Olvia Ontjes from YOTA, meanwhile, skipped the 50 free to focus on the 200 breast this year, and so far the decision has paid off.
While Day 3 was the first prelims session with no new national records, there was still plenty of fast swimming to go around.
Jonathan Rutter from Powel Crosley Jr. YMCA, OH, swims a record-breaking 200 m breaststroke last night at finals. He and coach Mike Leonard obviously very excited about win. (Photo Credit: Olympian Josh Davis)
Kishwaukee YMCA’s Caitlynn Moon has secured another win, on only the second day of competition, in the 400 m freestyle. Moon’s first win was in the 1500 m freestyle Monday night.
The Sarasota YMCA continues to dominate the distance events at Short Course Nationals. (Photo: Mel Stewart/SwimSwam.com)
Missy Franklin swam a best time to begin the Minneapolis Grand Prix on Friday. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Lips also was part of a record-setting relay on Wednesday evening. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The squad from the WSY in Pennsylvania discusses their evacuation from the Georgia Tech Aquatics Center. (Haley Lips photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)