No. 2 seed Zane Grothe will not contest in the men’s 1500 FR following 10th-, 11th-, and 12th-place finishes. Meanwhile, Abbey Weitzeil will swim the 50 FR.
The girls 2022 recruit ranks stayed very stable at the top. The boys are the complete opposite, with a ton of incredibly fast risers moving to the top.
TAC 15-year-old Keelan Cotter, after winning 2 women’s events on day 1, took the women’s 200 IM in 2:16.02.
Lance Norris, a TAC 17-year-old, picked up an Olympic Trials Wave II cut in the men’s 400 IM, winning the event in 4:20.66.
Versatile Collin McKenzie, a Summer Juniors qualifier in the 100 back, 100 breast, 200 breast, and 200 IM, has verbally committed to NC State.
Curzan went a 59.3 100 back, Huske a 24.4 50 free and Curzan tied Huske in the 50 free final (but was shortly after disqualified for a 15-meter violation).
Claire Curzan (pictured) and Torri Huske became the #2 and #4 American performers in the 100 fly while breaking NAGs for 15-16 and 17-18 girls.
18-year old Torri Huske is now the 5th-best American woman in the 100 meter free during the Olympic Trials qualifying period.
The first of several highly anticipated showdowns between Olympic hopefuls Claire Curzan and Torri Huske happened this morning in the 100 free prelims.
He easily went past the Olympic Trials Wave I cut of 8:12.99 for the first time, while he also finished ahead of the Wave II cut of 8:08.95.
A small bevy of top teens stood out at the TAC Titans site of the 2021 Tar Heel States meet this past weekend in Cary, NC.
Curzan opened up the finals session with a 47.32 to win the women’s 100 free.
Lance Norris, a TAC 17 year old, posted a huge 200 back in the evening time trials session, clocking a 2:01.32.
The 2021 ESSZ Senior Sectional Meet in Cary, NC will commence today, featuring some of the top pro and club swimmers in the area.
Lance Norris, a TAC Titans trainee and NC State commit, swam 14:58 in the mile on Sunday to crush his own personal best and team record by 7 seconds.