Indiana’s Ian Finnerty Wins 200 Breast, Becomes Fifth All-Time

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Indiana’s Ian Finnerty held off  the rest of the field on his way to breaking a pool record in a time of 1:50.17. Cal’s Andrew Seliskar charged home in a blistering 28.91, though he ended up second in 1:50.42. Touching third was Florida Gator Mark Szaranek in a 1:51.71.

Rounding out the A final was Georgia’s James Guest in 1:53.75.

Touching first in the B final for Texas A&M was Mauro Castillo in a time of 1:52.00.

Event 18  Men 200 Yard Breaststroke
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         NCAA: N 1:47.91  03/25/2017Will Licon, Texas-ST
     American: A 1:47.91  03/25/2017Will Licon, Texas-ST
   U. S. Open: O 1:47.91  03/25/2017Will Licon, Texas-ST
 Championship: C 1:47.91  03/25/2017Will Licon, Texas-ST
         Pool: P 1:50.78  02/24/2018Ian Finnerty, Indiana
    Name           Year School            Prelims     Finals NISCA Points
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                            === A - Final ===                            
 
  1 Ian Finnerty     JR Indiana           1:51.08    1:50.17P        20  
    r:+0.66  24.07        51.28 (27.21)
        1:19.74 (28.46)     1:50.17 (30.43)
  2 Andrew Seliskar  JR California        1:51.17    1:50.42P        17  
    r:+0.66  24.82        53.08 (28.26)
        1:21.51 (28.43)     1:50.42 (28.91)
  3 Mark Szaranek    SR Florida           1:52.08    1:51.71         16  
    r:+0.68  25.06        53.43 (28.37)
        1:22.36 (28.93)     1:51.71 (29.35)
  4 Conner McHugh    SR Minnesota         1:52.62    1:52.00         15  
    r:+0.76  24.90        53.11 (28.21)
        1:21.98 (28.87)     1:52.00 (30.02)
  5 Alex Evdokimov   SR Cornell           1:52.30    1:52.36         14  
    r:+0.66  25.21        53.79 (28.58)
        1:22.85 (29.06)     1:52.36 (29.51)
  6 Connor Hoppe     SR California        1:52.79    1:52.69         13  
    r:+0.72  24.92        53.79 (28.87)
        1:23.26 (29.47)     1:52.69 (29.43)
  7 Tommy Cope       SO Michigan          1:51.87    1:52.84         12  
    r:+0.63  25.09        53.86 (28.77)
        1:22.68 (28.82)     1:52.84 (30.16)
  8 James Guest      JR Georgia           1:53.10    1:53.75         11  
    r:+0.65  25.34        53.90 (28.56)
        1:23.49 (29.59)     1:53.75 (30.26)
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