Hansson’s got the raw speed, but Eastin has the upper hand on the back half.
With King’s 55-second performance, as well as her slew of 56-second swims, it’s easy to lose track of how significant it is for other women to swim 57-anything in the 100 breaststroke.
ATAC’s Jade Hallum has announced her verbal commitment to swim at Texas A&M University beginning in the 2020-2021 season.
If there’s one relay that feels hard to project, it’s this one.
Conference Championships brought some major shakeups to our final edition men’s Power Ranks, though our #1 rank continues to be an uneasy split between Texas and Cal.
Ella Eastin’s 2018 400 IM performance at this meet last year was perhaps one of the most stunning in college swimming history – from breaking every record in the books by multiple seconds to handing Katie Ledecky what’s likely the biggest loss margin of her career.
As we tick down the days to the 2019 Men’s NCAA Championships, keep track of all our event-by-event previews and winner picks here.
It’s bold predictions time… we’re launching our annual Men’s NCAA Championships Pick ‘Em Contest with a tweaked scoring format and a lineup of great prizes!
Miami’s David Dinsmore won the 2017 NCAA platform dive title, but lost last year to Colin Zeng and two freshman phenoms. All four return this year in what could be the most explosive diving event in recent NCAA memory.
Cal was within .07 of winning this relay last year and returns all four legs, including two potential 20-point splits.
Over the last two years, Texas has brought in the #2 and #1-ranked recruiting classes, both centered around one event: the 200 free.
In the 200 IM, Stanford’s Ella Eastin looks to have the clear advantage in defending her 2018 title and records.
The University of Texas, who had 18 swimmers invited to the 2019 Men’s NCAA Championships, has scratched two athletes to lower its combined swimming and diving NCAA roster size to 18.
Former Texas Longhorn Kaitlin Harty will transfer to Tennessee with two years of NCAA eligibility remaining.
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