In Briefs: Breeja Breaks Big 12 Championship Meet Record in 200 Breast Prelims

Braden Keith
by Braden Keith 0

February 25th, 2012 College

No NCAA Records in the morning heats of the 200 breaststroke for A&M sophomore Breeja Larson (to match her 100 breast record from Friday), but she did take down the Big 12 Championship Record in 2:06.82.

Unlike yesterday’s 100, expect Larson to be faster than this in finals. She’s been faster than this swim, though it does rank in the top-15 swims in history.

Other notable swims include Hayes Johnson taking the top seed in the 200 back in 1:45.13. That’s a good swim to top a relatively weak field, and is a good sign for him as he’s recovering from a freak accident that necessitated eye surgery and miss a lot of winter training.

Larson’s teammate Cammile Adams fired off an easy-looking 1:55.66 in the 200 fly. On the men’s side, a pair of great freshmen – Texas’ Tripp Cooper in 1:46.82 and Missouri’s Mack Darragh in 1:47.73.

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Braden Keith is the Editor-in-Chief and a co-founder of SwimSwam.com. He first got his feet wet by building The Swimmers' Circle beginning in January 2010, and now comes to SwimSwam to use that experience and help build a new leader in the sport of swimming. Aside from his life on the InterWet, …

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