmers from Charlottesville to Roanoke. The following SMAC swimmers participated in the meet:  Alexis […]