BJ Johnson stayed on fire into the final session of the Speedo Grand Challenge in Irvine. The Stanford grad blew away a tough 200 breast field to win in 2:12.11.
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.
UNLV’s Dillon Virva now leads the nation in the 50 free.
Cal’s Jeremy Bagshaw remained hot to sweep the distance group against Stanford.
Stanford Cardinal land a verbal commitment from Dayton Raiders Junior National team member, Brock Turner (Photo Credit: USA Swimming)
David Nolan scored 57 individual points and swam on four relays for the Cardinal last year at NCAA’s. What will he do for an encore? (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
500 @ 5:00, 5×100 fastest average on 2:00… Three times. A pretty impressive early season set from the Stanford distance group.
David Nolan and the Stanford Cardinal graduated some big names, but two-straight great recruiting classes keeps them in the hunt. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Two have separated themselves in the men’s 1500, but youth could upset the whole thing. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Jack Conger (pictured) and Rachel Bootsma hold down the top seeds in the 100 and 200 backstrokes. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Trio of National Teamers Sign Letters of Intent: Liz Pelton, Taylor O'Brien, Danny Thomson [PICTURES]
The 2011 early signing period kicked off to a huge start today, as three major recruits firmed-up their commitments by…