The SwimMac Carolina girls are competing at the TarHeel States Championship meet hosted by SwimMAC at the Charlotte Latin SwimMAC Center. The relay team of Kathleen Baker (17), Caitlin Casazza (17), Elsa Welshofer (17), and Nora McCullagh (16) cruised through the previous record of 3:36.89 set by NCAP in 2013.
The relay team time-trialed the event, finishing with a record time of 3:34.37. Baker gave her teammates a fantastic start, coming in for the exchange at 51.91. Cassaza dove in and split a 1:01.36, followed by a 52.20 100 fly split from Welshofer, and a 48.90 anchor leg from McCullagh.
The previous record was held by Janet Hu, Schuyler Bailar, Kylie Jordan, and Katie Ledecky.