Emma explained what it took for her to make the jr national team and ultimately compete on the international stage for USA at the 2018 Jr Pan Pacific Champs
Miami commit Savannah Barr added a big 200 fly time to her existing prowess in the 100 fly on Sunday in Sarasota, Florida.
Liam Custer continued his hot hand into Saturday night’s finals session in Sarasota, adding 2 more best times in his 7th and 8th swims in 2 days.
Liam Custer’s star is rising this weekend in Sarasota Florida, with 4 best times in 4 yards swims at this weekend’s intrasquad so far.
After a pair of best times, including a nation-leading 400 yard IM, in prelims, Liam Custer swam two long course best times in finals.
Also racing in prelims at the meet on Friday morning was US National Teamer Emma Weyant (above), who almost went a best time of her own.
We know what she can do in backstroke, but what could happen if Regan Smith swims the butterfly events at Trials? It’s something worth getting hyped over.
Virginia is in the midst of a recruiting tear – but how do their returning points stack up after graduating a few key contributors?
#1 recruit Regan Smith’s loaded Stanford class and #2 Alex Walsh’s elite Virginia group collide in a showdown for our #1 overall freshman class ranking.
This is perhaps the best recruiting class we’ve ever ranked, with instant-impact swimmers in back, breast and fly. World record-holder Regan Smith sits #1.
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.