FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Cal Poly sophomore Sage Speak captured her heat during the preliminary round of the 100-meter breaststroke with a mark of 1:11.48 during the second day of the AT&T Winter National Championships at the Weyerhauser King County Aquatic Center. Speak's time was good for 35th place overall and qualified her for the upcoming U.S. Olympic Trials.
Speak (pictured at right) joins Jimmy Deiparine as the most recent Cal Poly swimmers to qualifiy for the Olympic Trials.
Among the finest talent in the country, Speak earned a place in the 15-session, eight-day event which takes place June 26-July 3, 2016 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. To read more about the 2016 Olympic Trials, click HERE.
All events during the championships are contested on a long course.
For the second consecutive day, Cal Poly sophomore Nolan Newland earned a 46th-place finish – this time in the 200 freestyle with a mark of 1:53.13 – and recorded second place in the morning session of the event.
Cal Poly concludes the AT&T Winter National Championships on Saturday. To follow all of the events scheduled for the third and final day, click HERE. To follow the championships on Twitter, use this LINK and be sure to hashtag #ATTNats.