Isabelle Stadden has won both backstroke races at the 2019 NCSA Junior National Championships, but Phoebe Bacon is the top seed in the 50 back.
Anthony Grimm is on the hunt for his 4th and 5th wins at the 2019 NCSA meet, this time in the 100 back and 100 fly.
Watch all the race videos and medal ceremonies from day 3 of the NCSA Spring Junior National Championships.
Day 3 of the NCSA Junior National meet will have the finals of the 200 free, 50 breast, 400 IM, 50 fly, and the 400 free relay.
Anthony Grimm is making a name for himself as a versatile sprinter – he took the top spot in the 50 fly this morning in a blazing 21.01. That’s seven tenths better than anyone in the field.
Day 2 of the NCSA Spring Junior Championships will feature finals in the 200 back, women’s 100 free, men’s 500 free, 100 breast, 200 fly, and top 2 seeded heats of the 200 medley relay.
The showdown of the second day of NCSA Spring Juniors will be the women’s 200 fly, with the top 3 seeds all scratching their second events.
16-year-old Phoebe Bacon moved up to #8 all-time in the U.S. 15-16 age group, putting up a 1:51.79 in the 200 back. She’s liable to move up a little more tonight, just .05 behind Meghan Small for 7th, though the NAG record is way down at 1:48.30 from Regan Smith.
The boys 100 IM is a veteran field, with 18-year-old Stanford commit Shane Blinkman of St. Croix Swim Club holding the top seed ahead of Nation’s Capital and UVA commit Sean Conway and Long Island/Cal commit Jason Louser.
The girls 100 IM lines up some of the nation’s top 16-year-old multi-stroke stars: Grace Sheble is the top seed for Nova of Virginia, with Nation’s Capital’s Phoebe Bacon and Arlington Aquatic Club’s Torri Huske also in the mix.
Kiley Wilhelm (above) and the SwimMAC Carolina 13-14 400 medley relay broke the National Age Group Record in the 400 medley relay: one of two teams to finish ahead of the old record in Saturday’s final.
Here are the top 8 finishers in each event overall, combining results from the two meets.
Charlotte Hook was just six tenths off of the 200 fly NAG record this morning with a 1:56.63.
Brothers Carson (200 backstroke) and Jake Foster (200 breaststroke) of Mason Manta Rays each claimed top seeds on day 4 prelims in Greensboro.