Mason Manta Rays Break Boys 200 Medley Relay 15-16 NAG

by Robert Gibbs 6

March 21st, 2018 News


  • March 20-24, 2018
  • Lynchburg, VA (Liberty University)
  • Meet Central

Due to issues with the timing system at the ISCA meet which caused swimmers’ times to appear .39 faster than they actually were, times listed below have been adjusted to reflect USA Swimming’s decision to add .39 seconds to times swum at Wednesday prelims, Wednesday finals, Wednesday time trials, Thursday prelims, and Thursday time trials sessions. Read more about the decision here.

The boys of the Mason Manta Rays have taken down yet another national age group record this week at the TYR Junior National Cap in Lynchburg, VA.  This time, Carson Foster, Ian Van Gorp, Jacob McDonald, and Adam Chaney set a new 15-16 record in the 200 medley by combining for a time of 1:28.85.

There have been some issues with splits the past two days, and the results tonight show splits of 21.82/31.07/16.57/19.39.  Those middle two splits are obviously incorrect, and looking at the video below, it looks like they split around 26.0 and 21.5. The leadoff and anchor legs by Foster and Chaney are in line with what we saw last night, when those two, McDonald, and 17 year-old Jacob Foster combined for a 15-18 year-old National Age Group Record.

Tonight, the Manta Rays took a big chunk off the previous record, which was a 1:31.29 that the Bolles School Sharks team set in 2014.  That team included Dakota Mahaffery (22.73), James Daughtery (25.69), Ariel Spektor (22.26), and Tyler Rice (20.61).

Here’s a video of the race, courtesy of James Foster:

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2 years ago

Does anybody know why Carson Foster did not swim 200 IM finals. How about Michael Andrew?

Reply to  BOB
2 years ago

Too many events for Carson in too short a time is my guess. He would have done the 200 medley relay, then 200 IM, then 100 Back, back to back to back.

Reply to  JJJ
2 years ago

Almost like a regular 15-16 age group kid does at championship meets

Bon Jovi
2 years ago

why are the 100 breast results not on meet mobile yet?

Reply to  Bon Jovi
2 years ago

Uploaded as of now. MA with a 50.79. Breaks his NAG from prelims.

Das Swimmer
2 years ago

Can we see more results from this meet? MA 200 IM and 100 breaststroke in particular.