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Sunday, April 26, 2015

Mann, Anderson, Twichell Prove To Be Crème De La Crème

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The top 3 athletes on the podium remained the same in the women's 5 km and 10 km at the USA Swimming Open Water National Championships: Haley Anderson, Ashley Twichell, and Becca Mann.

Except they all finished in different places in both events.

Becca Mann finished first in the 10 km and third in the 5 km. Haley Anderson finished first in the 5 km and second in the 5 km. Ashley Twichell finished third in the 10 km and second in the 5 km. The trio proved to be the crème de la crème in Fort Myers, Florida at this year's championships.

The trio was only 1.6 seconds apart in the 10 km and 5.4 seconds apart in the 5 km - or a total of 7 seconds over 15 km of racing.

Final results:

1 Haley Anderson (Trojan Swim Club, age 23) 1:01:51.29
2 Ashley Twichell (Triangle Aquatics Club Titans, 23) 1:01:53.63
3 Becca Mann (North Baltimore Aquatic Club, 17) 1:01:56.66
4 Eva Fabian (Greenwood Swimming, 21) 1:02:09.27
5 Christine Jennings (RallySport Aquatic Club, 27) 1:02:09.77
6 Lindsay Vrooman (Badger Swim Club, 23) 1:02:15.37
7 Kaitlin Pawlowicz (Nation's Capital Swim Club, 22) 1:02:16.42
8 Tristin Baxter (Trojan Swim Club, 23) 1:02:18.45
9 Stephanie Peacock (Mission Viejo Nadadores, 22) 1:02:21.30
10 Emily Brunemann (Club Wolverine, 28) 1:02:29.16
11 Katy Campbell (Unattached) 1:02:48.84
12 Erin Emery (Sandpipers Of Nevada, 17) 1:04:26.09
13 Allie Fogleman (Conejo Simi Swim Club, 17) 1:04:31.18
14 Megan Byrnes (Nation's Capital Swim Club, 16) 1:04:34.37
15 Hannah Burns (Gator Swim Club, 18) 1:05:22.16
16 Hanna Huston (Katy Aquatic Team For Youth, 19) 1:05:26.92
17 Erica Sullivan (Sandpipers Of Nevada, 14) 1:06:31.65
18 Kahra Williams (Gator Swim Club, 17) 1:06:34.34
19 Emma Smith (Unattached, 20) 1:06:59.42
20 Caitlin Daday (Villanova University, 19) 1:07:28.08
21 Molly Kowal (Jersey Wahoos, 16) 1:07:31.98
22 Gillian Caverly (Team Santa Monica, 14) 1:07:34.84
23 Eksteen Sinead (Nation's Capital Swim Club, 14) 1:07:39.28
24 Karlee Carminati (Germantown Academy Aquatic Club, 16) 1:07:42.55
25 Mackenzie Arens (Waves Bloomington/Normal Y S.T, 14) 1:07:55.65
26 Casey Francis (Unattached, 20) 1:08:04.17
27 Kaitlynn Sims (Magnolia Aquatic Club, 14) 1:08:41.54
28 Jordan Stout (Rockwood Swim Club, 17) 1:08:49.00
29 Emily Mayo (Villanova University, 20) 1:08:49.51
30 Norah Hunt (Unattached, 17) 1:08:50.82
31 Mckenzee Gordon (Waves Bloomington/Normal Y S.T, 15) 1:08:52.20
32 Katelyn Kilpatrick (Central Florida Marlins, 14) 1:10:37.98
33 Grace Ferry (Dynamo Swim Club, 17) 1:18:20.76
DQ Emmaline Peterson (Hickory Foundation YMCA Seahorse, 15)

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