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Olympians set American records at SECs

2/23/2013

Allison Schmitt (small)Shannon Vreeland shows off her Olympic gold. (Small)Three U.S. Olympians set two American records this week at the 2013 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, held Feb. 19-23 at the Texas A&M Natatorium.

 

Olympic gold medalists Shannon Vreeland and Allison Schmitt joined University of Georgia teammates Megan Romano and Jordan Mattern to set the American, U.S. Open, NCAA and SEC record in the women’s 800-yard free relay Tuesday, turning in a time of 6:52.40.

 

Breeja Larson 165Then on Friday, Olympian Breeja Larson, representing Texas A&M, set the American, U.S. Open, NCAA and SEC record in the women’s 100-yard breaststroke, turning in a time of 57.43. She also set the SEC record on the final night of competition in the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:05.71.

 

Georgia and A&M finished 1-2 in the final team standings with 1420 points and 1296 points, respectively. For complete results from the meet, go to aggieathleticsmedia.com.


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