USA Swimming announced the full roster for 2018 Junior Pan Pacific Championships on Thursday.
Michael Andrew has already qualified for Worlds in the 50 fly, but he’s loaded up his schedule tonight to try and qualify for Pan Pacs and add to his Worlds schedule.
After tying her 50 fly American Record last night, Kelsi Dahlia will take on her signature 100 fly today.
16-year-old Emma Weyant of Sarasota YMCA Sharks took another 4.45 seconds off a 3-week-old personal best and dominated her heat in the 400 IM on Friday morning.
Leah Smith is on track to win her second consecutive national title in the women’s 400 IM.
Brendan Burns dropped a new personal best in the 200 free, leading off the Upper Main Line YMCA men’s 800 free relay in 1:36.01.
Braswell’s best time coming into the meet was 4:19.21, which she swam at last year’s Y Nats. She dropped a 4:15.78 in prelims, which was already a decent drop, until she dropped almost another 7 seconds in finals.
Georgia postgrad Melanie Margalis swam the 100 breast this morning, qualifying for the B final at 13th. Margalis scratched the 200 IM, one of her signature events, later in the session. Tonight, she’s scratched out of the 100 breast.
Drew Kibler and Alex Walsh will look to defend their titles and meet records on day 3 of Winter Juniors East.
NAC star Alex Walsh is chasing her own Meet Record in the 200 IM.
All-in-all, the Buchholz girls took down 5 records: the 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 free relay, 100 breast (Ivey), and 100 fly (Bates).
U.S. World Championships team member and Florida commit Robert Finke, a Countryside senior, is set up to defend his titles in the 200 IM and 500 free.
16-year-old Mary Smutny put up a pair of highlight performances, winning back-to-back events during the final session.
While high school swimmers dominated the run on Saturday, Olympian Alia Atkinson did pick up a Meet Record in the 50 breaststroke.