With the fourth session of the 2014 NCSA Long Course Junior National Championships wrapped up, the team scores make it pretty clear that the Nation’s Capital girls’ team has a pretty good handle on things with a national record and two first place finishes. The combined scores stand as the following: Nation’s Capital (764), Academy Bullets (547), Lakeside (522), and Northern KY Clippers (291). The girl’s scores stand as the following: Nation’s Capital (498), Academy Bullets (337), Lakeside (286), and Poseidon Swimming (196). The boy’s scores stand as the following: Nation’s Capital (266), Lakeside (236), Nova of Virginia (236), and Academy Bullets (210).
Nation’s Capital had three separate first place finishes and two national records with Emily Meilus in the 200 back with a prelims time of 2:14.83 and a finals time of 2:13.84, Samuel Pomajevich in the 200 fly with a prelims time of 2:02.81 and a finals time of 2:00.23. The girls’ 800 free relay of Robyn Dryer (2:04.78), Hannah Baker (2:04.02), Andi Mack (2:08.41), and Emily Meilus (2:06.32) took the win with a final finish of 8:23.53
Other national records went to Abby Jagdfeld of Waukesha Express Swim Team in the 100 free with a prelims time of 56.02 and a finals of time 55.98. Sydney Sell of Lakeside took first and the record in the 200 back with a prelims time of 2:17.12 and an amazing prelims to finals drop with a 2:13.23. Taylor Pike of Razorback Aquatic Club also had a phenomenal drop from prelims to finals in the 200 fly with a 2:16.24 to 2:13.77 in the two swims.
Shea Hoyt of St. Charles Swim Team won the girl’s 100 breast with a prelims time of 1:12.56 and a finals time of 1:11.67.
Bowen Anderson of Michiana Stars Swimming won the 400 free with a 3:58.12 and a finals time of 4:00.42.
Nicholas Alexander of Flyers Aquatics Swim Team won the 200 back with a 2:03.95 and a finals time of 2:02.8.
Session 5, continues tomorrow at the IUPUI Natatorium for Day 3 of the 2014 NCSA Junior National Championships.