Swimmers and divers from 23 different schools are set to compete in Athens, Georgia, at the 2017 Bulldog Invitation, in an effort to achieve or lower their NCAA qualifying times.
Simone Manuel rattled her own American record and came up with the third-fastest 100 free ever swum at the Pac-12 Championships, going 46.36. That time is a new Pac-12 Championships meet record.
Cal’s Kathleen Baker shredded her way to the 3rd fastest performance in history, clocking a 1:48.33 to clip Elizabeth Pelton’s Meet Record from 2013.
Louise Hansson says that she swims best when she goes in “her own little bubble.”
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil was slated to swim the 100 free on day 4 prelims at the 2017 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships, but she was missing in action when her heat stepped up to the blocks this morning.
Day 4 brings competiton in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 1650 free, and platform diving.
Stanford is set to run away with the Pac-12 championship title tonight, putting 9 into tonight’s championship final heats.
Simone Manuel broke the Pac-12 record in the 200 free on Friday, and you’re all lucky enough to see….the last 10 yards!
The Cardinal’s Janet Hu will headline a double, as she’s the top seed in the 100 fly and 100 back after setting Meet Records in both this morning.
Howe just took down the last remaining American or U.S. Open Record in yards that was set before the supersuit era.
Manuel had just enough in the tank to hold off Katie Ledecky, winning in a new Pac-12 Meet Record time of 1:40.37 ahead of Ledecky’s 1:40.50.
Ledecky, who typically makes headlines in the freestyle events, busted out a new American Record with a 3:57.68 in the 400 IM.
Shortly after setting a new Meet Record in the 100 fly, Hu returned to the pool to set another Pac-12 Meet Record in the 100 back.
Stanford’s Janet Hu is one of only two swimmers ranked in the top 10 in both events.
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