Dover masters place 3rd

By Foster's Daily Democrat

DOVER An enthusiastic group of 19 Dover Masters swimmers placed third out of 86 workout groups who attended the New England Masters Short Course Yards Championship, March 27-29, at the Brown University Smith Swim Center in Providence, R.I.

East Providence Masters was first, followed by the Cambridge Masters Swim Club. It was an exciting contest between Cambridge and Dover for second and third place. Dover was second at the end of the day Saturday but were overtaken on the last day of competition.

The meet was the first swimming competition ever for three Dover swimmers, and seven achieved personal best performances. The group showed great team effort by swimming both individual events and many relays.

Masters swimming is open to anyone age 19 or over. Participants include everyone from former Olympians to new swimmers who have just learned to swim freestyle. Masters swimming offers the opportunity to improve fitness and strength through swimming, receive professional coaching, and do organized workouts while enjoying the camaraderie of a fun group of people.

Workouts are at the Dover Indoor Pool (603-743-6056) Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m., and Sunday morning 9:00-11:00 a.m. The Dover Masters who competed at Brown are: Shereen Barry, Nicole Ciancarelli, Laura Cooper, Charles Dufour, Gail Dufour, Deborah Edin, Ann Fredette, Kendra Garrow, Ed Gendreau, Susan Morris, Terri Moyer, Paradon Nitaya, John Power, Bill Reeves, Marc Scheele, Alice Seidel, Byron Siegal, Jana Slezak, and Sandy Woodcock.

1998 Geo. J. Foster Co.