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Reported by Tony Carroll.
200 BACKSTROKE – FINALS
- 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.