Maxime Rooney Breaks Own 17-18 NAG in 200 Free

Maxime Rooney. Photo Courtesy: Singapore Swimming Federation

Florida’s Maxime Rooney won the 200 freestyle in 1:32.18 at the SEC Championships on Thursday, breaking his own 17-18 National Age Group record from prelims.

The freshman led a 1-2 Florida finish with Khader Baqlah (1:33.65), also a freshman.

South Carolina’s Fynn Minuth was third (1:33.67), followed by Mikel Schreuders (1:34.06), Florida’s Mitch D’Arrigo (1:34.07), Tennessee’s Joey Reilman (1:34.55), Alabama’s Laurent Bams (1:34.96) and Georgia’s Walker Higgins (1:34.97).


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Author: Daniel D'Addona

Dan D'Addona is the lead college swim writer for Swimming World. He has covered swimming at all levels since 2003, including the NCAA championships, USA nationals, Duel in the Pool and Olympic trials. He is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a graduate of Central Michigan University. He currently lives in Holland, Michigan, where he also is the Sports Editor at The Holland Sentinel.

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