2015 Nation’s Capital Invitational
- University of Maryland Aquatic Center – College Park, MD
- Wednesday, December 9 – Sunday, December 12
- Psych Sheet
- Live Results
Day 2 of the NCAP Invitational got underway this morning with the 100-yard breaststroke, 200-yard free, 100-yard fly, 400-yard IM and 200-yard freestyle relay. Here is a recap of the preliminary events with results available online.
Anna Keating of Machine Aquatics posted an impressive time in the prelims of the 100-yard breast this morning (1:03.52). She is seeded first for tonight’s 13-14 100-yard breast A final, 2 seconds ahead of the field. The boys 13-14 A final will be a close race tonight, with 6 of the 8 finalists having a seed time of 1:00 high or 1:01 low. Machine Aquatics Aleksande Tarczynski will swim in lane 5, leading the pack in 1:00.41. The girls open will always be a race to watch, with Allie Szekely and Anna Belousova swimming in the middle lanes tonight, with seed times of 1:01.76 and 1:01.84 respectively. Reece Whitley will lead the pack in the A final of the boys open 100-yard breast, seeded in a time of 53.40, just 0.34 seconds off of his personal best and national age group record time.
Katie Mack of Nation’s Capital Swim Club will be one to watch in the girls 13-14 200-yard free, as she leads the A final by 3 seconds after an impressive morning swim (1:49.95). Her teammate Sean Conway also had an impressive preliminary swim, (1:43.39), leading tonight’s A final by more than a second. World record holder Katie Ledecky will swim in lane 4 tonight of the girls open 200-yard free after she posted 1:42.58 this morning, finishing 6 seconds ahead of the field. On the boys side, Machine Aquatics’s James Murphy is seeded 1st (1:3701), with Nation’s Capital’s Will Macmillan (1:38.69), Vince Regent (1:38.70) and Sam Pomajevich (1:38.72) following closely behind.
The boys 13-14 100-yard butterfly A final is packed with 6 swimmers seeded in 54 seconds, with Machine Aquatics’s Benjamin Charles leading the group in 53.81. 49.74 or less was good for a spot in the boys open 100-yard fly A final, with Greg Brocato leading the way with a seed time of 48.42. Nation’s Capital Swim Club teammates Katie Mack and Abby Harter will take the middle lanes in tonight’s girls 13-14 A final after posting morning times of 55.90 and 56.32 respectively.
The finals for todays events will start tonight at 5:45 p.m. eastern time.