Cheyenne Coffman
Courtesy of: Azaria Basile
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MESA, Arizona, April 25. SOME joked earlier in the morning when the top eight came up on the board in the women's 50-meter freestyle that one of these things didn't look like the other as Fresno State's Cheyenne Coffman made the A final among a host of big time names.

Coffman shrugged that off this evening and blitzed the championship field with a winning time of 25.16. She did so against a loaded field that included superstar sprinters like Natalie Coughlin, Amanda Weir and Jessica Hardy.


Weir took second in 25.45 with California's Coughlin earning third in 25.54. Hardy picked up fourth overall in 25.71.

T2's Amanda Kendall (25.79), Athens Bulldog Megan Romano (25.84), SwimMAC's Katie Meili (25.91) and First Colony's Simone Manuel (25.95) also competed in the star-studded finale.

Mission Viejo's Katie McLaughlin won the B final in 26.07 with PASA's Karlee Bispo taking second in 26.11. Academy Bullets' Mimi Schneider snagged third in 26.23.

SMU's Nathalie Lindborg (26.24), SMU's Isabella Arcila (26.27), All Star's Caroline McTaggart (26.28), SMU's Nina Rangelova (26.58) and Roadrunner's Constanze Moseley (26.61) made up the rest of the consolation heat.

=== A - Final ===

1 Coffman, Cheyen 24 Fresno State Bul 25.44 25.16 838
r:+0.74
2 Weir, Amanda 28 SwimAtlanta-GA 25.33 25.45 810
r:+0.72
3 Coughlin, Natal 31 California Aquat 25.43 25.54 802
r:+0.69
4 Hardy, Jessica 27 Trojan Swim Club 25.59 25.71 786
r:+0.72
5 Kendall, Amanda 23 T2 Aquatics-FL 25.50 25.79 779
r:+0.75
6 Romano, Megan 23 Athens Bulldog S 25.97 25.84 774
r:+0.76
7 Meili, Katie 23 SwimMAC Carolina 25.88 25.91 768
r:+0.70
8 Manuel, Simone 17 First Colony Swi 26.01 25.95 764
r:+1.90

=== B - Final ===

9 McLaughlin, Kat 16 Unattached-CA 26.36 26.07 754
r:+0.75
10 Bispo, Karlee 24 Palo Alto Stanfo 26.38 26.11 750
r:+0.75
11 Schneider, Mimi 17 Academy Bullets- 26.52 26.23 740
r:+0.69
12 Lindborg, Natha 23 Southern Methodi 26.26 26.24 739
r:+0.74
13 Arcila, Isabell 20 Southern Methodi 26.23 26.27 737
r:+0.68
14 McTaggart, Caro 17 All Star Aquatic 26.34 26.28 736
r:+0.58
15 Rangelova, Nina 23 Southern Methodi 26.48 26.58 711
r:+0.74
16 Moseley, Consta 15 Roadrunner Aquat 26.60 26.61 709
r:+0.68