Emily Seebohm Breaks 8 Year Old 100 Back Meet Record in Santa Clara

Photo Courtesy: R-Sport / MIA Rossiya Segodnya

Arena Pro Swim Series editorial coverage is proudly sponsored by Arena USA. Visit ArenaUSA.com for more information on our sponsor. For all the latest coverage, check out our event coverage page.

The 2015 World Champion, and current world leader, Emily Seebohm turned in a 59.26 to take the top seed in the 100 backstroke at this morning’s Arena Pro Swim Series Santa Clara. That time was less than a half second off her top ranked 58.73 and set a new meet record. Natalie Coughlin held the old mark of 59.44, swum in 2008.

Madison Wilson finished second this morning in 1:00.34. Maya DiRado was the third fastest prelims swimmer in 1:00.51, ahead of Minna Atherton in 1:00.68.

Amy Bilquist finished fifth in 1:01.20, just ahead of Cal teammate Rachel Bootsma in 1:01.90. Hilary Caldwell (1:02.00), Elizabeth Pelton (1:02.17) and Ally Howe (1:02.43) complete the A final.

Event 13  Women 100 LC Meter Backstroke
==================================================================
    Name                  Age Team                 Seed    Prelims        
==================================================================
                      === Preliminaries ===                       
 
  1 Seebohm, Emily         23 Brisbane Grammar    58.96      59.26  
                 28.90        59.26 (30.36)
  2 Wilson, Madison        22 St Peters Wester    58.75    1:00.34  
                 29.42      1:00.34 (30.92)
  3 DiRado, Maya           23 Stanford Swimmin  1:00.71    1:00.51  
                 29.46      1:00.51 (31.05)
  4 Atherton, Minna        16 Brisbane Grammar    59.59    1:00.68  
                 29.56      1:00.68 (31.12)
  5 Bilquist, Amy          18 California Aquat  1:01.00    1:01.21  
                 29.92      1:01.21 (31.29)
  6 Bootsma, Rachel        22 California Aquat  1:00.25    1:01.90  
                 29.93      1:01.90 (31.97)
  7 Caldwell, Hilary       25 Island Swimming-  1:00.21    1:02.00  
                 30.41      1:02.00 (31.59)
  8 Pelton, Elizabeth      22 California Aquat  1:00.31    1:02.17  
                 30.32      1:02.17 (31.85)
  9 Howe, Ally             20 UN-25-PC-         1:00.73    1:02.43  
                 30.30      1:02.43 (32.13)
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 10 Mack, Linnea           20 UN-CA-            1:02.44    1:02.72  
                 30.48      1:02.72 (32.24)
 11 Klaren, Melanie        23 California Aquat  1:01.79    1:02.79  
                 30.49      1:02.79 (32.30)
 12 White, Madison         21 UN-CA-            1:01.74    1:02.91  
                 30.91      1:02.91 (32.00)
 13 Ladd, Catherine        19 Santa Clara Swim  1:04.86    1:04.23  
                 31.05      1:04.23 (33.18)
 14 Garcia, Gianna         17 Crow Canyon Coun  1:04.61    1:04.29  
                 31.00      1:04.29 (33.29)
 15 Couillard, Marie-Pier  24 Team Québec-US-  1:01.34    1:04.30  
                 30.70      1:04.30 (33.60)
 16 Isleta, Chloe          18 Palo Alto Stanfo  1:03.86    1:04.63  
                 31.48      1:04.63 (33.15)
 16 McCoy, Taylor          16 Gold Medal Swim-  1:04.04    1:04.63  
                 31.43      1:04.63 (33.20)
 18 Schanz, Emma           18 UN-CA-            1:01.95    1:04.73  
                 30.94      1:04.73 (33.79)
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 19 Metzsch, Sara          18 Tualatin Hills S  1:02.78    1:04.74  
                 31.31      1:04.74 (33.43)
 20 Minnes, Asia           13 Swim Neptune-AZ-    56.36Y   1:04.75  
                 31.38      1:04.75 (33.37)
 21 Goldman, Leah          20 Palo Alto Stanfo  1:03.87    1:04.96  
                 31.61      1:04.96 (33.35)
 22 Olson, Loree           21 California Capit  1:04.15    1:04.97  
                 31.78      1:04.97 (33.19)
 23 Oliva, Nicole          14 Santa Clara Swim  1:04.12    1:05.03  
                 32.11      1:05.03 (32.92)
 24 Krivokapic-Zhou, Soph  16 Santa Clara Swim  1:02.97    1:05.10  
                 31.71      1:05.10 (33.39)
 25 Chong, Christie        17 Pleasanton Seaha  1:03.07    1:05.18  
                 31.95      1:05.18 (33.23)
 26 Friedrich, Anna        16 Livermore Aqua C  1:04.99    1:05.27  
                 31.74      1:05.27 (33.53)
 27 Cosgrove, Zoe          15 Davis Arden Raci  1:05.55    1:05.37  
                 31.54      1:05.37 (33.83)
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 28 Helak, Alyssa          16 Victor Swim Club  1:04.65    1:05.51  
                 31.86      1:05.51 (33.65)
 29 Dahlke, Miki           18 North Bay Aquati  1:04.84    1:05.68  
                 31.76      1:05.68 (33.92)
 30 Engel, Lindsey         19 UN-25-PC-         1:03.64    1:05.72  
                 32.02      1:05.72 (33.70)
 31 Bentley, Sara          19 Una OZ-WI-          54.79Y   1:05.91  
                 31.31      1:05.91 (34.60)
 32 Neuhaus, Helene        24 Swim Seventy-CT-  1:03.93    1:05.93  
                 32.10      1:05.93 (33.83)
 33 Miller, Abby           18 Crow Canyon Coun  1:05.47    1:05.95  
                 31.62      1:05.95 (34.33)
 34 Patel, Maana           16 Una Ssc-IL-       1:04.29    1:05.98  
                 31.37      1:05.98 (34.61)
 35 Lawless, Emma          16 Northern Sierra-    55.97Y   1:06.22  
                 32.59      1:06.22 (33.63)
 36 Varisco, Madison       20 Golden West Swim  1:05.05    1:06.71  
                 32.09      1:06.71 (34.62)
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 37 Griffith, Kaitlyn      16 Woodmoor Waves-C  1:05.59    1:06.72  
                 32.40      1:06.72 (34.32)
 38 Wang, Vivian           15 Peak Swimming-PC    55.72Y   1:06.81  
                 32.03      1:06.81 (34.78)
 -----------------------------------------------------------------
 39 Boles, Catherine       17 Crow Canyon Coun    55.50Y   1:06.94  
                 31.81      1:06.94 (35.13)
 40 Cottrill, Emma         17 Diablo Aquatics-  1:07.95    1:07.35  
                 32.39      1:07.35 (34.96)
 41 Anderson, Gabrielle    16 Palo Alto Stanfo    56.31Y   1:07.66  
                 32.99      1:07.66 (34.67)
 42 Phillips, Kyndal       20 Unattached-CA-      55.15Y   1:07.78  
                 33.13      1:07.78 (34.65)
 43 Johnson, Maddie        17 Sun Valley 5 B-S  1:06.98    1:07.84  
                 33.14      1:07.84 (34.70)
 44 Soe, Sandra            18 UN Scsc-PC-       1:04.83    1:07.85  
                 33.54      1:07.85 (34.31)
 45 Maynard, Paige         18 Davis Arden Raci  1:04.70    1:08.07  
                 33.08      1:08.07 (34.99)
 46 Schaffer, Brooke       14 Palo Alto Stanfo  1:08.50    1:08.24  
                 33.43      1:08.24 (34.81)
 47 Hilde-Jones, Milan     15 Palo Alto Stanfo  1:05.40    1:08.28  
                 32.74      1:08.28 (35.54)
 48 McKenna, Mai           14 Osprey Aquatics-    56.51Y   1:08.70  
                 33.31      1:08.70 (35.39)
 49 Middleton, Tara        18 Walnut Creek Aqu    56.22Y   1:09.37  
                 33.00      1:09.37 (36.37)
 50 Nabeta, Kailee         16 Davis Arden Raci    55.84Y   1:09.86  
                 34.06      1:09.86 (35.80)
 51 Balmaceda, Sophia      15 Palo Alto Stanfo  1:08.27    1:10.45  
                 34.03      1:10.45 (36.42)
 52 Lin, Claire            16 Palo Alto Stanfo  1:10.95    1:14.14  
                 35.19      1:14.14 (38.95)
 -- Vereb, Joelle          16 757 Swim-VA-        55.40Y        DQ  
                 32.38           DQ (34.16)
 -- Lathrop, Jennifer      17 Sierra Marlins S    55.29Y        DQ  
                 31.16           DQ (32.93)
 -- Auva'A, Lani           17 Neptune Swimming  1:07.96        DFS  
 -- Howard, Abriana        16 Crow Canyon Coun    56.41Y        NS  
 -- Ashby, Mary            19 Columbia-MR-        54.82Y        NS  
 -- Vredeveld, Kristen     20 California Aquat  1:05.00         NS  
 -- Coughlin, Natalie      33 California Aquat    59.05         NS  
 -- Seltenreich-Hodgson,   21 Greater Ottawa-U  1:05.75         NS  
 -- Panopio, Kaitlyn       14 The Olympic Club    56.04Y        NS  
 -- Lee, Felicia           24 Stanford Swimmin  1:01.98         NS
Comments Off on Emily Seebohm Breaks 8 Year Old 100 Back Meet Record in Santa Clara

Author: Cathleen Pruden

avatar
Cathleen Pruden is a 2016 graduate of Mount Holyoke College and was a four time All-American and a three time Academic All-American for the Lyons. She grew up swimming in and has also coached in Raleigh, North Carolina. Currently she is the Assistant Coach at Bowdoin College.

Current Swimming World Issue


Trouble Viewing on Smart Phones, Tablets or iPads? Click Here