2022 Futures – Minnesota: Future Longhorn Charlie Crosby Clocks 22.90 LCM 50 Free

by Spencer Penland 1

August 01st, 2022 Club, News, Previews & Recaps

2022 USA Swimming Futures Championships – Minnesota

  • July 27-30, 2022
  • Jean K Freeman Aquatic Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • LCM (50m)
  • Results on MeetMobile

The final day of the Futures Championship in Minneapolis saw Hurricanes Swim Team 18-year-old Charlie Crosby take the men’s 50 free in 22.90. The Texas recruit was just off his personal best of 22.76, which he set last weekend at the Minnesota Senior State meet.

NASA Wildcat Aquatics’ Carly Novelline took the women’s 50 free in 25.72. That performance comes in a bit off her personal best of 25.46, which she set last summer. Mizzou’s Grace Hanson took 2nd in 25.92, dipping under 26 seconds for the first time in her career.

Novelline pulled double duty on Saturday, also winning the women’s 200 back in 2:14.34. It was a definitive victory, seeing the 18-year-old get into the finish over 3 seconds ahead of anyone else. The performance marks a new personal best for Novelline, undercutting her previous best of 2:16.44.

Aquajets’ James Pan (18) won the men’s 200 IM decisively, swimming a 2:06.60. He came in just off his personal best of 2:06.36, but was excellent on the front half of the race, splitting 26.28 and 31.85 for a 58.13 on the first 100.

The women’s 1500 went to Gena Jorgenson out of Aberdeen Swim Club, swimming a 17:18.44. The 18-year-old swam a nice race, splitting 8:36.83 on the first 750m, then posting a 8:41.61 on the 2nd half of the race. It was Empire KC’s John Tietjen who took the men’s 800 free, clipping his personal best with an 8:30.50.

Nebraska’s Sydney McCracken won the women’s 200 IM handily, swimming a 2:19.62. The swim marked a personal best for McCracken, and her first time under 2:21.in the event. It was a particularly noteworthy swim, given McCracken’s yards time stands at 2:02.85 from the 2022 B1G Championships. She was great on the front half of the race, splitting 30.52 on fly and 34.97 on back, for a 1:05.49 on the first 100.

At just 15 years old, Iowa Flyers Swim Club’s Hayden Hakes took the men’s 200 back, swimming a 2:05.93. The performance marks a personal best for Hakes, whose yards time sits at 1:52.00. He swam a phenomenal race, splitting 1:02.14 on the first 100, then coming home in 1:03.79. He was fueled by a blistering 30.87 on the final 50.


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Swim coach
1 year ago

Too fast, should’ve been at nationals or sectionals, doesn’t he know this is a developmental meet for younger swimmers!?it’s a shame he took spots from others