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Continuing Live Blog Coverage from CCSA Championships
The 2014 CCSA Swimming & Diving Championships continue, with day three under way at Tennessee's Allan Jones Aquatic Center. Tonight's evening session starts at 6 p.m. with the 400 IM B final.
Liberty, leading the standings with 264 points, excelled in this morning's preliminary session, earning 13 swims in tonight's finals (10 in A finals, three in B finals).
Emily Duff swam a program-record 4:20.89 while turning in the top qualifying time in the 400 IM.
Jess Reinhardt broke her own 100 fly CCSA, meet and program record in an NCAA B cut 52.14. Bethany Kennon and Ranndi Grubbs both qualified for the 100 fly A final.
In the 200 freestyle, Liberty claimed four spots in finals, led by Heather McCorkel's third-place qualification, as the freshman broke her own program record in 1:50.24. Meghan Babcock also made the 200 free A final, while Bethany Kennon and Kristin VanDeventer qualified for the B final.
Emilie Kaufman raced to a record-setting, NCAA B cut time, 1:00.26, the top time in 100 breaststroke qualifying.
The Lady Flames earned four finals swims in the 100 back, including three in the A final. Kendall Hough swam a lifetime-best 54.66, qualifying in second with an NCAA B cut. Natalie Chambers and Victoria Tschoke both earned A finals swims, while Chloe Thomas gained a B final appearance.
Tonight's finals will feature pool-side, live blog coverage as the Lady Flames compete in Knoxville. Look for coverage to begin shortly before the 6 p.m. finals start with an interactive blog, where all are invited to interact with questions and comments.
Day 3 – Finals (6 p.m.)
400-yard Individual Medley (A – Emily Duff)
100-yard Butterfly (A – Jess Reinhardt, Bethany Kennon, Ranndi Grubbs)
200-yard Freestyle (A – Heather McCorkel, Meghan Babcock; B – Bethany Kennon, Kristin VanDeventer)
100-yard Breaststroke (A – Emilie Kaufman)
100-yard Backstroke (A – Kendall Hough, Natalie Chambers, Victoria Tschoke; B – Chloe Thomas)
One-meter Diving (Men)
400-yard Medley Relay "A"
Individual events will be scored as follows: 20-17-16-15-14-13-12-11-9-7-6-5-4-3-2-1
Relay events will be scored as follows: 40-34-32-30-28-26-24-22-18-14-12-10-8-6-4-2