Volume 10 - July 31, 2019
THE ST. ALBANS SHARK ATTACK
St. Albans continues to be a fun and vibrant club for members of all ages. The past two weeks featured the Swim and Dive Banquet, Sundae Sunday, Book Club, Christmas in July Movie Night and the Century Tennis Tournament. In addition, our swim and dive teams finished another successful season with league championships and elite meets.
Thursday, August 1 - Tween Splash Party - 6-9 pm - Tweens rule at the pool! Only $10 for all members and guests. Dinner included.
We have lots of other great events in the coming weeks: Staff Appreciation NIght, Live Music by the Pool, Old School Tennis Social, Book Club, and the Davis Cup Tennis Tournament. Check out below for all event information and to register.
Thursday, August 1
Tween Splash Party
6 - 9 pm
Thursday, August 15
Sun Brothers - Live Music by the Pool
6 - 8 PM
Saturday, August 17
Old School Tennis and Pickleball Social
Thursday, August 22
Tween Splash Party
6 - 9 pm
Wednesday, August 28
Book Club: The Mother-in-Law
Saturday, August 31
Davis Cup Tennis Tournament
9 AM - 2 PM
Sunday, September 1
Labor Day Celebration
11:30 AM - 6:00 PM
For upcoming events, view the Social page of our website.
We welcome our new members who joined St. Albans recently.
Satya and Srikala Ponnuru
Adam and Andrea Cooper
Robert and Fran Staffieri
Christopher and Sarah Caswell
SWIM & DIVE NEWS
Another successful swim and dive season is in the books capped off by the annual Swim and Dive Banquet! Over 75 families gathered to celebrate an amazing season!
Our small but mighty Dive Team had solid results at the Dive Champs:
10&U Girls: 1st Place - Sarah Skyman
12&U Boys: 2nd Place - Alex Kohn
14&U Girls: 4th Place - Mia Skyman
14&U Boys: 3rd Place - Eddie Kohn
Congratulations to Sarah, Alex, Mia, and Eddie for advancing to the 2019 All-County Diving Championships!
St. Albans had a solid showing at swimming B Champs with more placements than ever before. Congrats to all of our swimmers who participated in B Champs! Following B Champs was an impressive showing at Distance Free Champs and IM Champs:
Distance Free Champs
14&U Girls 400M: 1st Place - Katya Eruslanvoa
14&U Boys 400M: 2nd Place - Alex Zoldan
8&U Girls 100: 3rd Place - Liza Eruslanova
10&U Girls 100: 2nd Place - Rebecca Block
12&U Boys 200: 1st Place - Conan Chen
14&&U Girls 200: 1st Place - Katya Eruslanova
14&U Boys 200: 3rd Place - Alex Zoldan
Katya Eruslanova broke the SSL record of 2:07.65 held by Alex Sumner of Swarthmore with a time of 2:06.97! Congrats Katya!
8&U Girls 25: 2nd Place - Addison Navarro, 3rd Place - Heidi Heap
12&U Boys 50: 1st Place - Noah Riches
14&U Girls 50: 1st Place - Lily Hahn, 2nd Place - Gemma Undercofler
8&U Girls 25: 2nd Place - Heidi Heap
10&U Girls 50: 2nd Place - Rebecca Block
12&U Boys 50: 1st Place - Conan Chen
14&U Girls 50: 1st Place - Katya Eruslanova
14&U Girls 50: 1st Place - Gemma Undercofler, 3rd Place - Lily Hahn
8&U Girls 25: 2nd Place - Liza Eruslanova
10&U Girls 50: 3rd Place - Rebecca Block
12&U Boys 50: 1st Place - Noah Riches, 3rd Place - Conan Chen
14&U Girls 50: 1st Place - Katya Eruslanova, 3rd Place - Gemma Undercofler
14&U Boys 50: 2nd Place - Gabe Riches
Email for any swim or dive questions.
Congrats to Jayne Weinstock and Chris Finch for their victory in the Century Tournament. The event paired players such that their combined age equaled at least 100 years.
Next Event: Old School Summer Social on August 17
Mark your calendars for the Davis Cup on August 31st. Register here for both events.
New tennis clinic schedules for August are now posted online.
There are weekly Round Robins for intermediate/letter Cup ladies on Mondays 9:30 am - 11:30 am and Fridays 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Stay after for lunch on Mondays and an evening beverage to celebrate the weekend on Fridays. Register here.
Sign up for clinics on Pike13 and email Phil with any questions about clinics
Please let your Tennis Directors, Siobhan and Scott, or our pros know if you are interested in signing up for any teams, round robins or have any tennis questions!
Mark your calendars for the many events planned this year!
Tuesday, August 6 - Raft Night
Tuesday, August 13 - Raft Night
Thursday, August 15 - Sun Brothers - Live Music By the Pool
Thursday, August 22 - Tween Splash Party
Sunday, September 1 - Labor Day BBQ
For all social event info and news, visit the social page on our website!
MEET THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Membership Director: Joanne Torrillo
Joanne worked for Arthur Andersen before staying home to raise her family and help her husband, David, with his Benefit Plan Auditing Firm, Torrillo & Associates. Joanne and Dave joined the club 8 years ago for their two children, Nicole and A.J., to swim on a summer swim team. Nicole and A.J. have made lifelong friends and have been active participants in the swim and tennis programs. Joanne became active in the tennis program and currently plays on several St. Albans teams. Joanne has previously served as a Swim Director for St. Albans and helped the team rise to #3 in the Suburban Swim League. Moving this year to the Membership role, Joanne enjoys this exciting and rewarding position to show off all that St. Albans has to offer to local families!
Social Director: Lynn Ernst
Lynn and her husband, Jim, have been members of the club for 7 years and have two daughters. Chloe and Margo are active in both swim and tennis programs and enjoy the friendships they have made through their summers at the club. Both Jim and Lynn are active in the tennis program and Lynn plays on several tennis teams. Lynn is active in the Radnor School District PTO and served as Treasurer for four years. Lynn has a marketing degree from St. Joseph's University and was a sales rep in the Commercial Lending industry. She has been a driving force in the vibrant atmosphere at St. Albans this summer and planned an impressive calendar of events this year!