Three more women’s alternates have been invited to the 2020 NCAA Swimming Championships, with Harvard scratching out due to coronavirus.
For the 4th year in a row, Standford, Cal and Louisville hit all 5 ‘A’ cuts for the Women’s D1 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
The 100 fly is one of the most anticipated showdowns, featuring 2 women tied as the NCAA Record holders and a 3rd who holds the American Record.
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil, the reigning NCAA Champion, made history this season as the first woman to break 21 in the 50 free.
The NCAA pre-selection psych sheets only dropped this morning, but we’ve already got the seeds scored out with all swimming events (but no diving) included.
While Smith swam the 400 IM at SECs in a time that then led the nation, he won’t be entered in it at NCAAs. He’ll instead be the top seed in the 200 free.
His time from the 200 breast time trial at Pac-12s ranks him 4th in the nation, while his time in the 200 back ranked 8th.
This season, he’s dropped the 100 back on day 2 for the 400 IM. He was the 4th fastest 100 backstroker in the nation this season.
It’s sort of like if we played pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey with cut lines. Tait Pinnow knows about where the target is, but it’s a little fuzzy still.
Now you can pick against the SwimSwam experts in the 2020 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships Pick ‘Em Contest, with a chance to win prizes from A3.
Alexandra has been rapidly improving in the sprint freestyles, including dropping almost two seconds in the 100-yard freestyle from last year.
The Big Ten Champion Ohio State Buckeyes are our fastest risers in our end-of-season poll, flying from unranked to #11 overall.
Maddie Singletary, a member of SwimAtlanta, has announced her verbal commitment to join the North Carolina Tar Heels in the fall of 2021.
The NCAA has released its official psych sheets (along with the invite line) for the 2020 Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
UNC Associate Head Coach Jack Brown discusses the importance of expectations and how swimmers can best approach their goals without too much pressure.