August 13, 2012
PNS swimmers improved on their morning prelim swims during the finals of day one at the Speedo Junior National Championships. Kalena Laurent (BC) was clocked in a personal best time of 2:16.16 in the 200 meter butterfly to finish 12th in the meet. Laurent's time ranks her 19th in the nation for girls seventeen years old 200 meter butterfly. Steve Sholdra (BC) improved his prelim time to 2:05.41 for 19th place in the men's 200 meter butterfly. Sholdra also placed 29th in the men's 1500 freestyle with a time of 16:06.64. Kim Williams (BC) upgraded her time to 2:36.87 to finish 13th in the women's 200 meter breaststroke.
Laurent's 200 fly time and Williams 200 breast times are Winter National qualifying times.
The Top 24 prelim swims compete in the evening finals while the Top 16 score points.
Tuesday's events include the 400 meter individual medley, 100 meter freestyle, and 200 meter backstroke.
Kalena Laurent (BC), Steve Sholdra (BC), and Kim Williams (BC) advanced to the finals at the Speedo Junior National Championships that are being held at IUPUI Natorium in Indianapolis, IN. Laurent advanced to consolation finals in the 200 fly, Sholdra advanced to bonus finals in the 200 fly, and Williams advanced to consolation finals in the 200 breast.
PNS prelim results:
Women's 200 fly: 16th Kalena Laurent (BC) 2:17.52.
Men's 200 fly: 22nd Steve Sholdra (BC) 2:05.48; 29th Mathias Oh (KING) 2:05.75; 69th Alec Barnard (BC) 2:10.87.
Women's 200 breast: 13th Kim Williams (BC) 2:38.38; 49th Carolyn McCann (TSC) 2:43.25; 66th Alyssa Cook (KING) 2:46.89.
Men's 200 breast: 30th Liam Sosinsky (BC) 2:24.35; 44th Keith Schendel (KING) 2:25.54; 64th Sam Petrini (OCA) 2:28.55; 70th Andrew Tang (KING) 2:32.59; 71st Thomas Anderson (KING) 2:35.51.
Time Trial Results:
200 back: Anna Keane (BC) 2:27.09.
100 free: Todd McCarthy (BC) 54.76.
200 breast: Raymond Ha (KING) 2:29.65.
Psych sheet (Updated 8/11/2012) is now available for viewing.