Emily Weiss Breaks National High School 100 Breast Record

2018 INDIANA HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SWIMMING STATE CHAMPIONSHIP MEET

  • February 9th-10th, 2018
  • Indiana University Natatorium, IUPUI, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 25 yard, invite format, prelims/finals
  • Live Results

Emily Weiss of Yorktown High School has broken the national high school record in the 100 breast at the IHSAA State Championships.

Weiss, who represented the United States at the 2017 World Junior Championships, swam a 58.40 to win the race by almost four seconds. That time beats Minnesota native Lindsey Kozelsky‘s old record of 58.56, done in November of 2015. Kozelsky went to Albert Lea.

SPLIT COMPARISON

KOZELSKY, 2015

  • 27.26/31.30 (58.56)

WEISS, 2018

  • 27.54/30.86 (58.40)

Weiss used a stronger back half than Kozelsky, ultimately slicing sixteen hundredths off of that record.

In prelims, Weiss went 59.25, which broke her own state record of 59.68. That 59.68 broke Lilly King‘s state record last February. Weiss is now the fastest 100 breaststroker at a high school-sanctioned championship meet ever, and she still has another year of high school to take that mark further. The national independent (private) school record remains a 1:00.05 done by Stanford alum Sarah Haase, who went to Our Lady of Good Counsel in Maryland.

Weiss committed to Indiana University over the summer in between her sophomore and junior years. This weekend, she also finished 2nd in the 200 IM (1:58.50), and split a 27.10 on Yorktown’s 11th place 200 medley relay.

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Gordo
3 years ago

Yeah! Go CARD!!!

swimmerj
3 years ago

How long will this record stand? Walsh is swimming the 100 breast in about an hour at TISCA State Champs… still extremely impressive

swimmerj
Reply to  swimmerj
3 years ago

Question answered, Walsh 58.88, Emily Weiss is your national hs record holder

Double Arm Freestyle
3 years ago

It seems Weiss decided to work on her back half after her dual with Alex Walsh at juniors. She was 27.55/31.22 for a 58.77 while Walsh went 27.56/30.63 for a 58.19. In two months Weiss maintained her opening speed while dropping half a second on her second. That’s impressive

bobo gigi
Reply to  Double Arm Freestyle
3 years ago

The race from last December
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot7y3OBW7co

NRS
3 years ago

Wow, Indiana has some fast breaststrokers.

bobo gigi
3 years ago

What’s next for Emily Weiss?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8S79bACA12o

bobo gigi
3 years ago

Impressive. 58.40 after swimming a relay and a 200 IM earlier in the session, even more impressive. Great back-half improvement. Looks great for the summer.

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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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