Harry Homans Takes Three Wins on Saturday Night at BAC Winter Invite

Photo Courtesy: Jessica Pochek

During the first full evening of finals action at the BAC Winter Invite in Piscataway, N.J., Bluefish Swim Club’s Harry Homans picked up a trio of individual victories.

To open the night, Homans dominated the men’s 200 IM, touching in 2:08.14, and he later pulled away from the field to win the 200 fly in 2:03.90. Finally, he came from behind to win the 100 back in 59.05.

Teammate Will Barao also posted a banner evening. After winning the 800 free Friday evening in 8:25.62, he added victories in the 1500 free (15:59.79) and 400 free (4:03.63) Saturday.

The only non-Bluefish event winners on the men’s side were Long Island’s Jason Louser, who topped the 200 breast 2:20.24, and Long Island’s Christian Sztolcman, who topped the 100 free in 53.11.

For the women, Suburban Seahawks’ Alex Sumner won the 200 IM in 2:21.44 and later took first in the 100 back in 1:03.16. Her teammate Madison Kolessar was victorious in the 400 free, touching in 4:25.20.

Delaware Swim Team’s Olivia Paoletti took first in the 200 breast in 2:39.13, while Berkeley Aquatic Club’s Sophia Kudryashova won the 100 free in 58.19. Lauryn Johnson from Long Island won the women’s 200 fly in 2:18.96.

Also from Friday night, Kathleen Kemp won the women’s 1500 free in 17:47.88.

In 400 free relay action, Long Island’s Chloe StepanekBriana GellineauJoanie Cash and Johnson won the women’s race in 4:00.02, before a quartet of their teammates, Timothy MarskiAdam Kapusta, Louser and Sztolcman, took first in the men’s relay in 3:37.58.

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Author: David Rieder

David Rieder is a staff writer for Swimming World. He has contributed to the magazine and website since 2009, and he has covered the NCAA Championships, U.S. Nationals, Olympic Trials as well as the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio and the 2017 World Championships in Budapest. He is a native of Charleston, S.C., and a 2016 graduate of Duke University.

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