Murphy went 45.59, perhaps even more impressive considering he swam the 100 fly just a few events earlier. Nolan took second with a 45.66.
When you’re competing for a team championship, each event contributes points to the team total. Conference meets pack all the events into three-and-a-half days while NCAA’s squeeze everything into three days. (Featured Image: University of Michigan 2013 NCAA Team Title)
Reach your body’s peak performance level by diminishing training volume—enabling your body to recover from the physiological stress of months of heavy training. Literature suggests the taper period should involve a reduction to 40-60% of one’s training volume to maximize performance gains.
Arizona’s Margo Geer is the defending NCAA Champion, and it’s she, not Missy Franklin, who’s in control going into the women’s 100 free final.
Thanks in part to some untimely Cal DQ’s, Felicia Lee and the Stanford Cardinal enter day 3′s finals session with a lead at the Pac-12 Championships. She’s the top seed headed into the 100 fly early in the meet and will look to help Stanford maintain their lead.
USC has two of the three individual top seeds for tonight. We will see if the Trojans can hold their places amongst a deep PAC-12 field.
How you eat is not about calories, “super foods”, or special tricks. It is entirely about how you can best refuel your muscles for the next race while accelerating recovery from the previous one.
Stanford will look to defend their 2013 title against very strong Cal and USC teams.
Cal Head Coach Dave Durden and seniors Jeremy Bagshaw and Marcin Tarczynski talk after defeating host Stanford 169-74. Video edit – Coleman Hodges
Dave Durden’s Cal Bears won in convincing fashion over rival Stanford 169-74 Saturday morning at the Avery Aquatics Center
Missy Franklin won 3 events, but Stanford swam away with a decisive victory less than 2 weeks out of the Pac-12 Championships.
Alex Bowen and Bret Bonanni scored three goals each while McQuin Baron and Drew Holland split time in net recording nine saves.
Stanford and USC went into todays duel both undefeated, but the Cardinal handed the Trojans their first loss, 170-130. (Photo: Tim Binning)
The USA Men’s Senior National Team will kick off their 2014 competition schedule with a visit to Sznolnok, Hungary to take part in the Volvo Cup this February. Team USA will meet Serbia, Germany, and Hungary in three matches from February 7-9.
Felicia Lee was honored as women’s swimmer of the month by the Pac-12 Conference.