Six Bruins are swimming this week in two meets in Indianapolis and Singapore. Ting Quah is swimming in the Singapore World Championship Trials, while Lauren Baker, Kathryn Murphy, Anna Senko and incoming freshmen Linnea Mack and Madison White are at the Phillips 66 National Championships.
Through two days and three events in Singapore, Quah has qualified for the FINA World Championships in Barcelona, Spain (July 19-August 4) in the 100 Freestyle. On day one, Quah made the finals in the 50 Butterfly, improving her time from 27.86 to 27.54 from the preliminaries. She had a 30.80 in the 50 Backstroke.
In her lone event on day two, Quah had a 57.01 in the 100 Free prelims and shaved nearly a second off that with a 56.18 in the finals to qualify for next month's FINA World Championships. Over the coming days, Quah will also be swimming in the 100 and 200 Fly and 100 and 200 Free.
During the first two days of the five-day Phillips 66 National Championships meet in Indianapolis, two current Bruins, Baker and Senko, and soon-to-be Bruins Mack and White have swam. On Tuesday, Senko was 22nd in the 200 Fly with a time of 2:14.58, Mack swam a 58.56 in the 100 Free and Baker set a personal best in the 800 Free with an 8:46.91, good for 17th overall.
On Wednesday, Senko was back in the pool twice, posting a 2:20.31 in the 200 Back and a 28.27 in the 50 Fly, good for 25th. White reached the B final of the 200 Back. She was 14th after the prelims after a time of 2:14.35, swimming a 2:15.38 (15th) in the final.
On Thursday, Senko is back in the pool in the 100 Fly, while Mack and White take part in the 50 Back. On Friday, Mack and White go in the 100 Back. The meet concludes on Saturday with three Bruins taking the pool. Senko will swim the 200 Individual Medley, Murphy in the 50 Free and Baker in the 1500 Free.Coverage of the Phillips 66 National Championships, including live results and video, can be found here.