Law nips Westies
WH falls 97-86
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(October 12, 2016) -
 Despite posting victories in seven events, the West Haven girls swim team fell to Jonathan Law 97-86 Tuesday afternoon. 

The Westies won the 200 medley relay in 2 minutes, 9.24 seconds with a team of Anya Celmer, Mary Luz Heidtmann, Adrianna Accioly and Jillian Doherty. 

Celmer won the 50 freestyle in 27.23 seconds and the 100 backstroke in 1:09.93. Accioly won the 100 butterfly in 1:13.25, and Heidtmann was victorious in the 100 breaststroke in 1:20.48. Nicole Gaston won the 100 freestyle in 1:05.63. 

The 400 freestyle relay team of Doherty, Gaston, Accioly, and Heidtmann won in 4:32.98. 


Hamden tops WH
Westies fall 95-81
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(October 14, 2016)
 - The West Haven girls swim team fell to Hamden Friday afternoon 95-81. 

Anya Celmer had a big day as she was part of three victories. Celmer won the 100 backstroke in 1:09.22 and the 100 freestyle in 58.60 seconds. 

















West Haven girls swimming against Hamden, October 14, 2016. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.

Mary Luz Heidtmann won the 200 IM in 2 minutes, 31.97 seconds, and Adrianna Accioly won the 100 fly in 1:13.55. 

















West Haven girls swimming against Hamden, October 14, 2016. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.
The 200 free relay team of Celmer, Nicole Gaston, Accioly, and Heidtmann won in 2:92.96, while the 400 free relay team of McKenna Driver, Gaston, Accioly and Jillian Doherty won in 4:38.23. 


Westies post win over East Haven
Westies fall to Tigers 3-0
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(October 17, 2016) -
 The West Haven girls swim team got in the win column with a 97-73 victory over East Haven/Wilbur Cross Tuesday afternoon. The Westies posted seven victories on the day, with Mary Luz Heidtmann part of three of those victories. 

















West Haven girls swimming against Hamden, October 14, 2016. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.
Heidtmann won the 100 breaststroke in 1 minute, 19.86 seconds, and the 200 IM in 2:31.84. Heidtmann was also part of the victorious 200 free relay team which also consisted of junior Jillian Doherty, freshman McKenna Driver and sophomore Anya Celmer in 2:00.45.

Celmer also won the 200 freestyle in 2:15.70, and Doherty was victorious in the 100 backstroke in 1:16.51.

Sophomore Adrianna Accioly won the 50 free in 29.81 seconds and sophomore Niciole Gaston took home the 100 freestyle in 1:09.84. 

New Season
Westies open season with 100-67 loss to Branford
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(September 13, 2016) -
 The West Haven girls swim team opened the 2016 season with a 100-67 loss to Branford Tuesday afternoon at West Haven High Pool.

















​West Haven swimming against Branford, September 13, 2016. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.

The Westies were victorious in four events. Anya Celmer won the 50 yard freestyle in 27.65 seconds. 

Celmer also won the 100 yard backstroke in 1 minute, 9.73 seconds, while Mary Luz Heidtmann won the 100 yard breaststroke in 1:21.86.

The 400 yard freestyle relay team of Celmer, Nicole Gaston, Jillian Doherty, and Heidtmann were victorious in 4:28.71.   


Westies fall to Sacred Heart Academy
WH falls 93-79 in close meet
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(September 21, 2016) -
 The West Haven girls swim team fell to Sacred Heart Academy in a close meet Tuesday afternoon at West Haven High. The Westies battled, but came up just short in a 93-79 loss. 

West Haven placed first in five events, with sophomore Anya Celmer winning two individual races and swimming as part of the 400 free relay. 

Celmer won the 500 free in 27.46 seconds and was victorious in the 500 freestyle in 5 minutes, 53.80 seconds. 

Celmer was also part of the victorious 400 freestyle relay in 4:25.49. That team consisted of junior Jillian Doherty, Celmer, sophomore Nicole Gaston and senior Mary Luz Heidtmann, 

Freshman Morgan Falanga won in the 100 backstroke in 1:33.07, and Heidtmann won the 100 breaststroke in 1:21.65. 


Shelton tops Westies
Gaels too much in 102-63 victory over WH
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(September 23, 2016) 
- The West Haven girls swim team traveled to Shelton Friday afternoon looking to pick up a victory. Winning just three events, the Westies suffered a 102-63 defeat. 

Anya Celmer and Mary Luz Heidtmann posted victories in a pair of events in the loss. Each won an individual event and both were part of the victorious 400 free relay team. 

Celmer won the 50 free in 27.45 seconds, while Heidtmann won the 100 breaststroke in 1 minute, 20.55 seconds. 

The 400 free relay team of Celmer, Nicole Gaston, Jillian Doherty, and Heidtmann won in 4:40.59. 


Foran tops Westies
Lions prevail 95-80
By MIKE MADERA
Westie Blue
(October 5, 2016) -
 The West Haven girls swim team fell to Foran Wednesday afternoon 95-80 at West Haven High.   

















West Haven girls swimming against Foran, October 5, 2016. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.

Anya Celmer won the ​100 backstroke in 1 minute, 10.71 seconds and Mary Luz Heidtmann won the 100 breaststroke in 1:19.76. 

















West Haven girls swimming against Foran, October 5, 2016. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.
The 400 free relay team of Nicole Gaston, Adrianna Accioly, Sirena Frissora, and Mckenna Driver won in 4:57.63


West Haven swimming against Foran, October 5, 2016. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.

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West Haven swimming against Foran, October 5, 2016. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.

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West Haven girls swimming against Hamden, October 14, 2016. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.



West Haven girls swimming against Hamden, October 14, 2016. Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske.