Women’s NCAAs, Day 3 Prelims: Top Eight 100 Freestylers Swim 54s

By Phillip Whitten

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, March 20.

100 meter freestyle
There are 11 heats in the 100 free. We’ll note sub 55-mid efforts as they happen…

In heat 4, Auburn’s Leslie Lunsmann swims 55.57. It’s holding up through heats 5, 6. 7…

In heat 8, Jessi Perruquet, North Carolina goes 55.38, the fastest time going into the final three heats.

Heat 9. There are three 54s in this heat: Heather Kemp, Auburn, with a great final 10 meters, 54.83; Becky Short 54.86, lacey boutwell, 54.95

Heat 10: In a battle of SEC freshmen, Georgia’s Kara Lynn Joyce knocks down the fastest time thus far, 54.40, with Auburn’s Christina Swindle at 54.73.

Heat 11: In the final heat, Auburn’s Eileen Coparropa turned on her patented final 25-meter sprint, to touch in 54.43. South Carolina’s Jennifer Van Assen, also used a fast finish to finish second in 54.54. UCLA’s Sara Platzer, who led for more than 85 meters, was third in 54.57.

A final cut: 54.88; B final: 55.56.

Official Results: 100-Meter Freestyle Preliminaries

EVENT: 17 WOMEN's 100 Meter Freestyle

NCAA Record: :53.70 Courtney Shealy Georgia 2000
World Record: :52.17 Therese Alshammar SWE 2000
American Record: :52.92 Jenny Thompson USA 2000
US Open Record: :53.49 Jenny Thompson Stanford 1999
QUALIFYING FOR "A" Cut: :49.78
QUALIFYING FOR This Meet: :50.14

RESULTS of PRELIMS

RANK NAME YEAR TEAM TIME

1) JOYCE, KARA LYNN FR GEORGIA :54.40
:25.99 :28.41
2) COPARROPA, EILEEN SR AUBURN :54.43
:26.26 :28.17
3) VANASSEN, JENNIFER SR SOUTH CAROLINA :54.54
:26.45 :28.09
4) PLATZER, SARA SR UCLA :54.57
:26.05 :28.52
5) SWINDLE, CHRISTINA FR AUBURN :54.73
:26.04 :28.69
6) KEMP, HEATHER SR AUBURN :54.83
:26.62 :28.21
7) SHORT, BECKY SR AUBURN :54.86
:26.06 :28.80
8) BOUTWELL, LACEY JR STANFORD :54.88
:26.53 :28.35
9) TOWNSEND, DANIELLE JR TEXAS A&M :55.34
:26.78 :28.56
10) PERRUQUET, JESSI SR NORTH CAROLINA :55.38
:26.70 :28.68
11) GEOROFF, ANDREA JR GEORGIA :55.41
:26.27 :29.14
12) PENDLETON, BETHANY SR WISCONSIN :55.47
:26.50 :28.97
13) SKAGGS, HEATHER JR SOUTH CAROLINA :55.48
:26.65 :28.83
14) McCULLOUGH, AMY JR MICHIGAN :55.51
:26.98 :28.53
15) WANEZEK, SARAH JR TEXAS :55.52
:26.43 :29.09
16) KOLUKANOVA, JANA SO AUBURN :55.56
:26.33 :29.23
17) SZIGETI, FLORENCIA JR ARIZONA STATE :55.57
:26.88 :28.69
17) LUNSMANN, LESLIE SO AUBURN :55.57
:26.57 :29.00
19) WICK, CASMERA SR RUTGERS :55.59
:26.80 :28.79
19) SVAHNSTROM, MALIN SR UCLA :55.59
:26.38 :29.21
21) POMEROY, LAURA SO SOUTHERN METHOD. :55.60
:26.47 :29.13
22) MABRY, NEKA SR GEORGIA :55.62
:26.55 :29.07
23) SIMINSKI, KRISTY SO TEXAS :55.64
:26.88 :28.76
24) BONCHER, BROOKE SO RICHMOND :55.75
:26.13 :29.62
24) MEGHAN, MEDENDORP SR INDIANA :55.75
:26.67 :29.08
26) GRUBER, AMY JR KANSAS :55.83
:27.03 :28.80
27) KEARNS, PAIGE JR GEORGIA :55.85
:26.78 :29.07
28) ARSENAULT, SAMANTHA JR GEORGIA :55.92
:26.94 :28.98
29) DANIELS, ELIZABETH SR BROWN :55.95
:26.63 :29.32
30) VAZIRI, LEILA FR INDIANA :55.96
:26.94 :29.02
31) SMITH, MARSHI SO ARIZONA :55.97
:26.40 :29.57
32) CARROLL, KATIE FR NOTRE DAME :55.99
:27.11 :28.88
32) HERNANDEZ, SARAH SO WISCONSIN :55.99
:26.80 :29.19
34) SMITH, LINDSEY FR MICHIGAN :56.01
:27.07 :28.94
35) McNAMEE, LYNDSEY JR PACIFIC :56.03
:26.94 :29.09
36) McHUGH, CAROLYNN JR SOUTH CAROLINA :56.06
:27.11 :28.95
37) LIEB, KATY SO TEXAS A&M :56.12
:26.91 :29.21
38) SMITH, ERIN JR INDIANA :56.14
:26.91 :29.23
39) UHLE, MARIETTA SO FLORIDA :56.17
:26.88 :29.29
40) DLUGONSKI, DEIRDRE JR PENN STATE :56.24
:26.71 :29.53
41) WENTWORTH, CLARISSA FR INDIANA :56.25
:27.40 :28.85
42) BIRD, MICHELLE JR TEXAS A&M :56.31
:27.22 :29.09
43) ANDERSON, JENNI JR AUBURN :56.36
:27.19 :29.17
43) ERRECART, ROBIN SR PACIFIC :56.36
:27.03 :29.33
45) FAULKNER, JACLYN SO TEXAS :56.38
:26.81 :29.57
46) LOFSTEDT, ANNICA FR INDIANA :56.39
:26.75 :29.64
47) HARDT, KATE SO MINNESOTA :56.51
:27.42 :29.09
48) STONER, PEGGY SR ARKANSAS :56.54
:27.12 :29.42
49) LEMMEN, CELINA FR SOUTHERN METHOD. :56.59
:27.06 :29.53
50) HACKETT, RYANN SO ARIZONA :56.61
:27.22 :29.39
50) ELLIOTT, LACEY SR TEXAS :56.61
:26.93 :29.68
52) COOMBE, KATY JR MINNESOTA :56.64
:26.66 :29.98
53) ZWIERZYKOWSKI,EWELI SO TEXAS A&M :56.66
:27.31 :29.35
54) THURMAN, AMY FR UCLA :56.68
:27.44 :29.24
55) DYSHAW, SAMANTHA SR IOWA STATE :56.72
:27.28 :29.44
55) STRELETS, OKSANA SR OAKLAND :56.72
:26.93 :29.79
57) ROBINSON, KATIE FR TEXAS :56.74
:27.24 :29.50
58) DUCHAC, TRACY JR PURDUE :56.75
:27.26 :29.49
59) VLASAKOVA, MICHELLE FR SOUTHERN METHOD. :56.76
:27.14 :29.62
60) HUMPHRIES, KAELA JR TEXAS :56.77
:27.29 :29.48
61) SEMECO, ARLENE FR ALABAMA :56.79
:26.97 :29.82
62) McEAHCRANE, LINDA FR TULANE :56.82
:27.34 :29.48
63) BREEN, EMILY JR FLORIDA STATE :56.86
:27.26 :29.60
64) LYES, JENNIE JR SANTA BARBARA :56.90
:27.03 :29.87
64) MARSHALL, DALLAS SR SOUTHERN METHOD. :56.90
:27.09 :29.81
66) BASTAK, ASHLEIGH SR SOUTH CAROLINA :56.93
:26.59 :30.34
67) BANOVIC, PETRA SR ARIZONA STATE :56.94
:27.28 :29.66
68) ROBBINS, JENNIFER SO TEXAS :57.01
:27.28 :29.73
68) AMANO, KEIKO JR CALIFORNIA :57.01
:27.52 :29.49
70) MULYAYEVA, MARINA JR MARYLAND :57.07
:27.47 :29.60
71) BROWN, CONNIE FR TEXAS :57.08
:26.72 :30.36
72) VANCUREN, SHANNON SO WISCONSIN :57.17
:27.81 :29.36
73) HSIAO, STEPHANIE JR PRINCETON :57.39
:27.44 :29.95
74) WALSH, MASON FR VIRGINIA TECH :57.52
:27.40 :30.12
75) BAUMGARTNER, MEGAN SR STANFORD :57.69
:27.38 :30.31
76) QUICK, DENA JR HAWAII :57.85
:27.13 :30.72
77) OESER, MICHELLE SO NORTHWESTERN :58.09
:27.60 :30.49
GIBNEY, CHANTAL SR FLORIDA DISQUAL
:00.00 DISQUAL
WEILBACHER, ANNE SR MICHIGAN DISQUAL
:00.00 DISQUAL
STAHLEY, DESIREE FR STANFORD DISQUAL
:00.00 DISQUAL
BECKS, DANIELLE SR CALIFORNIA DISQUAL
:00.00 DISQUAL
DARLING, LEANE FR SOUTHERN METHOD. DISQUAL
:00.00 DISQUAL
MEDINA, LAUREN JR CALIFORNIA DISQUAL
:00.00 DISQUAL
DALY, ASHLEY FR STANFORD DISQUAL
:00.00 DISQUAL
BURDEN, MICHA SR CALIFORNIA DISQUAL
:00.00 DISQUAL
SESKEVICS, ABBY SO MICHIGAN DISQUAL
:00.00 DISQUAL

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