Editorial coverage for U.S. Senior Nationals proudly sponsored by Master Spas!
IRVINE, California, August 9.
It wasn’t his seventh-ranked time of 24.74 from prelims, but NYAC’s David Plummer did exactly what he needed to do to clinch a spot on the 2015 Worlds roster as he topped the sprint back in 24.82. SwimMAC’s Nick Thoman just missed the top spot with a second-place time of 24.91.
Shane Ryan also cleared 25 seconds with a third-place effort of 24.97, while 50 fly winner Matt Grevers of Tucson Ford placed fourth in 25.18.
Auburn’s Kyle Darmody (25.32), Stanford’s Eugene Godsoe (25.48), Badger’s James Wells (25.55) and Schroeder Y’s Adam Mania (25.74) rounded out the top eight.
Tucson Ford’s Bryce Bohman topped the B final in 25.57 with Class’ Chase Bloch earning second in 25.77. Ohio State’s Steven Zimmerman raced to third in 25.84.
Class’ David Puczkowski won the C final in the 50 back with a time of 26.34. SwimMAC’s Paul Powers placed second in 26.41, while NCAP’s John Shebat finished 26.55.