Madison Homovich has left quite an impression at the 2014 U.S. Junior National Championships, and now, at just 14 years old, she has a chance to win the meet’s high-point honor.
Townley Haas will have some company tonight in the 200, where he’s seeded third behind Michael Domagala and breakout prelims star Maxime Rooney.
Reece Whitley will be going after a second National Age Group Record of the meet on Saturday, entering as the top seed in the 200 breaststroke.
Junior Nationals is a multi-faceted meet. It brings together established youngsters in their best events, some trying new events, and some new faces altogether. Kim Williams of the Bellevue Swim Club is one of the latter of those, and she won the 400 IM on Thursday at Junior Nationals in 4:43.18.
Not among the 10 things we noticed: Amy Bilquist’s awesome fingernail paint job.
The girls of the Carmel Swim Club 15-18 400 free relay broke the National Age Group Record on Thursday night in Irvine.
Allie Szekely, better known as a breaststroker, is the top seed in the women’s 200 back after prelims in 2:12.39.
Veronica Burchill is one of three Carmel girls in the 100 free final, and will also likely swim on its 400 free relay, which has a legitimate shot of taking down the 15-18 NAG record set by Missy Franklin & co. in 2010.
Amy Bilquist will begin her quest for three individual titles today, running away with the top seed in the girls 100 free.
Amy Bilqiust of Carmel Swim Club, pictured above, will be the top seed in three of her four events at the 2014 Junior National Championships from July 30th to August 3rd in Irvine, California.
Missouri commit Rachel Hayden helped take the Carmel Swim Club girls to a new National Age Group Record in the girls’ 200 meter free relay.
Since at least 2011, the women’s 100 backstroke has been all but owned by Missy Franklin, the defending Olympic and World Champs gold medalist.
A handful of world records, international gold medals, and the fastest yards distance swims in history land Katie Ledecky in the #1 spot in our rankings.
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Amy Bilquist (above) anchored the Carmel Swim Club to a National Age Group Record over the weekend in Indianapolis.