Weyant made an even bigger drop in the 200 back, breaking 2:00 for the first time in 1:57.22. That’s a best by over 3.5 seconds.
U.S. National Teamer Emma Weyant, a Virginia commit, won 4 events as Sarasota held a time trial on Friday after meet cancellations due to the coronavirus.
Gracie Weyant (SYS) broke 30 in the 50 breast for the first time in 29.63, erasing the former LSC Record set by SEC Champion Sydney Pickrem in 2011.
Dressel’s 48.63 in tonight’s 100 free was his 5th fastest in-season swim ever, and the fastest he’s ever been at this point in a season.
Dressel won the 400 free B final, dropping 7 seconds from his lifetime best set back in 2012 when he was still in high school.
In the 200 free, Dressel and Lochte went head-to-head. Lochte took it out with the lead in 53.31, with Dressel a second behind, but Dressel ran him down.
Catch teen stars Regan Smith and Carson Foster and World teamers Hali Flickinger and Zane Grothe during the day 3 finals session of PSS-Knoxville.
Andrew Seliskar is slated to swim the 200 fly. Last night, Seliskar had the fastest swim of anyone in the 100 fly, but he put up that time in the B final.
7th-seed Kayla Sanchez has scratched the 100 back final. The Canadian junior isn’t in any other events tonight. Micah Sumrall has scratched the 200 breast.
The 800 free was the first of 9 scheduled entries for Flickinger this weekend. Men’s 800 free #2 seed Akram Mahmoud has also scratched.
Andrew Wilson of Athens Bulldog Swim Club broke the U.S. Open meet record in the 100 breast in prelims with 59.28.
World record holder Caeleb Dressel is slated to swim both the 100 fly and the 200 free during prelims of Day 3 of the 2019 US Open Championships.
12 of last year’s top 13 Americans are entered in the 400 IM this week in Atlanta. That includes 17-year-old national champ Emma Weyant & star Katie Ledecky.
The only junior not named Regan Smith with a top seed this week, Emma Weyant is looking to build off of her 2019 U.S. Summer National title in the 400 IM.
Oviedo High School swept the FHSAA 4A team titles for the first time in program history. Meanwhile, Micayla Cronk put up top-10 historic 15-16 times.