Held, the team’s sprint superstar, had a massive 1:31.37 leadoff leg. That would have ranked #4 all-time prior to tonight, though two other swimmers pushed into the top 3
The senior was 1:30.95, staking the Trojans to a huge lead and becoming the second man ever to break 1:31 in the event
See what the best in college swimming stars had to say about their performances this weekend at the NCAA Championships
To say that this meet was historic for Stanford would be an understatement.
The cardinal had an exceedingly eventful last day of NCAA’s, winning 3 individual events, the last relay, and the team title.
In the final swim of her NCAA career, U.S. Olympian Lia Neal anchored with a blistering 46.37 to seal the deal for her team
The Cal women seemed to be in a very good headspace the whole weekend, upsetting multiple expected champions and racing their way to 2nd overall
Indiana’s Lilly King charged to the early lead in 58.32 and held on for the gold in a new American Record time of 2:03.19
Georgia’s Olivia Smoliga touched in 50.04, making her the 6th fastest performer of all time to take the runner-up spot
Texas A&M’s Sydney Pickrem dipped under the 4:00-mark in the 400 IM, becoming the 8th fastest performer of all time
Head coach for Louisville swimming, Arthur Albiero, shares his insight as to why he wasn’t too surprised by Mallory Comerford’s NCAA victory
Even though she set a new NCAA Championship record, Lilly King was anything but content with her victory in the 100 Breast on Friday
While swimming fans expected a Ledeckian back-half surge out of lane 5, it was Louisville’s Mallory Comerford who really tore it up on the back half, running down Katie Ledecky to tie her for the title in 1:40.36
Cal got their medley relay redemption in tonight’s 200 medley relay final, roaring to a new NCAA Record time of 1:34.10
Stanford’s Ella Eastin certainly redeemed herself tonight, rocking a new American Record time of 3:57.57 to win back-to-back titles in the 400 IM