Swimming Notebook: Ridgefield digs deep to beat Greenwich, secures unbeaten regular season

Ridgefield put the finishing touch on an undefeated regular season with its Senior Night win over Danbury on Wednesday, but its signature victory came one week earlier against a team that’s ruled the roost for quite a while — six-time defending State Open, Class LL and FCIAC swimming champion Greenwich. The Tigers’ 115-71 triumph over … Read more

New Canaan swimming honors its seniors as postseason nears

Daniel Lu was looking through photos of the New Canaan swim team from his freshman year when he came across some shots from that season’s senior meet. It seemed like it was only yesterday. “I can remember that day very clearly,” Lu, now a senior co-captain, said. “It didn’t seem like we’d ever get there, … Read more

Ridgefield swimmers rout Greenwich, stay undefeated

Thursday’s boys swimming showdown between Greenwich and Ridgefield involved two undefeated teams. And after 12 events, it was the Tigers that kept their perfect record intact. Winning 11 of 12 events, Ridgefield registered a convincing 115-71 victory over Greenwich in a key FCIAC meet at Barlow Mountain School in Ridgefield. With the victory, Ridgefield capped … Read more

The 2018-19 FCIAC Winter Tournament Schedule

FCIAC Boys Basketball Tournament Saturday, Feb. 23 – Quarterfinals at Warde HS No. 3 Danbury 62,  No. 6 Stamford 44 No. 2 Wilton 79, No. 7 Warde 77  (OT)  No. 5 Ridgefield 51, No. 4 New Canaan 44 No. 1 Trumbull 87, No. 8 St. Joseph 72 Tuesday, Feb. 26 – Semifinals at Wilton HS … Read more

Greenwich’s Lynch continues to make a splash, qualifies for Olympic trials

Not many 15-year-old athletes have achieved so much, so soon, that it’s difficult to list all of their accomplishments, but such is the case with swimming standout Meghan Lynch. For nearly a decade, the Greenwich resident has excelled in the pool for the Greenwich YWCA Dolphins and most recently, the Greenwich High School girls swimming … Read more

Seven FCIAC teams claimed state titles during a terrific fall campaign

As is usually the case when the postseason state tournaments and championship meets take place, during this past fall season the FCIAC yet again had significant success as it won nine championships and had a solid .571 winning percentage in the eight combined fall sports. The Greenwich and St. Joseph football teams, Staples field hockey … Read more

2018 All-FCIAC Girls Swimming & Diving Awards

First Team Esme Hunter, Staples – 200 Medley Relay, 200 IM, 100 Back, 200 Free Relay Annie Bowens, Staples – 200 Medley Relay, 200 Free Relay Marissa Healy, Staples – 200 Medley Relay, 50 Free, 100 Fly, 200 Free Relay Sophie Mechanic, Staples – 200 Medley Relay Mia Zajac, Trumbull – 200 Medley Relay Lauren … Read more

Greenwich girls swimming nips Cheshire for 4th straight State Open title

NEW HAVEN — It was decided in the manner all important titles should be. As a fight to the finish. The Greenwich High School girls swim team captured Saturday’s final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay, to vanquish an incredibly resilient Cheshire High School squad and take home the 2018 State Open Championship team title at … Read more

Greenwich captures ninth straight Class LL swimming title

Greenwich’s Meghan Lynch competes in the 200 IM during the CIAC Class LL championship Wednesday at Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven. Lynch broke a state record, posting a time of 1:59:30. — Christian Abraham / Hearst Connecticut Media photo

NEW HAVEN — With sophomore Meghan Lynch breaking records and Greenwich showcasing its superior depth, the Class LL girls swimming title was once again in the Cards.

Adding to their expansive collection, the Cardinals kept their long-standing hold on the Class LL championship plaque.

Behind numerous standout swims, Greenwich won the CIAC Class LL title for the ninth straight season, totaling a team score of 745 points at Southern Connecticut State University.

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