Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky are the heavy favorites, and both have already been 2 seconds faster than what it took to win the NCAA title last season.
The favorite to win this race is Stanford’s Ally Howe, who broke Natalie Coughlin’s American Record and became the first woman to clear the 50 second barrier since 2002 at the 2017 Pac-12 Championships.
In the 400 IM, Eastin will look to take down the American Record of 3:57.68, which was set by teammate Katie Ledecky at last month’s Pac-12 Championships.
King is the heavy favorite at this point, but Minnesota’s Kierra Smith, a Canadian Olympian, shouldn’t be counted out. With her killer back-half speed, Smith could possibly pull off an upset.
2017 WOMEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15- Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium- Indianapolis, IN Defending Champions: Georgia…
The women’s splash-and-dash at the 2017 NCAA Championships brings a highly anticipated battle between Simone Manuel, Abbey Weitzeil, and Olivia Smoliga.
Ally Howe will lead things off on backstroke for Stanford.
Katie Ledecky’s dominance in the distance freestyles is already unquestionable, but swimming fans may see her take it to a whole new level once she’s tapered for the NCAA Championships.
Katie Ledecky is a heavy favorite to win the 500 and 1650 freestyles at NCAAs, but will she pick up a 3rd win in the 200 free?a
As reported, the American Short Course Championships set March 2nd-4th were forced to change venues unexpectedly due to a leak, one which remains now several days removed.
California, with swimmers like Stanford’s Grant Shoults, qualified 30 individual male swimmers – more than any other state – to NCAAs.
The Texas men will have 3 divers for the NCAA championships, where they’ll push for a 3rd-straight national title. That’s thanks to Jacob Cornish, who qualified on the final day of Zone Ds.
Texas senior Jack Conger, the top seed in the 200 fly, will be looking for his first individual national title in Indy.
The Minnesota Golden Gophers have jumped to the top of Zone D after two days, going 1-2 on the women’s 1-meter and qualifying one more male diver for NCAAs.
Two of Texas’ stable of stars, Jack Conger and Joseph Schooling, have each entered the 50 free as their 3rd event for…