Cal leads the way in both points and individual scoring swims, but Texas and IU should both make up serious ground on diving. Adding in returning diving points from last year would have IU winning by 14 over Cal, with Texas 10 points back of California.
The defending NCAA Champion Texas Longhorns have 20 swimmers who earned invites to NCAAs. They’ll have to drop 2 today, and another 2 if they want to invite their 3 qualified divers.
The fastest risers on our final power rankings: the Auburn women, who are thriving under a new coaching staff and are seeded inside the top 10 at NCAAs.
Harvard’s Dean Farris is switching up his NCAA event lineup for the third year in a row, this time dropping the 200 free and the 200 back in favor of the 100s of those strokes.
Virginia’s Kylie Towbin won the women’s 3-meter event on day 1 of the Zone A Championships to make a return trip to NCAAs.
Lilly King enters the meet as the top seed in the 100 and 200 breaststroke, where she’ll have a chance at finishing off a career sweep.
Ella Eastin, in spite of dabbling in the 200 back at Pac-12s (and winning a conference title), will shift back to her standard NCAA Championship schedule of 200 IM, 400 IM, and 200 fly.
Dean Farris and his teammate Brennan Novak each won 3 individual events at the meet, so they shared the high point award for the 2nd-straight season.
Dean Farris wasn’t the only highlight on Friday at the Ivy League Championships. The meet also saw the fastest freshman time in the nation.
Princeton freshman Raunak Khosla swam a speedy 1:42.80, out-touching Penn senior Mark Andrew (1:42.97).
The Harvard men broke Meet Records in both relays on day 1 of the 2019 Ivy League Championships.
Defending champion Texas is ranked No. 4 as Cal maintains the top spot in the final 2019 CSCAA ranks.
Dean Farris did his best Dean Farris impression at last year’s Ivy League Championship meet. But if he can be less Dean Farris this year, that may allow him to unleash maximum Dean Farris at NCAAs.
With the first week of the Power 5 NCAA conference championship meets in the books, we paused to take a…
Harvard successfully defended its team title at the 2019 Ivy League Women’s Championships, but all eyes were on the Big Green who stunned the field with two Ivy titles in the 200 breast and 200 back, winning their first event crowns since 2013.