Kelsi Worrell Breaks Conference, Meet Record During ACC Prelims

Photo Courtesy: Matthew DeMaria/Tennessee Athletics

By Chandler Brandes, ACC Beat Writer

The final prelim session of the 2016 Women’s ACC Swimming and Diving Championships was highlighted by Louisville standout Kelsi Worrell. 

After posting the fourth-fastest 100 fly time in history last night, Worrell dominated the 100 free this morning. Her time of 47.33 broke her own ACC meet and conference record she set last year. The senior will be the top seed in the event heading into tonight’s final, nearly one second ahead of the rest of the field.

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Below are the top 8 qualifiers in each event for tonight’s A final.

200 Back

1. Alexia Zevnik (1:51.41), NC State
2. Courtney Bartholomew (1:52.24), Virginia
3. Megan Moroney (1:52.84), Virginia
4. Klaudia Nazieblo (1:54.93), Virginia Tech
5. Hellen Moffitt (1:55.19), North Carolina
6. Alice Treuth (1:55.44), Notre Dame
7. Annie Harrison (1:55.74), North Carolina
8. Alina Kendzior (1:55.81), Louisville

100 Free

1. Kelsi Worrell (47.33), Louisville
2. Riki Bonnema (48.30), NC State
3. Mallory Comerford (48.52), Louisville
4. Ellen Thomas (48.68), Virginia
5. Lauren Earp (48.74), North Carolina
6. Allyn Hardesty (48.77), North Carolina
7. Natalie Labonge (48.86), NC State
8. Shannon Rauth (48.92), Virginia

200 Breast

1. Weronika Paluszek (2:08.61), Virginia Tech
2. Andee Cottrell (2:08.77), Louisville
3. Laura Simon (2:09.63), Virginia
4. Kayla Brumbaum (2:09.69), NC State
5. Abby Fisher (2:10.78), North Carolina
6. Rachael Bradford-Feldman (2:11.85), Louisville
7. Kinga Cichowska (2:13.04), Pitt
8. Natalie Martin (2:13.13), Virginia

200 Fly

1. Kaitlyn Jones (1:54.64), Virginia
2. Jen Marrkand (1:56.05), Virginia
3. Klaudia Nazieblo (1:56.07), Virginia Tech
4. Abbie Houck (1:56.67), Louisville
5. Isabella Paez (1:56.72), Duke
6. Emma Nunn (1:56.90), North Carolina
7. Lydia Jones (1:57.64), NC State
8. Maggie Gruber (1:57.65), Virginia Tech

Women’s ACC Up/Middle/Down

North Carolina65314
NC State53412
Florida State0235
Notre Dame1337
Virginia Tech44311
Georgia Tech0426
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Author: Chandler Brandes

Chandler Brandes is a senior at the University of Vermont where she is majoring in Public Communication and double minoring in Coaching and Sports Management. She is a former swimmer for the Catamounts and this is her fourth year on board with Swimming World.

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