Kelsi Worrell, who broke the American Record in the 100 fly at the NCAA Championships, is one of four nominees for the Collegiate Women Sports Awards.
1st African American woman to win an Olympic medal relects on the historic 1-2-3 Minority Finish at Women’s NCAAs
Maritza McClendon: “A tear instantly came to my eyes, I couldn’t believe it… This is a true moment in history for minorities. I still can’t believe we had three women of color take 1,2, 3 in the 100 free at Division 1 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships.”
Our picks for swimmer of the meet, diver of the meet, freshman of the meet, and coach of the year from the 2015 Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving championships.
Three individual American records were broken, and plenty of other historic marks were set at the Greensboro Aquatic Centre. Due to the historic nature of these championships, we’re counting down some of the swims we think will be remembered for a long time.
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. 100 FREESTYLE – FINALS NCAA – 46.61 – Simone Manuel, Texas A&M –…
Simone Manuel had a hand in not one, but two American records on the final night of 2015 Women’s NCAAs.
Stanford won the 400 freestyle relay at the 2015 NCAA Championships, breaking the NCAA, US Open, and American records.
Stanford’s Simone Manuel swam the fastest 100 yard freestyle in history on Saturday at the NCAA Championships.
Liz Pelton is the American record holder in the 200 backstroke.
I Trusted my body and knew this was my race.
Note: we’ll be breaking down each day’s prelims sessions based on how many swimmers each team has “up” and “down.”…
Simone Manuel (above) swam the fastest relay split ever anchoring Stanford’s victorious 400 medley relay, 45.4.
Simone Manuel (above) swam the fastest relay split ever anchoring Stanford’s victorious 400 medley relay.
Stanford’s Simone Manuel became the second-fastest 50 freestyler in American history, then topped her own feat by blasting the fastest 100 free split of all-time.