2014 Barry Roubaix Scholarship Winners

_MG_0762This past weekend at Barry-Roubaix, we awarded four (4) scholarships to riders in both the 24 mile and 36 mile races. In each category we honored the top placing male and top placing female in the 11-18 age group. New for this year, we partnered with Tree Fort Bikes of Ypislanti, MI to present the awards.

36 mile Scholarships

 Name  Age  Team  City  St  Time  Avg Pace
Cameron Buccellato 16 RBS Cycling Team Lake Orion MI 1:58:16 18.3
Emma Swartz  17 Brazen Dropouts/Machinery Row Bicycles Madison WI 2:10:09 16.6

Both Emma Swartz and Cameron Buccellato were awarded scholarships of $500 each for their achievements. Cameron finished 1st in the 11-18 age grouping and 24th overall, less than 7 minutes off the overall winners time. Emma not only won her age class, she took the overall womens victory by 28 seconds over 2nd place.

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Cameron Buccellato with MYC’s Jeff Buerman

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Emma Swartz with MYC’s Jeff Buerman

Emma Swartz Barry-Roubaix '14 - Overall Podium

Emma Swartz Barry-Roubaix ’14 – Overall Podium

24 mile Scholarships

 Name  Age  Team  City  St  Time  Avg Pace
Caleb Swartz  14 Brazen Dropouts/Machinery Row Bicycles Madison WI 1:16:17 18.9
Danielle Krebs  13 Verdigris Village Saint Charles IL 1:33:27 15.4

In the 24 mile race, Danielle Krebs and Caleb Swartz each took first (1st) place in the 11-18 age category earning them $250 scholarships. These achievements are worth noting because of both riders young age. Caleb went on to finish second (2nd) overall of all male riders only missing the podium by 5 seconds. Danielle came in 3 minutes off the podium coming in 11th overall out of all female racers in the 24 mile distance.

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Danielle Krebs with MYC’s Jeff Buerman and Juan from Tree Fort Bikes

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Danielle Krebs on the podium at Barry Roubaix ’14

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Caleb Swartz on the podium at Barry Roubaix ’14

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