Since at least 2011, the women’s 100 backstroke has been all but owned by Missy Franklin, the defending Olympic and World Champs gold medalist.
2014 NCAA Champion in the 50 free will miss that race in Santa Clara, as she’s gone home sick.
The Santa Clara Grand Prix is the next stop on the Michael Phelps comeback tour, and will also be the 2014 Grand Prix series debut for Missy Franklin.
Abbey Weitzeil broke the National High School records in both the 50 and 100 freestyles at the 2014 CIF-SS Division 1 Championships.
Ally Howe Breaks Missy Franklin’s National Independent High School Record in 100 Back at CCS Prelims
Sacred Heart Prep’s Ally Howe has broken the Naitonal Independent High School Record in the 100 yard backstroke.
With Harvey Humphries at the helm of the Georgia women’s team at NCAA’s, the Bulldogs repeated as NCAA Champions – but it felt very, very different from their 2014 title. (Featured Image Brittany MacLean)
5 Big Things from 2014 W. NCAA’s #1: Recruit Rankings Revisited, 2014 freshmen were remarkably consistent
An easy one to get right: Missy Franklin was the consensus #1 recruit, and the Golden Bear lived up to the hype. But how did the rest of our ‘top 10 recruits’ list hold up?
The Georgia Bulldog women reloaded in a big way, and they spent Saturday night celebrating their back-to-back NCAA titles.
Stanford’s Maya DiRado, Katie Olsen, Felicia Lee and anchor leg Lia Neal celebrate their 400 medley relay record!
Maya DiRado, 200 IM winner, and teammate Felicia Lee, leading Standford to the #2 spot in the Team Standings after Day 1 of the 2014 Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
Three of the top contenders will look to star freshmen to power their programs to the top of the podium at the final event of the NCAA Championships.
The very first event of the 2014 NCAA Championships will go a long way in telling who showed up to swim and who doesn’t look ready for the bright lights and intense pressure of a national championship final. Look for top-seeded Georgia to set the tone early.
The women’s 100 backstroke field, which includes 2011 and 2012 NCAA champion Cindy Tran, is the deepest and fastest we’ve ever seen.
The women’s fifty free hasn’t seen this much speed in a while and it could by anybody’s race Thursday night.
Half of the top eight in the 100 free are freshmen, the entire top eight is seated under 48.00, which makes for one very fast event.