2016 NJCAA Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Photo Courtesy: NJCAA

The 2016 NJCAA Championships are underway with the Indian River State College looking to continue their historic runs atop the division. The first day of prelims did not disappoint as The River rolled right through the morning picking up at least the top 2 seeds in every event.

Women’s 50 breast

Indian River picked up three of the top eight times in the sprint breaststroke.  Breaststroke specialist Christina Loh led the way with a 30.03, while teammate Lauren Meyrick posted a 30.14.  Iowa Central’s Ann Marie Spiker snared third with a 31.42.

                      === Preliminaries ===                       
 
  1 Loh, Christina         21 Indian River-FL   1:01.20      30.03  
  2 Meyrick, Lauren        19 Indian River-FL   1:05.13      30.14  
  3 Spiker, AnnMarie          Iowa Central-IA   1:10.35      31.42  
  4 Kokemiller, Kate          Iowa Central-IA   1:12.38      32.50  
  5 Shull, Addy            18 SWOCC             1:11.25      32.54  
  6 Meece, Caitlyn            SGSC              1:12.99      33.03  
  7 Miller, Taylor         18 Indian River-FL   1:12.46      33.21  
  8 Silvanie, Islelie         Genesee           1:19.15      33.39  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
  9 Keohan, Tatiana           SGSC              1:12.42      33.78  
 10 Weber, Augusta            Iowa Central-IA   1:23.05      34.03  
 11 Underwood, Lauren         Iowa Central-IA   1:16.23      34.16  
 12 Elliot, Madison           SGSC              1:17.13      34.22  
 13 Kincaid, Lea              SGSC              1:20.01      37.97  
 14 Mercer, Jordan            HCCC-US           1:24.62      39.82  
 15 Nehring, Renee         18 ILCC-IA           1:28.96      40.13  
 16 Ho, Natalie               FIT-MR            1:28.59      40.15

Men’s 50 breast

Indian River claimed the top four seeds in the men’s sprint breast with Craig Elmslie racing his way to a 24.45.  Matthew Ankerholz (25.61), Andrew Wojcik (25.72) and Serginni Marten (25.85) rounded out the top four.

                      === Preliminaries ===                       
 
  1 Emslie, Craig          20 Indian River-FL     52.77      24.45  
  2 Ankerholz, Matthew     21 Indian River-FL     56.72      25.61  
  3 Wojcik, Andrew         19 Indian River-FL     56.01      25.72  
  4 Marten, Serginni       22 Indian River-FL     55.68      25.85  
  5 Kubo, Christian        20 SWOCC               58.07      26.12  
  6 Graham, Mitchell          SGSC                57.15      26.69  
  7 Lewis, Steven             SGSC              1:02.25      28.18  
  8 Broschat, Christian    19 SWOCC             1:00.83      28.33  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
  9 Lee, Joshua               Iowa Central-IA   1:07.45      29.00  
 10 Salazar, Connor           Iowa Central-IA   1:05.33      29.03  
 11 Woerner, Jason            Genesee           1:15.50      32.56  
 12 Noury, Charles            FIT-MR            1:19.28      34.57  
 13 Herrlett, Nicholas        HCCC-US           1:18.22      34.86

Women’s 200 IM

IRSC’s Morgan Holt (2:09.06), Christina Loh (2:09.23) and Grace Lynch (2:10.93) went 1-2-3 for the River to lead qualifying.  They will need to step their game up in finals to challenge the NJCAA record of 2:01.05 set by IRSC’s Barbara Caraballo last year.

                      === Preliminaries ===                       
 
  1 Holt, Morgan           18 Indian River-FL   2:11.49    2:09.06  
  2 Loh, Christina         21 Indian River-FL   2:04.28    2:09.23  
  3 Lynch, Grace           19 Indian River-FL   2:10.55    2:10.93  
  4 Lynch, McKenna            Iowa Central-IA   2:17.81    2:13.64  
  5 Ocasio-Molina, Kiana      SGSC              2:20.45    2:19.34  
  6 Bozza, Angela             MCC               2:28.24    2:19.75  
  7 Spiker, AnnMarie          Iowa Central-IA   2:21.13    2:20.71  
  8 Keohan, Tatiana           SGSC              2:18.46    2:21.33  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
  9 Jentges, Casey         18 SWOCC             2:27.62    2:27.64  
 10 Smith, Shannon         21 Lincoln-IL        2:36.85    2:30.38  
 11 Hedgepeth, Alyssa      19 SWOCC             2:35.45    2:34.27  
 12 VanNostrand, Jensen       HCCC-US           2:36.43    2:35.26  
 13 Stubbs, Maddie         20 ILCC-IA           2:39.05    2:38.08  
 14 Leonard, Emma             MCC               2:47.28    2:40.65  
 15 Farrell, Heather          Genesee           2:47.22    2:44.56

Men’s 200 IM

Craig Elmslie put himself in position for a double tonight with a 1:51.46 for the top time for IRSC.  His teammates Cameron Newton (1:52.06), Rawley Davis (1:52.09) and Andrew Wojcik (1:53.08) went 2-3-4 behind him.  Elmslie has some time to drop to get after the 1998 NJCAA record of 1:47.68 set by Marcin Malinski of Indian River.

                     === Preliminaries ===                       
 
  1 Emslie, Craig          20 Indian River-FL   1:57.26    1:51.46  
  2 Newton, Cameron        19 Indian River-FL   1:54.07    1:52.06  
  3 Davis, Rawley          19 Indian River-FL   1:53.34    1:52.09  
  4 Wojcik, Andrew         19 Indian River-FL   1:53.40    1:53.08  
  5 Kappe, Thomas             Iowa Central-IA   2:00.37    2:00.38  
  6 Benassila, Badr           Iowa Central-IA   2:05.30    2:00.66  
  7 Loucks, Michael           MCC               2:10.60    2:00.94  
  8 Wagner, Lyle              Genesee           2:10.38    2:01.10  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
  9 Graham, Mitchell          SGSC              2:05.32    2:02.42  
 10 Buisson, Tim              SGSC              2:08.90    2:02.79  
 11 Carrillo, Luis         19 SWOCC             2:08.63    2:04.21  
 12 Shinkeyev, Ilya           MCC               2:18.38    2:04.42  
 13 Brunelli, Nicholas        Iowa Central-IA   2:06.61    2:04.90  
 14 Anderson, Devon           Iowa Central-IA   2:06.71    2:05.43  
 15 Isaak, Grant              Iowa Central-IA   2:08.34    2:05.52  
 16 Woerner, Austin           MCC               2:17.18    2:05.59  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 17 Lewis, Steven             SGSC              2:07.39    2:06.22  
 18 Lopez, Mariano            MCC               2:15.87    2:07.83  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 19 Ament, Ty              19 Lincoln-IL        2:12.71    2:08.53  
 20 Tahiri, Ayoub             MCC               2:17.06    2:09.55  
 21 Kelly, Vinny           19 SWOCC             2:12.08    2:09.67  
 22 Kompaniet, Reilly      20 SWOCC             2:14.91    2:09.86  
 23 Wintermute, Logan      19 SWOCC             2:15.15    2:11.56  
 24 Abrams, Ben            19 Lincoln-IL        2:18.48    2:14.14  
 25 Schrider, Dean            HCCC-US           2:15.44    2:19.16

Women’s 50 free

IRSC went 1-2 in the sprint free.  Osianna McReed paced prelims in 23.75 with teammate Yasmine Ware posting a second-seeded 23.89.  Lincoln’s Aunyx Ashby put up a third-seeded effort of 24.11.  The NJCAA record is a 22.93 from IRSC’s Rebecca Caraballo from 2014.

                      === Preliminaries ===                       
 
  1 McReed, Osianna        18 Indian River-FL     23.83      23.75  
  2 Ware, Yasmine          19 Indian River-FL     24.03      23.89  
  3 Ashby, Aunyx              Lincoln-IL          24.11      24.11  
  4 Ives, Carolyn             SGSC                24.29      24.21  
  5 Sims, Leah             19 Indian River-FL     24.52      24.24  
  6 Ewald, Madi            18 Lincoln-IL          24.76      24.29  
  7 Rova, Adele            19 ILCC-IA             24.81      24.52  
  8 Clear, Annessa         19 SWOCC               24.59      24.73  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
  9 Neely, Sarah           20 Indian River-FL     24.81      24.81  
 10 Daley, Nikki              SGSC                25.64      24.92  
 11 Dostie, Sarah          18 Indian River-FL     25.71      25.17  
 12 Tripp, Abby               MCC                 26.29      25.27  
 13 Brown, Kristin            MCC                 26.79      25.88  
 14 Westhoff, Madison      19 Lincoln-IL          25.96      26.11  
 15 Weber, Augusta            Iowa Central-IA     25.70      26.18  
 16 Carpenter, MiKenna        Genesee             26.93      26.41  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 17 Lebsock, Sarah            Iowa Central-IA     26.68      26.55  
 18 Richardson, Lindsay       FIT-MR              28.94      27.08  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 19 Johnson, Marilyn       18 SWOCC               28.25      27.35  
 20 Hogan, Katie              FIT-MR              28.06      27.39  
 21 Messerly, Kassandra       Iowa Central-IA     27.62      27.46  
 22 Scarpino, Morgan          JCC-AM              27.72      27.56  
 23 Russell, Elli             Iowa Central-IA     27.90      27.80  
 24 Pacult, Anna              FIT-MR              28.93      27.84  
 25 Banks, Brittany        20 SWOCC               28.23      27.99  
 26 Gorgano, Lauren           FIT-MR              30.15      28.35  
 27 Anders, Nina              FIT-MR              29.93      29.65

Men’s 50 free

IRSC’s Danny Hartley turned in the top time of the morning with a 20.47. His IRSC training partners Gavin Erdmann (20.55) and John Fauteux (20.79) made up the rest of the top three.   It is doubtful that the NJCAA record of 19.06 set by IRSC’s Brad Tandy in 2012 will be challenged tonight.

                      === Preliminaries ===                       
 
  1 Hartley, Danny         21 Indian River-FL     21.83      20.47  
  2 Erdmann, Gavin         19 Indian River-FL     20.76      20.55  
  3 Fauteux, John          19 Indian River-FL     20.63      20.79  
  4 Reams, Thomas          19 SWOCC               21.37      20.90  
  5 Sedacca, Joey          20 Indian River-FL     21.21      20.99  
  6 Haymond, Alex             SGSC                21.50      21.19  
  7 McDanel, Logan         18 Lincoln-IL          22.28      21.92  
  8 Davis, Jake               SGSC                22.12      21.96  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
  9 Callan, Kyle              MCC                 23.02      21.99  
 10 Cook, Jason               MCC                 22.82      22.21  
 11 Crawford, Thomas       18 SWOCC               23.00      22.37  
 12 Anderson, Jayc         20 ILCC-IA             22.56      22.49  
 13 Sauer, Isaac              Iowa Central-IA     23.21      22.53  
 14 McClerkin, Carlos      18 SWOCC               22.93      22.54  
 15 Recinos, Danniel       20 SWOCC               23.12      22.56  
 16 Fields, Michael        19 SWOCC               23.71      23.02  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 17 Rose, Carson           19 SWOCC               23.79      23.15  
 18 Roten, Cameron            HCCC-US             23.35      23.17  
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 19 Mateer, Jonathan          FIT-MR              24.58      23.72  
 20 Cardinal, Jacob           HCCC-US             24.66      24.01  
 21 D'Angelo, Nick            JCC-AM              24.66      24.14  
 22 Beckerink, Alex           JCC-AM              24.59      24.36  
 23 Utter, Cory               MCC                 26.04      24.42  
 24 Kyllo, Caleb           19 SWOCC               24.71      24.81  
 25 Richardson, Tom           Genesee             26.17      24.89  
 26 Bryant, Konnor            JCC-AM              25.69      25.38  
 27 Kitts, Jayson             Iowa Central-IA     25.82      25.65  
 28 Noury, Charles            FIT-MR              26.42      26.69  
 -- Marten, Serginni       22 Indian River-FL     21.59         DQ  
 -- Wittmann, Lucas           Iowa Central-IA     21.32         DQ  
 -- Broschat, Christian    19 SWOCC               23.70         NS

1000 Frees

Monroe’s Hannah Fedeli set the time to beat for the women tonight in the timed final event.  Fedeli clocked an 11:30.72.  Meanwhile, Iowa Central’s James Maag put up the top time out of the early heats for the men with a 10:32.61.

Full results unavailable.

Comments Off on 2016 NJCAA Championships: Day 1 Prelims Live Recap

Author: Jason Marsteller

avatar
Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

Current Swimming World Issue


Trouble Viewing on Smart Phones, Tablets or iPads? Click Here