August 17, 2010
Relay team smashes NAG records
The Junior Nationals were held at the William Woollett Jr Aquatic
complex August 9-13 with a spot on the USA Junior Pan Pacific team
and a trip to
In the first event of the competition, Megan Rankin swam a 2:21.78 to take 82nd in the 200 Fly while Kendall Brown placed 103rd with a 2:23.23. Michael Hauss had a strong swim on the Men’s side with a 2:06.29 good for 39th and Chris Wong swam to a 69th place finish (2:07.80).
Also on Monday Casey Mims followed up a 3rd place finish in prelims with a new AZOT record time in the championship finals to take the bronze and 16 team points in the Women’s 200 Breast with a time of 2:30.52. Brooke Wanser returned to swim at night as well finishing 19th in the bonus finals with a 2:36.51. For the men, Cameron Price swam to a 94th place finish in 2:28.42.
In the 800 Free, Megan Rankin swam an 8:57.71 good for 25th. Silken Jones had a strong 800 swim to finish 43rd with a 9:02.03 and Casey Duckworth took 85th in 9:20.94.
Monday’s final event saw Logan Redondo finish 51st and Michael Hauss finish 83rd in the Mens’ 1500 with times of 16:16.55 and 16:34.71.
On Tuesday in the Women’s 400 IM Kendall Brown was the top AZOT finisher taking 36th with a time of 5:00.74. Casey Duckworth was 94th in a 5:08.32, Sarah Furgatch took 102nd(5:09.26) and Casey Mims was 112th(5:10.87). In the Men’s 400 IM Corey Okubo was 86th with a 4:40.87, Garrett Larson placed 117th(4:45.74) and Cameron Price finished 120th(4:47.33).
Next up in the Women’s 100 free Dayae Choi took 90th in a 58.82 and Stephanie Schlobohm was 158th(1:00.30). Michael Hauss had another strong swim to get 71st in the Men’s 100 free with a 53.22, Chris Wong took 86th in a 53.51 and Garrett Larson was 133rd(54.96).
Stephanie Schlobohm swam a 2:29.43 in the Women’s 200 Back for a 139th place finish. For the men, Logan Redondo was 39th with a 2:08.75, Joshua Smith finished 78th(2:10.49) and Corey Okubo placed 101st(2:12.48).
Tuesday night’s relays saw the AZOT ‘A’ team of Andrea Reigel, Megan Rankin, Dayae Choi and Jaime Dang garner 2 team points with a 16th place finish(3:57.47) in the 4 X 100 free and the ‘B’ team of Silken Jones, Stephanie Schlobohm, Daniela Georges and Morgan Sprosty get 31st(3:59.74).
The men’s foursome of Michael Hauss, Chris Wong, Logan Redondo and Joshua Smith tore up the water for an 8th place finish and 22 team points in a team, SCS and NAG record time of 3:31.43! They broke the 24-year-old SCS 4 X 100 free relay record by an incredible 8.47 seconds and the 25-year-old NAG record by 1.53 seconds!
Casey Duckworth was the lone AZOT in the women’s 400 free on Wednesday finishing in a time of 4:31.15 for 101st place. Logan Redondo and Michael Hauss swam on the men’s side finishing 55th(4:04.44) and 134th(4:10.53).
In the 100fly Dayae Choi took 115th(1:04.78), Morgan Sprosty got 122nd(1:04.87) and Casey Mims finished 155th(1:06.34). Chris Wong placed 85th with a 57.70 on the men’s side.
Logan Redondo, Chris Wong, Joshua Smith and Michael Hauss blazed through the 4 X 200 free relay on Wednesday night setting another NAG record with a time of 7:39.77! They bettered the old SCS record by more than 10 seconds and erased the 13-year-old NAG record by almost 8 seconds! They also picked up 28 more team points with their 5th place finish.
Thursday started with the women’s 200 free where Dayae Choi finished in 2:07.95 good for 92nd position followed by teammates Sarah Furgatch in 120th(2:08.93) and Silken Jones in 145th(2:10.39). In the men’s 200 free Michael Hauss set an AZOT record with a time of 1:54.25 in prelims. He came back in the bonus finals to take 24th place. Logan Redondo and Chris Wong took 45th(1:55.25) and 68th(1:56.10).
Casey Mims reached the consolation finals in the 100 breast taking 15th and scoring 2 more team points with a time of 1:12.73. Sarah Furgatch took 98th with a 1:16.30 while Garrett Larson was the lone AZOT on the men’s side coming in 101st(1:08.59).
The final prelim on Thursday featured Stephanie Schlobohm and Morgan Sprosty in the women’s 100 back finishing 115th(1:07.64) and 133rd(1:08.41). Joshua Smith took 48th for the men with a 59.90 and Chris Wong placed 129th(1:02.57).
In the women’s 4 X 200 free relay on Thursday night the AZOT ‘A’ team of Megan Rankin, Andrea Reigel, Dayae Choi and Sarah Furgatch picked up 8 team points with a 13th place finish in a time of 8:28.00. The’B’ relay with Silken, Jaime, Daniela and Stephanie took 31st(8:41.43).
The last day of competition opened with the 200IM where Brooke Wanser took 105th with a 2:25.98 followed by Casey Mims and Casey Duckworth finishing in 122nd(2:26.92) and 141st(2:29.19). Garrett Larson gained an appearance in the men’s 200 IM bonus final finishing 22nd with a 2:09.74. Chris Wong took 67th(2:11.33) and Corey Okubo finished 110th(2:12.99).
The 50 free saw Dayae Choi post a time of 27.77 good for 114th and Silken Jones take 133rd(28.43).
Kendall Brown swam the 1500 in a time of 17:39.31 for a 55th place finish.
In the final prelim of the meet, Logan Redondo took 60th in the men’s 800 with a 8:32.06 and Michael Hauss finished 120th(8:46.51).
Friday night’s relays featured a 21st place finish by the women’s ‘A’ team of Stephanie Schlobohm, Casey Mims, Megan Rankin and Dayae Choi swimming the 4 X 100 medley in a time of 4:24.25. Morgan Sprosty, Brooke Wanser, Brynne Wong and Silken Jones took 33rd(4:28.48) on the women’s ‘B’ relay. Joshua Smith, Garrett Larson, Chris Wong and Michael Hauss placed 29th on the men’s side in 4:02.22.
Overall, the AZOT men tallied 50 points to finish 22nd and the women garnered 28 points for 33rd place. Aloha!