Previews & Recaps
The top 4 finishers in the men’s 100 free from Richmond were faster than the San Antonio final. Meanwhile, Kathleen Baker’s 200 IM is now #2 in the world.
Ashley Twichell will contest in the 1500 free tonight while the men’s 100 free will feature Justin Ress, Michael Chadwick, Coleman Stewart, and David Curtiss.
After a 53.3 100m back last night that was the fastest time in both Richmond and San Antonio, Justin Ress will tackle the 100 free today.
Levenia Sim of TNT Swimming knocked over a second off of her best time to win the 100 back in Richmond and move to #5 all-time in the 13-14 age group.
Richmond winners Emily Escobedo, David Curtiss, and Justin Ress have entered the top 5 times in the world this season after topping the overall results.
Class of 2013 Texas alumnus Austin Surhoff (above) posted 2 new lifetime bests to place 2nd in the 50 free (22.54) and 3rd in the 100 free (49.76).
Nick Alexander and Baylor Nelson (pictured) dropped the 200 IM final in Richmond, where they were seeded 1-2 after prelims, to focus on the 200 back final.
Following a battle in the 50 free on Saturday, David Curtiss and Michael Chadwick are both looking to claim victory in the 100 free on Sunday in Richmond.
Justin Ress of Wolfpack Elite dropped out of the 50 free final to focus on the 100 back, which will be a showdown with his WOLF teammate Coleman Stewart.
Saturday morning’s prelims session of the Pro Swim Series in Richmond features a battle between veterans and age-groupers in the 50 freestyle.