Rather than racing in the mile tonight, Olympic Silver medalist Bella Sims (Sandpipers of Nevada) is racing the girls 100 free and 200 fly.
Justina Kozan is set to race the 200 back, 100 free, and 200 fly this morning, which is one of the toughest event schedules we’ve seen all week.
Action gets underway tonight at the Austin site with timed finals of the men’s and women’s 200 medley and 800 free relays.
The Sandpipers of Nevada will be out in full force this weekend, including Olympians Bella Sims and Katie Grimes scheduled to swim full slates.
Heilman dropped a time of 22.99 in the 50 free, breaking Michael Andrew’s 13-14 National Age Group Record of 23.19 set in 2014.
The meet also saw a pair of 13-year olds, Avrum Xagorarakis and Kayla Han, swim the fastest times for their age so far this season.
Rose Bowl Aquatics’ 2023 “Best of the Rest” freestyler Zach Larrick has verbally committed to join Virginia’s class of 2027.
Beer held the 11-12 national age group records in the long course 50 and 100 back for years, although he gave up the sport full-time at age 13.
4 of the top 20 boys in the class of 2022 remain uncommitted including Sebastien Sergile, Sam Powe, Zhier Fan, and Andres Dupont Cabrera.
Tonight’s finals session will kick off with the women’s 200 free, where Justina Kozan (Mission Viejo) will attempt to win her 2nd title of the meet.
200 fly champion Justina Kozan is the top seed in the women’s 200 free.
Vargas touched first in 4:16.54, chipping just over 2 seconds off his previous best of 4:18.58.
While defending champions Loyola won the 400 free relay with a new DI Meet Record, Santa Margarita’s 4th place finish earned them the title by 1.5 points.
For the second time in the same weekend, a quartet of Rose Bowl Aquatics’ 15-16-year-old boys has combined to set a NAG, this time in the 200 free relay.
Rose Bowl’s team of Ronald Dalmacio, William Kim, Zach Larrick, and Rex Maurer combined for a time of 6:30.45, undercutting the previous mark of 6:36.61.