Purdue Swimmers Competing At USA Swimming National Championships
Danny Tucker finished eighth in the B Final of the 50 free to record the highest individual finish for Purdue so far.

Aug. 7, 2011

Live Results & Event Schedule | Live Video Webcast & Meet Info

PALO ALTO, Calif. - A number of returning Purdue swimmers are competing this week at the ConocoPhillips USA Swimming National Championships, which opened Tuesday and continue through Saturday at Stanford's Avery Aquatics Center.

The Purdue swimmers in attendance are representing the Boilermaker Aquatics club as well as assorted other hometown clubs.

This page will be updated with Purdue times and finishes throughout the weeklong competition. A complete schedule is available on the live results page. Preliminaries begin at noon (EST) and finals at 9 p.m. (EST) daily.

Thursday, Aug. 4
Danny Tucker posted the highest individual finish by a Boiler so far by placing eighth in the B final of the 50 free. Fellow rising sophomores Emily Fogle (100 breast) and Matt Friede (50 free) also qualified for the C final of their events, scoring points individually for Boilermaker Aquatics. All three posted top 30 finishes among fields of 150 competitors. The women's 4x200 free relay team of Lauren Roth, Lisa Butler, Kristen Gilson and Lauren Gustafson placed 19th among a field of 38 competing teams.

Wednesday, Aug. 3
The women's 4x100 free relay of Lauren Gustafson, Lisa Butler, Lauren Nichols and Lauren Roth finished 15th among a field of about 50 teams. Roth posted the highest individual finish for the second day in a row, placing 37th in the 200 free. That event featured approximately 170 competitors.

Tuesday, Aug. 2
Lauren Roth, Andrew Starr, Wyatt Hodges and Albert Miller were among the Boilers that competed individually Tuesday. Roth finished second in the C final of the 400 free. The men's 4x100 free relay of Ben Wachtel, Benjamin Ziolkowski, Matt Friede and Danny Tucker took eighth among a field of about 40 competing teams.

The weekend of July 22-24 a number of returning Boilers also competed in the Indiana Senior State meet in Indianapolis. Highlights included victories by Matt Friede (50 free), Brian Kiel (200 back), Albert Miller (100 breast), Wyatt Hodges (200 breast), Zach Johnson (100 fly) and Eduard Galdeano (200 fly). Olympic Trials provisional qualifying times were posted by Kristen Gilson (200 back), Lauren Gustafson (50 and 100 free), Albert Miller (100 breast), Danny Tucker (100 free) and Matt Friede (100 free). All Indiana Senior State Results.

Saturday, Aug. 6
Men's 4x100 Medley Relay
Destro, Miller, Joyce & Tucker, 3:46.72 - Finished 15th
Kiel, Hodges, Galdeano & Friede, 3:47.53 - Finished 18th
200 Back
Brian Kiel, 2:09.22 - Finished 99th in Prelims
200 Breast
Albert Miller, 2:19.86 - Finished 45th in Prelims
Wyatt Hodges, 2:20.06 - Finished 50th in Prelims
Emily Fogle, 2:38.10 - Finished 82nd in Prelims
100 Free
Lauren Gustafson, 57.17 - Finished 60th in Prelims
Lisa Butler, 57.73 - Finished 91st in Prelims

Friday, Aug. 5
Men's 4x200 Free Relay
Wachtel, Starr, Friede & LaMothe, 7:32.06 - Finished 9th
100 Free
Matt Friede, 50.57 (50.25 in swim-off) - Finished T-31st in Prelims
Ben Wachtel, 50.80 - Finished 43rd in Prelims
Danny Tucker, 50.88 - Finished 48th in Prelims
200 IM
Brian Kiel, 2:07.15 - Finished 92nd in Prelims
1,500 Free
Luke Trimmer, 16:02.62 - Finished 64th in Prelims
Vinny Donnelly, 16:12.48 - Finished 81st in Prelims
Andrew Starr, 16:16.93 - Finished 87th in Prelims
Alec LaMothe, 16:25.12 - Finished 93rd in Prelims
200 Fly
Lauren Roth, 2:16.45 - Finished 52nd in Prelims
200 Back
Kristen Gilson, 2:21.89
Colleen Drew, 2:23.03

Thursday, Aug. 4
100 Breast
Emily Fogle, 1:11.40 (1:10. 98 Prelims) - Finished 10th in C Final (28th in Prelims)
Emily McIlrath, 1:13.06 - Finished 90th in Prelims
Ellesse Lunde, 1:16.64
100 Fly
Brendan Joyce, 56.01 - Finished 82nd in Prelims
Eduard Galdeano, 56.41
50 Free
Danny Tucker, 23.12 (29.90 Prelims) - Finished 8th in B Final (19th in Prelims)
Matt Friede, 23.12 (23.01 Prelims) - Finished 9th in C Final (27th in Prelims)
Lauren Gustafson, 26.58 - Finished 75th in Prelims
Chuck Destro, 23.75
Benjamin Ziolkowski, 23.82
Women's 4x200 Free Relay
Roth, Butler, Gilson & Gustafson, 8:19.22 - Finished 19th

Wednesday, Aug. 3
200 Free
Lauren Roth, 2:02.17 - Finished 37th in Prelims
Lisa Butler, 2:04.61 - Finished 88th in Prelims
Andrew Starr, 1:55.52
100 Back
Brian Kiel, 58.60 - Finished 71st in Prelims
Women's 4x100 Free Relay
Gustafson, Butler, Nichols & Roth, 3:49.75 - Finished 15th

Tuesday, Aug. 2
400 Free
Lauren Roth, 4:14.52 - Finished 2nd in C Final
Andrew Starr, 3:58.86 - Finished 38th in Prelims
100 Breast
Wyatt Hodges, 1:03.63 - Finished 33rd in Prelims
Albert Miller, 1:04.41 - Finished 59th in Prelims
Men's 4x100 Free Relay
Wachtel, Ziolkowski, Friede & Tucker, 3:24.37 - Finished 8th
Kiel, Destro, LaMothe & Starr, 3:29.28 - Finished 24th




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