Kendyl Stewart on Team Elite: “I like having girls that swim my races around me” (VIDEO)

2018 LOS ANGELES INVITE

  • USC Uytengsu Aquatic Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • July 12th-15th
  • Prelims at 8:30 a.m., finals at 5 p.m.
  • Psych sheet
  • Results on Meet Mobile: “2018 CA Los Angeles Invite (1)”

USC alum Kendyl Stewart nearly matched her lifetime best in the 100 fly Sunday night at her former home pool, winning the event in 57.89.

The 24-year-old Stewart, who announced in April that she was switching from Trojan Swim Club to Team Elite’s San Diego team, split 27.11/30.78. Her best time is 57.82, swum back in 2014. She hadn’t been under 58.80 since March 2017, and her five best times (before Sunday) were all from 2015 or earlier.

She is now the second-fastest American woman in 2018 behind only Kelsi Dahlia, who is No. 1 in the U.S. with her time of 57.29 from the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series Columbus stop last weekend.

 

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bobo gigi

Torrey, you wrote in your day 4 recap that Kendyl Stewart won the final in 57.80. That’s a new PB.
Cool to see her back to her very top. She was slower and slower each year since her 57.82 of 2014.
Looks like her move to San Diego is already paying off.

Mr G

Thanks for covering this meet so well Torrey!

Often I mostly follow the live results, but that required meet-mobile this time, so it was great to see so many LAI swimmer stories.

About Torrey Hart

Torrey Hart

Torrey is from Oakland, CA, and majors in Media Studies and American Studies at Claremont McKenna College. When she's not writing about swimming or baseball, you can probably find her listening to a podcast or in a pool ... and/or watching Seinfeld, which she just realized is funny.

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