Courtney Bartholomew excited about 200 Back result (Video Interview)

Video produced by Coleman Hodges.

Reported by Tony Carroll.


  • NCAA – 1:47.84 – Liz Pelton, California – 2013
  • Championship – 1:47.84 – Liz Pelton, California – 2013
  • American – 1:47.84 – Liz Pelton, California – 2013
  • US Open – 1:47.84 – Liz Pelton, California – 2013
  • 2014 Champion – Brooklynn Snodgrass, Indiana – 1:50.52

Missy Franklin posted the second fastest time in history to win her third NCAA championship of the meet and final individual race as an NCAA athlete with her time of 1:47.91.

Virginia’s Courtney Bartholomew broke 1:50 to finish second with her time of 1:49.35, dropping two seconds from her morning swim. She had the most dominant under-waters of the swimmers in the A final, which helped her carry her momentum. Denver’s Sam Corea picked up a third place finish with her time of 1:50.87.

Danielle Galyer from Kentucky finished fourth with her time of 1:51.68, and Kylie Stewart for Georgia was just behind her at 1:51.70.

California’s Melanie Klaren and Liz Pelton finished sixth and seventh at 1:51.83 and 1:52.08, respectively.

Brooklynn Snodgrass from Indiana rounded out the A final with her time of 1:52.23.

Michigan’s Clara Smiddy dropped a second and a half from her morning swim to win the B final of the 200 back with her time of 1:51.88. Florida’s Ashlee Linn finished second in the heat at 1:52.01.



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Virginia- SMASH

It’s awesome to see Louisville and Virginia step into the mix of top teams… both have a lot of returning scorers as well. Should make a huge impact on scoring in the next couple of years.

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