Make us your home page

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

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]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

  1. It's not a game, but the names are all the same in this football family


    TAMPA — A coach yells across the field into a scrum of blue-and-white clad football bodies at Jefferson High: "Kim Mitchell! Kim Mitchell, come here!"

    These twins are not only identical, but they have almost identical names. Kim Mitchell III, left, and Kim Mitchell IV are  talented football players at Jefferson High with Division I-A college offers. Kim  III wears No. 22 and plays cornerback while Kim IV wears No. 11 and plays safety. (Scott Purks, Special to the Times)
  2. Bucs quarterback Jameis Winston (3) pumps his fist to the crowd after Tampa Bay's 29-7 victory over Chicago on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. The Bucs play at Minnesota at 1 p.m. Sunday. WILL VRAGOVIC   |   Times

  3. Cannon Fodder podcast: Sorting through the Bucs' injuries


    Greg Auman sorts through the Bucs players sidelined with injury and illness in the latest edition of our Cannon Fodder podcast.

    Kwon Alexander left the Bucs' game against the Bears with a hamstring injury. [WILL VRAGOVIC   |   Times]
  4. College football week 4: Tampa Bay Times staff predictions


    The Times' college football coverage team makes its picks for week 4 of the college football season:

    USF coach Charlie Strong and the Bulls face Temple in a 7:30 p.m. game Thursday at Raymond James Stadium. LOREN ELLIOTT   |   Times
  5. Young girl injured by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium renews call for more netting


    NEW YORK — A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a 105 mph foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during Wednesday's game against Minnesota, leading some players to call for protective netting to be extended.

    Baseball fans reacts as a young girl is tended to before she is carried out of the seating area after being hit by a line drive in the fifth inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Yankee Stadium in New York. [Associated Press]