SwimMAC’s 13-year-old Kiley Wilhelm dropped at least 2 seconds in each of her events to win 3 races in her age group on Sunday night.
After missing Ella Eastin’s American record by just 4 hundredths last season, Cal’s Kathleen Baker is back to give it another go, but Stanford’s Eastin will be there as well to try and reclaim her title.
Twichell knocked about 2 seconds off her former best time, taking down a 23-year-old Pool Record in the process as she touched in 16:08.70.
After setting a Pool Record this morning, Andrew Wilson is seeking a breaststroke sweep in tonight’s 100 breast final.
Georgia postgrad Melanie Margalis swam the 100 breast this morning, qualifying for the B final at 13th. Margalis scratched the 200 IM, one of her signature events, later in the session. Tonight, she’s scratched out of the 100 breast.
It looks like 4th place may still be up for grabs between Arizona State and Arizona. Heading into finals, ASU has a 26-point lead over the Wildcats.
Indiana postgrad Zane Grothe, the American Record holder in the short course 500 free, will compete in this morning’s 400 free prelims.
The women’s 400 IM will feature a battle between U.S. National Teamers Madisyn Cox, Hali Flickinger, and Melanie Margalis.
This morning, Louisville NCAA champ Mallory Comerford qualified for the A final of the 50 free and 200 free, but she won’t be competing in finals tonight.
The 2018 Men’s Pac-12 Championships are underway in Federal Way, Washington, but one notable name is missing in action.
Olympic champion Ryan Murphy headlines this morning’s 200 back.
Arizona had a deficit to overcome after diving, and their DQ in the 800 free relay set them back on day 1. Though they’re in 6th after day 2, they may have built up enough momentum this morning to close in on Arizona State in the battle for 4th tonight.
The team battle between Cal and Stanford is heating up, with each having 10 A finalists.
After swimming a best time in the 100 free (48.80) this morning on the back end of his double, Texas postgrad Jack Conger will focus exclusively on the 100 fly tonight. Conger was within a few tenths of teammate Joseph Schooling’s Pool Record in this morning’s prelims.
Conger is now the 5th fastest American ever in this event. With his time tonight, he moves one spot ahead of Olympian Tom Shields.