Watch heats two and three of the 2019 women’s 800 free relay.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture the first day of the 2019 Women’s Division I NCAA Championships.
In which we totally overreact to swims from night one.
Mallory Comerford will step up for Louisville in the 800 free relay.
Night one features only the 800 free relay – but there’s plenty to look out for, including some key lineup choices.
The 2019 Division I Women’s NCAA Championships kick off Wednesday night in Austin and we’ve got all the info you need.
As we tick down the days to the 2019 Women’s NCAA Championships, keep track of all our event-by-event previews and winner picks here.
Hansson’s got the raw speed, but Eastin has the upper hand on the back half.
With King’s 55-second performance, as well as her slew of 56-second swims, it’s easy to lose track of how significant it is for other women to swim 57-anything in the 100 breaststroke.
If there’s one relay that feels hard to project, it’s this one.
Ella Eastin’s 2018 400 IM performance at this meet last year was perhaps one of the most stunning in college swimming history – from breaking every record in the books by multiple seconds to handing Katie Ledecky what’s likely the biggest loss margin of her career.
Miami’s David Dinsmore won the 2017 NCAA platform dive title, but lost last year to Colin Zeng and two freshman phenoms. All four return this year in what could be the most explosive diving event in recent NCAA memory.
Cal was within .07 of winning this relay last year and returns all four legs, including two potential 20-point splits.
Over the last two years, Texas has brought in the #2 and #1-ranked recruiting classes, both centered around one event: the 200 free.
In the 200 IM, Stanford’s Ella Eastin looks to have the clear advantage in defending her 2018 title and records.