Anna Moesch Clocks PB In 50 Free With 21.95 At New Jersey Meet Of Champions

New Jersey Meet of Champions

  • Sewell, NJ
  • 25 Yards
  • Meet Mobile “2024 Meet of Champions”

Girls Recap

In addition to Audrey Derivaux‘s 200 IM 13-14 National Age Group record as she swam a 1:55.73, Anna Moesch highlighted the Meet of Champions in New Jersey. The Virginia commit swam to wins in the 50 and 100 freestyle. Moesch touched in a 21.95 in the 50 free and a 47.80 in the 100 free. Her 50 free marked a personal best as she swam a 21.97 at 2022 YMCA Nationals, and her 100 free was a season best as her personal best is a 47.76 from 2022 YNats. She is headed to Virginia this fall.

Texas commit for fall 2025 Sarah Rodrigues swam to a win in the 100 back touching in a 52.59 and a 2nd place finish in the 200 free clocking a 1:47.15, finishing just behind Sidney Arcella who won in a 1:46.97. Both swims were best times for Rodrigues as she had never broken the 1:50 second mark in the 200 free as well as the 53-second mark in the 100 back. Arcella’s 200 free was also a personal best.

Stanford commit for this fall Emily Thompson earned two wins as well. Thompson won the 100 fly in a personal best of a 52.33 and the 100 breast in a 1:00.93. Thompson’s previous best times were a 1:01.87 in the 100 breast and a 52.51 in the 100 fly.

Thompson also helped the Ridge 400 free relay to a win. The team of Giulia Beverini, Natalie Hillebrecht, Eszter Kiss, and Thompson touched in a 3:33.68. Thompson notably anchored in a 49.73.

Other event winners:

  • 500 free: Audrey Derivaux 4:44.29 (4:44.10 in prelims)
  • 200 medley relay: Westfield (Clare Logan, Emily Constable, Jane Kavanagh, Brooke McAndrew) 1:43.89
  • 200 free relay: Westfield (Constable, Logan, McAndrew, Kavanagh) 1:35.62

Boys Recap

Cal commit for 2025 Kenneth Barnicle highlighted the boys side of the meet as he won two individual events. Barnicle improved upon his best time of a 1:37.49 in the 200 freestyle from Winter Juniors as he swam a 1:37.45. He also won the 100 fly in a 47.88, a huge personal best as he had never been under the 50-second mark.

Florida State commit Daniel Listor swam to a win in the 100 breast touching in a personal best of a 54.60. His previous best was a 54.83 from a year ago. Listor finished 3rd in the 200 IM but notably swam a personal best of a 1:50.50 in prelims. Daren Chen won the 200 IM in a personal best of a 1:48.40.

Garrett Gould is heading to Texas this fall and swept the sprint freestyles as he swam a 20.20 in the 50 and a 44.29 in the 100. His 50 free was a personal best as he came into the meet with a best time of a 20.34 which he swam at 2023 YNats last March.

Other event winners:

  • 500 free: Charles Schreiner 4:26.74, first time under 4:30
  • 200 medley relay: Seton Hall Prep (Karl Burghardt, Aryan Kapoor, Richard Poplawski, Cormac Rouse) 1:32.09
  • 200 free relay: Seton Hall Prep (Poplawski, Burghardt, Kapoor, Rouse) 1:24.88, Rouse anchored in a 20.47
  • 100 back: James Haney 48.56, personal best
  • 400 free relay: Seton Hall Prep (Rouse, Owen Ripley, Kapoor, Poplawski) 3:04.31, Poplawski anchored in a 44.92

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Blue Devils
1 month ago

But let’s talk Arcella! Blue Devils

NJ Swim Fan
1 month ago

Sidney Arcella is a Duke commit that set a meet record in the 200 free. The amount of records broken at NJ MOCs was impressive!

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