Ally Howe will lead things off on backstroke for Stanford.
Katie Ledecky’s dominance in the distance freestyles is already unquestionable, but swimming fans may see her take it to a whole new level once she’s tapered for the NCAA Championships.
Katie Ledecky is a heavy favorite to win the 500 and 1650 freestyles at NCAAs, but will she pick up a 3rd win in the 200 free?a
Purdue added yet one more diver on the final day of the Zone C Championships, finishing with 7 NCAA-invited divers.
The Purdue Boilermakers added another male and female diver to their respective NCAA rosters, hitting a nation-high 6 divers with NCAA eligibility.
The Indiana Hoosiers started out the Zone C Championships hot, qualifying 4 total divers for the NCAA Championships on day 1.
Marcelo Acosta, the 3rd seed at this year’s NCAA Championships in the 1650 free, is one of the success stories of the FINA scholarship program.
We spoke with the NCAA about why some teams have two conference championship meets.
California, with swimmers like Stanford’s Grant Shoults, qualified 30 individual male swimmers – more than any other state – to NCAAs.
The Texas men will have 3 divers for the NCAA championships, where they’ll push for a 3rd-straight national title. That’s thanks to Jacob Cornish, who qualified on the final day of Zone Ds.
Texas senior Jack Conger, the top seed in the 200 fly, will be looking for his first individual national title in Indy.
Seeded first on the early NCAA psych sheets, the NC State Wolfpack will add one diver to their roster after the last day of the Zone B Diving Championships.
Update: new pre-selection psych sheets have been posted. Still no response from the NCAA. The head coach of a team…
Our projections now say that Texas A&M will get another individual entry to the 2017 NCAA Championships as a result of the change.
The biggest lesson that swimming didn’t teach me is that life goes on. I didn’t about life once I was done with swimming. Nobody prepared me for when I would be done.