Houston, Texas - March 21, 2013 - Springfield's 200 free relay team comprised of Kellie Pennington, Callie Phillips, Kelsey Poole, and Amanda Shaw earned Honorable Mention All-America honors on Thursday after finishing 11th in the nation with a time of 1:36.02.
The squad qualified for the consolation finals after posting a time of 1:36. 31 in the morning prelims. In the finals, the squad took third en route to the All-America accolades.
Individually, Pennington competed in the 100 fly prelims and finished 24th with a 58.28. Phillips also raced in the 200 free and had a great showing, registering a time of 1:52.97 to finish 27th out of 52 competitors in the event.
Springfield's 400 medley team of Poole, Ashleigh Monroe, Phillips, and Shaw also swam in the prelims. The squad finished 21st overall after posting a 3:58.11.
Halfway through the competition, Springfield is in a tie for 12th with 43 total points.