(Race Video) Max McHugh Clocks 51.59 100 Breast to End YMCA Nationals

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Max McHugh of Door County went two for two on breaststroke wins and YMCA National records, touching tonight in 51.59 in the 100 breaststroke. This morning he posted a 51.61, crushing his own 53.00 record from last year. He’ll swim for the University of Minnesota beginning in the fall.

Old Town’s Colby Prouty raced to a runner up finish, stopping the clock in 55.15, ahead of Somerset Valley’s 15 year old Matt Fallon (who was also third in the 400 IM) in 55.50.

Event 506  Men 100 Yard Breaststroke
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     National: * 51.61  4/7/2018  Maxwell McHugh, Door County-WI
    Name                  Age Team              Prelims     Finals Points 
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                       === Championship Final ===                        
 
  1 Maxwell McHugh         18 Door County-WI      51.61      51.59*  20  
                 24.23        51.59 (27.36)
  2 Colby Prouty           18 Old Town-ME         56.41      55.15   17  
                 25.55        55.15 (29.60)
  3 Matt Fallon            15 SomersetValleyNJ    55.98      55.50   16  
                 26.51        55.50 (28.99)
  4 Dan Cashell            18 Powel Crosley-OH    55.80      55.53   15  
                 25.95        55.53 (29.58)
  5 Steven Warren          18 Westfield-NJ        56.73      56.85   14  
                 26.62        56.85 (30.23)
  6 Peter Sloan            17 New Canaan-CT       56.61      57.15   13  
                 26.93        57.15 (30.22)
  7 Noah Nouchi            15 Northwest-NC        57.01      57.21   12  
                 26.77        57.21 (30.44)
  8 Cooper Prue            18 Gr. Flint-MI        56.84      57.58   11  
                 26.80        57.58 (30.78)
8 Comments

8 comments

  1. Scott Coombs

    Reece, Max and Ian battle to swim for the USA in 2020! Breastrokers looking good!

  2. Greg Brostowitz

    A lot of great swims at #YNats this year, but the 100 Breast was a near perfect end to the meet. Congrats, Max!

  3. Tina DeLong

    Pretty incredible for the McHugh Men so awesome

Author: Cathleen Pruden

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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.

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