Aug. 4, 2014
IRVINE, Calif.-Ten incoming Virginia swimmers competed at the 2014 Speedo Junior National Championships at the William Woollett Jr. Aquatics Complex in Irvine, Calif., July 30-Aug. 3.
Two women, Jessie Gvozdas (Henrico, Va.) and Cece Williams (Tallahassee, Fla.), each made the A final of the 400m freestyle, placing fifth and seventh, respectively. Williams also won the B final in the 200m free to finish ninth overall and earned a 14th-place mark in the 800m free. Gvozdas made the B final in the 400 IM, placing 14th overall and finished 10th and 12th in the 1,500m free and 800m free, respectively.
Caitlin Cooper (Atlanta, Ga) and the Dynamo Swim Club placed fifth in the 4x100m free relay and sixth in the 4x200m free relay. She also finished 19th in the 50m free. Jennifer Marrkand (Westford, Mass.) qualified for the B final in the 200m butterfly and placed 10th overall.
On the men’s side, Anthony Marcantonio (Centerville, Mass.) finished fifth in the 200m IM, placed 11th in the 400 IM and 21st and 22nd in the 100m and 200m breaststroke events. Brendan Casey (Santa Monica, Calif.) touched seventh in the 1,500m free, while Henrik Pohlmann (Beavercreek, Ohio) and the Dayton Raiders earned silver in the 4x200m free relay and placed seventh in the 4x100m medley relay. He finished 19th in the 200m back.
Next up, several Cavaliers will compete in the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championship, to be held in Irvine, Calif., Aug. 6-10.
|Virginia at the 2014 Speedo Junior National Championships|
|Caitlin Cooper||50m Free||19th||26.17||Brendan Casey||400m Free||95th||4:08.12|
|100m Free||40th||57.35||800m Free||71st||8:36.35|
|100m Back||60th||1:05.51||1,500m Free||7th||15:43.99|
|100m Fly||99th||1:03.50||200m Back||124th||2:12.46|
|4x100m FR||5th||3:50.78||400m IM||45th||4:32.61|
|4x200m FR||6th||8:19.71||Luke Georgiadis||50m Free||106th||24.49|
|4x100m MR||17th||4:20.15||100m Free||41st||52.08|
|Jessie Gvozdas||200m Free||37th||2:04.12||400m Free||33rd||4:00.60|
|400m Free||5th||4:13.27||4x100m FR||7th||3:29.37|
|800m Free||12th||8:47.02||4x200m FR||12th||7:40.50|
|1,500m Free||10th||16:45.80||4x100m MR||21st||3:53.84|
|400m IM||14th||4:55.09||Anthony Marcantonio||100m Back||105th||1:00.06|
|Jennifer Marrkand||100m Back||74th||1:05.81||200m Back||32nd||2:05.44|
|200m Back||35th||2:18.91||100m Breast||21st||1:04.29|
|100m Fly||44th||1:02.71||200m Breast||22nd||2:21.19|
|200m Fly||10th||2:13.43||100m Fly||104th||57.14|
|400m IM||56th||5:01.22||200m IM||5th||2:04.15|
|Laine Reed||100m Free||45th||57.43||400m IM||11th||4:25.90|
|200m Free||35th||2:04.05||Nicholas Magana||50m Free||41st||23.81|
|400m Free||69th||4:24.99||100m Free||12th||51.365|
|200m Back||71st||2:21.33||200m Free||134th||1:57.01|
|100m Free||64th||57.69||100m Fly||136th||58.23|
|200m Free||9th||2:01.12||4x100m FR||10th||3:29.91|
|400m Free||7th||4:15.82||4x200m FR||29th||7:56.65|
|800m Free||14th||8:47.15||Henrik Pohlmann||100m Back||30th||58.01|