BREANNA ROMAN LOWERS 100 YARD BREASTSTROKE PERSONAL BEST AGAIN, THREATENS SCHOOL RECORD

On Friday  Breanna Roman recorded yet another personal  breaststroke event when she stopped the clock in 59.50 (split time 27.79) in the heats of the 100 yard breaststroke.

That swim bettered her personal best and earned her a second swim in the event. It was also her first B final at the prestigious collegiate meet. The B final saw her recording yet another sub minute swim of 59.92(split time 28.12).

Breanna Roman in action
Breanna Roman

That preliminary swim pushed to her number two all time on the Auburn rankings and is the second fastest performance CARIFTA all time . Only CARIFTA legend Alia Atkinson and Micah Lawrence have posted faster times for the CARIFTA region and Auburn respectively.

This is a major improvement from 2017 where she placed 39th in a time of 1:00.95 (split time 28.79)

Alia making a move on medley
Alia Atkinson  Photo courtesy of fina.org

CARIFTA Region All Time Rankings

Name Time Split Year
Alia Atkinson 59.43 27.97 2009
Breanna Roman 59.50 27.79 2018
Micah Lawrence pinterest
Micah Lawrence Photo courtesy of Pinterest
Name Time Split Year
Micah Lawrence 59.29 27.95 2010
Breanna Roman 59.50 27.79 2018

The 200 yard medley relay saw Tigers saw the team placing 18th in 1:37.50. Roman’s split for the breaststroke leg was 27.56. The 200 yard breaststroke saw her placing 46th in a time of 2:12.79 (split time 1:02.03).The Tigers finished 16th overall with 82.5 points.

 

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