The Stanford Cardinal came away with the team title at the 2017 Women’s NCAA DI Championships by over 160 points.
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.
Katie Ledecky put up the NCAA record in the 1000 in her 1650 tonight. She also set an NCAA meet record in the mile with 15:07.70, the 2nd-fastest swim in history.
Stanford’s Leah Stevens (15:52.36) and NC State’s Hannah Moore (15:52.75) lead the way with a pair of 15:52s.
Olivia Rosendahl will be the top qualifier going into tonight’s platform dive final.
This morning brings competition in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.
Stanford’s Ledecky, who set the American Record at a scorching 15:03.92 at the 2016 Ohio State Invite, will look to become the first woman to ever break 15:00 in the mile.
See photo highlights from day four prelims of the 2017 NCAA Women’s DI Swimming and Diving Championships.
The battle for 4th will be a close one between Texas and Georgia. As of now, the Bulldogs are projected to take 4th by just 13 points over the Longhorns.
Simone Manuel went 46.30 this morning in the 100 free to put up the 3rd-fastest time in history.
2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…
Watch as Farida Osman wins her first individual title to become the third-fastest 100 flyer in history.
Watch as Stanford sophomore Ella Eastin defends her title in the 400 IM, taking over the American record from her teammate Katie Ledecky.
Watch as Mallory Comerford runs down Katie Ledecky to tie for the NCAA title.
Tonight, swimmers will be competing in the finals of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay, while divers compete in the 3-meter finals.