Nov. 30, 2007
Sophomore Isabell Fischer highlighted the Bruins on day two of the Short Course National Championships in Atlanta, GA as she swam a lifetime-best in the 100 backstroke, finishing 16th overall. She came into the meet with a top time of 55.58 and dropped that mark to 54.87 in the prelims. In the B Final, Fischer swam 55.30. Her new lifetime-best is also an NCAA Consideration time.
Former Bruin Kim Vandenberg also had a career day, swimming a lifetime-best by almost a full second in the 200 free. She finished second overall in a time of 1:44.37. In the 100 fly, Vandenberg finished fifth with a strong time of 52.15.
Other results from Friday - Lauren Hall, 34th in the 400 IM (4:23.73) and 86th in the 200 free (1:52.36); Chiemi Yamamoto, 37th in the 400 IM (4:24.60); Dani Milligan, 52nd in the 400 IM (4:27.88); Sam Vanden Berge, 75th in the 400 IM (4:34.70); Anna Poteete, 43rd in 200 free (1:50.00, NCAA Consideration time); Emily Bibb, 47th in the 200 free (1:50.17, NCAA Consideration time); Madeleine Stanton, 80th in the 100 back (57.47); Carly Lyons, 105th in the 100 back (58.47)
Competition concludes on Saturday at Short Course Nationals with the 1650 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 butterfly, 200 breaststroke and 200 backstroke.