Allison Schmitt
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MESA, Arizona, April 24. NBAC's Allison Schmitt raced to victory in the women's 100-meter free at the Arena Grand Prix in Mesa.

Schmitt checked in with a 54.46 for the win, while Athens Bulldog Megan Romano took second in 55.05. California's Natalie Coughlin, who went out in a blistering 26.16 under American record pace, took third in 55.14.


NCAP's Katie Ledecky (55.22), SwimAtlanta's Amanda Weir (55.34), First Colony's Simone Manuel (55.42), Tucson Ford's Margo Geer (55.79) and Fresno State's Cheyenne Coffman (56.13) also battled in the A final.

In the consolation heat, Trojan's Jessica Hardy cleared the comeback kid Katie Hoff of Hurricane, 55.82 to 56.17. SMU's Nina Rangelova raced to third in 56.27, with T2's Amanda Kendall taking fourth in 56.35.

Mission Viejo's Katie McLaughlin (56.42), SwimMAC's Katie Meili (56.65), NBAC's Cierra Runge (56.98) and Constanze Moseley (57.29) rounded out the B final.

=== A - Final ===

1 Schmitt, Alliso 23 North Baltimore- 55.11 54.46 874
r:+0.82 26.89 54.46 (27.57)
2 Romano, Megan 23 Athens Bulldog S 55.44 55.05 846
r:+0.78 26.72 55.05 (28.33)
3 Coughlin, Natal 31 California Aquat 55.43 55.14 842
r:+0.72 26.16 55.14 (28.98)
4 Ledecky, Katie 17 Nation's Capital 55.62 55.22 838
r:+0.77 27.31 55.22 (27.91)
5 Weir, Amanda 28 SwimAtlanta-GA 55.43 55.34 833
r:+0.73 26.69 55.34 (28.65)
6 Manuel, Simone 17 First Colony Swi 55.06 55.42 829
r:+0.74 27.20 55.42 (28.22)
7 Geer, Margo 22 Tucson Ford Deal 55.88 55.79 813
r:+0.73 26.97 55.79 (28.82)
8 Coffman, Cheyen 24 Fresno State Bul 55.95 56.13 798
r:+0.83 26.83 56.13 (29.30)

=== B - Final ===

9 Hardy, Jessica 27 Trojan Swim Club 56.25 55.82 811
r:+0.72 27.07 55.82 (28.75)
10 Hoff, Katie 24 Hurricane Aquati 56.04 56.17 796
r:+0.83 27.23 56.17 (28.94)
11 Rangelova, Nina 23 Southern Methodi 56.07 56.27 792
r:+0.77 27.50 56.27 (28.77)
12 Kendall, Amanda 23 T2 Aquatics-FL 56.25 56.35 789
r:+0.75 27.22 56.35 (29.13)
13 McLaughlin, Kat 16 Unattached-CA 56.55 56.42 786
r:+0.74 27.78 56.42 (28.64)
14 Meili, Katie 23 SwimMAC Carolina 56.48 56.65 776
r:+0.68 27.31 56.65 (29.34)
15 Runge, Cierra 18 North Baltimore- 56.52 56.98 763
r:+0.81 27.87 56.98 (29.11)
16 Moseley, Consta 15 Roadrunner Aquat 56.75 57.29 750
r:+0.73 27.31 57.29 (29.98)

=== Preliminaries ===

28 Arcila, Isabell 20 Southern Methodi 57.64
27.52 57.64 (30.12)
32 Ryan, Gillian 18 North Baltimore- 58.05
28.62 58.05 (29.43)
35 Krivokapic-Zhou 14 Unattached-PC J58.09
27.80 58.09 (30.29)
36 Ladd, Cat 17 Unattached-PC 58.14
28.18 58.14 (29.96)
37 Shelton, Samant 14 Mission Viejo Na 58.17
28.21 58.17 (29.96)
38 Ruck, Taylor 13 Scottsdale Aquat 58.19
28.05 58.19 (30.14)
39 Gonzalez Ramire 23 Gator Swim Club- 58.22
28.06 58.22 (30.16)
40 Glavnyk, Iryna 17 Unattached Gcu-A 58.25
28.09 58.25 (30.16)
41 Erasmus, Marne 18 Southern Methodi 58.31
28.01 58.31 (30.30)
42 Wang, Sonia 17 Unattached-CA 58.32
28.33 58.32 (29.99)
43 Goldman, Leah 18 Unattached-PC 58.43
28.24 58.43 (30.19)
44 Pinto, Jeserik 24 Venezuela 58.46
27.68 58.46 (30.78)
45 Sutton, Chloe 22 Ix3 Sports-NC 58.53
28.52 58.53 (30.01)
46 Busch, Melanie 20 Unattached-AZ 58.54
27.71 58.54 (30.83)
47 Postoll, Becca 17 SwimMAC Carolina 58.55
28.21 58.55 (30.34)
47 Hubel, Alex 16 Boulder City Hen 58.55
27.75 58.55 (30.80)
49 Marsh, Alyssa 16 SwimMAC Carolina 58.60
27.78 58.60 (30.82)
50 Pesetti, Sydney 17 Poseidon Swimmin 58.61
28.29 58.61 (30.32)
51 Saurborn, Kathr 22 SwimMAC Carolina 58.68
27.73 58.68 (30.95)
52 Richter, Abby 14 Boulder City Hen 58.83
28.30 58.83 (30.53)
53 Pelton, Mary 16 North Baltimore- 58.84
28.06 58.84 (30.78)
54 Toris, Victoria 16 Scottsdale Aquat 58.89
27.69 58.89 (31.20)
54 Bezan, Ursa 19 Southern Methodi 58.89
28.39 58.89 (30.50)
56 Falcone, Marina 26 Nation's Capital 59.01
28.25 59.01 (30.76)
57 Duffield, Krist 17 Tucson Ford Deal 59.09
28.50 59.09 (30.59)
58 Han, Malorie 15 Unattached-PC 59.11
28.43 59.11 (30.68)
59 Boyce, Lisa 20 Unattached-NJ 59.13
28.48 59.13 (30.65)
60 Rodriguez, Wend 26 Venezuela 59.22
28.72 59.22 (30.50)
61 Lindsey, Hannah 16 All Star Aquatic 59.24
28.83 59.24 (30.41)
62 Holman, Hannah 17 Scottsdale Aquat 59.32
28.65 59.32 (30.67)
63 Machiko, Raheem 18 Sri Lanka-SC 59.34
27.91 59.34 (31.43)
64 Haan, Elise 16 T2 Aquatics-FL 59.50
28.62 59.50 (30.88)
65 Soe, Sandra 16 Unattached-PC 59.51
28.47 59.51 (31.04)
66 Nicolaisen, Sha 13 Arizona Gold Swi 59.55
29.04 59.55 (30.51)
67 Fridell, My 21 Univ Miami Hurri 59.67
28.92 59.67 (30.75)
68 Gouger, Hannah 16 Loyola Blakefiel 59.72
28.83 59.72 (30.89)
69 Remick, Mallory 20 Unattached-NJ 59.73
29.07 59.73 (30.66)
70 Amato-Hanner, E 15 Greater Omaha Aq 59.76
28.98 59.76 (30.78)
71 Lorentzen, Broo 18 Unattached-CA 59.82
29.28 59.82 (30.54)
72 Koens, Jovanna 19 Unattached Gcu-A 59.88
28.51 59.88 (31.37)
73 Kylliainen, Tan 21 Univ Louisville- 59.95
28.98 59.95 (30.97)
74 Nero, Bailey 17 Fort Collins Are 1:00.06
29.35 1:00.06 (30.71)
74 Isleta, Chloe K 15 Una Peak-PC 1:00.06
28.73 1:00.06 (31.33)
76 Ryan, Emily 14 Academy Bullets- 1:00.15
28.26 1:00.15 (31.89)
77 Hemstreet, Karl 16 Nitro Swimming-S 1:00.16
28.55 1:00.16 (31.61)
77 Box, Julia 16 Boulder Swimming 1:00.16
29.18 1:00.16 (30.98)
79 Salesky, Madele 16 Unattached-PC 1:00.23
28.88 1:00.23 (31.35)
79 Broome, Emma 15 Scottsdale Aquat 1:00.23
29.45 1:00.23 (30.78)
81 Cheung, Hilvy 19 Unattached-PC 1:00.24
29.00 1:00.24 (31.24)
82 Raheem, Kimiiko 15 Sri Lanka-SC 1:00.31
29.02 1:00.31 (31.29)
83 Jonsdottir, Ing 20 Unattached-AZ 1:00.32
28.27 1:00.32 (32.05)
84 Barney, Regan 15 Unattached-ST 1:00.64
29.60 1:00.64 (31.04)
84 Scott, Riley 16 Unattached-PC 1:00.64
29.67 1:00.64 (30.97)
86 Boone, Annie 16 Nation's Capital 1:00.66
29.37 1:00.66 (31.29)
87 Beetcher, Britt 15 Boulder Swimming 1:00.68
29.41 1:00.68 (31.27)
88 Kish, Mary Kath 18 Poseidon Swimmin 1:00.86
29.14 1:00.86 (31.72)
89 Palomino, Adria 17 Arizona Gold Swi 1:00.88
29.79 1:00.88 (31.09)
90 Fazio, Samantha 17 Scottsdale Aquat 1:00.90
28.75 1:00.90 (32.15)
91 Balsbough, Brie 18 Una Brsc-OR 1:00.91
28.90 1:00.91 (32.01)
92 Hermann, Kendal 15 Academy Bullets- 1:00.95
28.77 1:00.95 (32.18)
93 Powell, Ali 16 Santa Barbara Sw 1:00.99
28.69 1:00.99 (32.30)
94 Keane, Anna 18 Bellevue Club Sw 1:01.04
28.91 1:01.04 (32.13)
95 Johnson, Maddie 15 Sun Valley 5 B - 1:01.13
29.51 1:01.13 (31.62)
96 Van Hofwegen, A 18 Scottsdale Aquat 1:01.14
29.43 1:01.14 (31.71)
97 Burns, Madi 18 Wild West Aquati 1:01.19
29.15 1:01.19 (32.04)
98 Whited, Isabel 16 Arizona Gold Swi 1:01.23
29.55 1:01.23 (31.68)
99 Coloma, Samanth 16 Unattached-PC 1:01.27
29.87 1:01.27 (31.40)
100 Forzley, Elise 15 Fort Collins Are 1:01.29
30.08 1:01.29 (31.21)
101 Ferry, Grace 16 Dynamo Swim Club 1:01.35
29.30 1:01.35 (32.05)
102 Tennant, Kayla 14 T2 Aquatics-FL 1:01.38
29.35 1:01.38 (32.03)
103 Koziol, Stephan 21 Bucknell Univers 1:01.57
29.77 1:01.57 (31.80)
104 Shannahan, Kati 17 Scottsdale Aquat 1:01.69
29.98 1:01.69 (31.71)
105 McGovern, Natal 17 Academy Bullets- 1:01.77
29.61 1:01.77 (32.16)
106 Caneta, Jorie 17 Una RA-CC 1:02.23
29.89 1:02.23 (32.34)
106 Morgan, Jennife 20 Unattached-AZ 1:02.23
29.74 1:02.23 (32.49)
108 Johnson, Taylor 19 Unattached-CA 1:02.46
29.51 1:02.46 (32.95)
109 Getzen, Samanth 18 Scottsdale Aquat 1:02.52
29.88 1:02.52 (32.64)
110 Nichols, Penny 17 Life Time Arizo 1:02.56
29.26 1:02.56 (33.30)
111 Darham, Mira 16 Missoula A. C.- 1:03.04
30.07 1:03.04 (32.97)
112 Nelson, Stephan 15 SwimMAC Carolina 1:03.86
30.69 1:03.86 (33.17)
113 Davis, Lauren 16 Unattached-CC 1:04.09
30.24 1:04.09 (33.85)
-- Algee, Angela 19 Univ Miami Hurri DFS
-- Arseth, Heather 20 Univ Miami Hurri DFS
-- Didion, Kate 17 Unattached-PC DFS
-- Levendoski, Emm 20 Bucknell Univers DFS
-- Baker, Kathleen 17 SwimMAC Carolina DFS
-- Wolter, Ashley 23 T2 Aquatics-FL NS
-- Ward, Andrea 21 Gaucho Aquatics- NS