Previews & Recaps
Cal sophomore Jacob Pebley comes into prelims of the men’s 200 back as the top seed at the 2014 Men’s Pac-12 Championships, but David Nolan and Ryan Murphy won’t let him have that title without a fight.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy got his first Pac-12 title by coming from behind to top Stanford’s Dave Nolan in a thrilling 100 back race. That was a microcosm of the team race, where Cal passed up Stanford for the Pac-12 lead on night 3.
Arizona junior Kevin Cordes is a threat to break an American Record every time he swims the 100 breaststroke, and he’ll get another shot on Friday at the Pac-12 Championships.
Dave Nolan smoked a tough 200 IM field with a 1:41.49, just a few tenths off his NCAA-winning time from last season. He’s now the fourth man in the nation under 1:42 this season in what should be a crazy event come nationals.
David Nolan is looking to win his third-straight Pac-12 title in the 200 IM and 6th individual title overall on Thursday.
California freshman Ryan Murphy earned another win with a 1:39.21 to win the event.
Arizona State senior Alex Coci made a huge leap to win the 200 butterfly, dropping 1.58 seconds from his morning swim to post a time of 1:42.97.
Cordes went 51.23 to wipe away the championships record set by Cal’s Damir Dugonjic back in 2009. That mark was 51.41. Cordes was his typically great self in the back half, coming home in 26.81.
Murphy went 45.59, perhaps even more impressive considering he swam the 100 fly just a few events earlier. Nolan took second with a 45.66.
2014 Pac 12 Championships – 100 FLY – Reported by Jared Anderson In prelims, California’s Tony Cox was the top seed and…
Quintero is the combination of a splashy sprinter and a beastly distance man, all rolled up into one USC Trojan.
Arizona’s American Record holder, Kevin Cordes, is the top seed in the men’s 200 breaststroke for tonight’s session of the PAC-12 Championships.
2012 NCAA 200 fly champion Will Hamilton is the top seed in the same event coming out of prelims at this year’s Pac-12 Men’s Championship meet; he’s one of 11 Cal swims in an A-final on Saturday night.
Cal’s Tony Cox has two A-final swims on Friday night, part of 14 overall for the Cal Golden Bears.
This picture taken during the prelims of the 400 IM at the 2014 Pac 12 Championships shows that officials are now on the bulkhead.