2019 ATLANTA CLASSIC
- May 17th-19th, 2019
- Georgia Tech McAuley Aquatic Center, Atlanta, Georgia
- LCM (50m pool)
- Meet Information
- Psych Sheets
- Live Results
Mixed 800 Free
- Andrea D’Arrigo, GSC, 8:04.01
- Kevin Miller, ABSC, 8:08.50
- Santi Corredor, GSC, 8:14.97
- Kensey McMahon, BAMA, 8:48.46
- Paige McKenna, NCAP, 8:51.21
- Jordan Stout, ABSC, 8:52.60
Taking the win in the mixed 800 free is Andrea D’Arrigo, dropping 2 seconds off his seed time. Coming in 4 seconds later was Kevin Miller with an 8:08.50. Taking third was Santi Corredor with a 8:14.97
Winning for the women was Kensey McMahon with a 8:48.46. Taking second place just ahead of Jordan Stout was 16-year-old Paige McKenna.
Mixed 1500 Free
- Robert Finke, SPA, 15:26.46
- Greg Reed, ABSC, 15:37.84
- True Sweetser, GSC, 15:44.03
After taking a narrow second place finish in the 400 IM on Friday, Robert Finke took the title in the 1500 free with a time of 15:26.46, over 10 seconds ahead of Greg Reed. True Sweetser took third place with a 15:44.03.
Women 200 IM
- Meet Record: Ella Eastin, 2:10.54
- Kate Douglass, CPAC, 2:13.55
- Kelly Fertel, GSC, 2:17.51
- Bailey Nero, AU, 2:17.58
With Melanie Margalis’ scratch, Kate Douglass snuck in to take the win with a new personal best time of 2:13.55. This is the 17-year-old’s second victory of the meet after winning the 100 breast on Friday.
In a tight race for second, Kelly Fertel took out Bailey Nero by 0.07s. In the B-final, winner Tess Cieplucha clocked in a 2:15.12, which would have placed second overall.
Men 200 IM
- Josh Prenot, 1:58.94
- Gunnar Bentz, DYNA, 2:01.65
- Alex Lebed, UN, 2:02.80
- Kieran Smith, RAC, 2:03.33
Olympian Gunnar Bentz won his second IM event of the meet with his winning time of 2:01.65. Bentz was just off his season-best of 2:01.45 from the Des Moines PSS.
Alex Lebed was able to hold off Florida first-year and 200 free champ Kieran Smith for second place.
Women 200 Back
Asia Seidt, 2:09.82
- Hali Flickinger, ABSC, 2:08.36
- Phoebe Bacon, NCAP, 2:09.36
- Natalie Mannion, CS, 2:12.87
Breaking yet another meet record was Hali Flickinger, earning her 5th win of the meet. Her winning time of 2:08.36 marks a new personal best, ducking under her 2:08.72 from the Knoxville PSS.
Taking second as well as also swimming under the meet record was 16-year-old Phoebe Bacon, whose 2:09.36 was faster than Asia Seidt’s 2017 mark of 2:09.82. Taking third place was Natalie Mannion with a 2:12.87.
Men 200 Back
- Ryan Murphy, 1:55.82
- Clark Beach, Quest, 1:58.31
- Harry Homans, ABF, 2:02.41
- Keegan Walsh, SA, 2:03.75
Sweeping the backstroke events is Clark Beach, who dominated the field with a sub-2 minute swim. This is his 3rd-fastest performance, where both of his two faster swims were at 2018 Summer Nationals.
Taking second place was Harry Homans with a 2:02.41 and third went to Keegan Walsh with a 2:03.75. Coming off the 1500 free to place 5th was Robert Finke (2:03.90), right behind Joonas Koski (2:03.83)
Women 100 Free
- Meet Record: Simone Manuel, 54.11
- Erika Brown, TENN, 54.36
- Veronica Burchill, ABSC, 55.40
- Kalia Antoniou, BAMA, 56.33
Winning the 100 free with a personal best time was Tennesse’s Erika Brown, taking down her former PB of 54.52. Brown also swam faster than her 2018 Summer Nationals performance, where she went a 54.96.
Taking runner-up by a whole second was Veronica Burchill and taking third was Kalia Antoniou. 14-year-old Erin Gemmell took fourth place with a 53.34, just 0.02s off her personal best.
Men 100 Free
Meet Record: Nathan Adrian, 48.29
- Caeleb Dressel, GSC, 47.86
- Dean Farris, HARV, GSC, 49.29
- Corey Main, 49.98
Smashing Nathan Adrian’s 2016 meet record of 48.29 was Caeleb Dressel, swimming a season-best of 47.86. This is Dressel’s fifth-fastest swim, all behind his 2017 World Championships swims.
Harvard-stud Dean Farris stayed under the 50-second barrier with a 49.29 while Corey Main just broke the barrier with a 49.98.