Flickinger wins 200 fly at SEC meet


Spring Grove High School graduate Hali Flickinger won the 200 butterfly on Friday night at the Southeastern Conference Swimming Championships at the Mizzou Aquatic Center in Columbia, Missouri.

Flickinger, a senior at the University of Georgia, finished in 1:52.62. Her win was a pool record and the fifth overall win in the 200 butterfly for Georgia.

Hali Flickinger

In the women's 200 backstroke, Flickinger set a school record in 1:50.95, earning third.

On Thursday, Flickinger took second in the 500 free and on Wednesday she was part of Georgia's winning 800 free relay team.

The No. 2-ranked Lady Bulldogs finished the meet in third place with 1,099.5 points. Top honors went to Texas A&M with 1166.5 as the Aggies ended Georgia's six-year stranglehold on the team title. Tennessee earned second place with 1,139.5 points.