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2018 Eclipse Crossroads USMS Sprint Open Water National Championship – Little Grassy Lake, Makanda IL

Welcome! Ozark LMSC (Local Masters Swimming Committee) is a nonprofit organization that functions as the local governing body of US Masters Swimming (USMS) within the Ozark region near St. Louis, Missouri. Geographic boundaries include the state of Missouri east of and including the counties of Scotland, Knox, Shelby, Monroe, Pike, Montgomery, Osage, Miller, Camden, Dallas, Webster, Douglas, and Ozark. In the state of Illinois, the counties of Calhoun, Greene, Jackson, Jersey, Madison, St. Clair, and Monroe. Ozark LMSC is #22 of 52 USMS LMSCs in 8 zones and is part of the Breadbasket Zone.

USMS Registration FeesOzark LMSC receives 20%
Individual Membership:
$65 (Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, 2022)
$70 (Jan. 1 – Oct. 31, 2023)
Club/Work-Out Group:
$65 (Oct. 1 – 31, 2022)
$70 (Nov. 1, 2022 – Sept. 30, 2023)

USMS LMSC Map
OZ – Ozark LMSC Boundaries

SAVE the DATE: Saturday, March 25 & Sunday, March 26 2023 Ozark LMSC & Breadbasket Zone Short Course Yards Championship at Chuck Fruit Aquatics Center, Edwardsville, IL

The 2022 Ozark LMSC Short Course Meters Championship on 11/12/22 was canceled.

Ozark LMSC Board Meeting 10/24/22 via Zoom
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(length 100 seconds)

Go Long this Fall
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2023 Option available November 1 – click for details

Five Ozark Swimmers Attend
2022 LCM National Championships in Richmond, VA August 3-7

National Champion: Mary Pohlmann

9 Ozark LMSC Records Set (click)

Maryanne Barkley, W 60-64: 800 Freestyle

Cathy Kohn: W 65-69: 200 Individual Medley

Stephanie Petersen, W 60-64: 100 & 200 Freestyle

Mary Pohlmann, W 75-79: 50 & 200 Freestyle; 100 Backstroke; 100 Butterfly; 400 Individual Medley

240+ Relay: Cathy, Maryanne, Stephanie, Mary

6th 200 Freestyle – Pohlmann, Petersen, Kohn, Barkley

11th 200 Medley – Pohlmann, Petersen, Kohn, Barkley

Maryanne Barkley, SLAM, Women 60-64: 7th 200 Butterfly; 8th 100 Butterfly & 800 Freestyle; 9th 100 Backstroke

Cathy Kohn, SLAM, Women 65-69: 5th 200 Breaststroke; 9th 200 Individual Medley; 10th 100 Backstroke

Stephanie Petersen, SLAM, Women 60-64: 4th 50 Breaststroke; 7th 100 Breaststroke, 50 & 100 Freestyle; 8th 200 Freestyle; 12th 200 Backstroke

John Pohlmann, SLAM, Men 75-79: 5th 50 Breaststroke; 7th 100 Breaststroke

Mary Pohlmann, SLAM, Women 75-79: 1st 400 Individual Medley; 2nd 50 Backstroke; 3rd 100 & 200 Backstroke, 200 Freestyle

FULL RESULTS: 2022 Ozark LMSC Long Course Meters Masters Swim Meet – Saturday, June 4, 2022 – Chuck Fruit Aquatic Center, Edwardsville, IL

SLAM Women’s 280+ Relay Team Set Five Records

Ruth Ann Hentschke, Laurie Smith, Cathy Kohn, Teresa McDowell

OZARK LMSC LCM RECORDS:

Stephanie Petersen: W 60-64 50, 100, 200 Free

Maryanne Barkley: W 60-64 800 Free

Laurie Smith: W 70-74 100, 200 Free

Mary Pohlmann: W 75-79 100, 200 Fly, 400 IM

Women’s 280-319 Relay: 200, 400, 800 Free Relay; 200, 400 Medley Relay
(Hentschke, Smith, Kohn, McDowell)

SLAM Women’s 160+ Relay Team

Amy Chapuis, Crystal Johnson, Emily Leong, Maryanne Barkley

Nine Ozark Swimmers Attend
2022 SCY National Championships in San Antonio, TX April 28-May 3

Northside ISD Pool

National Champion: Larry Good

15 Ozark LMSC Records Set (click)

Bob Golz, M 65-69: 100 Butterfly

Teresa McDowell, W 70-74: 50, 100 & 200 Butterfly

Mary Pohlmann, W 75-79: 200 Butterfly, 200 Individual Medley

Eric Pounds, M 40-44: 50 & 100 Backstroke; 100 Breaststroke; 50 & 100 Butterfly; 100 Individual Medley

Mary Jane Woehler, W 60-64: 500 Freestyle, 200 Backstroke, 400 Individual Medley

Larry Good after the 400 IM,
with Mary Pohlmann
Larry Good – 200 IM
Mary Pohlmann – 200 IM

Bob Golz, SLAM, Men 65-69: 14th 100 Butterfly; 15th 200 Individual Medley; 17th 50 Breaststroke; 19th 100 Freestyle, 100 Individual Medley; 21st 50 Freestyle

Larry Good, SLAM, Men 85-89: 1st 200 Breaststroke, 200 & 400 Individual Medley

Stacie Jensen, SLAM, Women 40-44: 9th 500 Freestyle; 12th 100 Freestyle; 14th 50 Freestyle

Teresa McDowell, SLAM, Women 70-74: 2nd 200 Butterfly; 4th 50 & 200 Backstroke, 50 Butterfly; 5th 100 Butterfly; 9th 100 Backstroke

Stephanie Petersen, SLAM, Women 60-64: 9th 200 Backstroke; 10th 50 Breaststroke; 11th 100 Freestyle; 12th 100 Breaststroke; 14th 50 Backstroke; 16th 200 Freestyle

John Pohlmann, SLAM, Men 75-79: 8th 100 Breaststroke; 9th 50 Breaststroke

Mary Pohlmann, SLAM, Women 75-79: 2nd 200 Butterfly; 3rd 100 Backstroke, 200 Individual Medley; 4th 200 Backstroke; 5th 50 Backstroke

Eric Pounds, SLAM, Men 40-44: 2nd 50 Butterfly; 4th 100 Backstroke, 100 Butterfly, 100 Individual Medley; 6th 50 Backstroke; 9th 100 Breaststroke

Mary Jane Woehler, SLAM, Women 60-64: 3rd 200 Backstroke, 400 Individual Medley; 4th 50 Butterfly; 6th 100 Backstroke; 7th 100 Freestyle; 9th 500 Freestyle

April 28- May 3 – Results
August 3-7 – Results

OZLMSC Short Course Yards Championship Meet 3/26-27/22

2022 OZ Service Award – Jeff Enge
  • OFFICIAL RESULTS HERE
  • 59 entrants from seven teams
  • 22 Ozark LMSC SCY Individual Records, 1 Relay Record set:
  • Erin Earley, W 18-24: 50 Back, 100 IM
  • Jeff Enge, M 30-34: 50 Back, 200 IM
  • Larry Good, M 85-89: 50 Back
  • Steve Hancock, M 65-69: 500 Free
  • Alfredo Jacobo, M 35-39: 50, 100 & 200 Breast
  • Joseph Kelley, M 70-74: 50 &100 Fly, 100 & 200 Free
  • Lori Lynn, W 25-29: 50 Back
  • Teresa McDowell, W: 70-74: 1000 Free, 50 Fly, 100 IM
  • Justin Pasquesi, M 25-29: 200 Free
  • Stephanie Petersen, W 60-64: 200 Back
  • Mary Pohlmann, W 75-79: 200 Free, 200 Breast, 200 Fly
  • CSPM (Erin Earley, Molly Connolly, Jeff Enge, Connor Smoak), Mixed 18+ 200 Free Relay
2016 IMSHOF Induction

Ozark LMSC Member, International Masters Hall of Fame Swimmer Thomas Maine Dies at the Age of 96
September 4, 1925 – February 27, 2022

(Click here for link to USMS Article)

27 Masters World Records

Four Rivers Area YMCA (FRAY) Adult Swim Meet April 10 – Results HERE

Eight Ozark LMSC Swimmers Attend MOVY Masters SCM Meet at Lee’s Summit, MO 12/11/21

Maryanne Barkley, Susan Furkin, Cathy Kohn, Brandon Kovachs, Teresa McDowell, John Pohlmann, Mary Pohlmann, & Patrick Sullivan. Eight new Ozark SCM Individual Records: Maryanne Barkley, SLAM, W 60-64: 50 Backstroke; Teresa McDowell, SLAM, W 70-74: 50 Butterfly; Mary Pohlmann, SLAM, W 75-79: 200 Freestyle, 50 & 100 Butterfly, 100, 200 & 400 Individual Medley.

OZLMSC Short Course Meters Championship Meet 10/30/21

Short Course Meters

  • Maryanne Barkley, W 60-64: 200 Backstroke
  • John Bolling, M 45-49: 200 Breaststroke
  • Doug Dowd, M 60-64: 50 Butterfly
  • Kristen Gross, W 45-49: 800 Freestyle
  • Steven Hancock, M 65-69: 100, 400, 800 & 1500 Freestyle; 50 Backstroke
  • Mary Pat Henehan, W 75-79: 100 Individual Medley
  • Jonathan Iwaszkowiec, M 45-49: 50 Backstroke; 50 Butterfly
  • Bill Oswald, M 65-69: 200 Freestyle
  • Mary Pohlmann, W 75-79: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 & 1500 Freestyle; 50, 100 & 200 Backstroke

OZLMSC GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

  • Action: Approved Minutes, Financials, and the Offer to refund LMSC Fee ($12) for all 2022 registrations in 18-24 & 75-79+ age groups
  • 2021 Service Award to Dave Seamen
Maryanne Barkley & Dave Seamen
John & Mary Pohlmann

USMS NEWS: (click photo)

Masters Competitions Give Pohlmanns Opportunity to Do Something Together

Four Ozark Swimmers Attend 2021 LCM National Championships in Geneva, OH October 7-10

National Champions: Larry Good, Teresa McDowell & Mary Pohlmann

Larry Good, SLAM, Men 85-89: 1st 200 Breaststroke, 200 & 400 Individual Medley.

Teresa McDowell, SLAM, Women 70-74: 1st 200 Butterfly; 2nd 50 Butterfly; 3rd 100 Backstroke, 100 Butterfly; 4th 200 Backstroke

John Pohlmann, SLAM, Men 75-79: 5th 50 Breaststroke; 6th 100 Breaststroke

Mary Pohlmann, SLAM, Women 75-79: 1st 1500 Freestyle; 2nd 200 Individual Medley; 3rd 100 Freestyle, 50-100-200 Backstroke

Short Course Yards

  • Jeff Enge, M 30-35: 100 Individual Medley
  • Larry Good, M 85-89: 100 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke
  • Mary Pat Henehan, W 75-79: 200 Breaststroke
  • Bruce Hopson, M 55-59: 1000 Freestyle
  • Jonathan Iwaszkowiec, M 40-44: 50 Backstroke; M 45-49: 50 & 100 Butterfly
  • Teresa McDowell, W 70-74: 200 Freestyle, 200 Backstroke, 100 & 200 Butterfly
  • Mary Pohlmann, W 75-79: 100, 200, 500, 1000 & 1650 Freestyle; 50, 100 & 200 Backstroke; 50 Breaststroke; 50 & 100 Butterfly; 100 & 400 Individual Medley
  • Eric Pounds, M 35-39: 100 Butterfly
  • Mary Jane Woehler, W 60-64: 100 Freestyle, 100 Backstroke

Long Course Meters

  • Teresa McDowell, W 70-74: 50, 100 & 200 Butterfly
  • Mary Pohlmann, W 75-79: 50, 100, 200, 400, 800 & 1500 Freestyle; 50, 100 & 200 Backstroke; 50 Butterfly; 200 Individual Medley

3000/6000 Yard Postal Swim

  • Kristen Gross, W 45-49, 3000
  • Bill Oswald, M 65-69, 3000

Ten Ozark Swimmers Attend 2021 SCY National Championships in Greensboro, NC July 21-25

National Champions: Jeff Enge, Larry Good, Teresa McDowell, Mary Pohlmann, Eric Pounds & Mary Jane Woehler

Maryanne Barkley, SLAM, Women 60-64: 3rd 200 Backstroke; 4th 400 Individual Medley; 5th 1000 Freestyle

Doug Dowd, SLAM, Men 60-64: 30th 100 Freestyle

Jeff Enge, SLAM, Men 30-34: 1st 100 & 200 Freestyle, 50 & 100 Butterfly; 2nd 50 Freestyle, 100 Individual Medley

Larry Good, SLAM, Men 85-89: 1st 200 Breaststroke, 200 & 400 Individual Medley; 2nd 100 Breaststroke

Bruce Hopson, SLAM, Men 55-59: 9th 400 Individual Medley; 10th 200 Butterfly

Teresa McDowell, SLAM, Women 70-74: 1st 200 Butterfly; 2nd 50 & 100 Backstroke, 100 Butterfly; 3rd 200 Freestyle, 200 Backstroke

John Pohlmann, SLAM, Men 75-79: 6th 50 & 100 Breaststroke

Mary Pohlmann, SLAM, Women 75-79: 1st 1650 Freestyle, 50 & 100 Backstroke, 400 Individual Medley; 2nd 200 Backstroke

Eric Pounds, SLAM, Men 35-39: 1st 100 Backstroke; 2nd 200 Freestyle, 50 & 100 Butterfly; 4th 200 Butterfly

Mary Jane Woehler, SLAM, Women 60-64: 1st 100 Backstroke, 50 Butterfly, 100 Individual Medley; 2nd 50 & 100 Freestyle, 100 Butterfly

SLAM – Mary Pohlmann & Jeff Enge

Ozark LMSC swimmer & coach profiled in May/June 2021 USMS SWIMMER Magazine (DIGITAL EDITION)