Wilber Off to Strong Start at YMCA Nationals
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- Monument Mountain's Maeve Wilber got off to a strong start on Monday at the YMCA National Long Course swimming championships.
Wilber clocked a time of 58.73 seconds in the 100-meter butterfly, putting her 14th out of 163 girls competing in 21 preliminary heats.
The fastest time of the prelims in her event was 57.23, turned in by Siobhan Dale of East Hartford, Conn.
Emma Wilber clocked a 1:08.52 in the same event as five of the six Berkshire County swimmers competing for the Westfield YMCA team got their program under way.
In the 200 backstroke, Rowan Rice swam a time of 2:54 flat.
Caroline Bissaillon sprinted to a 28.59 in the 50 freestyle.
Brandon Louison started with a 25.88 in the boys 50 free.
The competition continues at the Indiana University Natatorium through Friday.
Williamstown's Emma Whitney is in Indianapolis to compete in the 50 and 100 backstroke