Felix Auboeck Found the Ideal 500 Pace This Weekend (Video)


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  1. Brooks Fail (Arizona) – 14:37.60
  2. Felix Auboeck (Michigan) – 14:42.29
  3. Jack Collins (Texas) – 14:45.83

Texas’s Chris Yeager got out to the early lead, but Arizona’s Brooks Fail began making his move at the start of the second half of this race. His lead ballooning, it was Yeager, Jack Collins of Texas, and Felix Auboeck of Michigan who battled in the group behind.

Fail charged ahead, and finished first with a nation #2 time of 14:37.60. Auboeck, the defending national champion, left the second pack behind to hammer home with a 14:42.29, and Collins settled for third at 14:45.83. Yeager was fourth at 14:48.69.

Also slipping under 15 minutes were Michigan’s Will Roberts (14:54.04) and Cal’s Sean Grieshop (14:57.26).

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Coach Chackett
1 year ago

Needs a 4:08!

dj albertson
1 year ago

That represents alot, alot, alot of hard training. Amazing swim.

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