USA Swimming Sectionals, Federal Way: Kara Lynn Joyce Breaks Top 25 in 50 Free

FEDERAL WAY, Washington, March 11. THE USA Swimming Sectionals held in Federal Way closed the doors on several day of swift swimming.

Colorado Stars' Kara Lynn Joyce ripped off a 25.49 to win the women's 50 free. That swim moved her up to 23rd in the world, and fourth among the U.S. with Christine Magnuson (25.09), Amanda Weir (25.23) and Madison Kennedy (25.43) ahead of her. Alana Pazevic finished second in 26.36, while Scottsdale's Hannah Caldas placed third in 26.49.

DU Hilltopper Kelly Naze captured the women's 200 IM title in 2:17.28, while Issaquah's Kathryn Kinnear took second in 2:19.51. Bellevue's Kim Williams picked up third in 2:19.54. YMCA Westside's Chris Webb clinched the men's 200 IM crown in 2:05.86. Mission Aurora's John Martens (2:06.85) and Foothills' Jeff Garnier (2:06.91) completed the top three.

Results from the rest of the final night of swimming were not made available.