More Meet Records Fall on Night Two in Knoxville


The second night of action at the Speedo Winter Junior National Championships saw more meet records fall. Kathleen Baker of SwimMAC Carolina and Joseph Schooling of the Bolles School were two of the biggest stars of the night in Knoxville, TN.

The second night of action began with the 4x50y medley relay. In the women's event SwimMAC took the crown and set a meet record of 1:40.82 with Kathleen Baker, Caitlin Casazza, Elsa Welshofer and Nora McCullagh claiming the win. Second place went to Crow Canyon Country Club in 1:41.44 on the effort of Sidney Cooke, Heidi Poppe, Brittany Usinger, and Madisobn White. Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics took third in 1:41.77 with the team of Ally Howe, Sarah Kaunitz, Marieerre Delisie and Jennifer Campbell.

In the men's 4x50y medley relay Bolles School made its mark, taking the win in 1:27.80. Joseph Schooling, Rijn Van Zundert, Santo Condorelli and Caeleb Dressel combined for the title. SwimMAC Carolina came in second in 1:28.29 with a team of John Manchester, Michael Chadwick, Matthew Josa and Kyle Darmody. Nashville Aquatics claimed third in 1:31.25 with Chatham Dobbs, James Goss, Reece Boyd and Philip Fossee combining for the bronze.

The women's 400y IM opened the individual competition and provided the first meet record of the night. Ella Eastin claimed the gold in a meet-record time of 4:09.66. Katelyn Miller of Firestone Akron took second in 4:13.92 and Hannah Moore of Raleigh Swimming touched third in 4:15.50.

In the men's 400y IM Curtis Ogren of Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics set the meet record, winning in 3:44.87. Johnathan Roberts of the North Texas Nadadores took second in 3:49.60 and Steven Stumph of Orinda Aquatics claimed the bronze in 3:50.06.

The women's 100y butterfly saw Linnea Mack of Osprey Aquatics take the victory in 53.02. Danielle Nack of Mantas Swim Club claimed the silver in 53.89 and Lindsey Engel of the Orange County Waves touched third touched third in 53.34.

Joseph Schooling of Bolles School struck again in the men's 100y fly, taking gold and setting a meet record of 46.70. Bolles teammate Santo Condorelli won the silver in 47.26 and Matthew Josa of SwimMAC Carolina claimed bronze in 47.52.

Meaghan Raab of Hershey Aquatic Club made her mark in the women's 200y free. Raab took the title in 1:45.79. Emily Allen of North Mecklenburg Aquatics touched second in 1:46.78 and Alexandra Malazdrewicz of Jeffco Hurricanes came in third with a time of 1:47.08.

In the men's 200y free Dylan Carter of Davie Nadadores added to the tally of meet records with his time of 1:35.29. Josh Booth of Bolles School took second in 1:37.80 and Bob Bantley of Upper Dublin Aquatic Club claimed third with a time of 1:38.01.

Heidi Poppe of Crow Canyon Country Club took the gold in the women's 100y breaststroke with a time of 1:00.50. Lillia King finished second in 1:01.73 and Kathleen Baker of SwimMAC Carolina claimed bronze in 1:01.92.

In the men's 100y breaststroke Steven Stumph of Orinda Aquatics grabbed the win in 54.46. Michael Duderstadt of Panama City Swim Team took second in 54.56 and Curtis Ogren of Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics touched in 54.60.

The women's 100y backstroke saw Kathleen Baker of SwimMAC Carolina claim another gold with a time of 52.63. Linnea Mack of Osprey Aquatics touched second in 53.30 and Taylor Garcia of Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics earned bronze in 53.34.

The men's 100y backstroke capped the individual events on night two. Dylan Carter of Davie Nadadores continued his winning ways, taking gold in 47.22. William Glass of the City of Mobile Swim Association came in second in 48.31 and Aaron Greene of North Texas Nadadores claimed bronze in 48.44.

The 4x200y free relay brought the Friday night action to a close in Knoxville. On the women's side Santa Clara Swim Club (Sandra Soe, Sarah Shimomura, Catherine Ladd and Elsie Locke) set the meet record in 7:18.56. SwimMAC Carolina (Nora McCullagh, Jessica Merritt, Elsa Welshofer and Lauren Rhodes) took the silver medal in 7:21.46. Jeffco Hurricane (Erin Seymour-Metzger, Alexandra Malazdrewicz, Abigail Houck, Madeline Myers) won bronze in 7:22.82.

Bolles School won the men's 4x200y free relay to wrap the evening. The team of Santo Condorelli, Josh Booth, Joseph Schooling and Caeleb Dressel finished in 6:37.77 to take the victory. SwimMAC Carolina (Lane Bretschneider, John Manchester, Matthew Josa and Kyle Darmody) went home with the silver medal in a time of 6:39.29. The Dayton Raiders (Joshua Quallen, Clifford Goertemiller, Andrew Cole and Brock Turner) claimed the bronze in 6:40.38.

Watch the third and final day of the Speedo Winter Junior National Championships on usaswimming.org and Deck Pass. Prelims begin at 9 a.m. ET with finals at 5 p.m. ET