There was quite a bit of jockeying for position in finals on Day 2 of 2017 Speedo Junior National Championships.
Aquazot Swim Club’s Eva Merrell appears not to be swimming at Juniors. She was a DFS on Day 1 and has scratched two events on Day 2.
Her 1:44.95 200 free best time would’ve won the 2017 Ivy League title by half a second, and it would’ve also earned her a spot in the B final of the 200 free at NCAAs.
It’s that time of year again where we at SwimSwam rank out the top 20 high school swimming prospects in the upcoming NCAA recruiting class. It’s a butterfly-heavy class, and so fittingly, California flyer Eva Merrell is at the top of the list.
Biondi, who gave his verbal commitment to swim for California next fall, was the top seed for the 50 free at the state meet.
CIF-SS Division I Championships in Riverside, California.
The girls of Santa Margarita High School blew out the field at the CIF Southern Section Division 1 Championship meet, taking down a national high school record that featured four future Division I standouts.
Keep an eye on Sean Lee out of Loyola, who rattled the meet record in the 200 IM. The senior will look to lead the defending champs with top seeds in the IM and 100 fly. Santa Margarita’s Samantha Shelton held pace on the girls side, holding top seeds in the 200 free and 100 back.
Loyola senior Sean Lee closed in on the D1 Meet Record in the 200 IM, throwing down a 1:45.90 to lead prelims.
Watch Regan Smith’s record-breaking performances, along with all the other championship finals, from Day Three of 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships-West in College Station, Texas.
After busting out a new NAG Record in the 100 fly, 14-year-old Regan Smith wasn’t done just yet. She turned around to race in the 100 back at the end of the session, tearing through the water on her way to a 51.70 to take another top seed for finals
Andrei Minakov took down Michael Andrew’s 100 fly NAG by over half a second today at Stanford Futures Championships.
Santa Margarita girls won their third consecutive CIF-Southern Section girls’ title.
Santa Margarita senior Grant Shoults is looking to go out with another record or two in the CIF-SS Division I finals on Saturday.
Grant Shoults broke several meet records at the 44th Annual Foothill Swim Games at Foothill High School in Santa Ana.