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More waves from local athletes at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha

Several swimmers with Tampa Bay and state university ties are competing in Thursday's Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Neb. Here is the latest news following this morning's event preliminaries:

--In the 100 freestyle, former Gator Ryan Lochte finished fifth to qualify for the night semifinals. Not advancing were Florida's Conor Dwyer (29th) and Brad Deborde (34th), FSU's Mark Weber (109th) and New Port Richey's Tommy Wyher, a Tampa Jesuit grad (162nd).

--In the 200 butterfly, Becca Mann, who trains in Clearwater, qualified for the night semifinals with the seventh-fastest time, and former Gator Teresa Crippen qualified with the fourth-fastest. Not advancing were East Lake's Taylor Katz (40th), Gators Jamie Bohunicky (28th) and Molly Dubrasky (42nd), FSU's Elizabeth Pepper (44th), Shorecrest's Emma Spilman (81st), incoming FSU freshman Mary Elizabeth King (101st) and Newsome's Merrill Wilson (128th).

--In the 200 breaststroke, two Florida freshmen raced, with Matt Elliott advancing to the semifinals with the seventh-fastest time. Not advancing were UF's Ricky Munch (79th) and former Gator Robert Kennedy (85th).

In tonight's semifinals and finals:

Women's 200 freestyle (final): Megan Romano, St. Petersburg/Northeast High

Women's 200 individual medley (final): Elizabeth Beisel, Gators

Men's 100 Free (semifinals): Ryan Lochte, former Gator

Women's 200 butterfly (semifinals): Becca Mann, Clearwater; former Gator Teresa Crippen

Men's 200 breaststroke (semifinals): UF's Matt Elliott

More waves from local athletes at the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials in Omaha 06/28/12 [Last modified: Thursday, June 28, 2012 4:27pm]
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