2015 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – East
- Georgia Tech’s McAuley Aquatic Center – Atlanta, GA
- Wednesday, December 9 – Saturday, December 11
- (Bonus long course meter time trials on Sunday, December 12)
- Prelims 9AM / Finals 5PM (Th-Sat), Wed. Timed Finals 6PM (U.S. Eastern Time)
- Live Stream
- Psych Sheets
- Live Results
Our preview of the West Winter Junior National Championship meet is here.
Order of Events
- 200 Medley Relay
- 800 Free Relay
- 500 Free
- 200 IM
- 50 Free
- 400 Medley Relay
- 400 IM
- 100 Fly
- 200 Free
- 100 Breast
- 100 Back
- 200 Free Relay
- 1650 Free
- 200 Back
- 100 Free
- 200 Breast
- 200 Fly
- 400 Free Relay
5 Storylines To Watch In the East
- Girls 200 Fly Loaded With Future NCAA Talent: One of the most loaded races on the psych sheets is the girls 200 fly, where 4 of our top 20 ranked NCAA recruits in the nation will go head-to-head-to-head-to-head. #18 Lauren Case (committed to Texas) leads the way, with #9 Grace Oglesby (Louisville), #19 Asia Seidt (Kentucky) and #17 Tatum Wade (USC) in tow. Particularly interesting is the Case-Oglesby rivalry, with the two sitting just .01 apart heading into the meet.
- Michael Taylor Chasing Murphy’s Ghost: One of the biggest National Age Group (NAG) record chases going on in Atlanta will be Michael Taylor in the 200 back. The Dynamo swimmer is already #2 all-time in the 15-16 age group, and is just 1.6 seconds away from NCAA Champ and U.S. World Champs team member Ryan Murphy‘s 15-16 record of 1:40.90. Swimming in front of a home-state crowd, Taylor (who turns 17 in the next few weeks) will get his last great chance at the 15-16 NAG record book.
- Wenger Hunts for Breaststroke NAG: On the girls side, one of the most precarious NAG records on the books is in the 15-16 100 breast. That’s because 13-14 record-setter Alexis Wenger moves into the age group, with her record in the lower age group (1:00.02) sitting within half a second of the 15-16 record. Wenger set that 1:00.02 at last year’s NCSA Junior Nationals. She gets another shot at the minute-barrier in Atlanta, plus the 59.64 NAG set earlier this year by Nikol Popov. Also keep an eye on the aforementioned Oglesby, who is within a second of a Natalie Coughlin NAG record in the 17-18 100 fly.
- Boys 100 Fly: #2-ranked high school senior Michael Jensen is everywhere this week, showing his versatility with a shot at four titles. But he runs up against speedy sprint fly specialist David Crossland in what should be an entertaining 100 fly showdown. Both boys have been 47-lows. Jensen will head to California next year, while Crossland is committed to Auburn.
- Future Kentucky Wildcats Tangle in Girls 100 Back: Lakeside’s Asia Seidt and Y-Spartaquatics’ Ali Galyer will begin next year as teammates at the University of Kentucky. But the pair of top-20 recruits will enter this weekend as fierce competitors holding the top two seeds in the girls 100 back. Seidt has about a half-second edge in seeds. The duo also split up to lead two of the better all-around teams at the meet, at least on the girls side. Y-Spartaquatics holds the top seed in the 4×50 and 4×100 medley relays, with Lakeside second in both. Y-Spartaquatics is also leading the 4×50 and 4×100 free relays, while Lakeside holds the top seed in the 4×200 free relay.