200 Breaststroke – 2014 US Nationals:
At the 100, Breeja Larson has close to a body length lead ahead of Micah Lawrence and Melanie Margalis. In the final 50, Micah Lawrence reeled in Larson and passed her, finishing with a body length lead at the wall. Lawrence reached in for the win with the 6th fastest time in the world this year at 2:23.05. Breeja Larson finished second at 2:24.16. Both of those swimmers will make the 2014 Pan Pac’s team. Melanie Margalis finished third with her time of 2:25.27. Molly Hannis finished fourth with her time of 2:29.o6. Andee Cottrell added a fifth place finish with her time of 2:29.15. Emma Reaney was sixth at 2:29.27. Kaylin Burchell and Annie Lazor round out the final 8 of the women’s 200 breaststroke with their times of 2:29.29 and 2:30.30. Annie Zhu won the B-final of the women’s 200 breaststroke with her time of 2:27.83, dropping a second and a half from her morning swim. Andrea Kropp was second with her time of 2:27.97. Emily Kopas won the C-final of the women’s 200 breaststroke with her time of 2:29.63, dropping two seconds from her morning swim.