Miami’s Aino Otava doubled up with victories in the 1650 and the 200 Fly on the final day of 2020 Miami Invitational, helping to defeat Vanderbilt.
The University of Miami extended its lead over Vanderbilt on Thursday as the two teams battled it out in Coral Gables at the Hurricane’s home pool.
The University of Miami took a 25-point lead over Vanderbilt at the conclusion of Day 1 of their dual, though Vanderbilt’s depth shines through.
Miami commit Savannah Barr added a big 200 fly time to her existing prowess in the 100 fly on Sunday in Sarasota, Florida.
Liam Custer continued his hot hand into Saturday night’s finals session in Sarasota, adding 2 more best times in his 7th and 8th swims in 2 days.
After a pair of best times, including a nation-leading 400 yard IM, in prelims, Liam Custer swam two long course best times in finals.
Also racing in prelims at the meet on Friday morning was US National Teamer Emma Weyant (above), who almost went a best time of her own.
Emma Sundstrand signed her National Letter of Intent, committing her to swim at the University of Miami beginning in the fall of 2020.
Amirkhanova will be right on the brink of being able to swim on the Hurricanes sprint freestyle relays at ACCs if her career-best times convert out correctly.
Weyant made an even bigger drop in the 200 back, breaking 2:00 for the first time in 1:57.22. That’s a best by over 3.5 seconds.
U.S. National Teamer Emma Weyant, a Virginia commit, won 4 events as Sarasota held a time trial on Friday after meet cancellations due to the coronavirus.
Riverview senior Emma Weyant is on track to defending her FHSAA 4A titles in the 500 free and 200 IM while Oviedo holds all 6 relays in the state’s top five.
According to the SWIMS database, it’s the 4th fastest time by a 13-year-old all-time.
The Sarasota Sharks won this year’s combined YMCA Nationals points title by 25.5 over Greater Spartansburg, including some key age group swims.
Sarasota, Florida freestyler Savannah Barr will be a major-impact player for the Hurricanes in 2020-21.