After being named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Year, Minnesota’s Kierra Smith has added her team’s MVP honor to a national title winning season.
Rachel Bootsma had a resurgent 2015 season, and that momentum joined by a devastating recruiting class make Cal the early favorite picks for the 2016 NCAA title, pending one major enrollment decision elsewhere in the Pac-12.
Michelle Williams, Chantal VanLandeghem and Sandrine Mainville all finished under the top 16 standard in the women’s 100 freestyle…
Smith has another chance to make the team tonight in the 100m breaststroke where she’s the top Canadian seed, and second only to Breeja Larson. Smith was a 1:09.02 this morning with Rachel Nicol the second fastest Canadian with a 1:09.04.
Kierra Smith will have a chance at redemption in the 100m breaststroke after her disqualification in the 200 last night despite touching the wall first. She was a 1:09.02 in prelims. If Smith wants to make the team, she’ll need to go a 1:07.97 tonight.
Michelle Williams of NYAC started off the morning as the top qualifier in the women’s 100 freestyle…
It was announced that the disqualification would stand, making McCabe the national champion
It’s been a heartbreaking day for Minnesota Golden Gopher Kierra Smith who’s now been disqualified twice in the 200 breaststroke, the latest being in finals, where she’s appealing the decision in hopes of being named the national champion.
Canadian breaststroker Kierra Smith’s DQ in the preliminary rounds of the women’s 200 meter breaststroke on the first day of the…
Swimming Canada Releases Psych Sheets For Trials; Almost 200 Foreign Entries Made Of Mostly American College Swimmers
Swimming Canada released the psych sheet for the 2015 Canadian Swimming Trials which will be the selection meet for the Canadian World Championship team, Pan Am team, and World University Games team.
2015 NCAA 200 breaststroke champion Kierra Smith has been named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Year.
Saturday night’s action included Simone Manuel’s American record in the 100 free, plus repeat wins from Virginia’s Leah Smith, Cal’s Missy Franklin and Louisville’s Kelsi Worrell as well as a 200 breast that saw Minnesota’s Kierra Smith upset reigning American record-holder Emma Reaney for the title.
Video produced by Coleman Hodges. Reported by Tony Carroll. 200 BREASTSTROKE – FINALS NCAA – 2:04.06 – Emma Reaney, Notre Dame…
2015 NCAA B1G Roundup: Kierra Smith’s 200 Breast Victory With a Two-Footed Start (in an Era of Wedges)
2015 NCAA B1G Roundup: Kierra Smith’s 200 Breast Victory With a Two-Footed Start (in an Era of Wedges) WHAT YOU…
Cal’s Rachel Bootsma (left), Missy Franklin (center) and Liz Pelton (right) are each on the hunt for one or more major records. Who else could be smashing history this week?