Produced by Coleman Hodges.
Reported by Anne Lepesant.
ARENA PRO SWIM SERIES AT MESA
- Thursday, April 14 – Saturday, April 16, 2016
- Skyline Aquatic Center
- Mesa, Arizona (same as Pacific Daylight Time, GMT -7 hours)
- Prelims 9AM / Finals 5PM (12PM/8PM Eastern Daylight Time)
- Psych Sheet
- Live Stream
- Live Results
- Meet Central
- Friday Finals Program
WOMEN’S 50 METER FREESTYLE – FINAL
- FINA A: 25.28
- U.S. Olympic Trials: 26.19
Experience led the way in the women’s 50 free final. Madison Kennedy of SwimMAC came to the wall in 24.45 to clock the fourth-fastest time in the world so far this season. Dana Vollmer of California Aquatics lowered the personal-best 25.00 she had gone in prelims by .31 to place second with 24.69. Abbey Weitzeil was third in 24.72, 1/10 faster than she had been in the morning. Simone Manuel was also under 25, finishing fourth with 24.78.
Stanford’s Lia Neal nabbed the B final title with 25.13. Tucson Ford’s Margo Geer edged Madeline Locus of SwimAtlanta, 25.50 to 25.51, for second in the heat.