YMCA Nationals Results: Katrina Konopka Defends 50 Free Title

GREENSBORO, North Carolina, April 1. ANOTHER defending champion, another record broken. Katrina Konopka avenged her third place in the 100 fly earlier in the session with a meet record 22.46 in the sprint freestye, breaking her mark of 22.55 from last year.

Westfield’s Caroline Baldwin took second with a 22.88 while Holly Christens of Somerset Valley took third with a 22.99 to round out the sub-23 second swims of the day.

Event 105 Women 50 Yard Freestyle

National: * 22.55 4/3/2013 Katrina Konopka, Middle Tyger-SC
24.79 QUAL Meet Qualifyng
Name Age Team Prelims Finals Points

=== A – Final ===

1 Katrina Konopka 16 Middle Tyger-SC 22.88 22.46*QUAL 20
2 Caroline Baldwi 18 Westfield-NJ 23.27 22.88 QUAL 17
3 Holly Christens 17 SomersetValleyNJ 23.09 22.99 QUAL 16
4 Katie Kicklight 18 Orlando-FL 23.28 23.09 QUAL 14.5
4 Katrina Kuhn 17 SomersetValleyNJ 23.21 23.09 QUAL 14.5
6 Alexandra Meyer 18 Schroeder-WI 23.31 23.20 QUAL 13
7 Ally Rockett 18 Boyertown-PA 23.34 23.32 QUAL 12
8 Marie Chamberla 17 Cape Cod-MA 23.25 23.47 QUAL 11

=== B – Final ===

9 Ky-lee Perry 15 Wilton-CT 23.59 22.80 QUAL 9
10 Adriana Grabski 18 Sunbury-PA 23.42 23.10 QUAL 7
11 Emily Zimcosky 15 Laurel Highlands 23.35 23.38 QUAL 6
12 Katie Kuhl 17 Edwardsville-IL 23.60 23.54 QUAL 5
13 Olivia Ontjes 17 Triangle Area-NC 23.64 23.58 QUAL 4
14 Alexa Fabbri 17 Tri-Hampton-PA 23.75 23.67 QUAL 3
15 Haley Bishop 16 Triangle Area-NC 23.66 23.72 QUAL 2
16 Maddie Cooke 15 Phoenixville-PA 23.64 23.74 QUAL 1

=== C – Final ===

17 Rachel Brown 16 Northwest-NC 23.77 23.55 QUAL
18 Leila Johnston 16 Mt Desert Island 23.88 23.75 QUAL
18 Kate May 15 Edwardsville-IL 23.76 23.75 QUAL
20 Alyssa Arwood 16 W.North Carolina 23.84 23.77 QUAL
21 Nneka Pilgrim 15 West Morris-NJ 23.78 23.90 QUAL
22 Erin Polich 18 Northwest-NC 23.79 23.98 QUAL
23 Christine Kerr 17 Triangle Area-NC 23.87 24.02 QUAL
24 Sarah Baxter 17 Canandaigua-NY 23.83 24.15 QUAL

=== Preliminaries ===

25 Natalie Simunek 17 Burlington Co-NJ 23.90
26 Jordan Kohut 14 Triangle Area-NC 23.92
27 Meghan Egan 15 New Canaan-CT 23.95
28 Maddison Marche 18 Pottstown-PA 23.98
29 Emma Thomas 16 Western Br-DE 24.01
30 Libby O’Hare 16 New Canaan-CT 24.02
31 Samantha Hall 16 Harrison Co.-WV 24.04
31 Quinn Scannell 15 Greenwich-CT 24.04
31 Julieyanna Park 16 SomersetHills-NJ 24.04
34 Katie Colwell 15 New Canaan-CT 24.05
35 Ali Snover 18 Middle Tyger-SC 24.06
35 Bailey Grinter 14 Edwardsville-IL 24.06
37 Ally Kleinsorge 16 West Morris-NJ 24.09
38 Emily Brunett 16 Farmington-MI 24.10
39 Becca Luft 15 West Shore-PA 24.12
39 Amanda Deller 16 Powel Crosley-OH 24.12
39 Meghan Keithly 15 UpperMainLine-PA 24.12
42 Emily Cornell 15 UpperMainLine-PA 24.13
43 Jenny Nusbaum 16 Triangle Area-NC 24.14
44 Sarah Grinalds 13 Westport/Weston 24.16
45 Shoshana Swell 16 Red Bank – NJ 24.17
46 Kaarin Quaerna 17 GenevaLakes-WI 24.21
47 Michelle Case 18 Rock Hill-SC 24.22
48 Autumn Shaffer 15 Reading-PA 24.24
48 Marlise Moesch 14 SomersetHills-NJ 24.24
50 Kayla Purcell 15 SomersetHills-NJ 24.26
50 Emma Hennessy 15 Middle Tyger-SC 24.26
52 Payton Miles 16 Pottstown-PA 24.27
52 Kelsey Lawton 17 Triangle Area-NC 24.27
52 Emma Waddell 17 Bangor-ME 24.27
55 Siobhan Dale 16 East Hartford-CT 24.28
55 Ann Tolan 14 Bath Area-ME 24.28
57 Payton Keiner 14 Powel Crosley-OH 24.30
57 Emily Etgen 17 Triangle Area-NC 24.30
59 Lexi Fliehman 15 AuglaizeMercerOH 24.31
59 Sarah Welch 15 North Shore-MA 24.31
59 Samantha Cheruk 17 Wilton-CT 24.31
62 MacKenzie Gring 15 Reading-PA 24.32
63 Morgan Rulevich 17 Rock Hill-SC 24.34
64 Allison Dicke 17 Blue Ash-OH 24.36
64 Grace Kneller 16 Buehler-IL 24.36
64 Caitlin Tycz 14 Bath Area-ME 24.36
64 Jade Knueppel 14 Schroeder-WI 24.36
64 Caitlin Manthe 18 UpperMainLine-PA 24.36
69 Elizabeth Graef 18 North Canton-OH 24.37
69 Erin McBride 18 Burlington Co-NJ 24.37
71 Emma Curtis 14 Gr. Flint-MI 24.38
72 Alicia Diaz 16 Kennett-PA 24.39
72 Marianne Kahman 16 Countryside-OH 24.39
74 Maddie Zimmerma 17 UpperMainLine-PA 24.40
75 Kasey Milstroh 15 St Cloud-MN 24.41
75 Basira Knight 18 Triangle Area-NC 24.41
75 Gabrielle Rudy 15 Ridley-PA 24.41
78 Madeline Horner 16 Hamilton Area-NJ 24.42
79 Amy Nemeth 16 SomersetHills-NJ 24.45
80 Emma Waters 14 Middle Tyger-SC 24.46
80 Sarah Davis 15 FanwoodScotch-NJ 24.46
82 Yvette Kim 14 Foothills-CA 24.47
83 Cathy Chen 17 LakelandHills-NJ 24.48
83 Amanda Banasiak 16 FanwoodScotch-NJ 24.48
85 Audra Smires 15 Ocean County-NJ 24.49
86 Kirstin Peterso 18 Hunterdon-NJ 24.50
87 Taylor Anderson 15 DowntownBoise-ID 24.59
87 Corinne Mahoney 15 Ocean County-NJ 24.59
89 Zoe Pappas 17 Summit Area-NJ 24.60
89 Michaela Rankin 13 Ocean County-NJ 24.60
91 Abby Mack 17 UpperMainLine-PA 24.61
92 Josie Miller 16 Wapakoneta-OH 24.64
92 Abbey Berloco 13 Hamilton Area-NJ 24.64
94 Maggie Miller 17 Harrison Co.-WV 24.66
94 Laurel Kiselis 15 Greensboro-NC 24.66
96 Maggie Herbert 18 Hamilton Area-NJ 24.67
97 Jamie Yadoff 15 Wyckoff-NJ 24.69
97 Olivia Giampiet 15 Phoenixville-PA 24.69
99 Brooke Perrotta 14 Cheshire-CT 24.70
99 Ashleigh Franks 15 Williams-OH 24.70
101 Erin Merke 12 Phoenixville-PA 24.72
102 Kristin Anderso 15 Buehler-IL 24.75
103 Eliza Koh 16 Foothills-CA 24.77
103 Sheridan Ave 15 Liberty Twp-OH 24.77
105 Taylor Cisik 17 Pottstown-PA 24.78
106 Nevie Rice 16 Countryside-OH 24.79
106 Cami Cook 16 West Shore-PA 24.79
108 Susan Franz 17 North Canton-OH 24.80
109 Maura McManus 15 Kennett-PA 24.81
110 Ashley Stark 17 Kishwaukee-IL 24.82
110 Melissa Manuell 16 Burlington Co-NJ 24.82
110 Lucia Donnelly 16 Summit Area-NJ 24.82
113 Mariah Brady 16 Northern York-ME 24.83
114 Anna Francisco 15 Ocean County-NJ 24.84
115 Laura Jean McCl 17 UpperMainLine-PA 24.85
116 Talia Gottlieb 14 Schroeder-WI 24.89
117 Cassandra Watts 17 Grand Island-NE 24.90
117 Maria Nitti 14 Hamilton Area-NJ 24.90
119 Olivia Schmelze 14 Lancaster-OH 24.91
119 Christiana Corn 16 Triangle Area-NC 24.91
119 Maggie Woods 15 Piedmont-VA 24.91
122 Gabriella Johns 16 Reading-PA 24.92
122 Phoebe Turner 18 DowntownBoise-ID 24.92
124 Meghan Bobick 16 Coffman – OH 24.93
125 Abby Choi 14 Wyckoff-NJ 24.95
125 Shelly Prayson 17 South Family-OH 24.95
125 Celia Kottakis 15 Red Bank – NJ 24.95
128 Mary Cerbone 15 Pocono-PA 24.96
129 Morgan Haines 15 Reading-PA 24.97
129 Emma Daghir 18 Ridgway-PA 24.97
129 Stephanie Lohne 17 Springfield-OH 24.97
132 Jane Russo 16 Edwardsville-IL 24.98
133 Lexie Meade 16 Lancaster-OH 25.01
134 Delaney Smith 17 Blue Ash-OH 25.02
135 Gwyneth Devin 15 Westfield-NJ 25.03
136 Jessica Schmidt 17 MetuchenED-NJ 25.05
136 Kiera Wadsworth 16 Ridley-PA 25.05
138 Sarah Wyant 14 West Shore-PA 25.06
139 Jordyn Torrens 13 ME Lyons-OH 25.08
140 Georgia Goldman 17 Cross Island-NY 25.09
140 Ashley Thornal 17 Berkeley-SC 25.09
142 Shelly Heim 18 Greensboro-NC 25.10
142 Julie Stankiewi 14 FanwoodScotch-NJ 25.10
144 Caitlyn Blake 17 Western Br-DE 25.14
145 Jillian McElhan 15 Butler-PA 25.15
146 Samantha Shirtl 17 West Shore-PA 25.18
147 Maddie Nowak 18 Wyckoff-NJ 25.19
148 Lexie Winnett 14 Walnut Creek-IA 25.22
148 Joann Butkus 17 Schuykill-PA 25.22
148 Jackie Kleinsor 14 West Morris-NJ 25.22
151 Amanda Stiegal 16 B R Ryall-IL 25.26
151 Misha Neal 15 Triangle Area-NC 25.26
153 Samantha Merino 14 Cross Island-NY 25.28
153 Meghan Go 15 Foothills-CA 25.28
155 Olivia Jack 13 Parkside-NY 25.30
156 Ana White 16 Hunterdon-NJ 25.31
156 Gabby Jeffers 17 Michiana-IN 25.31
158 Aspen Monkhouse 15 Bremerton-WA 25.32
159 Michaela Carter 17 Triangle Area-NC 25.36
160 Megan Judge 13 West Monmouth-NJ 25.37
161 Fiona Vashaw 16 State College-PA 25.42
161 Jessica Lee 17 Valley Shore-CT 25.42
163 Mikayla Bisigna 14 Greensburg-PA 25.45
164 Sabrina Nuttall 15 South County-RI 25.48
165 Amanda Kedziers 18 Greensburg-PA 25.52
166 Lydia DaCorte 15 Mt Desert Island 25.59
167 Taylor Contino 15 ME Lyons-OH 25.62
168 Reilly Haas 15 Liberty Twp-OH 25.63
169 Amy Wahlmeier 17 Grand Island-NE 25.80
170 Amber Seibert 17 Darke County-OH 25.92
— Ragen Engel 16 Springfield-OH DFS
— Claire Fuscoe 17 Triangle Area-NC NS

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