NCAP Invitational Day 3 Prelims Recap



Katie Mack of Nation’s Capital was the only 13-14 girl to hit under 2:00, clocking a 1:59.97 to hit lane four for tonight’s finals. Her teammate Phoebe Bacon qualified second in 2:03.02. In the open event, Stanford commit Allie Szekely of the Central Bucks Swim Team posted the top time, a 1:57.00. The Suburban Seahawks’s Alex Sumner qualified second in 1:57.57, and Anna Belousova of Nation’s Capital hit third in 1:58.01.

On the boys’ side, Sean Conway, this weekend’s 200 free champ, of Nation’s Capital will have the top seed in the 13-14 event tonight. He swam a 1:53.43, followed by Westchester Aquatic Club’s Nick Torres, who posted 1:56.41. Machine Aquatics’s Christian Ginieczeski took the top slot in the open event, posting a 1:48.62.


Westchester’s trials qualifier Kate Douglass qualified first in the 13-14 event, swimming a 50.95. Following her was Suburban’s Caroline Famous, who swam a 51.82. Everyone’s favorite Nation’s Capital swimmer Katie Ledecky swam a 49.14, gaining about a second on her seed time, to grab the top slot for the open final tonight. Her teammate Morgan Hill followed her in 50.16

Peter Makin of Nation’s Capital took the top slot in boys’ 13-14, dropping over a second and a half from his seed time to swim a 48.17, followed by Brian Brennan of the Suburban Seahawks, who hit a 48.30. SwimMAC’s Eric Knight took the top slot in the open group, swimming 44.63, followed by Machine’s James Murphy, who hit 44.76.


Douglass qualified first again in the 13-14 200 IM, posting 2:02.19, followed by Mack’s 2:04.89. Nation’s Capital’s Anna Belousova swam a 2:01.11 for the first slot. Szekely came in next with 2:01.21.

Conway qualified first on the boys’ 13-14 side in 1:57.02, followed by Torres’s 1:57.71 and Brennan’s 1:58.91. Casey Storch of Machine swam a 1:49.62 to qualify first on the open side, followed by his teammate Hugh Anderson‘s 1:50.34 and NOVA’s David Dixon’s 1:50.89.

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7 years ago

Katie Ledecky just went sub 9 in the 1000.

To which I say: Hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha that’s just silly

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7 years ago

I saw that–8:59.65!! I had to read it twice and even then thought it might be a typo!!!

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