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Sunday, May 19, 2013
American Women Heading To Another (5K) Battle
USA Swimming captured the event with a camera onboard its media boat. With 400 meters to go, there were eight young women giving it everything they had. The eight women were eight possible candidates to represent America at the upcoming World Championships.
Christine Jennings bolted into the lead and 15-year-old Becca Mann willed her way on the open water national team with a late-breaking sprint.
The official final results of the fastest 8 shown in the video below:
1. Christine Jennings 2:02:14.33
2. Becca Mann 2:02:16.06
3. Eva Fabian2:02:16.35
4. Emily Brunemann 2:02:16.50
5. Ashley Twichell 2:02:17.14
6. Tristin Baxter 2:02:17.81
7. Rachel Zilinskas 2:02:19.05
8. Haley Anderson 2:02:21.01
And now this morning, the women will go right back at it in the 2013 USA Swimming National Open Water Swimming Championships 5 km. One more spot on the national team going to the upcoming world championships is available. It will be another rumble in the Castaic jungle today:
1. Eva Fabian (19) Greenwood Swimming (16:42.03 1500m)
2. Amanda Richey (16) Boulder Swimming (16:57.65 1500m)
3. Liliana Casso (18) Team Santa Monica (17:19.88 1500m)
4. Megan Viohl (18) Eagle Swim Team (17:20.19 1500m)
5. Sarah Gibson (18) Alamo Area Aquatics (17:28.09 1500m)
6. Natalie Ward (14) Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics (17:33.00 1500m)
7. Jamie Dodd (15) Team Santa Monica (17:34.25 1500m)
8. Brittney Beetcher (14) Boulder Swimming (17:34.49 1500m)
9. Mandy Barnes (15) Mission Viejo Nadadores (17:37.39 1500m)
10. Kaitlin Pawlowicz (20) Nation's Capital Swim Club (16:09.96 1650y)
11. Christine Jennings (26) RallySport Aquatics Club (16:16.56 1650y)
12. Hannah Vester (18) Tribe Aquatics (16:52.88 1650y)
13. Regan Kology (16) Somerset Hills YMCA (16:56.21 1650y)
14. Caitlin Daday (17) Parkland Aquatic Club (17:00.31 1650y)
15. Megan Pierce (17) Shawmut Aquatic Club (17:02.75 1650y)
16. Rachel Knowles (16) Pleasanton Seahawks (17:04.49 1650y)
17. Abbey Erwin (14) Boise YMCA Swim Team (17:08.22 1650y)
18. Courtney Sheehan (19) Fresno State Bulldog Swimming (17:10.68 1650y)
19. Ashlyn Butkowski (14) Unattached (17:13.02 1650y)
20. Raselle Chetwynd (15) Mission Viejo Nadadores (17:13.49 1650y)
21. Haley Anderson (21) Trojan Swim Club (9:37.67 1000y)
22. Maia Brundage (17) Scottsdale Aquatic Club (10:06.60 1000y)
23. Gwen Walter (18) FAST Swim Team (10:12.11 1000y)
24. Kathryn Babbin (18) Lake Erie Silver Dolphins (10:12.14 1000y)
25. Kendal Guy (15) Mission Viejo Nadadores (10:13.24 1000y)
26. Becca Mann (15) Clearwater Aquatic Club (8:27.37 800m)
27. Ashley Twichell (23) Mission Viejo Nadadores (8:34.56 800m)
28. Tristin Baxter (21) Clovis Swim Club (8:39.70 800m)
29. Brooke Lorentzen (17) Mission Viejo Nadadores (8:43.92 800m)
30. Emily Brunemann (26) Club Wolverine (8:46.95 800m), shown above
31. Isabel Whited (15) Unattached (8:56.94 800m)
32. Lindsey Clary (17) FAST Swim Team (9:00.05 800m)
33. Jodi Turk (19) Lake Erie Silver Dolphins (9:04.27 800m)
34. Nicole Antoniuk (18) Unattached (9:07.68 800m)
35. Sydney Franzen (15) Mission Viejo Nadadores (9:07.70 800m)
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