Chelsea Piers’ Alexandra Walsh Beats Kathleen Baker’s 11-12 100 IM National Age Group Record

MIDDLETOWN, Connecticut, March 14. SWIMMAC’s Kathleen Baker just helped her squad to a national age group record relay last night at the Speedo Sectionals in Charlotte, but tonight she lost her 11-12 100-yard IM national age group record.

Chelsea Piers Aquatic Club’s Alexandra Walsh put together a sizzling time of 56.76 in the girls 11-12 100-yard IM at the Connecticut Age Group Championships tonight, making her the first 12-and-under to beat 57 seconds. That performance undercut Baker’s 57.62 from 2010.

Here’s the official results from Walsh’s strong swim:

Event 41 Girls 11-12 100 Yard IM
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Res. Record: % 58.30 2013 Alexandra Walsh, CPAC
CT Record: # 58.74 2006 Elizabeth Pelton, WYW
2013 Winner: & 1:01.95 Alexandra Walsh
1:11.24 AGC
Name Age Team Prelims Finals Points
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=== A – Final ===

1 Walsh, Alexandr 12 CPAC 58.07 56.76%AGC
25.96 56.76 (30.80)

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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.

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