Pictured, from left to right, are Lowcountry Masters swimmers Susan Korsedal, Bob Colyer, Barbara Eisele and Pete Palmer. Submitted photo.

2 SC relay, 17 individual records set by 4 LOCO swimmers

From staff reports 

During a short-course (25) meters state championship meet in North Charleston this past weekend, four Lowcountry (LOCO) Masters swimmers set two South Carolina relay (freestyle and medley) records as well as 17 individual records. 

The relays were 320s, meaning that the average age of the four swimmers was over 80 years old. Both relays will be highly ranked nationally as well. 

Members of these relays are Barbara Eisele (Greenwood), Susan Korsedal (Sun City), Bob Colyer (Bluffton) and Pete Palmer (Beaufort). 

The foursome also set 17 individual state records: 

Eisele (age 91) – 50 & 100 freestyle, 50 & 100 backstroke, 50 & 100 breaststroke and the 100 individual medley (all four strokes). 

Korsedal (70) – 50 & 100 Freestyle, and 50, 100 & 200 Backstroke. 

Bob Colyer (83) – Set a new state record in the 50 Breaststroke. 

Pete Palmer (86) – 200 Freestyle, 200 Backstroke and 50 & 100 Breaststroke. 

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