15-year-old Chloe Kim out of Scarlet Aquatics took 2nd, swimming a 16:28.77, while 16-year-old teammate Kate Hurst was 3rd in 16:37.22.
The latest edition of Weekly Wonders features age group swimmers who have been lighting it up at Junior Nationals, along with Zone and State age group meets.
Kings Academy 18-year-old Josh Zuchowski, soon-t0-be a Stanford Cardinal, led prelims of the boys 200 back in 1:59.81 this morning.
12-year old Audrey Derivaux of the Jersey Wahoos continued to tear up the pool in Irvine, this time breaking her first National Age Group Record.
The 3rd day of the 2022 Summer Junior Nationals is here, and with it we have prelims of the 400 free, 100 fly, and 200 back.
Derivaux passes up Claire Curzan and now sits behind only Cassidy Bayer in the girls 11-12 all-time age group rankings.
Fresh off her historic performance in the 200 fly on Monday, Jersey Wahoos 12yo Audrey Derivaux had another stellar performance in Tuesday morning’s prelims
The 2nd day of the 2022 Junior Nationals in Irvine will feature the 100 free and 400 IM this morning.
Junior Pan Pacs team members Natalie Mannion and Teagan O’Dell are the only swimmers on the women’s side of the roster taking on both Jr. and Sr. Nationals.
15-year-old Henry McFadden also set a meet record in the 100 freestyle with a 50.84, a new personal best that snuck under the Summer Nationals cut.
UVA commit Lainey Mullins also achieved a Summer Nationals cut of 2:13.22 in the 200 fly, good for 3rd-fastest nationally among 16-year-old girls this season.
Derivaux’s time of 2:18.75 is the age group’s fastest since Cassidy Bayer set the 11-12 NAG record of 2:15.02 in July 2012.
This edition of Weekly Wonders includes Jersey Wahoos’ Audrey Derivaux, who swam four top-10 times in the girls’ 11-12 age group in St. Petersburg.
Jersey Wahoo’s 12 year old Audrey Derivaux posted the top time in the US for her age in the 50 free, 50 fly, 200 fly, 200 IM and 200 back this weekend.
Several swims over the last two weeks have ranked inside the all-time top-10 across different age groups as the SCY season comes to a close.