January 17, 2013Grosse Pointe Gators swimmer and University Liggett Middle School student Alexis Wenger broke two meet records while competing for Team Michigan at the 2013 Mid-States 14 and Under All-Star Championships held Jan. 5 and 6.
She swam a 106.87 in the 100-breaststroke, breaking a 10-year meet record and 20-year-old state record, and she won the 50-breaststroke in a meet-record time of 31.08.
Wenger competed in six events and two relays, the meet-record setting 11- and 12-year-olds in the 200-medley relay and 200-freestyle relay.
Wenger was also the high-point winner for all girls for Team Michigan.
In addition, the Grosse Pointe Gators Swim Club competes in the Fifth Annual Romp in the Swamp Jan. 25 to 27 at Grosse Pointe South High School’s natatorium.
The meet runs 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, and 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, and Sunday, Jan. 27.