One stop in, Melanie Margalis and Daiya Seto have grabbed early leads in the 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series point standings. Margalis has earned 19 points and $1900 while Seto has taken home 20 and $2000.
As if NC State wasn’t making enough noise (literally, loudest team on deck) this weekend in Austin, they certainly ended the meet on a high note
What a swim for Matt Grevers, who posted a huge 53.31 in his first big meet since the 2016 Olympic Trials
Michael Andrew had a solid meet, including a 3rd place finish in the 200 IM on the last night, a 4th place in the 100 Breast, and 2 best times in the 400 IM
Breeja Larson, who looked ecstatic after her race, swam a very strong 1:07.17 to ultimately get the win
Daiya Seto capped off his meet in Austin with 2 victories in the 200 fly and 200 IM, barely touching ahead of Olympic medalist Josh Prenot in the latter
The Canadian women really stood out at this weekend’s 2017 Arena Pro Swim at Austin.
Josh Prenot, the world’s fastest 200 breaststroker in 2016, has swum a lifetime best in the 200 fly – making for a rare combination of talents.
Hali Flickinger of Athens Bulldogs popped a 2:08.77 for the win in the women’s 200 fly.
Grieshop held 2nd through the front half of the race, but NC State’s Ipsen made a big push on the breaststroke leg to move ahead
NC State’s Anton Ipsen ran away with the men’s 400 free, leading from start to finish to take gold in 3:49.59
Hali Flickinger had quite a night in Austin on Saturday, competing in both the 200 free and 200 backstroke
Canadian Olympic medalist Hillary Caldwell (2:09.76) popped an in-season 2:09 to win the 200 back
Georgia’s Melanie Margalis will be taking on a double this morning with swims in the 100 breast and 200 IM.
Canada’s Mary-Sophie Harvey, who has had a great meet so far, is opting out of the 800 free on day 3.