2014 Buzzards Bay Swim

2014 Buzzards Bay Swim

On June 28, 2014, 210 swimmers dove into outer New Bedford Harbor to show their support for a clean and healthy Buzzards Bay by taking part in the 21st annual Buzzards Bay Swim. The event raised more than $100,000 to support the Coalition's education, conservation, and advocacy work.

Fastest Swimmers

  • Fastest Overall (Male): Alex Gallant (21:12)
  • Fastest Overall (Female): Morgan McCarthy (21:46)
  • 12-17: Alex Gallant (21:12) and Kaye D'Andrea (26:47)
  • 18-22: Nathan Garner (21:27) and Emily Girard (29:21)
  • 23-35: Adam Homoki & David Lippin [TIE] (23:41) and Morgan McCarthy (21:46)
  • 36-45: Matt Shenker (21:44) and Katia Sowers (25:37)
  • 46-59: Frank Wuest (21:32) and Judith Westrick (28:06)
  • 60-69: Joe Hebert (23:59) and Helen Ederer (28:50)
  • 70+: Anthony Garro (39:21) and Jana Hesser (36:01)

View full results from the 2014 Swim.

father and daughter with medals at the 2014 Buzzards Bay Swim
Father and daughter Jon and Halle Berger.

Award Winners

Wheeler Watershed Challenge Cup (Fastest Team)

Team Westport (average time of 27:17): Elizabeth Geiger, William Krause, and David Lippin

Quicks Award (Fastest High School Teams)

  • Boys: Apponequet Boys (average time of 23:29): Josh Beck, Alex Gallant, and Nicholas McKenna
  • Girls: Apponequet Lady Lakers (average time of 26:50): Kaitlyn Barrack, Kaye D'Andrea, and Brienna Harrison

Cuttyhunk Award (10-Year Participants)

  • David Lapalme
  • Matt Shenker
  • Joe Vinagre

Six Mile Award (5-Year Participants)

  • Kathleen Brunelle
  • Jill Downing
  • Davis Lyons
  • Andrea Marcovici
  • Jonathan Mariner
  • Morgan McCarthy
  • Doug McKell
  • Allan Pineda
  • Judith Westrick

Top Fundraisers

Top Individual Fundraisers

  • Dan Vasconcellos ($5,700)
  • Matt Shenker ($5,640)
  • Steve Johnson ($3,625)
  • Top fundraiser for a first-time swimmer: Colleen Johns ($1,366)

Top Fundraising Team

Mimi's Swimmers: Bryan Robertson, Laura Robertson, and Sarah Robertson ($2,025)


View photos from the 2014 Buzzards Bay Swim below or on Flickr.

Created with flickr slideshow.

Thank you to our 2024 Swim sponsors!

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