Last season, Arizona’s Taylor Garcia used a last chance meet to qualify for NCAAs before placing 23rd at NCAAs in the 100 back. This season, her 52.26 already puts her in a much better position, with the Pac-12 Championships left to swim still.
The Yale Bulldogs controlled the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships from the beginning, only trailing second place Harvard for three events.
It continues to be a two-team race on the final day of competition at the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, with both teams placing nearly double the number of swimmers and divers in A finals vis-à-vis the rest of the field.
The Yale women’s swimming and diving team is poised to win its first Ivy title since 1997.
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Yale’s astounding 16 A finalists and 7 B/C finalists should combine to take the Bulldogs past Harvard on Day Three of the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Championships, but the two teams have no other competition than each other for the conference crown this year.
Bella Hindley won her second consecutive 50 free title, while Harvard led Yale by 5.5 points after 2 days of competition at the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Championships.
Virginia Burns will be in lane 4 for the 500 free tonight, but Harvard and Yale dominated Day Two prelims at the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Championships, earning a total of 18 and 16 final swims/dives, respectively.
Yale leads after the first day of competition at the 2017 Ivy League Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships.
The Stanford women remain the top-ranked team in the final dual meet poll of the 2016-2017 season from the College…
Women’s invites to the national championship meet go out in just a couple of weeks, so now seems like a good time for a brief refresher on the sometimes-complex process of obtaining NCAA invites.
In order to get an invite to the NCAA Championships a swimmer has to qualify via either an ‘A’ qualifying time, which guarantees an athlete a spot at the competition, or a “B’ qualifying time which is conditional based on the number of swimmers who meet the standard.
Freshman Dean Farris put up a handful of blistering times for the Crimson, including a new personal best and school record in the 200 free.
The Yale women completed an undefeated dual meet season with a pair of wins in a 2-day meet against Ivy League rivals Harvard and Princeton.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With all due respect to Christmas, there’s nothing quite like the NCAA postseason in swimming & diving, and it kicks off this month with conference championship meets across the United States.
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