Arizona’s Margo Geer leads a loaded 100 free field that includes Cal star Missy Franklin and 50 free champion Kasey Carlson.
Former Arizona head coach Eric Hansen has made his first public comments since resigning from Arizona.
Arizona State hosted desert rival Arizona in a dual Saturday, the last meet for both Pac-12 foes before the conference championships. The visiting Wildcats picked up two resounding wins – the women triumphed 171.5-105.5, while the men, swimming for a second straight week without star butterflyer Giles Smith, won 158.5-116.5.
Kevin Cordes has been named the 2012 Pac-12 Swimmer of the Month for the 3rd-straight month.
Long-time Arizona assistant will finally get his shot at leading the Wildcats without an interim tag.
Texas’ Ellen Lobb pulled off a big win in the 50 free over the defending NCAA Champion Margo Geer,
Arizona’s Bonnie Brandon already has two individual event wins after the first day of competition against Texas.
Longhorns travel to Tucson for final dual meet of the season.
The Cal swim team had at the very least a crowd of 1,500 at their meet against Arizona on Saturday, with hundreds more turned away at the gate.
Cal was nothing short of dominant at home, winning 206-92 on the men’s side and 190-109 for the women. Missy Franklin and Ryan Murphy each won four races, putting up huge relay splits along the way.
Maya DiRado won twice for Stanford, as did breaststroker Katie Olsen, who put up a season-best 1:00.4 in the 100. Danny Thomson led a pair of 1-2-3 finishes for the Cardinal on the men’s side.
After speaking with police, SwimSwam has learned more details about what transpired immediately before Eric Hansen’s leave of absence.
Eric Hansen has resigned as the head coach of the University of Arizona men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams.
After breaking three American records over the month of December, Cordes was honored with his fifth Pac-12 Swimmer of the Month award.
Bonnie Brandon (above) and Elizabeth Pepper led the Arizona Wildcats to a resounding victory. The meet will be televised on Saturday.