Julie Meynen: “It’s A Good Practice” To Swim Fast In The Morning (Video)


  • Thursday, November 21 – Saturday, November 23, 2019
  • Greensboro Aquatic Center – Greensboro, NC
  • Prelims 9:30 AM / Finals 5:30 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)
  • Short course yards (SCY) format
  • Live results
  • Results also on Meet Mobile as “NC State GAC Invitational”


Reported by Robert Gibbs.


  • NCAA ‘A’ Cut – 21.66
  • 2019 Invite Time – 22.23
  1. Julie Meynen, Auburn, 21.80
  2. Alyssa Marsh, Duke, 21.91
  3. Claire Fisch, Auburn, 22.06

Auburn earned the 1-3 split here, as Julie Meynen won in 21.80 and Claire Fisch took 2nd in 22.06. Meynen’s time appears to be the 2nd-fastest so far this season, behind only Erika Brown’s 21.53 from this morning, and it’s a lifetime best for the senior by exactly a quarter of a second. Teammate Claire Fisch took 3rd in 22.06.

In between the two Tigers, another senior, Duke’s Alyssa Marsh, took 2nd in 21.91, just 0.01s faster than her previous lifetime best from March’s NCAA championships.

NC State swimmers finished 4th-6th, with sophomore Kylee Alons the only non-senior in the top five, finishing with a 22.18.

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Totally agree. You can’t float into finals at SECs, NCAAs or Trials!


Yep, Michael Andrew knows it, best way to improve your racing skills is racing.



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