Haley Anderson Captures Open Water 5K National Title

Photo Courtesy: Griffin Scott

Trojan’s Haley Anderson followed up a second-place effort in the 10K on Friday with a victory in the 5K event today at the U.S. Open Water Nationals at Miromar Lakes in Florida.

Anderson topped the field with a time of 1:01:51.291. Anderson is an Olympic silver medalist, having taken second in the 10K event at the 2012 London Olympics.  She has a chance at making the 2016 Rio Olympics with her inclusion on the Worlds roster in the 10K this summer.  She also could add a second world 5K title to her resume after winning the event in 2013.

Ashley Twichell, now representing Triangle Aquatics in North Carolina, took second today in 1:01:53.638, while 10K victor Becca Mann of NBAC wound up third overall in 1:01:56.668.

Eva Fabian of Greenwood Swimming led the rest of the pack of swimmers with a fourth-place 1:02:09.274, while RallySports’ Christine Jennings earned fifth in 1:02:09.771.

Badger’s Lindsay Vrooman, NCAP’s Kaitlin Pawlowicz and Trojan’s Tristan Baxter all rounded out the top eight finishes in what proved to be an packed second bunch of swimmers.

2015 USA Swimming Open Water Nationals, Full Results – Results

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    Great swim Badger Swim Club Lindsay Vrooman only 24 seconds off the lead were so proud of you! Also super swims by Badger Swim Club Men Ryan Feely and Jack Collins…
    #roadtorio #usaswimming #badgerswimclub

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