DeScenza kicked off the evening with a first-place finish in the women’s 200m free in a time of 1:58.25. Hoff, who holds the American record in the 200m free and competed in the event in the 2008 Olympics, followed with a time of 1:58.26. Open water 10K Olympian Chloe Sutton (Mission Viejo, Calif.) finished the race in third with a time of 2:00.79.
Two events later, DeScenza edged out Magnuson in the 100m fly with a time of 58.11. Magnuson, who earned silver in the event in Beijing, placed second in a time of 58.68. Felicia Lee (Wayne, N.J.) rounded out the top three in 1:00.06.
Two-time Olympian and world record-holder Ryan Lochte (Daytona Beach, Fla.) edged out Alex Vanderkaay (Rochester, Mich.) for the win in the men’s 400m IM. Vanderkaay led for the majority of the race until Lochte surged ahead in the final 50 meters to win in 4:19.49. Vanderkaay was second in 4:21.19. Brennan Morris (Baltimore, MD.) completed the medal stand in 4:27.59.
Lochte also competed in the men’s 100m fly just one event earlier. He swam the sprint race in 53.84 for silver.
Olympian Eric Shanteau (Lilburn, Ga.) took home the gold in the men’s 100m breaststroke when he stopped the clock at 1:01.93. Longhorn Aquatics teammate Matt Lowe (Minot, N.D.) posted the second-fastest time of 1:02.84. University of Missouri swimmer Martin Cernansky (Austria) earned the bronze in 1:02.98.
“This meet is just to measure where we are in our training,” Shanteau said. “I am happy with my time. Tomorrow will be pretty brutal with two 200-meter races. Hopefully after this weekend my coach will have a better idea of where I’m at.”
In other wins, Tunisian Olympic gold medalist Ous Mellouli hit the wall first in the men’s 200m free with a time of 1:47.28. Mellouli’s Trojan Swim Club teammate Keri Hehn (Fargo, N.D.) also won her event, clocking in at 1:08.54 in the women’s 100m breast. Masayuki Kishida of Japan claimed first in the men’s 100m fly with a time of 53.11, and Tanya Hunks was the fastest female in the 400m IM with a time of 4:48.12.