Adam Brown, Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace Win Fastest in Texas Event

SAN ANTONIO – Adam Brown and Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace each netted a $5,000 check as part of the Fastest in Texas swimming event put on by Olympic gold medalist Josh Davis each year. The meet features several heats of the 50-yard freestyle with winners emerging in the final heat.

Adam Brown won the finale with a time of 19.25, ahead of Josh Schneider’s 19.29 and Matt Grevers’ 19.36.

Photo Courtesy: Granger Talley

Photo Courtesy: Granger Talley

Meanwhile, Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace turned in a 22.01 to win the women’s race with Lara Jackson clocking a second-place 22.28.  Lisa Boyce rounded out the top three in 22.47.

Photo Courtesy: Granger Talley

Photo Courtesy: Granger Talley

Here are the seeds of the competitors coming into the meet, including their chosen nicknames as part of the fun-filled exhibition meet:

Men Outlaws:
1. Jimmy “The Sheriff’ Feigen 18.8
2. Matt “The Gunslinger” Grevers 18.8
3. Josh “Beat the Snot Out of You” Schnieder 18.9
4. Bruno “The Widow Maker” Fratus 19.2
5. Stephen “Cut Throat” Culberson 20.2
6. Dax “Take it the Max” Hill 19.2
7. Adam “The Bruiser” Brown 18.7
8. Karl “The Krusher” Krug 19.3
9. Caleb “Don’t Look at Me” Weir 19.3
10. Josh “Silent But Deadly” Davis 19.7
11. Marcelo “Don’t Make Fun of My Bikini” Chierighini 19.0
12. David “The Hair” Walters 19.0
13. Ian “Release the Cracken” Crocker 19.1

Women Outlaws:
1. Lara “The JackHammer”Jackson 21.3
2. Amanda “Reach For the Sky” Weir 21.7
3. Annie “Gonna Getcha” Grevers 22.8
4. Karlee “The Butcher” Bispo 22.1
5. Megan “Out for Revenge” Romano 21.9
6. Nina “Never Give In” Rangelova 22.5
7. Arianna “V is for Vendetta” Vanderpool-Wallace 21.4

Photo Courtesy: Granger Talley

Photo Courtesy: Granger Talley

Special thanks to Granger Talley for being Swimming World’s on-deck correspondent during the meet.

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Author: Jason Marsteller

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Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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