14-year-old Raya Mellot of Crow Canyon leads the girl’s 200 breast field as the top qualifier out of this morning’s prelims.
15-year-old Alex Shackell won the girls’ 100 fly in 58.33 at U.S. Junior Nationals, breaking a five year old meet record.
Thomas Heilman earned silver in the 100 fly at U.S. Junior Nationals in 52.44, becoming the second-fastest American boy in the 15-16 age group.
Justina Kozan, the only swimmer at Jr Nationals this week also on the US Duel in the Pool roster, scratched the 100 fly on day 3 of the meet.
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Stanford commit Henry McFadden of the Jersey Wahoos comes in as the top seed in the boy’s 100 free after blasting a 50.2 this morning.
12-year old Audrey Derivaux of the Jersey Wahoos came closer to Cassidy Bayer’s all-time record in the 200 fly than anyone in history has.
After winning the 200 fly on Monday, Alex Shackell will be an underdog in the girls’ 100 meter freestyle on Tuesday in Irvine.
Idris Muhammad (pictured above) and Dynamo Swim Club came out of nowhere with a NAG in a late heat to pull off an upset at US Junior Nationals on Monday.
Lucy Thomas took down her previous 100-meter breaststroke meet record from prelims with a 1:07.63 to win Monday’s final at US Junior Nationals.
Coronado’s Nick Mahabir comes in as the top seed in the men’s 100 breast with Michael Andrew’s meet record potentially within range.
Crow Canyon’s Raya Mellott blasted a 1:09.32 100 breast this morning, placing her behind only a pair of Olympic champions in the 13-14 all time rankings.
Elmbrook Swim Club’s Lucy Thomas blasted a new lifetime best of 1:08.07 in the 100 breast to break the Juniors meet record.
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