U.S. Olympians Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Held, and Blake Pieroni (41.44) are the headliners of the 100 free at this season’s NCAA Championships.
Here’s our predictions for the top 25 teams at this week’s event.
Texas junior Joseph Schooling, the 2016 Olympic champion in the 100 meter fly, returns after coming within hundredths of a 43-second swim last season.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy will chase his own NCAA and American Record in the 200 back after dominating the field with a 1:35.73 last season. Now a 2-time Olympic backstroke champion, Murphy will be swimming in his last ever NCAA Meet, and this could be the last time we see him focus on yards. If successful in defending his backstroke titles, Murphy will have 4-peated in both.
Following up on yesterday’s interview with the three Cardinal distance swimmers competing at NCAA’s this weekend, we got on the phone with Jeff Kostoff to discuss his path back to coaching, the state of distance swimming, and how he thinks about training different types of swimmers.
Team USA swimmer, Stanford University freshman and two-time Olympian Katie Ledecky, 19, was inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of…
On the eve of NCAA’s we managed to get some time with Stanford’s three distance freestyles competing this weekend: Grant Shoults [pictured], True Sweetser, and Liam Egan
Olivia Smoliga and Simone Manuel pose with their second and first place trophies after the 50 free. Smoliga went with black, while Manuel’s nails embrace the Stanford cardinal.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy headlines a loaded 100 back field that includes 9 of the top 25 fastest performers of all time.
An unshaved Dressel cranked out an 18.46 to win the SEC Championship title, and put up blistering relays splits of 17.86 and 17.90 to lead the Gators to victory.
See what the best in college swimming stars had to say about their performances this weekend at the NCAA Championships
Simone Manuel swam a “video game” time of 45.56 to win the women’s 100 free.
To say that this meet was historic for Stanford would be an understatement.
The cardinal had an exceedingly eventful last day of NCAA’s, winning 3 individual events, the last relay, and the team title.
The 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships will come to close tonight with finals of the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.