Lilly King Crushes the Field in 100 Breast at TYR Pro Swim Series Santa Clara

Lilly King. Photo Courtesy: JD Lasica

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Lilly King has dominated the breaststroke events for several years, especially in the U.S.

On Saturday, she turned in another dominating performance, crushing the rest of the field by nearly three seconds to win the 100 breast in 1:05.61 at the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series in Santa Clara.

Melissa Rodriguez finished second in 1:08.38, followed by Rachel Bernhardt (1:08.75), Annie Lazor (1:09.15), Melanie Margalis (1:09.50), Kennedy Lohman (1:10.36), Emily Escobedo (1:10.48), Kim Williams (1:10.94) and Claire Beaty (1:12.27).

 === Championship Final ===                    
 
  1 King, Lilly            21 Indiana  Swim Te  1:08.40    1:05.61  
    r:+0.60  30.92      1:05.61 (34.69)
  2 Rodriguez, Melissa     23 Mexico            1:09.19    1:08.38  
    r:+0.64  32.10      1:08.38 (36.28)
  3 Bernhardt, Rachel      23 Gamecock Aquatic  1:09.20    1:08.75  
    r:+0.75  32.40      1:08.75 (36.35)
  4 Lazor, Annie           23 Unattached        1:09.65    1:09.15  
    r:+0.71  32.64      1:09.15 (36.51)
  5 Margalis, Melanie      26 Saint Petersburg  1:10.67    1:09.50  
    r:+0.69  33.01      1:09.50 (36.49)
  6 Lohman, Kennedy        20 Lakeside Swim Te  1:11.11    1:10.36  
    r:+0.62  33.22      1:10.36 (37.14)
  7 Escobedo, Emily        22 Condors Swim Clu  1:10.92    1:10.48  
    r:+0.70  33.67      1:10.48 (36.81)
  8 Williams, Kim          21 Stanford Swimmin  1:10.27    1:10.94  
    r:+0.78  33.38      1:10.94 (37.56)
  9 Beaty, Claire          21 Unattached        1:11.89    1:12.27  
    r:+0.78  33.81      1:12.27 (38.46)
 
                    === Consolation Final ===                     
 
 10 Wiseman, Avery         16 Triton            1:12.29    1:11.31  
    r:+0.73  33.73      1:11.31 (37.58)
 11 Gonzalez Medina, Esth  22 Mexico            1:12.27    1:11.99  
    r:+0.68  34.77      1:11.99 (37.22)
 12 Rodriguez, Brooke      24 De Anza Cupertin  1:12.09    1:12.47  
             34.45      1:12.47 (38.02)
 13 Morgan, Jordan         14 Santa Clara Swim  1:12.51    1:12.50  
    r:+0.66  34.62      1:12.50 (37.88)
 14 Darcel, Sarah          20 Una CAL           1:12.91    1:12.88  
    r:+0.62  34.35      1:12.88 (38.53)
 15 Wentzel, Jordyn        17 Aquajets Swim Te  1:13.13    1:13.23  
    r:+0.71  33.70      1:13.23 (39.53)
 16 Crookshanks, Bree      19 Regina Optimist   1:12.97    1:13.62  
    r:+0.70  35.06      1:13.62 (38.56)
 17 Della Torre, Danielle  18 Athens Bulldog S  1:13.07    1:13.73  
    r:+0.66  34.68      1:13.73 (39.05)
 18 Duarte, Mackenzie      19 Una OAPB          1:13.62    1:14.31  
    r:+0.71  34.98      1:14.31 (39.33)
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Author: Daniel D'Addona

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Dan D'Addona is the lead college swim writer for Swimming World. He has covered swimming at all levels since 2003, including the NCAA championships, USA nationals, Duel in the Pool and Olympic trials. He is a native of Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a graduate of Central Michigan University. He currently lives in Holland, Michigan, where he also is the Sports Editor at The Holland Sentinel.

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