Fischer Leads Bruins on Second Day of Short Course National Championships

Nov. 30, 2007

Sophomore Isabell Fischer highlighted the Bruins on day two of the Short Course National Championships in Atlanta, GA as she swam a lifetime-best in the 100 backstroke, finishing 16th overall. She came into the meet with a top time of 55.58 and dropped that mark to 54.87 in the prelims. In the B Final, Fischer swam 55.30. Her new lifetime-best is also an NCAA Consideration time.

Former Bruin Kim Vandenberg also had a career day, swimming a lifetime-best by almost a full second in the 200 free. She finished second overall in a time of 1:44.37. In the 100 fly, Vandenberg finished fifth with a strong time of 52.15.

Other results from Friday - Lauren Hall, 34th in the 400 IM (4:23.73) and 86th in the 200 free (1:52.36); Chiemi Yamamoto, 37th in the 400 IM (4:24.60); Dani Milligan, 52nd in the 400 IM (4:27.88); Sam Vanden Berge, 75th in the 400 IM (4:34.70); Anna Poteete, 43rd in 200 free (1:50.00, NCAA Consideration time); Emily Bibb, 47th in the 200 free (1:50.17, NCAA Consideration time); Madeleine Stanton, 80th in the 100 back (57.47); Carly Lyons, 105th in the 100 back (58.47)

Competition concludes on Saturday at Short Course Nationals with the 1650 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 butterfly, 200 breaststroke and 200 backstroke.

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