Amy Taylor Breaks 200 Fly Record on Final Day of Florida Tech Invite

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Amy Taylor Breaks 200 Fly Record on Final Day of Florida Tech Invite
Amy Taylor - Photo/UNF
Amy Taylor Breaks 200 Fly Record on Final Day of Florida Tech Invite
Amy Taylor – Photo/UNF

Amy Taylor Breaks 200 Fly Record on Final Day of Florida Tech Invite

Panther Invitational Results

by Scott Fitzgerald

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Senior Amy Taylor continued her assault on the North Florida swimming record books by establishing a new program best in the 200 butterfly. As a team, the Ospreys put forth another outstanding, all-around effort on the final day of the Florida Tech Invite.

Taylor capped of a monster weekend that included four first place finishes in individual races. Her record-breaking time of the 2:03.52 broke Patricia Lanoue’s mark set at CCSA Championships in 2009. In addition to historical swim she claimed first place in the 1650 free with the third fastest time (17:10.19) in school history and the fastest in the CCSA this season.

Sophomore Chase Walker also entered her name in the school top 10 list with a first place finish in the 100 freestyle. Her time of 52.47 was the 10thfastest in the program’s history. ‘

The 400 freestyle relay comprised of Walker, Nicole Nesto, Taylor Schmidinger and Janie Kennedy turned in a time of 3:34.12, which is the fastest by any Osprey relay combination this year.

Final Team Results
1. West Florida – 1421.5
2. North Florida – 1315
3. Saint Leo – 782.5
4. Florida Tech – 733

400 Free Relay
3rd Place – 3:34.12 *Fastest this season
Walker, Nesto, Schmidinger, Kennedy

1650 Free
1st Place – Amy Taylor – 17:10.19 *3rd Fastest in school history, Fastest in CCSA this season
4th Place – Shelby Panter – 18:05.89
5th Place – Megan Kovac – 18:09.42

200 Back
5th Place – Kiana Albert – 2:07.74 *Season Best by 4 seconds
6th Place – Kaleigh Newcomb – 2:08.42 *Season best by 6 seconds
7th Place – Angel Morrison – 2:08.92 *Career Best
10th Place – Skye Downey – 2:14.68 *Season best by 6 seconds
12th Place – Lizzy Prindle – 2:16.72 *Season best by 4 seconds

100 Free
1st Place – Chase Walker – 52.47 *10th Fastest time in school history
7th Place – Taylor Schmidinger – 54.29 *Season Best
8th Place – Janie Kennedy – 54.85 *Season Best
11th Place – Nicole Nesto – 55.20
16th Place – Angel Morrison – 56.22 *Career Best

200 Breaststroke
5th Place – Lyndsea Lam – 2:31.44 *Season Best
6th Place – Lauren Kelso – 2:31.62 *

200 Fly
1st Place – Amy Taylor – 2:03.52 *School Record
4th Place – Marinda Kitchen – 2:09.95 *Season best by six seconds
9th Place – Cara Maxwell – 2:17.66 *Career best
11th Place – Brynn Acker – 2:19.48
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Florida Swim Network