The three swimmers above all return from the Trojans’ title-winning 800 free relay last year in hopes to defend their crown.
Top seed Jack Conger is having quite a sophomore season, and he’ll look to score a NCAA title in the 100 fly on day 2 of competition.
Kelsi Worrell (above) blew past her own record, having now gone under 50 seconds twice in one day in the 100 fly.
Simone Manuel (above) swam the fastest relay split ever anchoring Stanford’s victorious 400 medley relay.
Brett Stoughton (Calvin College) and Margaret Guo (MIT) with their Elite 89 Awards.
Chase Kalisz (above) has a monster breaststroke leg… come to think of it, his other three legs aren’t too shabby.
Lia Neal, a 2012 Olympian, led off Stanford’s NCAA-leading 400 free relay in a 47.55, which is close to her life time best of 47.16 from the individual 100 free.
The NU junior (above) is red hot coming off of his nation leading performance in the mile at the 2015 Big Ten Championships.
Simone Manuel, the freshman sensation, could be the a part of an NCAA, U.S. Open, and American record-breaking relay. Can she break 46 again?
Elizabeth Pelton is the top seed in the 200 backstroke, an event which could see four or more swimmers under the 1:50 barrier.
Kelsi Worrell (above) could be a 22 low on the fly leg of Louisville’s medley relay, as the Cardinals look to place top eight this year.
Kaylin Burchell (Alabama, above) comes in with a lifetime best along with a conference title in one of the deepest and fastest conferences in the nation in hopes for a NCAA title.
The young star Manuel (above) has catapulted herself on the international scene– can she back that up with NCAA greatness?
Rachel Bootsma (left) and Missy Franklin (middle) look to be key pieces to a possible Golden Bear trophy in the 200 free relay.
The Cal teammates above will be battling for the 200 IM title in a race that could possibly scare the NCAA record.