Four For Franklin; Missy On 58 100 Back, 3 On 59s

Rachel Bootsma and Missy Franklin [USA Swimming]

How about this backstroke corps next year? Missy Franklin. Elizabeth Pelton. Rachel Bootsma. It’s hardly a fantasy, for the trio will be competing come fall under the guidance of Teri McKeever at the University of California-Berkeley. As an early appetizer of what the Golden Bears will boast, that triumvirate took three of the top four positions in the 100 backstroke on Friday night at the United States National Championships.

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How about this backstroke corps next year? Missy Franklin. Elizabeth Pelton. Rachel Bootsma. It’s hardly a fantasy, for the trio will be competing come fall under the guidance of Teri McKeever at the University of California-Berkeley. As an early appetizer of what the Golden Bears will boast, that triumvirate took three of the top four positions in the 100 backstroke on Friday night at the United States National Championships.

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