It was a strong first night of finals for the Florida freshman on the women’s side as they won 2 of the 3 individual events. Leah Braswell knocked over a second off her 500 free time, pulling ahead of Auburn freshman Emily Hetzer (4:39.18) on the back half to win in 4:37.83.
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Florida freshman Leah Braswell stormed to a 9:54.36 in the women’s 1000, beating out teammate Taylor Ault (sophomore), who went 10:00.38.
Zavaros smoked the 200 fly with a 1:58.75, notching an NCAA ‘B’ cut in the process.
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Dant was a tier above the rest in the mile, clocking a 14:50.97 to slice over six seconds off of his own national record from last year. He now ranks 24th in 17-18 history in this event.
Brendan Burns dropped a new personal best in the 200 free, leading off the Upper Main Line YMCA men’s 800 free relay in 1:36.01.
Braswell’s best time coming into the meet was 4:19.21, which she swam at last year’s Y Nats. She dropped a 4:15.78 in prelims, which was already a decent drop, until she dropped almost another 7 seconds in finals.
You can watch Ross Dant and Leah Braswell earned victories in the 1000 yard freestyles on the first night of the 2018 YMCA Short Course Championships.
On the girls’ side, it was Leah Braswell of York and York County YMCA for the win in 9:45.33.