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Matt Grevers perfectly descended his three 50 backs as he finished the night with a 24.81 for the shootout win over NC State’s Justin Ress (25.04). Both Grevers and Ress were on the World Championship team this past summer and both are solid members for the national team moving forward.
Grevers descended from a 25.20 in the quarters to a 25.11 in the semis. He swam the first sub-25 swim of the entire meet in the 50 back event. Ress descended from a 25.40 in the quarters to a 25.10 in the semis. He also had his best swim last but could not get by the legendary Grevers.
Grevers scored points for Lenny Krayzelburg and Ress is on the Jason Lezak swim squad.
Event 28F Men 50 LC Meter Backstroke ========================================================================= World: W 24.04 8/2/2009 Liam Tancock American: A 24.33 12/5/2008 Randall Bal Meet: M 24.74 2015 Junya Koga Name Age Team Seed Finals Points ========================================================================= 1 Grevers, Matt 32 Tucson Ford Deal NT 24.81 2 Ress, Justin 20 NC State Univers NT 25.04