YMCA Nationals Results: Courtney Harnish Takes Fourth Title With 1650 Free Win

GREENSBORO, North Carolina, April 4. YORK’S Courtney Harnish won her fourth title of the meet with another wire-to-wire victory, taking the 1650 freestyle to close out a prosperous YMCA short course nationals.

Harnish’s time of 16:09.77 helped the 14-year-old win by eight seconds, but it did not eclipse her personal best of 16:08.57. Harnish had a blistering open half of the race to distance herself from Downtown Boise’s Abbey Erwin, then stayed in the 29-second range for most of her 50-yard splits. Erwin was also mostly consistent in her splits, posting a 16:17.67 that beat her personal best by 17 seconds. Spence Atkins of Sarasota took third with a 16:25.58.

Event 409 Women 1650 Yard Freestyle
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National: * 16:04.69 4/6/2013 Danielle Valley, Sarasota-FL
Name Age Team Seed Finals Points
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1 Courtney Harnish 14 York-PA 16:08.57 16:09.77 20
26.52 28.46 28.94 29.04
28.93 29.32 29.16 29.48
29.20 29.45 29.33 29.40
29.34 29.45 29.35 29.37
29.75 30.23 29.55 29.54
30.04 29.62 29.43 29.85
29.94 29.59 29.99 29.76
29.93 29.92 30.05 29.36 28.48
2 Abbey Erwin 14 DowntownBoise-ID 16:34.73 16:17.67 17
27.62 29.30 29.66 29.98
29.70 29.63 29.83 29.86
29.75 29.77 29.63 29.68
29.83 30.07 29.90 30.14
29.89 29.78 29.53 29.66
29.74 29.53 29.50 29.56
29.68 29.85 29.87 29.98
29.93 29.65 29.54 29.33 28.30
3 Spence Atkins 16 Sarasota-FL 16:10.99 16:25.58 16
26.25 28.62 29.18 29.18
29.49 29.63 29.63 29.74
29.85 30.00 29.93 30.03
30.37 30.53 30.71 30.71
30.88 30.61 30.56 30.46
30.26 30.19 29.89 30.32
30.13 30.20 30.30 30.48
30.26 30.08 30.05 29.05 28.01
4 Caitlynn Moon 18 Kishwaukee-IL 16:39.53 16:26.56 15
26.62 29.08 29.24 29.72
29.90 30.05 29.93 30.15
30.02 30.29 29.80 29.97
29.97 30.07 30.04 30.14
29.89 30.16 30.06 29.88
29.81 29.95 30.25 30.25
30.35 30.51 30.66 30.57
30.33 30.49 30.10 30.06 28.25
5 Verity Abel 17 Wilton-CT 16:30.21 16:39.13 14
26.98 29.52 30.09 30.19
30.30 30.68 30.47 30.57
30.33 30.31 30.60 30.46
30.67 30.29 30.45 30.50
30.17 30.37 30.19 30.40
30.46 30.33 30.36 30.41
30.48 30.39 30.73 30.41
30.73 30.57 30.49 30.49 29.74
6 Lara Hernandez-Tome 14 Sarasota-FL 16:43.86 16:43.80 13
27.81 29.80 30.42 30.38
30.35 30.35 30.49 30.30
30.36 30.21 29.96 30.03
30.35 30.33 30.53 30.63
30.71 30.74 30.52 30.72
30.85 30.80 30.71 30.80
30.57 30.96 30.54 30.67
30.66 30.68 30.96 30.74 29.87
7 Leah Braswell 13 York-PA 17:01.53 16:50.64 12
28.71 31.01 30.71 30.41
30.85 30.59 30.77 30.66
30.92 30.71 30.74 30.94
30.70 30.70 30.81 30.80
30.72 30.81 31.01 30.83
30.60 30.49 30.97 30.84
30.76 30.87 30.69 31.03
30.86 30.55 30.42 30.10 29.06
8 Emmaline Peterson 14 Hickory -nc 16:27.08 16:50.99 11
27.24 29.39 29.89 29.96
29.98 30.46 30.47 30.69
30.43 30.77 30.62 30.43
30.41 30.85 30.99 30.59
31.15 30.88 31.46 30.68
30.69 30.89 30.89 30.98
30.67 31.53 31.15 30.84
31.84 31.66 31.45 31.27 29.79
9 Meredith Whisenhunt 17 Middle Tyger-SC 17:01.63 16:54.36 9
28.54 30.97 31.37 31.49
30.81 31.25 31.82 30.88
31.03 31.05 30.95 31.13
31.00 30.71 30.86 30.93
30.82 30.34 31.08 30.84
30.57 30.91 30.56 30.62
30.98 30.62 30.86 30.58
30.65 30.38 30.70 30.60 28.46
10 Kristen Moss 17 New Canaan-CT 17:15.82 16:57.47 7
27.40 30.31 30.65 30.66
30.78 30.86 30.92 31.07
31.05 31.11 31.08 31.01
31.10 31.00 31.11 31.10
30.96 31.14 31.13 31.01
31.08 31.03 31.15 31.20
31.18 31.11 31.03 31.04
31.28 31.09 31.23 30.42 29.18
11 Sabrina Mortell 17 West Shore-PA 16:47.18 17:00.59 6
27.22 30.55
30.32 30.84 30.95 31.01
30.95 31.05 30.95 31.33
31.26 31.49 31.32 31.29
31.24 31.48 31.30 31.55
31.33 31.35 31.56 31.40
31.56 31.41 31.37 31.18
30.88 30.75 30.98 31.31 29.12
12 Shay Spelman 18 ME Lyons-OH 16:56.87 17:01.29 5
28.02 30.07 30.84 30.89
30.97 30.83 30.95 30.88
30.88 30.95 31.06 31.00
31.13 31.18 31.30 31.66
31.16 30.97 31.04 31.14
30.97 30.97 31.10 31.23
31.14 31.38 31.35 31.16
31.21 31.36 31.31 30.89 30.30
13 Jessie Arnold 17 Waynesboro-VA 16:56.48 17:02.98 4
28.02 30.23 30.22 30.52
30.68 30.70 30.72 30.93
31.02 31.02 31.03 31.25
31.06 30.99 31.10 31.07
31.30 31.17 31.17 31.49
31.24 31.14 31.32 31.34
31.44 31.38 32.03 31.69
31.55 31.60 30.95 30.91 30.70
14 Grace Patrice 15 Sarasota-FL 16:57.05 17:05.78 3
28.61 30.35 30.67 30.91
30.70 30.75 30.68 30.63
30.76 30.90 30.89 31.23
31.10 31.00 31.08 31.25
31.29 31.25 31.31 31.34
31.44 31.43 31.69 31.35
31.43 31.55 31.49 31.56
31.62 31.65 31.57 31.41 30.89
15 Emma Knapp 15 Middle Tyger-SC 17:26.64 17:13.88 2
27.11 30.29 31.28 31.19
30.93 31.44 31.09 31.32
31.78 31.05 31.96 31.70
31.92 31.96 32.00 30.90
32.17 31.92 31.58 31.53
31.67 31.77 31.77 31.94
31.77 31.68 31.97 31.07
30.93 31.54 31.16 31.62 29.87
16 Norah Hunt 16 Waynesboro-VA 17:13.13 17:16.62 1
28.73 30.51 30.86 31.04
30.97 31.15 31.00 31.11
31.28 31.59 31.31 31.44
31.40 31.58 31.73 31.72
31.68 31.52 31.65 31.50
31.72 31.52 31.67 31.69
31.75 31.67 31.97 32.18
31.84 31.90 32.02 31.91 31.01
17 Maggie Erwin 12 DowntownBoise-ID 17:32.35 17:19.49
29.15 31.04 31.57 31.41
32.20 32.25 32.02 32.14
32.30 31.94 31.81 31.90
32.16 32.03 31.91 31.81
31.41 31.39 32.29 31.38
31.95 32.05 30.85 31.48
31.29 31.05 30.94 31.20
31.25 31.09 31.23 1:01.00
18 Camille Long 15 W.North Carolina 17:29.02 17:19.61
28.40 30.77 31.93 32.05
31.98 31.91 31.33 31.59
31.51 31.65 31.60 31.69
31.69 31.69 31.72 31.93
32.06 32.02 31.94 31.86
31.86 31.96 31.85 31.82
31.67 31.48 31.37 31.57
31.48 31.65 31.29 31.10 29.19
19 Carly Soares 15 North Shore-MA 17:29.88 17:19.64
28.85 30.70 31.08 31.37
31.42 31.35 31.45 31.38
31.65 31.46 31.53 31.57
31.50 31.19 31.10 31.31
31.38 31.43 31.43 31.44
31.37 31.43 31.97 31.90
32.02 31.77 31.87 31.89
32.25 32.60 32.65 32.52 30.81
20 Julia Alberti 17 Cheshire-CT 17:18.81 17:22.83
28.31 30.90 31.24 31.44
31.71 32.00 31.93 31.84
31.76 32.08 31.95 32.15
31.97 31.68 31.72 32.01
31.99 31.94 31.85 31.96
31.71 31.91 31.95 31.83
32.05 32.01 31.52 31.78
31.73 31.45 31.54 30.98 29.94
21 Hannah Schlegel 15 Boyertown-PA 17:13.01 17:24.28
28.45 31.24 31.85 31.60
31.60 31.92 31.44 31.91
31.80 31.92 31.90 31.92
31.66 31.72 31.48 31.97
32.20 31.90 31.69 31.73
32.13 32.03 32.01 31.95
32.19 32.13 31.75 31.93
31.76 31.85 31.43 31.09 30.13
22 Meghan Joram 16 Northwest-NC 17:16.61 17:24.76
28.18 30.34 30.99 31.06
31.51 31.63 31.38 31.92
32.13 31.84 31.81 32.04
31.54 31.92 31.99 31.69
31.84 32.03 31.99 32.20
31.96 32.24 32.04 32.04
32.09 32.12 32.42 32.31
31.23 31.65 32.42 31.80 30.41
23 Jaime Robinson 16 Cheshire-CT 17:27.93 17:25.29
28.67 30.58 31.19 31.23
31.55 31.32 31.44 31.37
31.65 31.91 31.52 31.40
31.75 32.15 31.63 31.56
31.89 31.77 31.71 31.81
31.82 32.12 32.48 31.98
32.54 32.20 31.97 32.04
32.15 32.08 32.11 32.22 31.48
24 Lexie Kostelnik 15 Laurel Highlands 17:34.20 17:25.59
28.45 30.65 30.90 31.21
31.38 31.63 31.48 31.65
31.71 31.35 31.87 31.69
31.70 31.83 31.77 31.89
31.49 32.06 31.96 31.95
31.81 32.23 32.11 32.35
32.43 32.60 32.51 32.23
32.51 32.59 31.99 31.80 29.81
25 Cindy Dong 14 Sarasota-FL 17:26.94 17:25.86
28.52 30.87 31.59 31.78
31.45 31.59 32.18 31.72
31.81 31.67 30.68 30.77
31.55 31.86 31.75 30.75
32.19 31.71 32.01 31.83
31.83 32.78 32.16 32.12
32.69 32.37 31.98 32.19
32.27 32.23 32.13 32.23 30.60
26 Alexis Ljunggren 14 Red River-ND 17:34.44 17:26.02
28.39 30.82 31.79 31.59
31.31 31.54 31.72 31.80
31.85 31.74 31.76 32.08
31.86 31.74 31.85 31.76
31.77 31.98 32.26 32.18
32.02 32.03 31.98 31.80
32.05 31.93 32.26 31.96
32.29 31.95 31.98 31.51 30.47
27 Kristyn Popowski 15 Gr Holyoke-MA 17:04.79 17:28.91
29.31 31.29 31.83 32.16
32.23 32.16 32.08 32.02
31.98 31.89 32.06 31.93
32.26 31.99 32.05 31.88
31.87 32.22 31.77 31.92
31.82 31.84 31.54 31.67
31.70 31.76 31.66 31.78
31.79 31.64 31.75 31.82 31.24
28 Shannon Quirk 17 North Shore-MA 17:32.04 17:30.26
29.42 31.42 31.61 31.98
31.92 31.65 31.52 31.53
31.72 31.84 31.88 31.65
31.66 31.99 31.86 32.00
31.89 32.18 31.93 31.76
32.14 32.25 31.57 32.18
31.93 32.28 32.40 32.06
32.18 32.26 32.19 32.26 31.15
29 Michelle Dols 16 Sarasota-FL 17:23.24 17:32.72
28.04 31.00 31.32 31.87
31.43 31.86 31.92 31.72
31.85 32.13 31.89 32.19
32.03 31.96 31.92 32.37
31.99 32.39 32.64 32.26
32.56 32.53 32.12 32.28
32.00 32.48 32.28 32.41
32.13 32.38 31.89 32.38 30.50
30 Madisyn Lyons 17 Tri-County-WV 17:31.31 17:34.27
28.11 30.73 31.55 31.42
31.60 31.76 31.84 31.47
31.62 31.93 31.90 31.80
31.93 31.97 32.20 32.33
31.96 32.47 32.49 32.39
32.30 32.38 32.61 32.25
32.56 32.69 32.52 32.40
32.70 32.58 32.58 32.27 30.96
31 Lauren Soleo 14 Triangle Area-NC 17:22.84 17:35.73
29.47 32.21 32.77 32.46
32.64 32.92 32.26 32.28
32.45 32.09 32.35 32.38
32.41 32.30 32.49 32.11
31.69 32.05 32.20 32.06
31.44 32.03 32.08 31.65
31.79 31.94 32.33 32.23
31.42 31.76 31.56 31.50 30.41
32 Julia Pokrzywa 14 York-PA 17:33.12 17:36.49
28.21 30.93 31.39 31.43
31.17 31.44 31.40 31.72
31.86 31.92 32.00 32.09
32.07 32.17 32.07 32.21
32.32 32.52 32.44 32.12
32.17 32.34 32.41 32.61
32.75 32.86 32.94 32.70
32.54 32.57 32.77 32.72 31.63
33 Margaret Flaherty 15 Waterbury-CT 17:22.98 18:08.88
27.99 31.53 32.90 33.97
33.13 32.81 33.16 33.78
32.17 33.45 34.16 34.31
33.65 33.39 33.28 33.45
34.08 34.30 34.01 33.00
32.29 32.87 33.05 34.59
32.69 32.06 34.30 33.80
32.47 30.74 33.12 33.47 30.91
34 Kimberly Roos 18 Schroeder-WI 17:29.37 18:09.73
29.30 31.42 32.16 32.34
32.72 32.59 33.26 32.97
32.91 32.94 32.95 33.11
33.05 32.92 33.14 33.30
33.23 33.11 33.25 33.57
33.38 33.64 33.54 33.82
33.74 33.80 33.72 33.44
33.84 33.60 33.21 33.47 32.29
— Erin Voss 15 Gr Holyoke-MA 16:48.41 DQ
Did not finish
— Katie Svendson 18 Red River-ND 17:32.16 DFS
Declared false start
— Taylor Worrell 17 Burlington Co-NJ 17:23.11 DFS
Declared false start
— Jessica Harper 18 Gr Holyoke-MA 16:53.78 SCR
— Amanda Bieler 17 Darien-CT 17:33.51 SCR
— Brittany Driscoll 17 Cheshire-CT 17:02.12 SCR
— Lexy Raybon 18 Sarasota-FL 17:23.25 SCR
— Ellie Berdusco 17 Sarasota-FL 16:40.47 SCR
— Regan Kology 17 SomersetHills-NJ 16:42.22 SCR
— Emily Ilgenfritz 16 York-PA 17:01.44 SCR
— Rachel O’Grady 16 Sarasota-FL 17:32.38 SCR

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