Air Force Sets Two More Records Friday at U.S. Winter Nationals
Dec. 6, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.- Air Force women’s swimming completed day two competition at the 2013 AT&T Winter National Championships in at the Allan Jones Aquatic Center on the University of Tennessee campus. Highlighting the action was a top 10 finish by junior Kim Davis and record-breaking swims by senior Sam Laughlin and freshman Kira Schlosberg.
Davis earned her second top 20 swim of the meet, taking ninth in a 400 yard individual medley by winning the ‘B’ finals with a time of 4:13.84. That time was just shy of her own school record. The Brentwood, Tenn., native shaved over seven seconds off her 13th place prelim time of 4:20.86.
Laughlin placed 31st in the 100 back. Her time of 55.10 set a new school record, surpassing her own school record of 55.37 set in 2012.
Schlosberg placed 32nd in the 100 breast. Her time of 1:03.40 was good for a new school record, surpassing the previous mark of 1:04.29, set by sophomore Leah Weber this past spring.
Freshman Asia Antoniuk placed 55th in the 100 fly. Her time of 56.41 is now the sixth-fastest mark in Academy history.
Air Force has now set three school records so far at Nationals. Freshman Genevieve Miller set the school record in the 500 free on Thursday.
All six Falcons swim Saturday in final day action at the Winter Nationals. Laughlin swims the 200 back and possibly time trial the 100 free. Davis swims the 200 breast and possibly time trial the 200 free. Miller and sophomore Sara Menke swim the 1650 free. Schlosberg time trials the 200 breast and Antoniuk time trials the 200 fly.
The heats are slated to begin at 9 a.m. (EST) and conclude with the finals at 5 p.m. For complete information, including live results, log onto USAswimming.org