Day 3 of USA Swimming’s 2017 Speedo Junior National Championships will consist of prelims of the 400 free and the 100 fly.
15-year-old Kate Douglass is in the championship final of the 100 free.
Magnolia Aquatic Club’s Lucie Nordmann is top seed in the girls 200 back on Day 2 of USA Swimming’s 2017 Speedo Junior National Championships in East Meadow, New York.
Carson Foster will be fighting for a Junior National title tonight in the 200 fly.
There was only one scratch on Day 1, and it wasn’t Jake Foster. He will be in the A finals of both the 200 fly and the 100 breast.
U.S. World Champs team member Dakota Luther will lead the opening event, the girls 200 fly, on Tuesday morning.
17-year-old Reece Whitley is poised to break the 1-minute barrier in the 100 breast.
World University Games team member Andrea Cottrell (above) is pushing her sprint breaststroke at this week’s Columbus Sectionals.
Foster, just 15, was the difference maker for the Mason Manta Rays.
Parker Neri lopped 2 seconds off of his best time from before this meet to win the 200 free in Columbus.
The highest profile swimmer is Louisville alum and Ohio native Andrea Cottrell– she’s the top seed in the 100 and 200 breast by a landslide, and she’s getting some racing in before heading to World University Games in Taipei.
Despite a controversial DQ in the 400 IM that kept her off the World Champs team, Ella Eastin will lead the World University Games team in the 200 IM and 200 fly.
The 100-meter races were host to tonight’s biggest time drops, with all five of our biggest drops coming from the 100 back and 100 breast. Isabel Ivey had the day’s biggest drop, moving from 1:03 to 1:01 in the 100 back. Bethany Galat (pictured) had the biggest drop among top-16 seeds.
The 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin continues today with the 200 free, 200 back, 50 free, and 400 IM.
Regan Smith (pictured above) and Carson Foster topped our picks for 2016 swimmers of the year in the 13-14 age category.