15-Year-Old Parker Reynolds Picks Up 2nd Trials Cut on Day 4 of Mt Hood Futures

by Spencer Penland 0

August 05th, 2019 Club, News, Previews & Recaps


  • August 1-4th
  • Mt. Hood, OR
  • Long Course Meters (LCM)
  • Results on MeetMobile, search “2019 Futures Championship – Mt Hood”

On the final day of competition at the Mt Hood Futures meet, 17-year-old Eleanor Beers of Bainbridge Island Swim Club took the women’s 100 free in a personal best of 56.88. Beers came into the meet with a best time of 57.35, which she beteered in prelims, clocking a 57.14. She then broke 57 seconds for the first time in her career in finals. Patrick Park, an Arizona State alum who won both the 100 fly and 50 free, picking up an Olympic Trials cut in the 50 free, also won the men’s 100 free. Park swam a 50.97, touching the wall just .01 seconds off his personal best of 50.96, which he swam at 2017 U.S. Nationals.

Sarah Nowaski of Rice University took the women’s 1500 free, clocking a 17:09.11. The time was a personal best for Nowaski, who hadn’t swum the 1500 since 2016. 15-Year-Old Parker Reynolds (Santa Maria Swim Club), who had won the men’s 1500 on Day 1, won the men’s 800 free and hit another Olympic Trials cut. Reynolds clocked an 8:11.86, winning the event by over 10 seconds, and besting his personal mark by 6.52 seconds. His time comes in more than a second under the 2020 Olympic Trials cut of 8:12.99, giving the 15-year-old 2 cuts so far. At just 15, Reynolds is now ranked #52 all-time in the 800 free for 15-16 boys.

Emma Lepisova, an 18-year-old from Burlingame Aquatic Club, won the women’s 200 back in 2:18.18. The swim stands as a season best for Lepisova, but her personal best is 2:17.18 from last Summer’s Speedo Junior Nationals. 18-Year-Old Kevin Childs from Canyons Aquatic Club posted a 2:06.08 to win the men’s 200 back, which stands as his personal best.

Kathryn Krolikowski of the University of Michigan took the women’s 200 IM in 2:19.20. The time was a season best for Krolikowski, but her personal best is 2:17.64 from 2016. Tualatin Hills Swim Club 14-year-old Katherine Adams came in 2nd, touching in 2:19.20. That time was a huge drop for Adams, who came into the meet with a best time of 2:23.05. Also, for reference, Adams’ personal best in the SCY 200 IM is 2:10.55, which she swam this year. 16-Year-Old Marco Nosack of Tualatin Hills won the men’s 200 IM in a personal best of 2:07.21.


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