YMCA Nationals -- April 15, 1997
Information provided by Joe Sandrin: Schroeder YMCA (WI) wins the combined title. Individual champions from Schroeder included Lindsey Highstrom (National Junior Team member) in the women's 100 fly, and Mike Mesenbourg in the men's 100 fly. Mike was seriously injured in an accident last fall and did not return to full training until earlier this year. He won in 50.12 and was third in the 200 fly and 16th in the 100 free. Lindsey was 2nd in the 200 IM and 9th in the 200 fly. Amy Mickschl has 3 top 16 finishes in the 200, 500, and 1650 free. Meghan Purvis was 3rd in the 200 breast.