WSU Swimmers Compete at U.S. Nationals

Aug. 18, 2005

IRVINE, Calif. -- Washington State swimmers past, present and future competed at the U.S. Nationals held at the William Woollett, Jr. Aquatic Center, August 3-7.

Kayli Changstrom, a two-year letterwinner for the Cougars, placed 63rd in the 400 meter individual medley with a time of 5:04.48. The Loveland, Colo., native, representing the Loveland Swim Club, currently holds a personal best time of 4:56.62 to rank in the world's top 200.

Incoming Freshman Elyse Peterson, a San Luis Obispo, Calif., native representing South County Aquatic Waves, placed 56th in the 100 meter breaststroke with a personal best time 1:14.17.

Lindsay Henahan, a 2003 graduate of WSU and All-American as a Cougar, competed in the 100 meter butterfly. The Rochester, N.Y., native tied for 28th with a time of 1:02.47 while representing the Fairport Area Swim Team.

In men's competition, Johnny Byers, a Moscow, Idaho native and UNLV swimmer representing the Cougar Swim Club, swam a personal best 56.02 in the 100 meter butterfly to finish 42nd.

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