2018 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS
- Wednesday, March 14th – Saturday, March 17th
- McCorkle Aquatic Pavillion — Columbus, OH
- Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time)
- Defending Champion: Stanford (results)
- Live stream: Wednesday/Thursday Prelims & Finals, Friday/Saturday Prelims / Friday/Saturday finals on ESPNU
- Championship Central
- Event-by-Event Previews
- Psych Sheet
- Live Results
The first four heats of the 1650 were swum Saturday afternoon before finals, while the fastest heat will be swum as the first event of finals.
Michigan’s G Ryan posted the top time of the afternoon, going 15:50.95 for their lifetime second-best time. Ryan had had a bit of a down stretch since going 15:44.93 at the 2016 Big Ten Championships. never going under 15:59 until today. NC State’s Tamila Holub dropped nearly six seconds off her previous lifetime best of 16:00.14, which she had just swum at the 2018 Atlantic Coast Championships. Texas’ Evie Pfeifer dropped over six seconds off her lifetime best of 16:05.07, taking 6th, and 7th-place Anna Jahns dropped nearly 7 seconds off her previous best of 16:07.29, which was also just swum at ACCs last month. To nab 8th place, Arizona’s Kirsten Jacobsen dropped .87 off her time from the 2018 Pac-12 Championships, finishing in 16:03.13.