Asia Seidt Claims Two on First Night of 2015 NCSA Summer Championships

IU Natatorium competition pool.
Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

Asia Seidt cruised to first and an Olympic Trials cut in the women’s 200-meter back posting a final time of 2:11.96 to easily cruise past the OT cut time of 2:16.59 during night one of the 2015 NCSA Summer Championships. Alexandra Sumner (2:13.16) and Lauren Meeker (2:15.71) took second and third respectively and also earned Olympic Trials cut times.

Casey Fanz dashed to a win and an Olympic Trials cut (56.49) in the women’s 100-meter free. Fanz posted a 56.36, while Kayla Filipek finished second with a 56.79. Kathryn Portz rounded out the top three with a 56.80.

Kyle Decoursey grabbed first in the men’s 100-meter free with a finishing time of 50.76. Tabahn Afrik claimed second with a 51.17, while Ryan Baker took third with a close 51.20.

The men’s 200-meter back saw all three top finishers also sailing past the Olympic Trials cut time of 2:03.79. Wade O’Brien claimed first with a finishing time of 2:00.33. Robert Zofchak finished second overall with a 2:02.68, while William Harrison was third with a 2:03.04.

Seidt grabbed her second win of the night in the women’s 50-meter fly posting a final time of 27.59. Cailey Grunhard was second with a 27.77, while Isabella Goldsmith rounded out the top three wit ha 27.89.

Camden Murphy claimed the men’s 50-meter fly with a swift 24.47. Ryan Huizing posted a 24.99 for second, while Frederick Schubert finished third overall with a 25.16.

Erica Sullivan won the women’s 800-meter free with a final time of 8:45.69. Teammate Erin Emery was second overall with a finishing time of 8:46.75, while Hailey Houck took third with an 8:50.91.

The Aquajets Swim Team took first in the women’s 200-medley relay. Carly Quast (29.82), Olivia Anderson (31.45), Alexandra Preiss (27.47) and Rachel Wittmer (26.36) posted a combined time of 1:55.10 for the win. Lakeside Swim Team took second with a 1:55.92, while Academy Bullets Swim Club finished third with a 1:56.40.

The men’s 200-meter medley relay of John Cortright (26.34), Charles Swanson (29.43), Schubert (24.68) and Aaron Schultz (23.56) of Nova of Virginia Aquatics, Inc. finished first with a combined time of 1:44.01. Nation’s Capitol Swim Club were second with a 1:44.37, while Arlington Aquatic Club rounded out the top three with a 1:45.46.

2015 NCSA Summer Junior Nationals: Day 1 – Results