2018 U.S. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Wednesday, July 25 – Sunday, July 29, 2018
- William Woollett Aquatics Center, Irvine, CA
- Prelims 9 AM / Finals 6 PM (U.S. Pacific Time)
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Penn State’s Ally McHugh dropped the No. 6 American 400 IM swim of all-time Friday night at the 2018 Phillips 66 National Championships, also good for No. 3 in the world this year.
McHugh, a rising college senior, split 1:03.44/1:11.99/1:08.32/1:01.05 to win the race in 4:34.80. She beat out Stanford’s Brooke Forde, who was second in 4:35.09, and Melanie Margalis, who was third in 4:35.50.
Forde is now the No. 8 all-time American, and Margalis, who was already 10th, dropped a second.
Fastest American Performers
McHugh and Forde are now No. 3 and No. 5 in the world.