2016 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Prelims Photo Vault

2016 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Tim Binning, SwimSwam’s chief photographer for NCAAs, snapped some quality shots from Friday’s prelims. Check out the pictures below for a glimpse of the action that occurred this morning, including Lilly King’s record-breaking performance and Kelsi Worrell’s scary close American Record swim.

 

Stanford freshman, Ella Eastin, cruising the first 100 in her prelims winning 4:03.28 400IM. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Stanford freshman, Ella Eastin, cruising the first 100 in her prelims winning 4:03.28 400IM. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Cal's Celina Li mid-stroke in her backstroke leg of the 400 IM. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Cal’s Celina Li mid-stroke in her backstroke leg of the 400 IM. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Aggie sophomore, Bethany Galat, catching a breath swimming butterfly. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Aggie sophomore, Bethany Galat, catching a breath swimming butterfly. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Top-seed, Courtney Bartholomew, coming to the finish in the 100 back. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Top-seed, Courtney Bartholomew of Virginia, coming to the finish in the 100 back. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Kelsi Worrell scorched the heat with a 49.88 that nearly broke her own American, NCAA, and U.S. Open Records. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Kelsi Worrell scorched the heat with a 49.88 that nearly broke her own American, NCAA, and U.S. Open Records. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Lilly King rising for a breath during her all-star record 100 breast swim of 57.15. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Lilly King rising for a breath during her all-star record 100 breast swim of 57.15. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

With a splash Lilly King celebrates her new American, NCAA, and U.S. Open 100 breast record. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

With a splash Lilly King celebrates her new American, NCAA, and U.S. Open 100 breast record. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Ally Howe launching off the backstroke start in Stanford's top qualifying 200 medley relay. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

Ally Howe launching off the backstroke start in Stanford’s top qualifying 200 medley relay. Photo Credits: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com

 

 

 

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About Stephen Parsons

Stephen Parsons

Stephen's swimming journey has taken him all across the Southeastern United States. Starting out at the Flowood, MS based Sunkist Swim Team, he made the transition to Auburn, AL where he competed the remainder of his high school years with Auburn Aquatics. His college career began at Daytona State College under the …

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