Sims, Faikish, Sheble, Gormley Drop Events on Day 5 at Speedo Junior Nationals

2019 USA Swimming Speedo Junior National Championships

Saturday morning heat sheets

Top-seeded Kaitlynn Sims of Magnolia Aquatic Club has dropped the 1500 free on Saturday. She placed third in the 800 free on Tuesday, then swam in heats of the 400 free on Wednesday but scratched the final. Samantha Pearson of Socal Aquatics has scratched the 50 free, where she was seeded ninth, and the 200 IM, where she was seeded eighth. Pearson swam in heats of the 100 free but not the final, and she was DFS in the 200 back and 100 fly. Other IM scratches include Nova of Virginia’s Grace Sheble (#3), Asphalt Green’s Isabel Gormley (#6), Noelle Kaufmann of Badger (#16), Sean Faikish of North Penn (#3), Badger’s Matthew Fenlon (#7), and Garrett Boone of ATOM (#19). Rose Bowl’s Danny Syrkin (#9) dropped the 50 free.

Gormley, Sheble, and Faikish are all headed to the World Junior Championships in two weeks.

Women’s 200 IM

Men’s 200 IM

Women’s 50 Free

Men’s 50 Free

Women’s 1500 Free

Men’s 800 Free

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Anne Lepesant

Anne Lepesant is the mother of four daughters, all of whom swim/swam in college. With an undergraduate degree from Princeton (where she was an all-Ivy tennis player) and an MBA from INSEAD, she worked for many years in the financial industry, both in France and the U.S. Anne is currently …

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