Kelsi Worrell: It’s been a blast and an honor (Video)

Reported by Robert Gibbs.

WOMEN’S 400 MEDLEY RELAY

The USA All-Star “B” team got things started in a big way, setting a new American Record in this event.  Former Michigan swimmer Ali Deloof blasted a personal best of 50.59 to get things started.  Andee Cottrell kept up the lead over a field of breaststrokers than included held Olympic gold medalist Lilly King, before handing things over to Kelsi Worrell, who split 49.36, while Amanda Weir brought it home in 48.04 to set the new record.  The USA “A” team placed second in 3:29.52, followed by the Big Ten “A” squad in 3:29.65.

WOMEN’S 100 FLY

Surprising no one, Kelsi Worrell, the fastest woman ever in this event, touched first this afternoon in 50.46 for Team USA.  Ohio State’s Zhesi Li placed 2nd in 51.42, a new personal best for her, and the fastest time this season among current NCAA swimmers.

WOMEN’S 800 FREE RELAY

Today’s session continued even after the livestream ended, with the two longer freestyle relays.  The USA All-Star relay of Comerford, Worrell, Kirsten Vose, and Smith took this event in 6:56.09, with Vose recording the fastest split of the field, a 1:43.14.  The Big Ten “A’ team took 2nd in 7:00.40, while the USA “A’ team placed 3rd in 7:07.49.

 

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Coleman Hodges

Coleman started his journey in the water at age 1, and although he actually has no memory of that, something must have stuck. A Missouri native, he joined the Columbia Swim Club at age 9, where he is still remembered for his stylish dragon swim trunks. After giving up on …

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