No A-Final Scratches for Day 1 Finals of Arena PSS – Santa Clara


  • Friday, June 3 – Sunday, June 5, 2016
  • George F. Haines International Aquatic Center / Santa Clara, CA
  • Prelims 9AM / Finals 5PM (U.S. Pacific Time)
  • Meet Website
  • Live Stream
  • Psych Sheet
  • Live Results
  • Live Results also on Meet Mobile (‘2016 Arena Pro Swim Series’)

This morning, some notable swimmers including Dana VollmerSimone Manuel, and Yulia Efimova were absent from their races despite being entered on the psych sheets. Going into tonight’s session, however, nobody scratched from A-finals, leaving the top 9 in all eight events fully intact.

Day 1 finals heat sheet

There were some scratches from B-finals, however. On the women’s side, Celina Li of Cal Aquatics and Keryn McMaster of the Chandler Swim Club each dropped one event. Li scratched out of the 100 breast, moving Riley Hilbrandt into the B final, while McMaster dropped the 200 free, pushing Amy Bilquist into the B final. Li and McMaster are both in the 400 IM A final, where they will battle with top seed Caitlin Leverenz.

The only scratches on the men’s side came in the 400 IM. There, Alex LiangLyon Zhang, and Joe Molinari dipped out of the B final. That moved Simon LamarMatthew Hedman, and Daichi Matsuda into the B final.

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About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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