Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky will be Stanford superheroes in time. One swimmer wields lightning, the other is an endurance assassin. Women’s college swimming has great years ahead.
Racing in a group of 4 teammates is the closest swimming gets to feeling like a true team sport. In order to succeed, relay members need to not only have flawless starts, but also perfect timing with their teammate’s finish.
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World Record holder, Katie Ledecky, is only a junior, graduating high school in 2015, but has verbally committed to swim in college.
Stanford leads the way with 8 men and 4 women on the conference All-Academic teams. See the full lists here.
Stanford broke an American relay record, but also missed another by .03 seconds while leaving almost a full second on the blocks through safe exchanges. Are the extra tenths worth the risk of DQ?
Leave it to the University of Georgia Diving Coach Dan Laak to do a graceful victory celebration dive at the 2014 Women’s NCAA DI Swimming & Diving Championships.
Stanford’s Maya DiRado had a huge summer and earned a spot on the US World Championship team. This season in the NCAA, she’s followed suit by breaking through her “outside looking in” position with a 1:52.50 to win the women’s 200 IM: her first career NCAA title.
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.