June 14, 2019
Hello LAC Families, this has been an exciting two days for LAC athletes in Clovis. On Thursday, Brandon Fischer droped 1.4 seconds from his lifetime best in the 100m Breast, clocking a 59.8
This swim puts him 3rd in the USA this year for the 100 Breast, and top 25 in the world. He won the TYR Pro meet in Clovis with this swim.
Abby Herscu dropped 1.8 seconds in her 100 Breast going 1:11.9 and is now less than a second from the 2020 Olympic Trial Cut. She is also top 5 in the USA for 15 year olds wth that swim.
On Friday, Brandon dropped 1.2 seconds from his 200 Breast going 2:11.9 This time ranks him 9th in the USA this season. Abby dropped 4 seconds from her 200 Breast going 2:33.9 and is now less than 1 second from 2020 Olympic Trials in the 200 Breast as well. This swim ranks her 2nd for 15 year olds in the USA this year.
On Friday, Jacob Nixon also made finals in the 50 free, going 24.4, which is .15 from his lifetime best. It was a great swim for the beginning of LC season.
You can see the videos of Abby's 200 breast (5th place in the meet) and Brandon's 100 (1st) and 200 (3rd) Breast on usaswimming.org or swimswam.com
There is also a great post 100 breast interview with Brandon on swimswam.com
There is one day left of Clovis, so please send good wishes to the athletes!
We are very proud of our athletes' performances this weekend and hope that each LAC athlete is inspired to do their very best in order to achieve their goals this summer, whether they be best times in Fireballs, their first FW time, or making it to the top of the national rankings. Go LAC!