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Senior Nationals Recap

PCS had five swimmers competing at the Olympic Pool in Montreal over the weekend - Sophie Tarrant, Erin Lawrance and Emma Murdock on the women's side, and Jon McKay and Cale Murdock representing the PCS men.  Out of 80 clubs that scored points, UVPCS placed 25th with 108 points.

Jon McKay wasn't at his best on the weekend but raced hard to gain some decent results.  Jon Finished 4th in the 1500 Fr, 7th in the 800, 13th in the 400 and 25th in the 200 freestyle.

Sophie Tarrant made some strides over the weekend, with a few best times and her first national A-Final performances.  Sophie's best performance was a half-second best time in the 100 breaststroke final, finishing 6th in a time of 1:11.56.  She also made the A-final in the 50 breast, placing 8th in the 50 breast and nearing the club record in a time of 32.95.  Sophie also made two B-finals at the meet, placing 11th in the 200 breast in 2:35.80, and 15th in the 200 IM in 2:23.00.

Cale Murdock swam one event on the weekend, the 200 Free, but placed 8th overall in 1:52.47.

Erin Lawrence's best performance came in the 200 butterfly, where she placed 22nd in a best time of 2:22.15.  Erin also placed 29th in both the 400 and 800 freestyle, both in one of her best performances of the season in those events.

Emma Murdock placed 38th in the 50 fly in a time of 29.50.

Congratulations swimmers!