Oregon State hosted Utah for their last regular season meet and Utah’s 2nd-to-last. The Utes won 11 of 14 events en route to defeating the Beavers 143-93.
Claire Fisch, Chloe Isleta, and Marlies Ross each rallied for a winning double individually in the women’s team’s big win. Cameron Craig put up a highlight swim in the men’s win with his 42.5 100 free victory.
The Stanford men remain undefeated in dual meet action after winning a nailbiter on the road against Pac-12 rival USC on Saturday.
Freshman standout Ryan Hoffer won multiple events for the Cal Bears as they took down Pac-12 rival USC on Saturday.
Townley Haas picked up a win in his signature 200 free last Saturday as the Texas men edged out Arizona on the road.
Ledecky stepped up for the 200 free immediately after winning the 1000 free (9:15.96). Though she trailed USC’s Louise Hansson (1:46.21) through the front half, Ledecky powered through in the final 100 yards to build a 3-second lead, winning in 1:43.24.
Simone Manuel is back in action for Stanford. But can they keep their hold on the #1 rank? Yes. The answer is obviously yes. Were you seriously wondering?
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The No. 10 USC men’s swimming and diving team — unbeaten so far this season – gets its toughest challenge yet as it hosts No. 1 California on Friday (Feb. 2) at 2 p.m. and No. 4 Stanford on Saturday (Feb. 3) at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center.
The Conference office announced today that Katie Ledecky of STANFORD was named Pac-12 Women’s Swimmer of the Week and CALIFORNIA’s Briana Thai was voted Pac-12 Women’s Diver of the Week.
The Pac-12 Conference announced today that ARIZONA STATE’S Cameron Craig was named Pac-12 Swimmer of the Week and UTAH’S Nathan Makarewicz was voted Pac-12 Men’s Diver of the Week.
USC’s Riley Scott pulled off a winning triple against Pac-12 rival Cal, but the Trojans ultimately fell to the Bears by 38 points.
Cal’s freshmen continue to play a big role, with 3 freshmen earning individual wins.
Freshman Brooke Forde was a major player in Stanford’s victory over UCLA last weekend, winning 3 individual events.
Ella Eastin went the country’s fastest times in the 200 fly and 200 IM over the weekend for Stanford.