In the final night of racing in Indy, Stanford took the team title as even more American records fell. Simone Manuel smashed the 46 barrier in the 100 free, taking down her NCAA, US Open, and American records in the process, Lily King took down her American record in the 100 breast with a 2:03.18, and Stanford’s 400 free relay capped off the team title with new NCAA, US Open, and American records. Highlights from Floridians included:

Women’s 1650 free:
Bradenton native and Wisconsin senior Danielle Valley took 6th place in a time of 15:53.22, moving up 3 spots from the psych sheet. Jacksonville native and Auburn senior Ashley Neidigh took 8th in a 15:54.88, moving up 2 spots to earn All American distinction.

Women’s 200 Back:
Boca Raton native and Texas senior Tasija Karosas placed 4th, breaking the 1:50 barrier with a 1:49.91. Miami native and Michigan junior Clara Smiddy finished in 6th in a time of 1:50.71.

Women’s 100 free:
Florida had no representation in the top 16, but was represented in prelims by 40th place Miami native and Florida International junior Letizia Bertell, who posted a 48.88.

Women’s 200 breast:
Oldsmar native and Texas A&M sophomore Sydney Pickrem finished just off of the podium in 4th place with a 2:05.23.

Women’s 200 fly:
Fort Lauderdale native and Georgia junior Chelsie Britt won the B final with a 1:54.11.

Women’s 400 free relay:
Boca Raton native and Texas senior Tarija Karosas anchored the Longhorn’s 9th place relay with a 48.18.
Final team standings:
1. Stanford – 526.5

2. California – 366

3. Texas A&M – 292.5

4. Georgia – 252.5

5. Texas – 252

6. Louisville – 194.5

7. NC State – 194

8. Indiana – 185

9. Southern California – 176

10. Minnesota – 168

28. FSU – 24

32. Florida International – 16

39. Miami (FL) – 5

41. Florida Gulf – 4

Written by Peter Brukx