Nebraska HS Kids to Clash with College Athletes at Lincoln Sectionals


  • July 19th-22nd, 2017
  • Lincoln, NE
  • Psych sheets
  • Results on Meet Mobile (2017 Region VIII Summer Sectionals)

Psych sheets for this weekend’s sectional meet in Lincoln, NE, have been released. Among them are a string of high school talents from the state of Nebraska, in addition to a lot of collegiate swimmers from, most notably, Mizzou and the University of Nebraska.

Among the NE high school stars are Olivia CaleganDannie DilsaverLiam BresetteAlana Palmer and Caroline Theil. Calegan, an NC State commit, is the top seed in the 50 and 100 free as well as the 200 breast. She’s also seeded 2nd in the 100 breast. Wisconsin-bound Palmer of Lincoln Select is right there in the free, seeded 2nd in the 100, 3rd in the 50, as well as 4th in the 200. On the boys side is Bresette, an ASU commit, holds top seeds in the 50 free, 100 free, and 800 free.

Meanwhile, Cal commit Dilsaver is the #1 seed in the 400 IM and 200 free, and she’s seeded top 5 in the 100 free, 400 free, 200 fly, and 200 IM. Theil, a Texas A&M commit, is seeded 4th in the 200 breast and 100 fly, and she’s seeded top 10 in the 200 free, 100 back, and 100 breast. Theil’s best event is the 200 IM, where she’s seeded 3rd. Dilsaver, Theil, and Calegan all train with the Greater Nebraska Swim Team.

Mizzou is bringing a pretty sizable squad to the meet. Their men hold the top three seeds in the 200 back, 400 free and the 100 fly, as well as the top 2 seeds in the 200 free, 200 IM 100 back, 100 breast, and 200 fly. Nick Alexander holds top seeds in the 100 back and 200 IM, while Sharli Brady is seeded 1st in the 200 IM and 200 fly. We’ll also get to see some racing from Katharine Ross, who will go head-to-head with Calegan in the breaststrokes and 200 IM, as well as butterflier Erin Metzger-Seymour.

For the University of Nebraska, training with their club team Club Huskers, Kaylyn Flatt is the woman to beat in the 800 free and 1500 free. Katarina SickleCarla Gonzalez and Jordan Ehly are additional women to watch from U Nebraska.

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Lax Dad
6 years ago

I am pretty sure Liam Bressette holsd MO State records. Many swimmers are MO swimmers (Nick Alexander, Reagan Ragsdale, Brogan Davis)
. Even Victoria Beeler from University of Nebraska is a native MO swimmer.

Not Betty
6 years ago

CAL BEARS are cheering for Dannie!

6 years ago

Katharine Ross isn’t swimming both breaststrokes, only the 100

6 years ago

Love seeing all the swimmers with Iowa roots in this meet! Even if they no longer reside or compete there lol.

About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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