Gangloff Upsets Hansen, Cramer Doubles Up in Second Day of Kerr-McGee Pro-Am

By Jason Marsteller

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, December 15. MARK Gangloff edged the world's top breaststroker (Brendan Hansen) in the 100 breast, while Jayme Cramer claimed a pair of titles during the second day of action at the Kerr-McGee Elite Pro-Am meet held in Oklahoma City, Okla., from Dec. 14- 17.

Women's 200 Freestyle
Jennifer Blackman started off the second night of the Kerr-McGee meet with a 1:49.16 to win the 200 free. That time held off 17-year-old Shara Stafford's second-place time of 1:49.80. Meanwhile, Celina Lemmen finished third in 1:50.15.

Men's 200 Freestyle
Jayme Cramer took home the top prize in the 200 free by clocking a 1:35.75 for the title. Doug Van Wie placed second in 1:36.01, while Neil Walker took third in 1:36.72.

Women's 100 Breaststroke
Megan Jendrick won the 100 breast convincingly with a time of 1:00.35 ahead of 16-year-old Spindrift Beck, who touched in 1:01.53 for second place. Devon Callaghan placed third in 1:03.53.

Men's 100 Breaststroke
In an epic championship heat, Mark Gangloff upset breaststroke king Brendan Hansen in a battle to the finish. Gangloff stopped the clock in 53.07 to capture the title, while Hansen settled for second in 53.40. Kevin Swander, Indiana University's student coach and one of the top Hoosiers to come out of IU in a long time, claimed third in 54.70. He just held off fourth-place finisher Roman Sludnov, who touched in 54.73. John Criste, the top qualifier from the morning heats, took fifth in 54.81.

Women's 100 Butterfly
After winning the 1000 free on the first day of action, Rachel Komisarz collected her second first-place check with a time of 52.76. 16-year-old Samantha Woodward, swimming in her home pool, placed second in 53.51. Tanica Jamison finished third in 53.99.

Men's 100 Butterfly
Jayme Cramer notched a daily double with his second victory of the day. He posted a 47.07 to win the 100 fly ahead of second-place Camilo Becerra's 47.88. David Cromwell rounded out the top three in 48.88.

Women's 400 IM
Spindrift Beck took the runner-up finish in the 100 breast as motivation and cruised in for the 400 IM title in 4:16.24. Liz Lavell, the top qualifier from the morning, finished second in 4:19.34.

Men's 400 IM
Robert Margalis followed Rachel Komisarz' lead by winning his second title in as many days. In the 400 IM, he clocked a 3:48.00.

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