Watch as Stanford sophomore Ella Eastin defends her title in the 400 IM, taking over the American record from her teammate Katie Ledecky.
Watch as Mallory Comerford runs down Katie Ledecky to tie for the NCAA title.
Tonight, swimmers will be competing in the finals of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay, while divers compete in the 3-meter finals.
Despite taking it out over half a second slower, Comerford unleashed a monster back half split to tie Ledecky for NCAA gold in the 200 free, as the 2 swimmers tied in 1:40.36.
Number three seed Brooke Zeiger of Minnesota and sixth seed Cierra Runge of Wisconsin (pictured) have both scratched the 1650 free for tomorrow, bumping Danielle Valley and Ashley Neidigh into the night swim.
Stanford holds a comfortable lead of almost 120 points following day 3 finals ofthe 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships.
Following their heartbreaking DQ in last night’s 400 medley relay, the Cal Golden Bears redeemed themselves with a new NCAA Record in the 200 medley relay on day 3.
Cal senior Farida Osman won her first-ever individual NCAA title tonight in the 100 fly, becoming the 3rd-fastest swimmer in history.
Ella Eastin swam 3:57.57 to outswim Katie Ledecky’s 400 IM American record from Pac-12s.
Kathleen Baker took her second individual title of the meet tonight in the 100 back with 49.84.
Olivia Rosendahl of Northwestern was the top 3-meter qualifier this afternoon, with Minnesota’s Yu Zhou (pictured) second.
Mallory Comerford of Louisville reacts to her 200 free NCAA title, a tie for first with Katie Ledecky.
Tonight, the two fastest swimmers in history, Ally Howe and Kathleen Baker, will battle in the 100 back, while Stanford and Olympic teammates Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky duel in the 200 free.
The 2017 Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships continue this morning with prelims of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 medley relay, and 3-meter diving.
2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…