Isabella Rongione announced the end of her competitive swimming career, opening up about her personal struggles and the need to put her mental health first.
Incoming Trojan Marlene Kahler of Austria would have scored in the top-8 of the 500/1650 frees and in the top-16 of the 200 free at 2021 NCAAs.
Behm said it went quite smoothly, getting a long block to focus on both long course and putting good work in during training heading into Olympic Trials.
NCAA champion Brooke Forde will return to Stanford for one more season of NCAA eligibility while pursuing a masters degree.
In Santa Clara, Abbey Weitzeil put up a solid 54.18 mid-season effort in the 100 FR. She remains No. 4 in the U.S. this season with her season best of 53.66.
Ron Polonsky will start at Stanford in the fall with times that would already have scored in the B finals of four events at 2021 Pac-12s.
Highlighting the second finals session was Olympian Abbey Weitzeil in the women’s 50 free, who swam a pair of identical times at 24.61.
Mexican Angel Martinez hit 2:00.18 to break his own 200 IM national record of 2:00.58. At the same time, Carson Foster put up a US No. 4 time of 1:59.23.
During Friday’s finals session in Austin, both Isabelle Stadden (200 BK) and Madisyn Cox (200 FR) put up personal bests.
Isabelle Stadden hit a 2:07.93 PB to remain the 12th-fastest American in history in the 200 BK. Among active U.S. performers, Stadden also remains No. 6.
Hugo Gonzalez continues to perform unbelievably in Budapest, closing in a scintillating 27.76 to win the men’s 200 IM in a time of 1:56.76.
Following a July 2020 announcement that they would be cutting 11 teams, Stanford University has announced that they’ve decided otherwise.
Out like a lightning bolt was Cal’s Trenton Julian, splitting 54.64 at the halfway point and never slowing down, touching the wall with a 1:55.77
Ali Harrison, who qualified for the NCAA Championships 3 times in her 4 year career at Cal, will swim her final collegiate season at Duke.
Kliavkoff comes to the Pac-12 Conference from MGM Resorts International, where he was president of entertainment and sports.