Day Two's Results at USA Nationals
June 28, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Boise State’s Emma Chard and Emily Mathis both competed on day two at the Phillips 66 National Swimming Championships Wednesday morning at Indianapolis.

Chard, a senior-to-be, competing in her second event at the championships recorded a time of 2:02.61 in the women’s 200 freestyle preliminaries this morning finishing third in her heat. Stanford’s Katie Ledecky finished the event with the top time of 1:55.87 to lead the top eight qualifiers into tonight’s finals, Chard finished 37th out of 91 competitors.

Emily Mathis competed in her lone event of the championships this morning clocking a time of 2:39.51 in the 200 breaststroke. Participating in her first ever national championship the senior-to-be from Santa Maria, Calif., finished sixth in her heat.

While Mathis is done competing at Indianapolis, Chard still has two more events to go at the national championships. She will compete in the 400 freestyle on Friday followed by the 1,500 freestyle on Saturday.

Ally Kleinsorgen will be the lone Bronco competing on Thursday as she participates in the first of two events at the championships. The Junior will swim in the 50 backstroke Thursday followed by the 100 backstroke on Friday.

All three swimmers are gaining invaluable experience at this tournament that will help them next year. This is the second national championship meet that Chard has competed in as a collegian, while it is the first such competition for both Mathis and Kleinsorgen.


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