Coming off of a fifth place finish in the 100 freestyle just an hour or so earlier, Kelsi Worrell swam to her first individual win at Mesa in the 100 Fly
Madisyn Cox and Ella Eastin have scratched the 200 free, opting to focus on a tight 400 IM battle with a loaded field.
Tonight, Josh Prenot dropped 4.25 seconds in finals as he swam to a first place finish with a 2:10.47 – nearly a second faster than anyone else
Vollmer’s son, Arlen, will have a brother in a few months.
Michael Andrew posted a 22.65 for the 2nd seed going into tonight’s 50 free finals.
Coming off of a fast morning swim of 54.02 in the 100 freestyle, Simone Manuel didn’t disappoint in finals
It was Tom Shields‘ underwater coming off of the 50m mark of the 100 fly that separated him from the field. He won the event with a 52.42.
Katie Ledecky moved to #1 in the world ranks in the 400 freestyle today in Mesa
Entering tonight as the third seed, 2012 Olympic champ Nathan Adrian took the victory over Joao De Lucca by a second and a half
Katie Meili used her easy speed to get out front early and hold off a late charge from Melanie Margalis and Madisyn Cox to take the 200 Breast in Mesa
Friday morning will be swim fans’ first chance to catch a long course Katie Ledecky 400 IM since she broke the American Record in short course yards in February.
The third stop of the 2017 Arena Pro Swim series kicked off this morning in Mesa, Arizona. Final heats for the 100 freestyles, 200 breaststrokes, 100 butterflys and 400 freestyles will be stacked with Olympians and international stars.
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Dana Vollmer is swimming prelims of the 50 free tomorrow at the Mesa Pro Swim. She plans on announcing the sex of her baby through the color of her racing suit.
Olympic 50 free champion Anthony Ervin will race in the D final of the men’s 100 free on Thursday, along with stars like Matt Grevers, Michael Andrew, Dillon Virva, and Michael Weiss.