Montana swimmers competing at USMS Spring Nationals in Mesa, Arizona this week

13 swimmers from the Montana LMSC will be competing at the U.S. Masters Swimming 2019 Spring Nationals in Mesa, Arizona this week. They are:

  • Louise Albershardt (BSMT)
  • Brady Baughman (MMMT)
  • Nikki Carr (UC31)
  • John Cole (UC31)
  • Zachary Divilbiss (MMMT)
  • Charles Henry (MMMT)
  • Wendy McNamara (BSMT)
  • Patrick Murtagh (BSMT)
  • Charlotte Sanddal (BSMT)
  • Peggy Stringer (BSMT)
  • Jordan Teller (BSMT)
  • Flora Wong (BSMT)
  • Morgan Zimmer (MMMT)

If you want to check in and see how they’re doing, you can do so at There will even be a live stream of the meet, if you want to watch them race in real time.

If this looks like fun, and you want to participate in a future national championship meet, go to for more information. Keep in mind that you do not need to meet the National Qualifying Times (NQTs) to participate in these meets. USMS members of all abilities can enter up to three events without meeting the NQTs. If you want to enter more than three individual events, you do need to meet the NQTs for those events. Have more questions about NQTs? Read these FAQs.