Cleveland State’s Dominic Poletta dropped over half a second in the 50 fly at this meet, winning the race in 21.14. He returned to win the 50 free.
NCAA’s are canceled. Bummed? Yeah, us too. But relive what could/would have been in our final edition Power Ranks, including conference champ results.
Schools are considering hosting their own end-of-season meets after the NCAA canceled all remaining winter and spring championships.
Harvard’s four qualifiers no longer appear on NCAA psych sheets, and four alternates have been added in their place – two of them from Stanford.
Three more women’s alternates have been invited to the 2020 NCAA Swimming Championships, with Harvard scratching out due to coronavirus.
University of Utah swimmer Matt Wilcox was diagnosed with testicular cancer in October of 2019.
For the 4th year in a row, Standford, Cal and Louisville hit all 5 ‘A’ cuts for the Women’s D1 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
The 100 fly is one of the most anticipated showdowns, featuring 2 women tied as the NCAA Record holders and a 3rd who holds the American Record.
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil, the reigning NCAA Champion, made history this season as the first woman to break 21 in the 50 free.
The NCAA pre-selection psych sheets only dropped this morning, but we’ve already got the seeds scored out with all swimming events (but no diving) included.
While Smith swam the 400 IM at SECs in a time that then led the nation, he won’t be entered in it at NCAAs. He’ll instead be the top seed in the 200 free.
His time from the 200 breast time trial at Pac-12s ranks him 4th in the nation, while his time in the 200 back ranked 8th.
This season, he’s dropped the 100 back on day 2 for the 400 IM. He was the 4th fastest 100 backstroker in the nation this season.
It’s sort of like if we played pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey with cut lines. Tait Pinnow knows about where the target is, but it’s a little fuzzy still.
This weekend really blew my socks off for a beginning of March, in-season meet. We saw many top times in the world & so many historic, top-10 all-time swims.