In prelims, Metroplex Aquatics 18-year-old Zhier Fan posted a massive personal best of 1:00.64 in the men’s 100 breast, qualifying him for the ‘A’ final.
Swimming in the ‘B’ final of the women’s 50 back, Eagle Aquatics 15-year-old Erika Pelaez posted a 28.31, marking a new personal best.
There were a number of scratches for day 2 prelims at the 2022 US World Championship Trials, the most notable being Abbey Weitzel in the 200 freestyle.
Eagle Aquatics 15-year old Kaii Winkler is now tied with Joe Hudepohl as the 10th fastest 15-16 100 freestyler after blasting a 50.24 this weekend.
Teagan O’Dell of Irvine Novaquatics and Thomas Heilman from Cavalier Aquatics/Piedmont Family YMCA are our 2021 Swammy winners for 13-14s.
After crushing the boys 13-14 NAG in the 200 fly this morning, Thomas Heilman is on the hunt for his 14th NAG in the past 11 days.
This morning’s prelims session will feature the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
Thomas Heilman led prelims with a 19.96 in the boys 50 free, inching towards yet another NAG for the 14-year-old star.
SwimMac’s Baylor Nelson comes in as the top seed in the men’s 200 IM, setting up a potential showdown with Will Modglin in tonight’s final.
Stanford commit Josh Zuchowski may challenge 2016 Olympian Jacob Pebley’s 2011 meet record in the 200 back and is one of our five races to watch.
South Florida Heat’s Erika Pelaez was one of three swimmers to set a new Florida HS State Record at the meet, doing so in the girls’ 100 backstroke (52.34).
The King’s Academy’s Josh Zuchowski posted the top time of the class in the boys’ 200 IM (1:49.11) and 100 backstroke (49.87).
Josh Zuchowski (pictured) broke the NISCA National High School Records in the boys’ SCM 100 backstroke (53.77) and 200 IM (1:58.89).
(L-R) Martinez, Zielinski, Pelaez, Gersper, Agular, Stoneburg, Miller, and Zuchowski contributed to the National Record rush on Saturday.
Catch the last finals session in Greensboro featuring top seeds Cavan Gormsen, Mac Looze, Sam Stewart, Charlie Clark, Erika Pelaez, and Jack Franzman.