Kentucky Wildcat, Vanderbilt Commodore Recap Videos Capture SEC Day 1 Emotions

Retta Race
by Retta Race 0

February 18th, 2015 College, News, SEC, Video

Both of the University of Kentucky’s women’s and men’s 4 x 200y freestyle relays broke school records on day 1 of the SEC Championships, placing fifth and eighth, respectively. Below, senior Christina Bechtel and junior Scott Crosthwaite discuss the training that went into their school record-breaking relay performances.  They also touch on their individual 200y freestyle school lead-offs, which resulted in a 1:46.39 school record for Bechtel and a 1:36.00 for Crosthwaite as his program’s fifth-fastest ever.


The women of Vanderbilt also had a big day, kicking off their SEC Championships with a school record of their own in the 4 x 200y freestyle relay.  The squad of Elly Faulkner, Summer Brown, Carrie Bencic and Hannah Martin combined to clock a 7:21.72, knocking almost 10 seconds off of their fastest in-season time set at the Georgia Tech Invitational last fall.  Below, the women detail the relay and overall experience thus far.

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About Retta Race

Retta Race

After 16 years at a Fortune 1000 financial company, long-time swimmer Retta Race decided to change lanes and pursue her sporting passion. She currently is Coach for the Northern KY Swordfish Masters, a team she started up in December 2013, while also offering private coaching. Retta is also an MBA …

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