It’s our annual prospect ranks for the current sophomores, led by two swimmers from the same club. Need an IMer? You’re in luck, because this class is loaded.
After swimming the 400 free preliminaries on Thursday morning, US National Teamer Luca Urlando left an empty lane in the heats of the 200 IM.
Zoe Skirboll swam the ninth-fastest 50 free in history for 13-14 girls on Saturday (her birthday) at 2019 Speedo Junior Nationals.
The final session of the meet will feature the 200 IM, 50 free, women’s 1500, men’s 800, and the 4×100 medley relays.
This morning’s session will feature preliminary heats of the women’s and men’s 200 butterfly and women’s and men’s 100 breaststroke.
The swim took roughly 4 seconds off her previous mark, and qualified her for the Olympic Trials next Summer.
Martin came into the meet with a personal best of 54.23 (also set this Summer), then dropped a 54.04 in prelims, and 54.06 to win in finals.
Skirboll won the first event of the meet, the women’s 200 IM, clocking a 2:19.15 to break 2:20 for the first time in her career.
Amidst the record-breaking frenzy at NCSA AG Champs, 12-year-old Thomas Heilman swam two top-10 times on the all-time 11-12 rankings.
Zoe Skirboll set a pair of meet records on day two of the NCSA Age Group Championships.
The North Penn girls won their second straight PIAA Class 3A State Championship; meanwhile, the North Allegheny won their third straight amidst a record-breaking boys meet.
USA Swimming National Teamers Isabelle Stadden (above) and Phoebe Bacon will renew their rivalry from last year’s NCSA Junior Nationals next week.
Grace Sheble of NOVA of Virginia declined her spot in the A final of the 500 free to focus on the 200 IM.
Check out our Weekly Wonders for the weekend of March 23-25, 2018.
Regan Smith broke and re-broke her own 100 back record on day three of the 2018 Central Zone Sectionals in Akron, Ohio.