Lloydminster Aquanaut Newspaper Articles.
Aquanauts continue strong season
Sunday July 17, 2005
Lloydminster Meridian Booster
The Lloydminster Aquanauts experienced a trifecta success last weekend.
On Saturday in Fort Saskatchewan they came away with three medals and 11 personal
bests, while in Wainwright they also picked up three medals and 12 personal bests.
However, they saved their best for Sunday in Provost where they won six medals
and came away with 14 personal bests.
“This was a very successful weekend all the way around,” said head
coach Tyler Totman. “We won plenty of medals and set a bunch of personal
bests which is exactly what we are looking for – especially the personal
Coming through with a big weekend for the Aquanauts was Keeley Mokelky, who
won a bronze in the 15/16 girls agate while setting personal bests in the 100-metre
freestyle (1:11.80) and the 200-metre individual medley (3:10.25).
She followed that up with an agate silver medal and a personal best in the
50-metre fly (40.00).
“I actually didn’t know what to expect because I didn’t know
who was coming and what clubs were going to be there,” said Mokelky. “When
we got there we looked and said, ‘Oh, this is going to be fun.’"
The Provost meet was a special one for a quartet of sisters on the Aquanauts
club as Taylor, Shyla, Karlyn and Becky Fischer used to call Provost home. All
four of them returned on Sunday and all four came back with at least two personal
Also medaling on the weekend was Luke Muyres, who won a silver in the 9/10
boys, Brayden Wells with a silver in the 13/14 boys and Cory Totman with a silver
in the 15/16 boys in Fort Saskatchewan.
In Wainwright, Hayley Howland won gold in the 15/16 girls agate and Rebekah
Cavanaugh earned a silver in the 7/8 girls.
In Provost, Haley Howland brought home another gold medal while Jessica Kelly
won a silver in the 13/14 girls. Meanwhile, the boys kicked in with golds from
A.J. Mokelky in the 13/14 boys and Cory Totman in the 15/16 boys, and Tyler Totman
added a bronze medal in the 17+ boys.
It has been a huge year for the Aquanauts, one Totman hopes continues this
weekend in Edmonton at Grant MacEwan College at the Huma Huma meet.
“We have very high expectations for this meet,” said Totman. “We’re
sending a lot of our older swimmers, so we’re expecting a very good meet
all of the way around."