After becoming the 6th fastest performer ever with her time from prelims, Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson is the top seed for the 200 back, but she’ll be up against Cal’s defending NCAA champ Kathleen Baker.
2018 W. NCAAs: Eastin Posts #3 Fastest Performance in 200 Fly, Marrkand Swims to 9th Fastest on All-Time Performers List
On night 4 of the 2018 Women’s NCAA Championships, Stanford’s Ella Eastin secured her 3rd individual win in as many days.
Mallory Comerford went 46.20 in the 100 free Saturday night, taking 2nd to Stanford’s Simone Manuel (45.65).
Ally McHugh dropped 7 seconds to take 2nd in the 1650 behind Katie Ledecky Saturday night.
Michigan senior G Ryan took first out of the first four heats of the 1650, going 15:50.95 in the final race of their collegiate career.
Mallory Comerford and Simone Manuel will go head-to-head in the NCAA 100 free final.
Stanford’s Ella Eastin is looking for a perfect 3-for-3 in both NCAA titles and American Records here. She’ll be swimming in the 200 fly towards the end of the session.
The Aggies have four women in the 200 breast A-final Saturday night.
For the second time this weekend, a backstroker was granted a re-swim.
Coming into the NCAA Championships, Texas A&M freshman Jing Quah was the 5th seed for the 200 fly.
Beata Nelson is the top seed heading into finals with a 1:49.33.
SwimSwam’s Tim Binning was on-deck to catch all the day three action at the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships.
#8-seed Liz Li will not swim the 100 free on the final day of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships.
The 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships might be the final meet of American record holder Ally Howe’s career.