Dwyer, Ledecky Take Overall Arena Pro Swim Series Title
With 53 and 55 points, respectively, Conor Dwyer (Winnetka, Ill./Trojan Swim Club) and Katie Ledecky (Bethesda, Md./Nation’s Capital Swim Club) secured the 2015-16 Arena Pro Swim Series titles. For the third straight year, Dwyer will earn a $10,000 series championship bonus from USA Swimming. Ledecky being an amateur athlete will not accept the prize money or BMW. The BMW will default to the second place professional athlete, Maya DiRado (Santa Rosa, Calif./Stanford Swimming).
Leverenz Victorious on Final Night of Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara
Olympian Caitlin Leverenz (Tucson, Ariz./California Aquatics) closed out the final night of the Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara with a victory in the women’s 200-meter individual medley at the George F. Haines International Swim Center.
Bay Area Swimmers Prove Victorious in Night One of Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara
A trio of Bay Area collegiate swimmers earned victories on the opening night of the Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara and Olympic gold medalist Conor Dwyer (Winnetka, Ill./Trojan Swim Club) recorded the world’s third-fastest time in the men’s 200-meter freestyle.