15-year-old kate McCarville (Springfield Aquatics) won the women’s 200 fly with a 2:14.51, shaving 1-tenth of a second off her previous best of 2:14.63.
Ann Ochitwa, who will be a Mizzou Senior in the Fall, went 26.65 in the women’s 50 fly, landing her in a tie for 9th in the nation this year, and 50th in the world.
Kathleen Baker will be looking to repeat in the 100 backstroke at the NCAA Championships.
Caeleb Dressel will look for more history tonight in the final of the men’s 100 breast.
Caeleb Dressel will be back in action on day 4 of SECs in the men’s 100 breast.
The fastest splits in each of the strokes on night 1 of the first week of Division 1 conference meets.
Chase Kalisz will contest his best event tonight, the 400 IM, and look to add his name to the U.S. World Championship roster.
One of the more interesting day 5 scratches came from Florida’s Maxime Rooney, who scratched out of the 100 free in favor of the 200 back earlier in the session.
Announcing our Weekly Wonders for the weekend of June 3-5, 2016.
The short course season is winding down in most parts of the country and many LSCs held their age-group championships this past weekend. Read about our Daring Dozen here.
Columbia Swim Club’s Elizabeth Walker finally broke through with her first two wins of the weekend, both lifetime-bests and huge time drops. Michael Andrew and Jacob Molacek continued to impress while Chelsea Tatlow took home her third win of the meet.
14-year-old Genevieve Pfeifer won her second race of the weekend with the 500 free Saturday night, while Arkansas commit Chelsea Tatlow took the 200 IM and Jacob Molacek and Michael Andrew dueled it out in the 50 free.