Palo Alto Stanford Takes Down Records At Speedo Long Course Far Western Championships

Photo Courtesy: Pacific Swimming

CONCORD, California, August 2. PALO Alto Stanford Aquatics has taken down a couple of records at the Speedo Long Course Far Western Championships, including a national age group record. The meet started on Wednesday and wraps up tomorrow in Concord.

The PASA quartet of Claire Lin, Allison Asborno, Matte Snow and Isabelle Henig took down the girls’ 13-14 400 free relay record on the first day of competition with a 4:01.10, lowering the Far Western record set by Team Quebec last year. The Pleasanton Seahawks’ 13-14 boys relay also broke a 30-year-old meet record in the 400 free relay with their 3:44.32.

In the girls’ 13-14 200 free relay, PASA’s Isabelle Henig, Claire Lin, Matte Snow and Sophia Balmaceda set a national age group record with their time of 1:47.81. That lowered Sun Devil Aquatics’ 2006 record of 1:47.86, held by Haley Krakoski, Tinsley Andrews, Emily Christiansen and Traycie Swartz.

Milan Hilde-Jones and Zoe Lusk joined Henig and Snow to lower another Far Western record in the girls 400 medley relay with a 4:28.66.

Results: Speedo Long Course Far Western Championships

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Author: Emily Sampl

Emily Sampl, an editorial assistant for Swimming World Magazine, is a freelance writer for USA Swimming and an assistant coach at Boulder High School and Boulder Elks Swim Team in Colorado. Emily graduated with a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Colorado and master's degree in sport administration from the University of Northern Colorado.

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