Race Video: Laura Sogar Takes Home 100 Breast Title

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SANTA CLARA, California, June 22. BLUEFISH’s Laura Sogar had a fun day as she capped it with a winning effort in the women’s 100-meter breast at the Arena Grand Prix in Santa Clara.

Sogar topped the finale in 1:09.15 after having joined legends Rowdy Gaines and Aaron Peirsol in the age-group exhibition Arena Grand PrixView with local kids this afternoon. Sogar has been faster this year, ranking 17th in the world with a 1:07.76 from the Austin stop.

UBCD’s Tera Van Beilen took second in 1:09.59 with UCSC’s Fiona Doyle winding up third in 1:09.61 to wrap up the top three finishers.

Tucson Ford’s Emma Schoettmer (1:10.47), HACC’s Jenna Van Camp (1:10.51), Missouri’s Abby Duncan (1:10.65), WCAB’s Kasey Carlson (1:10.89) and UCSC’s Tianna Rissling (1:11.17) comprised the rest of the top eight, while Stanford’s Sarah Haase was a late scratch.

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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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