The 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships might be the final meet of American record holder Ally Howe’s career.
Lilly King was back at it Friday night after swimming the fastest 100 breast relay split of all time on Thursday, going 25.38 in her 50 split.
Lilly King defended her 100 breast title, going 56.25 to take .05 off her previous record.
Ella Eastin lowered Katie Ledecky’s American record by nearly 2 seconds.
Mallory Comerford became the 2nd woman ever to break 1:40 in the 200 free Friday night, going 1:39.80.
Since the school transitioned to Division 1 in the mid 1970s, no female EMU swimmer has made an A-final — until Duncan.
Ally Howe, Kathleen Baker, Janet Hu, and Beata Nelson will vie for the 100 back title.
Louise Hansson became the 3rd woman ever under :50 in the 100 fly with her prelims time of 49.90, also giving her the 7th-fastest performance of all-time.
Rose Bi and G Ryan both had “off” swims in the 500 on Thursday, and Beryl Gastaldello placed 5th in the 50 free and anchored Texas’ 400 medley relay.
SwimSwam’s Tim Binning was on-deck to catch all the day two action at the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships.
Lilly King broke her own record for the fastest 100 breast relay split of all-time Thursday night as her team took 2nd overall.
Stanford went 5-for-5 on the day, wrapping up with a new American/NCAA/U.S. Open record in the 400 medley relay.
Simone Manuel threw down the 3rd-fastest 50 freestyle of all-time, defending her title in 21.18.
Eastin took nearly a second off her previous record, going 1:50.67.
After taking down the American record Thursday morning, Stanford rebroke it as well the NCAA record in finals.