Friday, 05 April 2013 00:00
Local residents Kasper Buchen and Julian Buchen from Brookville, James Wun of Syosset, Max Scalamandre of Brookville, and Geoffrey Chen of Locust Valley, have qualified to compete at the 2013 Metropolitan Swimming Junior Olympics. These young swimmers will compete representing the nationally ranked host team, Long Island Aquatic Club (LIAC).
In addition, Trudiann Patrick from Brookville is a qualifier for the Junior National Championship meet to take place in Orlando, Florida the same week. Only a select number of swimmers nationwide qualify each year. Patrick got her start at the Metropolitan Junior Olympics as an age group swimmer and is proud to represent LIAC and Long Island at the national level.