Barbiea Advances to A Final at SEC Championships



Feb. 20, 2014

ATHENS, Ga. - Junior Danielle Barbiea will compete in the A final of Thursday evening's 100 fly finals following day three preliminary action at the 2014 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships. Barbiea became the first Tiger to advance to an A final in the Championships.

Barbiea, who entered the meet with tied for the fastest time in the nation this year, clocked a 52.11 in 100 fly prelims and earn a spot in the championship final. The 52.11 was good enough to place third in the morning session. Sophomore Anna Patterson just missed the A final after a career best swim of 53.23, which placed her ninth and in the B final.

Freshman Michael Chadwick narrowly missed a spot in a championship final in the 200 free but did take down a school record in the process. He placed 10th in prelims with a new program record 1:35.63, besting junior Eegan Groome's previous mark of 1:35.81. Junior Andrew Phillips also qualified for the B final in a personal best 1:36.16, which moved him into third all-time at the event at Mizzou.

The Tigers advanced two men to the B final in the 400 IM. Sophomore Daniel Graviss was Missouri's top prelims finisher in 11th with a swim of 3:48.21, while junior Mack Darragh also moved on with a time of 3:50.66.

On the women's side, freshman Ellie Suek earned a 13th-place finish in the 400 as she earned a spot in the evening B final. Her swim of 4:15.95 was a new career best.



Senior Logan Mosley advanced to his second straight 100 fly B final after a swim of 47.15 in the morning. Last season, Mosley finished 11th in the event. Freshman Andrew Sansoucie made the C final with a personal best 47.53, which moved him into a tie for third on Mizzou's all-time list.

In the women's 200 free, freshman Brittany Hammond notched a time of 1:49.76 to post a new career best.

Day three finals action at the SEC Championships begins Thursday at 6 p.m. ET.

2014 SEC Championships Day Two Preliminary Results

Women's 400 IM
13. Ellie Suek (4:15.95)
29. Danielle Spradlin (4:23.36)

Men's 400 IM
11. Daniel Graviss (3:48.21)
16. Mack Darragh (3:50.66)

Women's 100 Fly
3. Danielle Barbiea (52.11)
9. Anna Patterson (53.23)
32. Lexi Spivak (55.00)
45. Kellie Barbiea (56.24)
47. Arianna Bernstein (56.50)
48. Andrea Marko (56.60)

Men's 100 Fly
11. Logan Mosley (47.15)
18. Andrew Sansoucie (47.53)

Women's 200 Free
38. Brittany Hammond (1:49.76)
54. Lexi Spivak (1:52.91)

Men's 200 Free
10. Michael Chadwick (1:35.63)
15. Andrew Phillips (1:36.16)
27. Stephen Sobczak (1:37.42)
31. Alex Glogoza (1:37.88)
33. Eegan Groome (1:38.10)
42. Carter Griffin (1:39.53)
43. Martin Wallace (1:39.64)
44. Keiser Witte (1:39.77)

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