DCST National Results - Day 2 Moon wins 2nd National Title

DCST National Championship Results – Day 2

        On day 2 of the National Championships, Caitlynn Moon won her second National Title in her second individual event of the meet.  This time she won the 400 yard Freestyle by going 5 seconds under her previous best time and the team record by 0.5 seconds.  Moon earned National All-American honors for her efforts.

        Day 2 marked the first swims by DCST’s male swimmers, and they too got off to a great start.  Daniel Hein and Jack Fergus earned National All-American honors twice on the evening.  The first time they earned this distinction was in the Men’s 100 meter Backstroke.  In this event, Hein finished 9th and Fergus finished 15th with their 2.3 and 1.2 seconds time drops on the day, respectively.  These two then teamed up with Ryan Schultz and Dylan Powers to earn National All-American honors with a 16th place finish in the Men’s 200 yard Medley Relay.  This relay dropped 4.1 seconds on the day from their seed time.  This was the first time Dylan has been named a National All-American in his career.

        The DCST Women’s 200 Medley Relay of Kylie Olson, Lexi Olson, Caitlynn Moon and Ashley Stark also had a phenomenal swim with a 5.0 second improvement over their entry time.  Ryan Schultz set DCST’s second team record on the day with his 0.4 second time improvement in the 50 meter Breaststroke.  Also in this event, Jacob Bjork lowered his personal best by 2.3 seconds.  Other best times on the day were:  Kyle Olson – 100 Backstroke (3.0 second improvement), Lexi Olson – 50 Breaststroke and Jensen Keck – 50 Breaststroke.  All 3 of DCST’s swims in time trials were personal best times.  Sarah Hein dropped 2.4 seconds in the 100 Backstroke.  Kylie Olson went 3.2 seconds under her previous best in the 200 IM and achieved the National Qualifying time.  Jensen Keck lower her 400 Freestyle time by 2.5 seconds.

        After two days, DCST has 14 best times out of 18 total swims for a 78% improvement rate.

DCST National Results

        Women’s 100 meter Backstroke
                Kylie Olson (46th) – 1:08.44
                Sarah Fergus (115th) – 1:11.25

        Men’s 100 meter Backstroke
                Daniel Hein
                        Prelims (7th) – 59.30
                        Finals (9th) – 59.43 (National All-American)

                Jack Fergus
                        Prelims (16th) – 1:00.57
                        Finals – (15th) – 1:00.35 (National All-American)

        Women’s 400 meter Freestyle
                Caitlynn Moon
                        Prelims (1st) – 4:26.75
                        Finals (1st) – 4:20.60 (National All-American, New DCST Team Record)

        Women’s 50 meter Breaststroke
                Lexi Olson (50th) – 36.47
                Jensen Keck (58th) – 36.72
                Brittnie Dean (69th) – 37.02

        Men’s 50 meter Breaststroke
                Ryan Schultz (34th) – 31.61 (New DCST Team Record)
                Jacob Bjork (61st) – 32.45

        Women’s 50 meter Freestyle
                Ashley Stark (Tied 134th) – 28.82
                Brittnie Dean (168th) – 29.17

        Women’s 200 meter Medley Relay
                Kylie Olson, Lexi Olson, Caitlynn Moon, Ashley Stark (38th) – 2:07.70

        Men’s 200 meter Medley Relay
                Jack Fergus, Ryan Schultz, Daniel Hein, Dylan Powers
                        Prelims (17th) – 1:50.75
                        Finals (16th) – 1:50.26 (All four swimmers were named National All-Americans)

Time Trial Results

100 Backstroke
        Sarah Hein – 1:13.00
200 IM
        Kylie Olson – 2:33.02
400 Free
        Jensen Keck- 4:50.24

Team Scores

DCST Women – Tied for 13th
DCST Men – 20th
DCST Combined Scoring – 13th