2020 FL PA Covid Invite
- August 15, 2020
- Lake Brantley Aquatic Middle, Altamonte Springs, Florida
- Brief Course Yards (25 yard) Pool
- Results (PDF)
Pac-12 Champion and Cal All-American Isabel Ivey swam her first meet submit coronavirus quarantine 2 weeks in the past in Florida.
Ivey, who grew up coaching in Florida with the Gator Swim Membership in Gainesville and Laker Swim in Windermere, spent the summer time again dwelling coaching in Florida, although a lot of the Cal staff has returned to Berkeley.
Ivey swam, and gained, three occasions on the meet as the most important title in attendance. That included a 53.70 within the 100 yard backstroke, a 52.99 within the 100 yard fly, and a 2:02.00 within the 200 IM.
These had been the three occasions that she was scheduled to swim at March’s NCAA Championship meet earlier than the pandemic finally canceled that occasion. She was seeded sixth within the 100 again (51.06), eighth within the 100 fly (51.14), and ninth within the 200 IM (1:54.67).
Among the many college-aged-and-older elite swimmers, People have been a lot slower to return to official racing than their European, Asian, and Australian counterparts, although many have been doing unofficial time trials in follow.
Ivey is now one of many few American over-18s at her degree to have official occasions from this summer time, with uncertainty about when alternatives will come within the school system abound.
She is scheduled to start her junior season at Cal in 2020-2021.
Different Highlights from the Meet:
- 22-year outdated Megan Hansen, a former Georgia Tech Yellow Jacket, swam 23.67 to win the 50 free and 50.75 to win the 100 free. Her time within the 100 free missed her finest time of 50.65 by only a tenth. She swam that point as a freshman in 2016 – and finally graduated early and by no means used her final 12 months of school eligibility. She’s now on the teaching workers for the Blue Dolfins.
- 17-year outdated Dawson Joyce swam a finest time of 50.00 within the 100 yard fly, together with a non-best-time of 20.68 within the 50 free. His earlier finest time within the 100 fly was a 51.40 that he swam nearly 2 years in the past. The defending Florida Excessive College State Champion within the 50 and 100 free, Joyce was one of many first highschool swimmers within the class of 2022 to commit – to the University of Florida.
- 16-year outdated Sage Sungail had the meet’s quickest time within the 100 free (45.72), 200 free (1:39.81), and 2nd-fastest within the 50 free (21.11) and 500 free (4:34.25). His swim within the 100 free was solely a quarter-of-a-second away from being a finest time, whereas the 500 swim was a brand new lifetime finest.
- The winner of that 500 free was 17-year outdated Philip Moldovanu, an uncommitted highschool senior who placed on an audition for schools on the meet. He swam new lifetime bests in each the 200 free (1:40.78) and 500 free (4:29.55). His earlier finest time within the 200 was executed at November’s Florida 4A State Championship the place he swam 1:41.42, as was his earlier finest within the 500, which he swam in 4:35.88. That makes for greater than a 6-second drop within the 500 free.