Arena Grand Prix Santa Clara, Results: Caitlin Leverenz Nearly Cracks Top 20 With 200 IM Win

Arena Grand Prix – Santa Clara editorial coverage is proudly sponsored by Arena USA. Visit for more information on our sponsor. For all the latest coverage, check out our event coverage page. Also, take a look at some amazing photography in our Facebook photo gallery.

SANTA CLARA, California, June 22. CALIFORNIA’s Caitlin Leverenz likely clinched the top points in the women’s points race at the Arena Grand Prix in Santa Clara with a victory in the women’s 200-meter IM.

Although Katinka Hosszu took home the overall points race, Leverenz was racing for the BMW lease and she took home the IM title with a 2:12.61. That’s just outside the top 20 in the world anchored by Maya DiRado (2:12.52). Canada’s Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson took second in 2:13.79 with Theresa Michalak placing third in 2:14.03.

PASA’s Karlee Bispo (2:14.92), Pleasanton’s Celina Li (2:16.49), Bulldogs’ Shannon Vreeland (2:17.59), NBAC’s Becca Mann (2:17.89) and SWAT’s Emma Schanz (2:20.02) comprised the rest of the legal swims in the finale. Madisyn Cox drew a disqualification in the A final.

Sprint freestyler Simone Manuel crushed her 200-meter IM lifetime best with a 2:16.49 to win the B final. That cleared her 2:18.47 from this morning, that blasted the 2:20.57 she posted in Mesa. Emily Cameron finished second in 2:17.33 with California’s Caroline Piehl placing third in 2:18.34.

Bulldogs’ Jordan Mattern (2:18.81), NBAC’s Annie Zhu (2:18.93), Bruins’ Noelle Tarazona (2:20.63), California’s Kelly Naze (2:20.74), Mexico’s Monika Hermosilla (2:21.50) and NCAC’s Emily Pfeiffer (2:22.39) also swam in the consolation heat.

Comments Off on Arena Grand Prix Santa Clara, Results: Caitlin Leverenz Nearly Cracks Top 20 With 200 IM Win

Author: Jason Marsteller

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