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August 2014 news

The Solon Stars finished a very successful 2014 Long Course season with many best times and new team records.

Championship season began at the LESI Senior Champ. Solon finished 3rd overall and 1st on the mens side. Recording first place finishes included Chris Guo (200 Fly).

Next up was the the Speedo Champions Series in Oxford Oh. The Stars finished 18 overall. Competing were: Andrea Bartel, Maria Coy, Mike D'Arcy, Emily Gill, Chris Guo, Jessica Jin, Kayla Korenowski, Mark Lippert, Samantha Lisy, Christina McFarland, Jack McNulty, Mary Motch, Grant Pinchot, Elijah Spiro, and Tim Wintering.

Next was the Age Group Championships at Spire. Solon finished 5 overall. Recording first place finishes were: Josh Rooney ( 10 & Under 50 and 100 Back), Helen Sun (11-12 100 Fly), and Madison Machado (10 & Under 100 Breast).

Lastly we had 6 swimmers compete at the 2014 Central Zone Meet at Spire. Congratulations to: Josh Rooney, Chris McFarland, Mia Telerico, Helen Sun, Ashlyn Doorley, and Shannon Staley.

Please view all the team records that were broken this past summer.

July 30 update

2014-15 STARS SC Meet Schedule is posted under the Documents

Solon and Euclid Tryout Schedule

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We are a year round competitive swimming program affiliated with USA Swimming. We are developing some of Ohio?s best swimmers. Please consider swimming with us!

Mission Statement
The Solon Stars Swim Club is a developmental swimming organization dedicated to helping each individual reach his or her potential as a swimmer and a person. We believe that the person dedicated to swimming at an early age will learn that the demands of life are very similar to the demands of swimming and that the self-disciplined, self-motivated children will become a self-disciplined, self-motivated adult.

Solon tryout times:
Wednesday, August 27th 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, September 6th 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Place: Solon High School Natatorium

Euclid Try outs:
Date: Saturday, September 13th
Time: 8:00am - 11:00am
Place: Euclid High School Natatorium

Swimmers must be able to swim the length of the pool independently

For more information:
Call Jo Wintering: (440) 725-5156 or email at
Visit our website at

July 2014 news

Congratulations to our 2014 Central Zone Qualifiers:

Ashlyn Doorley

Chris McFarland

Josh Rooney

Shannon Staley

Helen Sun

Mia Telerico

We hope you will join us out at Spire from August 1 -August 3 to cheer on your felllow Stars!

June 2014 news

Here are the latest IMX Scores through the week of July 12:
Chris Guo 3969
Maria Coy 3577
Chris McFarland 3147
Ashlyn Doorley 2970
Josh Rooney 2733
Emily Gill 2582
Helen Sun 2434
Marley Howell 2423
Mike D'Arcy 2370
Sean Finnerty 2314
Mia Telerico 2240
Gena Leib 2135
Madison Machado 2034
Ania Lewis 1809
Nick Telerico 1497
Lydia Mazzoli 1460
Alex Figurella 1264
Brian Finnerty 880
Andrew Lewis 869
Alexis DiMatteo 690
Kareem Yousef 679
Rilie Szach 315
Subi Simmons 251
Olivia Yang 120


Jack Groselle's interview on the Morning Swim Show


Jack Groselle and his wife Laura are at it again breaking World Records at the Bumpy Jones Masters Invitational is Sarasota Florida this past weekend. Read this story and Congratulations to Jack and Laura!

Here are the first set of IMX scores for this summer:

Congratulations to the following swimmers for achieving an IMX score this long course season:
Marley Howell 2338
Sean Finnerty 2280
Gena Leib 2012
Madison Machado 1571
Ania Lewis 1412
Alexis DiMatteo 690

Here are the latest IMX scores after the Solon Summer Swim Fest. Congratulations!
Ashlyn Doorley 2888
Josh Rooney 2719
Marley Howell 2338
Sean Finnerty 2280
Helen Sun 2262
Gena Leib 2012
Madison Machado 1745
Ania Lewis 1521
Nick Telerico 1497
Brian Finnerty 880
Alexis DiMatteo 690
Rilie Szach 260

May 2014 news

Congratulations to the following swimmers for achieving an IMX score this long course season:
Marley Howell 2338
Sean Finnerty 2280
Gena Leib 2012
Madison Machado 1571
Ania Lewis 1412
Alexis DiMatteo 690


Solon STARS Master Swimmer sets World Records

Long time Solon STARS Masters swimmer Jack Groselle set 5 SCM World Records this spring in the 60-64.age group. The events where 100-200x2-400 freestyle & 200 I.m. I have been blessed to be Jack's coach for the past 12 yrs. and I am looking forward to summer LC Nationals. Let's Go Jack!
The article on Jack Groselle's recent World Records

Attention All Swimmers!

Due to the amazing increase of IMX Challenge participation in the short course season, the Club is offering another IMX Challenge incentive gift for the long course 2014 season. All swimmers who receive their IMX score for the LC 2014 season will receive an embroidered swim towel.

In order to receive an IMX score, a swimmer must legally swim each IMX event for their age level in a sanctioned meet at least once during the LC 2014 season.

9 & Under/10-year olds: 200 Free, 100 Back, 100 Breast, 100 Fly, 200 IM

11-12-year olds: 400 Free, 100 Back, 100 Breast, 100 Fly, 200 IM

13-18-year olds: 400 Free, 200 Back, 200 Breast, 200 Fly, 200 IM, 400IM

Any questions? Please contact Denise Telerico at

Solon Stars Swim Club * P.O. Box 39694 * Solon, OH 44139