Metzger Leads Republic at Ozarks Invitational

Karissa Metzger and Mady McCrea topped the results for Republic at the Ozarks Swim Invitational in Springfield Saturday. Metzger recorded the team’s best finish of the day in the 100-yard freestyle, finishing third out of 45 competitors.

Metzger also finished fourth (in a 37-competitor field) in the 200-yard freestyle, knocking more than 3 1/2 seconds off her previous best time.

McCrea finished fourth in two different individual events. In the 200-yard individual medley, which included 26 swimmers, she bested her previous fastest time by more than three seconds. In the 100-yard breaststroke, she was .31 seconds off her best time, but finished fourth out of 31 swimmers.

The best relay finish for Republic came in the 200-yard medley relay. Sarah Baker, Mady McCrea, Marissa Metzger, and Kathryn Flippin finished seventh.

Event Results

200-yard medley relay

Sarah Baker, Mady McCrea, Karissa Metzger, and Kathryn Flippin

7th (2:13.36)

200-yard freestyle

Karissa Metzger

4th (2:11.05)

200-yard individual medley

Mady McCrea

4th (2:21.40)

50-yard freestyle

20th Quinn McCrea (32.04)

21st Kathryn Flippin (32.21)

100-yard freestyle

3rd Karissa Metzger (58.51)

23rd Sarah Baker (1:13.73)

25th Kathryn Flippin (1:14.17)

27th Lena Mais (1:15.47)

200-yard freestyle relay

Kathryn Flippin, Karissa Metzger, Quinn McCrea, Mady McCrea

8th (2:00.67)

100-yard backstroke

18th Sarah Baker (1:23.19)

19th Quinn McCrea (1:23.86)

20th Lena Mais (1:24.65)

100-yard breaststroke

4th Mady McCrea (1:14.93)

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