Produced by Coleman Hodges.
Reported by Anne Lepesant.
ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES AT MESA
- Thursday, April 14 – Saturday, April 16, 2016
- Skyline Aquatic Center
- Mesa, Arizona (same as Pacific Daylight Time, GMT -7 hours)
- Prelims 9AM / Finals 5PM (12PM/8PM Eastern Daylight Time)
- Psych Sheet
- Live Stream
- Live Results
- Meet Central
- Friday Finals Program
WOMEN’S 200 METER BUTTERFLY – FINAL
- FINA A: 2:09.33
- U.S. Olympic Trials: 2:14.99
16-year-old Cassidy Bayer of Nation’s Capital shot out front at the start of the race and led the field at the 50 wall, butCammile Adams of SwimMAC pulled even over the second 50 and took over the lead at the half-way mark. Adams never lost the lead and finished first with 2:08.59, just a touch faster than she had been in the morning. Maya DiRadoof Stanford Swimming went 2:10.33 to finish third behind Bayer’s 2:09.68.
In the consolation final, Caitlin Leverenz of Cal had a stunning back half to pass Ally Howe, first at the 100 wall, for the win. Leverenz clocked a 2:13.94; Howe was second in 2:15.19 and Victoria Edwards of Longhorn Aquatics took third in the heat with 2:16.32.