On the men’s side, Zane Grothe (200 free) is back in action after taking down the 500 free American Record last night.
Day 3 of Winter Nationals kicks off with the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back.
Louisville standout Mallory Comerford will show off her range tonight in both the 50 free and 500 free. Comerford’s challengers in the 50 include fellow Louisville-based star Kelsi Worrell and former U.S. National teamer Margo Geer, who both broke 22 this morning.
Chase Kalisz will headline the men’s 200 IM on day 2 of U.S. Winter Nats.
Olivia Smoliga is scheduled to swim her first races of the 2017-2018 season at this weekend’s Winter National Championships.
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.
Isabel Ivey, a 2-time class 1A champion last season, should have a big impact for Buchholz throughout the series. That was already evident as she claimed 2 titles in district 1.
We’ve put together all the information you need to follow the series, along with the defending champions of each district.
16-year-old Anya Goeders is the top seed in the girls 50 free, with heats of the boys and girls 200 IM set to open the morning, followed by heats of the boys and girls 50 free.
King Aquatic Club’s Daniel Roy looks primed to put up a big time in tonight’s 200 breast final.
Magnolia Aquatic Club’s Lucie Nordmann is top seed in the girls 200 back on Day 2 of USA Swimming’s 2017 Speedo Junior National Championships in East Meadow, New York.
17-year-old Reece Whitley is poised to break the 1-minute barrier in the 100 breast.
The 100-meter races were host to tonight’s biggest time drops, with all five of our biggest drops coming from the 100 back and 100 breast. Isabel Ivey had the day’s biggest drop, moving from 1:03 to 1:01 in the 100 back. Bethany Galat (pictured) had the biggest drop among top-16 seeds.
After coming up just 2 hundredths shy of Dara Torres’ American Record (24.07), Manuel will look to cement her status as the record holder in both sprints this summer.