COLLEGE STATION, Texas, March 4. THE USA Swimming sectional meets started back up with three meets tonight, each featuring distance events. The College Station stop had swimmers competing at Texas A&M for sectional titles in short course yard competition.
The Woodlands' Ediz Yildirimer, 16, won the men's 1000 free with a 9:06.34, just missing the meet record of 9:06.31 set by Anthony Fleming in 2005. Palo Alto Stanford's Adam Hinshaw, 16, finished second in 9:06.70, while Loveland's Jacob Ores, 16, wound up third in 9:09.18.
Texas A&M's Alyssa Conner notched a 9:48.08 for the women's 1000 free victory, while North Texas Nadador Claire Singley, 17, took second in 9:59.26. Texas A&M's Liz Nelson claimed third overall in 9:59.53.