SWIM Marathon 2010 Team Relays

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Relay Team Name Team Captain Team Members Age Gender Hometown Reason for Swimming Donate
1 LLBH Private Wealth Management Mathew Watson Matthew Watson 19 M Fairfield, CT "I have always been a swimmer, and saw the SWIM Marathon as an opportunity to give back in a small way." Donate
  LLBH Private Wealth Management Mathew Watson Patrick White 19 M Stamford, CT   Donate
  LLBH Private Wealth Management Mathew Watson Costas Hadjipateras 20 M New Canaan, CT "I am a collegiate swimmer, and I thought this would be an excellent way to stay in shape. Some of my best friends are on the team as well, so it should be fun! I am swimming in honor of Stephen Jungbluth." Donate
  LLBH Private Wealth Management Mathew Watson Trevor Healy   M     Donate
  LLBH Private Wealth Management Mathew Watson Devon Healy   M     Donate
2 Westport Swim Club Lane 3   James Gulick 51 M Bridgeport, CT   Donate
  Westport Swim Club Lane 3   Phillip Novotny 21 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
  Westport Swim Club Lane 3   Joshua Usdavin 33 M Stratford, CT   Donate
3 Fifteenagers James Davis Jordan Berger   M Weston, CT “My grandmother has breast cancer, and it brings me great joy to help raise money for health causes. I’m
swimming in honor of Brenda Seigal.”
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  Fifteenagers James Davis Mason Molina         Donate
  Fifteenagers James Davis Gannon Davis 15 M Fairfield, CT “For my father and the open water experience. I’m swimming in honor of Maura Marden.” Donate
  Fifteenagers James Davis James Davis 52 M Pelham, NY   Donate
  Fifteenagers James Davis Stephen Holmquist 13 M Wilton, CT   Donate
  Fifteenagers James Davis Thomas Szilagyi 15 M Ridgefield, CT “My grandfather and a close family friend died of cancer. I would like to be able to use my swimming ability to raise money to fight cancer." Donate
4 Fairfield Prep Team Berchmans Kristof Toth Cody Bond 14 M Oxford, CT “For team members and family.” Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Berchmans Kristof Toth Michael Noone 16 M Stamford, CT “I did it last year and had a blast. Great cause and great experience to swim for.” I’m swimming in honor of Ryan Brennan." Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Berchmans Kristof Toth Dimitri Alatakis 15 M Fairfield, CT “A Fairfield Prep tradition. I am swimming in honor of Ryan Brennan.” Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Berchmans Kristof Toth Paul Sikora 16 M Fairfield, CT “Prep tradition, raise money for a good cause. I’m swimming in honor of Ryan Brennan.” Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Berchmans Kristof Toth Kristof Toth 18 M Stamford, CT “I participated in the SWIM last year and had a wonderful experience raising money and
swimming with my high school team. I’m swimming in honor of Ryan Brennan.”
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  Fairfield Prep Team Berchmans Kristof Toth Edward Becker III 18 M Milford, CT   Donate
5 Fair Diego Jeffrey Sargent Ariel Bond 17 F Oxford, CT   Donate
  Fair Diego Jeffrey Sargent Dan Goodwin 43 M McKinney, TX   Donate
  Fair Diego Jeffrey Sargent Danielle Honrath 25 F Monroe, CT   Donate
  Fair Diego Jeffrey Sargent Myles Lynch     Alpharella, GA   Donate
  Fair Diego Jeffrey Sargent Jeffrey Sargent 45 M Trumbull, CT “I’m swimming in honor of Cheryl Kupan and Anne Marie.” Donate
  Fair Diego Jeffrey Sargent Gregory Sargent   M Fairfield, CT   Donate
6 Fair Diego Red Tide   Paul Weir 24 M Mamaroneck, NY   Donate
  Fair Diego Red Tide   Jane Kelsey   F New York, NY   Donate
  Fair Diego Red Tide   Sloan Harris 25   Scarsdale, NY   Donate
  Fair Diego Red Tide   Robert Gary   M Weston, CT   Donate
  Fair Diego Red Tide   Kelly McPherson 32 F Astoria, NY   Donate
7 Fairfield Prep Team Xavier Mathew Knapik Tommy Turner 14 M Shelton, CT   Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Xavier Mathew Knapik Sean Greer 18 M Fairfield, CT “I wanted to swim with the Prep swim team.” Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Xavier Mathew Knapik Zachary Haughn 16 M Fairfield, CT “I wanted to help cancer patients and it is a swim team tradition. I’m swimming in honor of Ryan Brennan.” Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Xavier Mathew Knapik Bradley Helt 14 M Westport, CT “Participating in the SWIM is a Prep tradition. I’m swimming in honor of Ryan Brennan.” Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Xavier Mathew Knapik Matthew Knapik 17 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Xavier Mathew Knapik Andres Ramos 14 M Norwalk, CT “Swimming in the SWIM Marathon is a Fairfield Prep swim team tradition that I wanted to be a part of. I’m swimming in honor of Ryan Brennan." Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Xavier Mathew Knapik Brian Power 18 M Southport, CT “Fairfield Prep tradition and classmate Ryan Brennan and Chris Calby.” Donate
8 Team Pride II Maura Marden Andrew Davis 47 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
  Team Pride II Maura Marden Neal Fischbach 41 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
  Team Pride II Maura Marden Maura Marden 53 F Westport, CT “After being on the boat last summer and going through treatment for AML and bone marrow biopsy, I said to
myself, I am going to survive this. Everyone is so excited to do this. I will swim in 2010 no matter what!”
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  Team Pride II Maura Marden Danny Platow 21 M Westport, CT   Donate
  Team Pride II Maura Marden David Platow 23 M San Diego, CA  
  Team Pride II Maura Marden Bart Platow 19 M Westport, CT   Donate
9 Fairfield Prep Team Arrupe Justine Alves Justin Alves 18 M Shelton, CT “Friends, ‘the man for others’ philosophy at Fairfield Prep, the rigor of competition. I am swimming in honor
of Ryan Brennan.”
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  Fairfield Prep Team Arrupe Justine Alves Brian Sandrib   M    
  Fairfield Prep Team Arrupe Justine Alves Joseph Benz 20 M Trumbull, CT “Fairfield Prep team tradition and for Ryan Brennan and Chris Calby.” Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Arrupe Justine Alves Matthew Connelly 15 M Trumbull, CT “My main motivation was to swim in honor of Jan Williams; a close family friend lost to cancer.
I believe the SWIM is a noteworthy cause, and I am excited to take part. I am swimming in honor of classmate
Ryan Brennan.”
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  Fairfield Prep Team Arrupe Justine Alves David Mullany 16 M Monroe, CT “Fairfield Prep tradition. I’m swimming in honor of Ryan Brennan.” Donate
  Fairfield Prep Team Arrupe Justine Alves Joseph Novak 17 M Shelton, CT “For friends.” Donate
10 Shelton Monroe Rapids Kelli Freer Kymberly Forsyth 17 F Trumbull, CT "The SWIM is a great cause. I know first hand what it is like to have a family member with cancer, so raising money to support these people is important to me." Donate
  Shelton Monroe Rapids Kelli Freer Kelli Freer 16 F Shelton, CT " I love open-water swimming, and I really wanted to help support those with cancer, so I'd love to combined the two. I'm really interested in working hard to raise money to help others." Donate
  Shelton Monroe Rapids Kelli Freer Matthew Hellauer 16 M Shelton, CT "I have been a competitive distance swimmer for many years and St. Vincent's SWIM Across the Sound has always been something I wanted to do. I would love to swim for a cause. I'm swimming in honor of Marjorie DeLouise." Donate
  Shelton Monroe Rapids Kelli Freer Tibor Molnar 17 M Shelton, CT   Donate
  Shelton Monroe Rapids Kelli Freer Amelia Suda 17 F Monroe, CT " I heard about the SWIM from friends and I thought it would be an awesome experience. I'm on a swim team, therefore I'm used to swimming, and it would be great if I could raise money swimming for a such a great cause." Donate
  Shelton Monroe Rapids Kelli Freer James Szabo 17 M Shelton, CT "I've been meaning to participate for the past few years because it is for a good cause, but my friends expressed an interest in participating this year as well, so I decided to participate." Donate
11 Springfield College Alumni Brian Shea Chris Lecompte 25 M Londonderry, NH “To swim for a good cause and catch up with friends from college. I’m swimming in honor of my grandparents.” Donate
  Springfield College Alumni Brian Shea Ryan Mahoney 25 M Westford, MA “A friend was participating, and I wanted to join and help raise money for cancer. I’m swimming in honor of
my uncle.”
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  Springfield College Alumni Brian Shea Gregory Pearsall 22 M Springfield, MA   Donate
  Springfield College Alumni Brian Shea Moira Price 22 F Berkeley Heights, NJ   Donate
  Springfield College Alumni Brian Shea Brian Shea 25 M Middletown, NJ “Fundraising for support of cancer patients and enjoyment that I have witnessed from participation in past years.
I’m swimming in honor of Joyce Dordia, Linda McGowan and George Reis.”
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  Springfield College Alumni Brian Shea Thomas Shea 23 M Southbury, CT “The SWIM is a good cause. A cousin of mine has done this in years past, and it sounds like a good time for a
good cause.”
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12 The Slow, The Fast & The Ugly Marc Delmonico Andrew Ballentine 23 M Norwalk, CT   Donate
  The Slow, The Fast & The Ugly Marc Delmonico Marc P. Delmonico 49 M Bridgeport, CT   Donate
  The Slow, The Fast & The Ugly Marc Delmonico Shawn Mazza 38 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
  The Slow, The Fast & The Ugly Marc Delmonico Ryan Verlin 31 M New York, NY "I'm swimming in memory of my late cousin Ali Verlin who passed away in 2006 at the age of 23 from cancer. She was a graduate of Iona College of New Rochelle, NY." Donate
  The Slow, The Fast & The Ugly Marc Delmonico Shane Foster   M New York, NY   Donate
13 Fairfield University Team   Thomas Peters 20 M Basking Ridge, NJ   Donate
  Fairfield University Team   Andrew Robinson 20 M Manalapan, NJ   Donate
  Fairfield University Team   Boris Romanovsky 22 M Hoboken, NJ   Donate
  Fairfield University Team   Stefan Toi 20 M Newtown, CT   Donate
  Fairfield University Team   Taylor Stecko 22 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
  Fairfield University Team   Brian Friedlander 20 M River Edge, NJ   Donate
14 Catch the Coaches Elise Juliano Elise Juliano 24 F Vernon, CT “I’m swimming in honor of my grandmother Christine Juliano, who is a breast cancer survivor!” Donate
  Catch the Coaches Elise Juliano Benjamin Levine 23 M Stamford, CT   Donate
  Catch the Coaches Elise Juliano Shauna Lynch 21 F Fletchers Landing, ME   Donate
  Catch the Coaches Elise Juliano Cassie Maliar 26 F West Hartford, CT   Donate
  Catch the Coaches Elise Juliano Dave Maliar 28 M West Hartford, CT “This is an incredible opportunity to raise money for a great cause. I’m swimming in memory of Betty Lou Kiley.” Donate
  Catch the Coaches Elise Juliano Benjamin Saperstein 16 M Simsbury, CT “I have always been an avid swimmer, and I wanted to put my swimming skills to the test. What a way better way to do it than for such a great cause? I'm swimming in honor of Linda Voghel." Donate
15 Fair Diego Lauralton   Maggie Archer   F Redding, CT   Donate
  Fair Diego Lauralton   Colleen Moore 18 F Ridgefield, CT “I have participated in the past and love raising money for a great cause through a great activity like swimming.” Donate
  Fair Diego Lauralton   Christina Crossin 20 F Milford, CT   Donate
  Fair Diego Lauralton   Jill Mullany 17 F Monroe, CT   Donate
16 Carl's Angels Kim Russo Kristen Adams 45 F Fairfield, CT  
  Carl's Angels Kim Russo Laurie Cizek-Branniqan 41 F Westport, CT   Donate
  Carl's Angels Kim Russo Isabel Fitter 13 F Fairfield, CT “I am swimming in honor of my grandfather Richard Billish.”
  Carl's Angels Kim Russo Kelli Freer 47 F Fairfield, CT “I participated in previous years and have a team connection. The SWIM Marathon is a great event to support.
I’m swimming in honor of my father Richard Billish and my uncle James Lavery.”
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  Carl's Angels Kim Russo Frances Gray 37 F Wayne, PA   Donate
  Carl's Angels Kim Russo Laina Grillo 41 F Norwalk, CT “I was interested in participating in the SWIM Marathon because of the challenge, friends, and the cause. I am very fortunate not to have cancer in my family, and that encourages me to help others that do." Donate
  Carl's Angels Kim Russo Kimberly Russo 40 F Fairfield, CT   Donate
17 Staples Swim and Dive Cory Bacon Kyle Bacon 15 M Westport, CT “I know many people affected by cancer, and I would like to use my skills to help raise money for people in
need.”
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  Staples Swim and Dive Cory Bacon Glen Wisher 15 M Westport, CT  
  Staples Swim and Dive Cory Bacon Matthew Wisher 15 M Westport, CT “My involvement in swimming for Staples, the YMCA, and my love for swimming in the ocean. All of these will
help raise money for people in need.”
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  Staples Swim and Dive Cory Bacon Steve Siecienski 17 M Westport, CT “My involvement in club and high school swimming and love for the water.” Donate
  Staples Swim and Dive Cory Bacon Cory Bacon 16 M Westport, CT “It is a great team-run activity, and I wanted to participate to show Staples Swim Team’s unity and drive for a
better world. We wanted to put our swimming skills to help raise money for people in need.”
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18 Fairfield University Allumni - Team 1 Sean McGowan Robert Devine 24 M Norwalk, CT   Donate
  Fairfield University Alumni - Team 1 Sean McGowan Sean McGowan 29 M New York, NY "The first year I swam, I had just lost my uncle George to cancer and I wanted to do something to support cancer patients and assistance for survivors. This is now my 5th year participating in the SWIM. I am swimming in honor of my mother, a breast cancer survivor and my uncle, who lost his hard battle with Mesothelioma in 2006." Donate
  Fairfield University Alumni - Team 1 Sean McGowan Jay Power 48 M Southport, CT “Great cause, I like Liz and wanted to join my kids in this event.” Donate
  Fairfield University Alumni - Team 1 Sean McGowan Kevin Young 30 M Avon, CT “For family and friends with cancer, current and past. For the SWIM’s outreach to the underserved.” Donate
  Fairfield University Alumni - Team 1 Sean McGowan Christian McEvoy 27 M Easton, CT   Donate
  Fairfield University Alumni - Team 1 Sean McGowan Jonathan O'Connor 21 M Norwalk, CT   Donate
19 Dartmouth Alumni Swim Team James Bayles James Bayles 58 M Newtown, CT   Donate
  Dartmouth Alumni Swim Team James Bayles Julie Stewart   F     Donate
  Dartmouth Alumni Swim Team James Bayles Bethamy Aronow     New Canaan, CT   Donate
20 Multi-Sport Partners Douglas Schwartz Joan Lynch 44 F Cos Cob, CT “The SWIM was a great experience in 2008, and it’s a great cause. There’s a lot of nice people, and I love
swimming in the sound.”
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  Multi-Sport Partners Douglas Schwartz Douglas Schwartz 37 M Stamford, CT “Fighting Cancer. I’m swimming in honor of my father.” Donate
  Multi-Sport Partners Douglas Schwartz Edgardo Torres 36 M Norwalk, CT “I have always been interested, ever since 1992. Finding friends with a boat has always been difficult. This
year, a team that I raced with asked me if I wanted to join them. I’m swimming in honor of my
brother Carlos, who died back in 1988 at the age of 25, I was just 14 years old at the time. I learned to swim
in 1989 because I wanted to be like him; a competitive swimmer.”
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  Multi-Sport Partners Douglas Schwartz Kel Trebon         Donate
  Multi-Sport Partners Douglas Schwartz Peter Eddy 41 M Norwalk, CT “I think it is a great feat to swim across the sound. You can barely see Long Island from Connecticut. We
have experienced great team leadership, and I look forward to that again.”
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  Multi-Sport Partners Douglas Schwartz Stewart Pomeroy 43 M Wilton, CT “I’ve heard fascinating things about the event and the challenge is something right up my alley.” Donate
21 Uconn Swim Club Lauren Peterson Lisa Shelps 22 F Quakertown, PA “I have heard about it every year and have always been too far away. This year I finally have a team, and I am
ready for the fun!”
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  Uconn Swim Club Lauren Peterson Lauren Peterson 19 F Commach, NY “Being a swimmer for 11 years, I wanted to combine my love for the sport with my love for volunteering and
to raise money for an outstanding cause.”
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  Uconn Swim Club Lauren Peterson Dresdon Dupuy 22 M Stratford, CT “I enjoyed it when I did it in 2006, and this year I was able to find a group of swimmers to do it with. I’m
swimming in honor of my mother Eva Dupuy.
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  Uconn Swim Club Lauren Peterson Hillary Kenyon     Woodbridge, CT   Donate
  Uconn Swim Club Lauren Peterson Casey Roncaioli     West Hartford, CT   Donate
22 Trifitness Sue McNeil Nicole Griswold 35 F Bethel, CT “It is a physical challenge that I have contemplated doing for the past five years. Having family members who have lost their battle with cancer, I thought this would be a great way to give to a worthwhile organization. I’m swimming in honor of Fred Mitro.”
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  Trifitness Sue McNeil Sue McNeil 45 F Shelton, CT “I want to be able to swim for those who are not able to, and use something I love to do as an avenue to raise funds and awareness for cancer prevention, education, and support programs.”
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  Trifitness Sue McNeil Jordano Quaglia 50 M Southbury, CT “Sportsmanship, charity, good cause, exercise. I’m swimming in honor of my father.” Donate
  Trifitness Sue McNeil Ian Ray 46 M Easton, CT   Donate
  Trifitness Sue McNeil Maneesh Shanbhag 32 M Fairfield, CT “My fellow teammates from TriFitness signed up for the SWIM because of the challenge of a long open-water
swim, and the novelty of doing a different race.”
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23 Pomperaug Pride Alumni Alejandro Jaramillo Alejandro Jaramillo 28 M Southbury, CT “Sean McGaran got me interested and my mom got over breast cancer about a year ago.” Donate
  Pomperaug Pride Alumni Alejandro Jaramillo Jeremy Howard 30 M Shelton, CT   Donate
  Pomperaug Pride Alumni Alejandro Jaramillo Carl Zwolinski 26 M Seymour, CT   Donate
  Pomperaug Pride Alumni Alejandro Jaramillo Scott English 28 M Naugatuck, CT   Donate
  Pomperaug Pride Alumni Alejandro Jaramillo Thomas Swan 25 M Southbury, CT   Donate
24 Fairfield YMCA   Andrew Clark 49 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
  Fairfield YMCA   Patrick Clyne 44 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
  Fairfield YMCA   Chris Spearing   M     Donate
  Fairfield YMCA   Richard Moore   M Fairfield, CT   Donate
  Fairfield YMCA   Kevin Connors   M     Donate
  Fairfield YMCA   Dave Andrews 48 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
25 We Leave No One Behind Mary Ella Payne Laura Kaiser 49 F Pensacola, FL   Donate
  We Leave No One Behind Mary Ella Payne Charles Kaiser 52 M Pensacola, FL   Donate
  We Leave No One Behind Mary Ella Payne John O'Neil   M     Donate
  We Leave No One Behind Mary Ella Payne TBD        
  We Leave No One Behind Mary Ella Payne Mary Ella Payne 53 F McLean, VA   Donate
26 Fairfield University Alumni Team 2 Brittany Hunter Erin Carrather 24 F Westwood, NJ   Donate
  Fairfield University Alumni Team 2 Brittany Hunter Brittany Hunter 25 F Danbury, CT “I think that it is a great cause and a wonderful way to raise money to help those suffering from cancer. It is also
a chance to do something special.”
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  Fairfield University Alumni Team 2 Brittany Hunter Elizabeth Lawlor 24 F Stamford, CT “My boyfriend Sean McGowan has been participating for several years, and I have been a spectator for the last few years. I think the University Challenge is a great addition to the SWIM, and I am excited to swim alongside my old teammates from Fairfield University. I’m swimming in honor of Linda McGowan, and in memory of Dorothey Holt, James Holt, Jean O’Reilly, and Gail Manning."
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  Fairfield University Alumni Team 2 Brittany Hunter Bridget McKeon 26 F Hamden, CT “Thanks to fellow Fairfield University swim team alumni, I found out about this great program and was encouraged to participate. I’m swimming in honor of grandfathers Patrick McKeon and Peter Bradley.”
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  Fairfield University Alumni Team 2 Brittany Hunter Kathryn Roche   F     Donate
  Fairfield University Alumni Team 2 Brittany Hunter Carolyn Sheppard 22 F Franklin Lakes, WS “My friends from school did it last year and it sounded like fun, and it is for a good cause.” Donate
27 GE Barnacles Kenneth Grossman Krista Bauer   F     Donate
  GE Barnacles Kenneth Grossman Joe Cosentino   M     Donate
  GE Barnacles Kenneth Grossman Kenneth Grossman 56 M Southport, CT “The SWIM is a great cause in our community and a great way to support friends/loved ones and anyone in our community going through cancer. Also want to honor the workers of St. Vincent’s in particular
Maureen Pelletier, who exemplifies the SWIM’s mission every day. I’m swimming in honor of Bob Rasor and
Maureen Pelletier.”
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  GE Barnacles Kenneth Grossman David McDonald 51 M Weston, CT   Donate
  GE Barnacles Kenneth Grossman Mike McGuinness 43 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
  GE Barnacles Kenneth Grossman Laura Scerbo 26 F Norwalk, CT “I participated two years before and had a great time, plus it is for such a great cause. It’s a win-win situation!” Donate
28 Channeling CARE Marcella MacDonald Marcia Cleveland   F Winnetka, IL “I’m interested in participating in the SWIM Marathon because it’s helping patients
and their families who are affected by cancer. I am swimming in honor of Greg Urban and Nikki Giampolo.”
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  Channeling CARE Marcella MacDonald Elaine Kornbau-Howley 32 F Waltham, MA   Donate
  Channeling CARE Marcella MacDonald Marcella A. MacDonald 46 F Andover, CT   Donate
  Channeling CARE Marcella MacDonald Margaret Peterson 55 F Storrs, CT   Donate
  Channeling CARE Marcella MacDonald Meryem Tangeron-Masood 38 F New York, NY “I am swimming in memory of my mother Gulen Fatma Tangeron, MD.” Donate
29 Stratford Sea Monkeys Anthony Russo James Benson Jr. 18 M Stratford, CT “I knew a few friends who had done it, and I knew how much they enjoyed the experience. I decided to do it because I love swimming, and by participating in the SWIM, I can help people by doing what I love. I’m swimming in honor of my great aunt.”
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  Stratford Sea Monkeys Anthony Russo Meghan Condon 18 F Stratford, CT “After swimming last year, I wanted to continue to help use my talent to raise as much money as I could for this
inspiring organization. Also after my grandfather was diagnosed with stomach cancer, I’ve become personally
invested in the fight against cancer. I’m swimming in honor of J. Edward Caldwell.”
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  Stratford Sea Monkeys Anthony Russo Jillian Dobosz 18 F Stratford, CT I first signed up for the SWIM last year as a fun community service project with friends. After
taking part last year, I am returning because of how powerful and inspirational this event is. It is a great way
to help people struggling with this terrible disease.”
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  Stratford Sea Monkeys Anthony Russo Courtney Fitzpatrick 18 F Stratford, CT “I had a swim coach who just recently passed away from ovarian cancer and my mother’s best friend passed
away from cancer as well. This program is personal for me because I want to help in any way to prevent cancer
from taking away lives. I’m swimming in honor of Christine Morandi and Carol Cappozzi.”
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  Stratford Sea Monkeys Anthony Russo Shannon Mahoney 18 F Stratford, CT “I was interested because I love to swim, and I thought it was a great idea to do something I enjoy while at the
same time, raise money that can help someone else. I’m swimming in honor of my grandpa.”
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  Stratford Sea Monkeys Anthony Russo Anthony Russo 18 M Stratford, CT “SWIM Across the Sound is a great way for me to give back to the community and make a difference through a
passion of mine, swimming. Cancer has touched my life many times as my grandma, uncle, and friend have
died of cancer. I’m swimming in honor of Linda Filsinger.”
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30 Ironfish Kevin Carley Kevin Carley 43 M Trumbull, CT “About six years ago, some friends on Team Fair Diego told me about the SWIM and asked if I was interested in
swimming with them. I’ve since shared my experience and the merits of the SWIM with others and formed
another team, Ironfish.”
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  Ironfish Kevin Carley Michael Chesney 44 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
  Ironfish Kevin Carley Lauren Honrath 22 F Monroe, CT “My grandparents passed away from cancer. Cancer affects so many people. My sister Danielle
Honrath did solo swim last year and is also on a relay team this year. I’m swimming in memory of Marion and
Leon Barnaby.”
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  Ironfish Kevin Carley Richard Sheldon 46 M Shelton, CT   Donate
  Ironfish Kevin Carley Katie Sotil   F Trumbull, CT   Donate
  Ironfish Kevin Carley Christian Stauder 41 M Wesport, CT “The SWIM is a good cause, challenging event and good friends.” Donate
31 Navig8ers Geoffrey Hiltz Eric Gonzalez 29 M New York, NY “Excellent cause, and I love swimming.” Donate
  Navig8ers Geoffrey Hiltz Lee Gonzalez   M Stanford, CT “Mother is a cancer survivor, and it is a great cause.” Donate
  Navig8ers Geoffrey Hiltz Andrew Harrison 47 M Sandy Hook, CT   Donate
  Navig8ers Geoffrey Hiltz Geoffrey Hiltz 23 M Shelton, CT “Help out a good cause. Try to raise as much as possible. I’m swimming in honor of Andrew Harrison.” Donate
  Navig8ers Geoffrey Hiltz Gorden Hiltz 28 M Naugatuck, CT “I enjoy raising money and helping good causes that also help me get healthier.” Donate
32 Marlene Lally   Richard Friot   M Monroe, CT   Donate
  Marlene Lally   Thomas Casey   M Tampa, Fl   Donate
  Marlene Lally   Teresa Gagnon   F Shelton, CT   Donate
  Marlene Lally   Michael Jordan   M Milford, CT   Donate
  Marlene Lally   Kathy Micinilio   F Trumbull, CT   Donate
  Marlene Lally   Kerri Morris   F Weston, CT   Donate
33 Stratford Sharks Edward Grom Edward Grom 20 M Stratford, CT “I joined six years ago because someone on my recreational swim team recommended it as a great cause. I fell in love with the event, and have been captain of the Stratford Sharks ever since. I’m swimming in honor of my teammate Megan Dupuy’s mother.”
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  Stratford Sharks Edward Grom Maxwell Mudre 18 M Stratford, CT “I want to help families affected by cancer. I’m swimming in honor of aunt Paula.” Donate
  Stratford Sharks Edward Grom Megan Dupuy 20 F Stratford, CT “Our team captain told me about the SWIM, and I immediately wanted to join. My mother battled cancer for
three years and won, which makes it an important cause to me.”
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  Stratford Sharks Edward Grom Aadit Patel 19 M Stratford, CT “The funds raised are going to a great cause and also my grandfather passed away a few years ago from cancer." Donate
  Stratford Sharks Edward Grom Justin Stevens 21 M Stratford, CT “The SWIM is a great way to give back while also making a difference in people’s lives.” Donate
34 Bait and Switch Rusty McKee Jan Allardt 47 F Greenwich CT “I am a cancer survivor (19 years) and part of an experimental treatment. It worked!! I had a radical
mastectomy and a bone marrow transplant. I was given three to four weeks to live upon diagnosis.
Now, it’s going on 19 years! I’m swimming for all of those who are in the fight and on the battlefield.”
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  Bait and Switch Rusty McKee Caitlin McVarish 49 F Stamford, CT “It is a good cause and a different experience than other water swim events. I am swimming in honor of
everyone affected by cancer.”
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  Bait and Switch Rusty McKee Hans Isbrandtsen 58 M Greenwich, CT “My boat, Ice Fire, was a committee boat last year. We had so much fun that we thought we should swim
ourselves this year. Kay and Jan Williams originally told us about the SWIM. I’m swimming in honor of my mom
and Apple Pie.”
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  Bait and Switch Rusty McKee Rusty McKee 41 M Old Greenwich, CT “I volunteered last year (2009) on one of the medic boats and was inspired by the swimmers and cause.” Donate
  Bait and Switch Rusty McKee Erin Keleher 22 F Stamford, CT “I was asked to join a group from people that were trying to put a team together. When I heard it was a
fundraiser for cancer prevention and support, I immediately said ‘yes’ because my best friend’s mother died of
cancer last March. I’m swimming in honor of Jodi Fisher Horowitz.”
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  Bait and Switch Rusty McKee William McKee 22 M Old Greenwich, CT   Donate
35 Tri Life Elizabeth Jones Betsy Fast 35 F New York, NY “I’m from CT and many in my family have battled cancer, some (most, thankfully!) have triumphed, some did not.
I love endurance sports, so this seemed like a great opportunity. I’m swimming in honor of my mother, grandmother, aunt and in memory of Aunt Susan.”
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  Tri Life Elizabeth Jones Elizabeth Jones 28 F New York, NY “My family has participated in the past, and I am currently in the right shape to participate and raise money for
a wonderful cause.”
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  Tri Life Elizabeth Jones Ryan Kehoe 21 M New Milford, CT   Donate
  Tri Life Elizabeth Jones Kathy May 25 F New York, NY "Friends!" Donate
  Tri Life Elizabeth Jones Laura Nova 36 F New York, NY   Donate
  Tri Life Elizabeth Jones Sean O'Conner 50 M Fairfield, CT " I love to swim." Donate
35 Kahuna Thomas Raich Angela Guardiano 44 F Naugatuck, CT   Donate
  Kahuna Thomas Raich Thomas Raich 47 M Woodbridge, CT “The physical challenge combined with doing something for the community and raising funds for a good cause.” Donate
  Kahuna Thomas Raich Danielle Sandy 23 F Manchester, CT “I’m a former competitive swimmer, and after taking a break from the pool, I decided it was time to get back into
the sport. Organized open water swims are few and far between, so I jumped at the opportunity to swim with
others who enjoy the sport and to raise money for a good cause!”
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  Kahuna Thomas Raich Catherine Speer 42 F Windsor, CT “I broke my back mountain biking in 2007. While my triathlon and running abilities have suffered, I can still swim. I need
My goal is to help myself stay active.”
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  Kahuna Thomas Raich Edward Stratford 47 M Orange, CT “The challenge of the SWIM, the team aspect and camaraderie, to be a part of the whole experience.” Donate
36 Creatures from the Black Lagoon Caroline Saleeby Tiffany Castelli 30 F Stamford, CT “I grew up swimming competitively and thought it would be a great achievement to swim and
raise money for a good cause.”
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  Creatures from the Black Lagoon Caroline Saleeby Daniel Mocarski   M Stamford, CT “I’m swimming in honor of my grandfather Joseph Ferrara.” Donate
  Creatures from the Black Lagoon Caroline Saleeby Caroline Saleeby 36 F Stamford, CT “A friend of mine did the SWIM Marathon and said it was the greatest experience.” Donate
  Creatures from the Black Lagoon Caroline Saleeby George Saleeby   M Binghamton, NY   Donate
37 Raging Crabs Ryan Jennings Christopher Cichella 40 M Fairfield, CT “Have been impressed by the level of expertise and caring given to a friend who is undergoing treatment at
St. Vincent’s Medical Center.”
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  Raging Crabs Ryan Jennings Noah Hendler 37 M Fairfield, CT “I always wanted to do it, and I love to swim. I also work in health care. Hope to do it solo in the next two years.” Donate
  Raging Crabs Ryan Jennings Ryan Jennings 38 M Norwalk, CT “I am a Black Rock resident and see the SWIM each year come into Captain’s Cove. I wanted to get involved
and get more community support in Black Rock for this great cause. I’m swimming in honor of Dr. Eugene
Jennings.”
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  Raging Crabs Ryan Jennings Danny Leito 40 M Bridgeport, CT   Donate
  Raging Crabs Ryan Jennings John Spolyar 36 M Fairfield, CT Friends were doing it, and I swim at the YMCA. I was also a competitive swimmer in college.” Donate
* C.R.A.B.S. Gillian Bowley Gillian Bowley 34 F San Francisco, CA “Our team is swimming in memory of my dad Ralph A. Bowley.
We’re a team of family and friends who want to honor my dad’s lifetime and service by raising money for
cancer patients so that others living with this disease can have access to the same support and care my
dad had.”
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  C.R.A.B.S. Gillian Bowley Shannon Bowley 30 F Fairfield, CT “The team name C.R.A.B.S stands for Chris and Ralph Ambry Bowley Summers.
It represents my father who passed away from cancer April 10, 2010.”
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  C.R.A.B.S. Gillian Bowley James Casey 28 M Providence, RI “I’m swimming in memory of Ralph and Chris Bowley.” Donate
  C.R.A.B.S. Gillian Bowley Susan DuBrow 50 F Milford, CT “When our family member, Ralph Bowley passed away from cancer, the swimmers in the family decided
to create team C.R.A.B.S in memory of him and his son Chris who passed away in 2001.
We are approaching the challenge with the same strength and courage in which Ralph fought cancer.”
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  C.R.A.B.S. Gillian Bowley Elizabeth Ann Parker 49 F Manchester, CT “My sister was recently diagnosed with Non- Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and a friend Ralph Bowley passed away from cancer. I am swimming in honor and memory of both my sister and friend." Donate
  C.R.A.B.S. Gillian Bowley Geoffrey Walsky 31 M Fairfield, CT   Donate
* Flying Fish Sarah Michels Johanna Fabian 19 F Fairfield, CT “My love for swimming has been irking me to swim this event for the last two years, but when a person
close to me died from cancer this past October, I was determined to sign up and swim.
Not only is this in honor of her but it’s to help others with her same conditions. I’m swimming in memory of
Christine Morandi.”
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  Flying Fish Sarah Michels Elizabeth Koenig 22 F Harrison, NY “The staff from Bridgeport YMCA are swimming for the recent death of my boss. I’m
swimming in memory of Christine Morandi.”
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  Flying Fish Sarah Michels Sarah Michels 21 F Stratford, CT “I have known of it for several years, and this is always something I have wanted to do, but haven’t had the drive. I’m swimming in memory of Christine Morandi. My team is a group of lifeguards and Christine Morandi was our
Aquatics director. She passed away fall 2009 from cancer.”
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  Flying Fish Sarah Michels Patricia McCarthy 53 F Shelton, CT   Donate
  Flying Fish Sarah Michels Daria Vilanova 42 F Bridgeport, CT “My mother died ten years ago from cancer that started in her uterus and spread through the rest of her body.
More recently a good friend died of cancer. I’m swimming in memory of Maureen Collins and Christine Morandi"
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* Milford Orange Swim Team George Hunihan Barbara Brewster 37 F Orange, CT “The SWIM is a very good cause. I’m swimming in honor of Linda Hughes. Linda recently succumbed to breast
cancer approximately six months ago. She was the most genuine and kindest person I’ve ever known.
She is deeply missed.”
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  Milford Orange Swim Team George Hunihan George Hunihan 55 M Milford, CT   Donate
  Milford Orange Swim Team George Hunihan Joline Mooney 26 F Orange, CT “One of the members of my team approached me about the SWIM. I had never heard of it. After looking into it, I
found that the fundraising and swim are well worth the cause. I have done a lot of fundraising for different
charities, but nothing that required this much physical strength, and also have had a couple people in my life
die of cancer. I’m swimming in honor of Linda Hughes.”
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  Milford Orange Swim Team George Hunihan Mary Chisarik 48 F Milford, CT “I love to swim.” Donate
* Pet the Shark Jean Quinn Robyn Guimont 56 F Glastonbury, CT “The SWIM is a fabulous fundraising event, which benefits a great number of cancer patients and their families.” Donate
  Pet the Shark Jean Quinn Dara Mason 42 F West Hartford, CT “Other swimmers recommended that I get involved with the SWIM. I was helped in my time of need and this
gives me the opportunity to reciprocate. I’m swimming in honor of Larry Miller, Peggy Barbro and Penny Sajdyk.”
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  Pet the Shark Jean Quinn Susie Nolan 45 F Milford, CT “I have been a swimmer all my life and am passionate about giving back, so the SWIM is a great way to do that
while having fun with friends. I’m swimming in honor of Rosemary Nolan Traub. My friend is
a three-time survivor of breast cancer, even more reason to swim!”
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  Pet the Shark Jean Quinn Jean Quinn 40 F Wethersfield, CT “The SWIM is a fabulous fundraising event, which benefits a great number of cancer patients and their families.” Donate
  Pet the Shark Jean Quinn Callie Schnog 45 F West Hartford, CT “I support the initiatives of the SWIM, and I just love to swim!” Donate
* Rescue I Stamford Fire   Kurt Semmel 45 M Stamford, CT   Donate
* Sea Generations (The) Connie Anderson Connie Anderson 52 F Stratford, CT “My sister and father died of cancer in 2006. I like how the money raised goes to the people with cancer who
are in financial need. I’m swimming in memory of William Hackett and Mary Anne Beecher.”
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  Sea Generations (The) Connie Anderson Tim Ford 52 M Stratford, CT “To support families affected by cancer.” Donate
  Sea Generations (The) Connie Anderson Kristin Ford 24 F Stratford, CT “Throughout meeting various people in my community and school system, I have heard of all the great
programs the SWIM offers for families affected by cancer. I would like to help in adding to the contributions given to
help the families as there are so many affected everyday.”
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  Sea Generations (The) Connie Anderson Danielle Anderson 18 F Stratford, CT   Donate
  Sea Generations (The) Connie Anderson Lindsay Violette 24 F Stratford, CT   Donate
  Sea Generations (The) Connie Anderson Elizabeth Rogers 16 F Stratford, CT “I was interested in participating in the SWIM because I know many other people who have done it before, and I
feel this a good way to help people who are suffering from cancer. Many people in my family are prone to
cancer, including myself. By participating in the SWIM, I hope to provide money for cancer patient’s and
their families.”
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* The Knuckleheads Henry Lee Cooper Glenn Campbell 46 M Naperville, IL “I’m swimming for my family and coworkers.” Donate
  The Knuckleheads Henry Lee Cooper Henry Lee Cooper 47 M Westport, CT “It’s a great event for a great cause.” Donate
  The Knuckleheads Henry Lee Cooper Steve Feron 44 M Woodstock, MD “Being part of a charity event and supporting a fine institution.” Donate
  The Knuckleheads Henry Lee Cooper Christopher Nay 40 M Naperville, IL "Great cause!" Donate
  The Knuckleheads Henry Lee Cooper Jonathan Parker 44 M Redding, CT “My interest in supporting local communities and their health needs.” Donate
  The Knuckleheads Henry Lee Cooper Oscar Villalonga 43 M Fairfield, CT “Team event…group of friends…raise funds.” Donate

* Unofficial Finishing Time - Swimmers did not swim the entire course