Bryce Mefford Describes Racing Ryan Murphy, Daniel Carr in Practice (Video)

Reported by Karl Ortegon.


  • 2020 Trials Cut: 2:02.99
  1. Ryan Murphy (Cal Aquatics) – 1:56.16
  2. Daniel Carr (Unattached) – 1:58.46
  3. Bryce Mefford (Unattached) – 1:59.50

After cruising during prelims, Ryan Murphy sprung to life tonight and dominated this race out of lane 2. He was 1:56.16, winning the race by over two seconds.

Daniel Carr and Bryce Mefford, two swimmers currently at Cal, went 2-3 to make this a Golden Bear podium. Carr was 1:58.46, and Mefford 1:59.50.

UT’s Joey Reilman, swimming in his home pool, was 2:01.35 for 4th.

Harrison Lierz, 16 years old and swimming unattached, won the B final in 2:02.92. Lierz is a verbal commit to the University of Tennessee.

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Jambo Sana
3 years ago

Cal = backstroke dynasty
Indiana = breaststroke dynasty
Texas = butterfly dynasty
NC State = freestyle dynasty

Reply to  Jambo Sana
3 years ago

Michigan = Distance dynasty

3 years ago

What a great, well-spoken representative of our Bears. Proud alum here.

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