Auburn Commit Rathle places up 3:45 400 IM at Louisiana SC State Meet


The 2021 Louisiana LSC Quick Course State Championship meets had been cut up amongst three areas as a result of ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with outcomes mixed for last standings.

The Baton Rouge location was highlighted by Jacques Rathle of Crawfish Aquatics successful all 12 occasions he swam together with 6 particular person occasions. 

Rathle, who leads Auburn’s recruiting class for the autumn, continues to drop time. Rathle set six new private greatest instances this previous weekend. This comes simply three weeks after setting 5 new private greatest swims on the Tupelo TYR Invite.

Rathle’s high swim got here within the 400 IM as swam 3:45.90, dropping over three seconds from his time in Tupelo. That point would have positioned fifth at this 12 months’s SEC meet, nicely forward of Auburn’s high finisher, Evan McInerny who positioned twentieth. 

The 200 freestyle will likely be an occasion to keep watch over for Rathle as he develops in faculty. He led off the 800 free relay on Thursday in 1:35.65, which was over a second sooner than the 1:36.86 he swam in Tupelo. Rathle will likely be difficult for a spot on the 800 free relay as his time was sooner than Auburn’s slowest cut up this 12 months. 

His different greatest instances this weekend got here within the 50 free, 500 free, 100 butterfly, and 200 breaststroke. Rathle led-off the blended 200 free relay in 20.80, which was his first time below 21 seconds. He dropped virtually 4 seconds in his 500 as he swam 4:23.32 in comparison with 4:27.19 in Tupelo. His 100 butterfly time of 49.33 was a greatest time by over 1.5 seconds. Within the 200 breaststroke, his time of 1:58.68 was only a hair sooner than his 1:58.74 in Tupelo.

Auburn may have a number of incoming freshmen below 4:24 within the 500 as Grant Davis swam a 4:23.73 simply over every week in the past on the Georgia Senior State Meet. On the identical meet, fellow Auburn commit Andrew Simmons swam a 1:45.12 within the 200 backstroke and a 3:53.88 within the 400 IM. Auburn’s recruiting class will likely be seeking to assist the Tigers transfer up from their eighth place end at this 12 months’s SEC meet.

TCU commit Rylee Moore of Crawfish set 5 new greatest instances this weekend. She broke 54 for the primary time within the 100 again as she swam a 53.71. Her 100 fly time of 55.53 was her first greatest time within the occasion since 2018. Her time of two:01.15 within the 200 fly was over two seconds sooner than the two:03.46 she swam in Tupelo. Moore led-off the 200 free relay in 24.32, which was virtually a half-second drop from her earlier better of 24.79. Her 51.61 lead-off within the 400 free relay was Moore’s first time below 52.

Different notable swims from Baton Rouge:

  • Ema Lavigne of Crawfish received the women 100 breaststroke in 1:03.90, over a second drop from her earlier better of 1:04.93.
  • Collin Klingman of Crawfish received the boys 200 butterfly in 1:50.31, a couple of second off his better of 1:49.35. He additionally received the 1650 in a greatest time of 15:50.87. Klingman will likely be heading to Auburn within the fall of 2022. 
  • Christopher Richardson of Crawfish received the boys 100 backstroke with a greatest time of 49.49.
  • West Virginia commit Riley Brown of Crawfish received the 200 again in 1:47.86, simply off his better of 1:47.49. 



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