Produced by Coleman Hodges.
Reported by Robert Gibbs.
WOMEN’S 200 FLY:
- Hali Flickinger– 2:08.61
- Ella Eastin– 2:10.25
- Lauren Case- 2:12.01
Hali Flickinger took it out hard in the womens 100 fly, leading by 2 seconds when she turned in 1:01 at the 100 mark.Ella Eastin made a late charge on the final 50 and started to close the gap, but Flickinger held on for the win in 2:08.61 to Eastin’s 2:10.25. That’s the fastest Flickinger has ever been in season, just a second off her best of 2:07.59 from 2015 Nationals. Eastin also posted a best in-season time, just a tenth shy of her 2:10.12 from last summer.
Rounding out the top 3 was Lauren Case, who touched in 2:12.01. Following closely behind her were Megan Kingsley (2:12.31) and Christina Bechtel (2:12.64).
Swimming out of the C final, Elizabeth Beisel posted a 2:13.71 to win her heat.