He’s been so close for two years in a row, and this year, he’s gunning for the crown.
It was a veteran-dominated NCAA meet, with freshmen scoring only a third of what any other class scored individually. But how did our top 20 recruits perform in their first NCAA action?
Last season, the crowd was on its feet as Florida’s Caeleb Dressel came as close as he could possibly get to becoming the first man ever to break 40 in the 100 yard freestyle.
There’s not much doubt that Caeleb Dressel will complete the four-year sweep of the 50 free this week, but a historically strong field means that some sub-19 sprinters are going to get left out of the A-final.
We ranked Stanford’s class #1 back in the summer of 2014, and guess what? They delivered. Top-10 prospects Simone Manuel, Janet Hu (pictured), Ally Howe and Lindsey Engel averaged 100 individual NCAA points just between the four of them. That means without even considering relays, that quartet could have placed inside the top 15 at NCAAs every year of their career.
Joseph Schooling will be looking to recapture the 200 fly NCAA title crown in his senior year.
One overall contest winner will win a new FINIS Vapor Pro Tech Suit, as seen above.
SwimSwam’s Tim Binning was on deck to capture the emotional final day of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships.
Each summer, college swimming fans look forward to recruiting – the lifeblood of any NCAA swim program. Since 2012, we’ve…
With the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships over and done with, let’s compare our final Power Rankings to the actual finish.
Stanford junior Ella Eastin was named the 2018 CSCAA Swimmer of the Year after winning three individual events and helping lead the Cardinal to a 1st-place finish at the 2018 NCAA Division I Championships.
2018 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 14th – Saturday, March 17th McCorkle Aquatic Pavillion — Columbus, OH Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern…
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).