Great Lakes, Park Ridge, and Franklin Park

Coaches Corner:

What a start to the season, Personal Bests, Overall winners, Fastest 1000m Champion 2nd year in a row! Are just a few things the Madison Speedskating Club has been up to: 

Great Lakes 2021

Great Lakes Championships – MSSC Inc had the most skaters race in over 6 years! (11) race competitors, The coaches are so impressed and all of your hard work is paying off! We had (3) Podium winners, We had one member make it to the Heartland Race series, so many Personal Best set in Milwaukee… Shout out to our 1st time competitors!

Podium Finishers  Gold, Silver and Bronze 
* Rowan Lippitt – Gold Medal (1st meet ever) 
*Kieran Collins – Silver Medal Winner 
* Carter Kotecki – Bronze Medal Winner (1st meet ever)
Additional Race winners 
* Tevin C – 4th Place finish 
* Chris Cook – 4th Place finish (1st meet ever)
* Janet Abitz – 6th place finish (1st meet ever)
* Abe Sorber – 7th Place finish
* Matthew Voegeli – 7th place finish 
* Karl Stark – 8th place finish

Heartland Series Racers – “Fastest Skaters in the midwest”
* Mary Murphy – Heartland Women (The fastest Women in the midwest – Coach qualified to skate with them) – 7th place finish 
* Jack  Schnor- Heartland Mens (The fastest skaters in the midwest) 9th place

Personal Best (Achieved) * Chris C – 500m,1000m* Mary Murphy – 500M* Janet Abitz – 1500m* Rowan L – All races * Kieran – 500M,777m,1000M* Tevin C – 333m,500m, 777m 

Qualified for US National Championships in (Lake Placid New York) * Mary Muprhy * Jack Schnor * Janet Abitz * Chris Cook * Keiran Collins * Matthew Voegeli 

Park Ridge Open 2021

Parkridge Open – Another successful meet for MSSC Inc. – Tevin, Keiran, Jack, Coach Mary, a recap of placing and Personal Bests… Below!

Podium Finishers  Gold, Silver and Bronze 
* Jack Schnor – Gold Medal
*Mary Murphy – Gold Medal Winner 
* Keiran C – Silver Medal Winner 
*Tevin C – – Bronze Medal Winner 
Our own Jack Schnor, distanced the field to win his (2) In a row, fastest 1000m male skater in the meet!  Jack, will be looking to go 3 years in a row next year. We are All PROUD of you! What an accomplishment

Personal Best (Achieved) 
* Mary Murphy – 500M (Again), 777m * Kieran – 500M,777m,1000M (again all 3)* Tevin C – 500m, 777m,1000m (Again all 3) 

Barrel Buster – Franklin Park  – 
Podium Finishers  Gold, Silver and Bronze 
* Jack Schnor – Gold Medal (Clean Sweep won all distances) 
* Tevin  – Silver Medal Winner 
Other finishes (Keiran moved up a group) 
* Keiran 6th place finish
* Matthew V 7th Place 

Personal Best (Achieved) * Kieran – 500M, 1000M* Tevin C – 500m, 777M* Matthew V 500m, 1000m – He hits the Heartland time and breaks his PB by 2 seconds! Well done Matthew..

Skate Fast, Turn Left,

Daniel Greene – 2019 Team USA Volunteer Coach of the Year

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