Regan Smith put up the swim of the morning with her nearly 4-second drop in the 200 fly to qualify second for finals on Day 1 of the 2016 Speedo U.S. Junior National Championships.
Crushing the field by nearly seven second, Pickrem pulled away from the field after the fly to easily out-split the field on the latter three legs of the medley. Coming in second was Dakota Luther of local Austin Swim Club with a time of 2:21.34.
Dakota Luther smashed her personal best for a big win tonight in Austin in the 200 fly.
After three days of intense competition it’s finally time to see what speed the men’s 100m freestyle has to offer.
Find race videos from day 3 finals at the Longhorn Elite Invite here.
On the final day of the 2016 Longhorn Elite Invite, we’ll see some of the nation’s top Olympic hopefuls compete in the 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 IM.
David Nolan comes into the first finals session as the top seed in both the 100 free and 100 fly.
23 American swimmers aged 17 and under, including Claire Adams (pictured above) would have scored points in the ‘A’ or ‘B’ finals at this weekend’s 2016 Women’s NCAA Division I Championships.
The girls of Austin Westlake High School set a new state record in the 200 medley and won a state title at Texas 6A State Championships this weekend.
2015 Speedo Winter Junior Championships West live recap.
Ryan Hoffer continues to set the pace at the Speedo Juniors West
Victoria Edwards won two relays and the 100 fly to help the Austin Westlake girls win the Texas class 6A state title.
Victoria Edwards (above) and the Austin Westlake girls won last year’s Texas big school State Championship by a single point, and with the top 5 teams separated by only 14 points. This year should be another dogfight.
The Westlake girls keyed on their talented underclassmen, with sophomore Victoria Edwards and freshman Dakota Luther each going 4-for-4 on wins.
Junior Nationals 100 fly bronze medalist Victoria Edwards started her high school season last week.