Tennessee Aquatics is hosting the 2014 Southeast Southern Premiere meet this weekend. Ten teams are in attendance competing, and some big clubs like Bolles, Bluefish, Lakeside, Nashville and SwimAtlanta made their way to Knoxville for some racing. Last night was the first night of finals, and the meet will continue on until Sunday night.
Results of the meet can be found on Meet Mobile under “2014 SE Southern Premeir”
(yes, that is the correct spelling for the search)
Bolles kicked off the night with a win the women’s 200 freestyle relay in a time of 1:32.93. While the splits weren’t up, the foursome of Claire Rasmus, Sherridon Dressel, McKenna DeBever and Kasey Schmidt averaged 23’s each. The boy’s of Bolles followed the girl’s lead, winning their 200 freestyle relay in 1:21.76. Joseph Schooling, Arthur Pace, William McKinney and Luke Georgiadis averaging 20-points.
Addie Rose Bullock of Tidal Waves Swimming from Georgia won the girls 12&under 200 IM with over a second drop in 2:13.19. Nashville Aquatic Club went 1-2 in the boy’s 200 IM with Ian Marshall and Erik Hoogerland. Marshall cut four seconds from his seed to finish at 2:15.99 and Hoogerland dropped to 2:17.88.
Brooke Zeiger of Bluefish finished first in the women’s 200 IM, finishing under 2:00 at 1:58.49. Lakeside’s Leah Stevens was 2:00.48, good for second – she was 1:59.95 in prelims. Her Lakeside teammate Asia Seidt rounded out the top three with a time of 2:01.16. Joseph Schooling of Bolles won the men’s 200 IM in 1:46.16, easily ahead of SwimAtlanta’s Cody Bekemeyer and Alexander Taylor at 1:49.48 and 1:49.73.
Nashville Aquatics went 1-2-3 in the girl’s 12&under 50 freestyle. Millie Oldham took home the gold in a time of 26.26. Tennessee Aquatics’ Coleman Kredich, who is the youngest son of University of Tennessee’s Head Coach Matt Kredich, won the boys 12&under 50 freestyle in 24.90.
Kasey Schmidt won the women’s 50, and at just 16 years old she finished in 22.98. Fellow 16-year-old Brooke Bauer of Lakeside was second in 23.28, and SwimAtlanta’s Alexi Smith was third, 23.33. Nashville Aquatic Club’s Adam Cornett won the men’s 50 in 20.47. Cornett was on Tennessee’s team this past fall semester, but has since left the college team. The Georgia Stingray’s Tyler Harper was second, 20.90, and John Myhre of TNAQ was third, 20.91.
In the girl’s 12&under 100 breaststroke, Addie Rose Bullock cut two seconds off her seed to finish in 1:10.57 for the win. Lakeside’s Conner Kang did just the same in the boy’s 12&under event, cutting two seconds to win in 1:09.80.
Brooke Zeiger of Bluefish won the 500 freestyle in 4:45.85, just off her best of 4:45.54. Lakeside’s Leah Stevens was second at 4:47.65. Eric Laning was third, also under 4:50, at 4:48.59 for TNAQ. She had a big drop from her 4:53 seed time.
SwimAtlanta’s Cody Bekemeyer won the men’s 500 freestyle in 4:21.96, dropping a second from his seed, and also well ahead of the second place finisher Joseph Poynter. The Bolles swimmer was second at 4:27.25. With a two second drop, Hayden Burns of Tennessee Aquatics’, was third at 4:27.76.
Bolles won the women’s 400 medley relay with a final time of 3:48.31. With the Lakeside men winning in a time of 3:25.58. The 12&under 200 freestyle relays had not been uploaded to Meet Mobile at the time of recap.