Diving could go a long way in closing the gap, as the Trojans have a shot to run down the Bears on the final night of Pac-12s.
After declaring a false start in the 200 free, where she was the 2019 champion, Weitzeil was seen on deck wearing a sling during finals.
Stanford’s Allie Raab will look to sweep the breaststroke events after taking the 100 breast title last night. Teammate Zoe Bartel, however, is the top seed.
After 3 days of conference action, we’ve seen some very solid swims. But nothing breath taking, no swim with that X factor to really pile the pancakes on.
Cal’s defending champion Abbey Weitzeil, who was out on day 3 with an injury from the finish of the 50 free, is still entered in the 100 free as the top seed.
USC senior Louise Hansson, the reigning NCAA Champion and NCAA Record holder, will race for her 4th-straight Pac-12 title in tonight’s 100 fly final.
Cal will still have Robin Neumann in the championship heat, but missing the defending champion is a setback for the Bears.
Reigning NCAA Champion Louise Hansson, a USC senior, became the first woman to win 4-straight Pac-12 100 fly titles with her victory tonight.
Voss, a backstroke specialist with the Stanford Cardinal, is majoring in computer science and holds a 4.0 GPA while in her senior year.
Sarah Darcel brought in 79 points for the Bears last season. She’s their 2nd highest returning scorer, behind only NCAA Champion Abbey Weitzeil.
Things will get interesting between UCLA and USC for 3rd, as the Bruins are projected to be 10 points ahead if we score prelims.
USC’s Laticia Transom, who put up the fastest split of the field in the 800 free relay, swims the individual 200 free today.
USC’s Laticia Transom, a sophomore, raced to a 1:44.75 in prelims. However, she was ultimately disqualified for a false start.
She tied the #3 performance all-time with a 21.03, matching Tennessee’s Erika Brown, who set the SEC Record with a 21.03 last week.
We’ve spent the past few weeks using our periodic SwimSwam polls to let readers weigh in on the coming conference swimming & diving championships.