2017 NCAA DI Women's Championships

Missouri Tiger Women Biggest NCAA Risers From SwimSwam Predictions

With both NCAA Championships now in the rearview mirror, it’s time for everyone’s favorite game of “hindsight is 20/20.” We look back at our final team predictions to see who over- and underperformed our expectations.

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Stands Half-Empty at the IUPUI Natatorium at Women’s NCAAs

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

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NCAA Nails: Manicures Spotted on Deck at 2017 DI Nationals

Olivia Smoliga and Simone Manuel pose with their second and first place trophies after the 50 free. Smoliga went with black, while Manuel’s nails embrace the Stanford cardinal.

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Florida Women Scoreless at NCAAs for the First Time Ever

For the first time in history, the Florida Gators went scoreless at the women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship.

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NCAA D1 Women Time Change vs Seed at Nationals

Recently we looked at points change vs the psych sheet at nationals. However, this doesn’t tell the full story of…

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Previews & Recaps

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

The 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships will come to close tonight with finals of the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.

Kathleen Baker Earns CSCAA Swimmer of the Year at 2017 W. NCAAs

California sophomore Kathleen Baker was named the 2017 CSCAA Swimmer of the Year after winning three individual events and helping the Golden Bears to a 2nd-place finish at the 2017 NCAA Division I championships.

Manuel Leads off 400 Free Relay with 2nd Fastest 100 Free Ever

Simone Manuel swam the 2nd-fastest 100 free ever while leading off Stanford’s record-breaking 400 free relay to close out the 2017 NCAA championships.

2017 W. NCAAs: Stevens, Moore Throw Down 15:52 in Afternoon Mile Heats

Stanford’s Leah Stevens (15:52.36) and NC State’s Hannah Moore (15:52.75) lead the way with a pair of 15:52s.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

This morning brings competition in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.

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2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

The 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships will come to close tonight with finals of the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.

Kathleen Baker Earns CSCAA Swimmer of the Year at 2017 W. NCAAs

California sophomore Kathleen Baker was named the 2017 CSCAA Swimmer of the Year after winning three individual events and helping the Golden Bears to a 2nd-place finish at the 2017 NCAA Division I championships.

Manuel Leads off 400 Free Relay with 2nd Fastest 100 Free Ever

Simone Manuel swam the 2nd-fastest 100 free ever while leading off Stanford’s record-breaking 400 free relay to close out the 2017 NCAA championships.

2017 W. NCAAs: Stevens, Moore Throw Down 15:52 in Afternoon Mile Heats

Stanford’s Leah Stevens (15:52.36) and NC State’s Hannah Moore (15:52.75) lead the way with a pair of 15:52s.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

This morning brings competition in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.

2017 W. NCAA Finals Preview: Ledecky Toying with 15:00 Barrier

Stanford’s Ledecky, who set the American Record at a scorching 15:03.92 at the 2016 Ohio State Invite, will look to become the first woman to ever break 15:00 in the mile.

2017 W. NCAA Up/Downs: Texas, Georgia Battle Closely for 4th on Day 4

The battle for 4th will be a close one between Texas and Georgia. As of now, the Bulldogs are projected to take 4th by just 13 points over the Longhorns.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Tonight, swimmers will be competing in the finals of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay, while divers compete in the 3-meter finals.

2017 NCAA Day 3 Finals Preview: Baker/Howe & Ledecky/Manuel Showdowns

Tonight, the two fastest swimmers in history, Ally Howe and Kathleen Baker, will battle in the 100 back, while Stanford and Olympic teammates Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky duel in the 200 free.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

The 2017 Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships continue this morning with prelims of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 medley relay, and 3-meter diving.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Krause Wins 100 Fly Swimoff in 51.7

Krause touched in a personal best 51.71, breaking the 52-second barrier for the first time in her career.

2017 W. NCAA Up/Downs: Battle Brewing For 2nd Between Bears & Aggies

With 10 individual scoring swims, the Cardinal will start to run away with it. Behind them, Cal and Texas A&M will battle for the runner up spot. Each team has 6 individual scoring swims, but the Aggies have 4 “ups” to Cal’s 3.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: 200 Medley Relay Lineup Speculation

With three and a half of the five relay races now complete at women’s NCAAs, relay lineups are becoming more clear for the teams who entered the meet with multiple options.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Tonight’s competition includes the finals of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 400 medley relay, and 1-meter diving.

2017 Women’s NCAA DI Championships Day 2: Zheng Tops 1-Meter Qualifier

Sharae Zheng of Nevada was the top qualifier on the one-meter this afternoon. The final will be tonight, preceding the 400 medley relay.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

The 2017 Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships continue this morning with prelims of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 400 medley relay, and 1-meter diving.

2017 W. NCAA Finals Preview: Cal, Stanford Set for 200 FR Relay Battle on Night 2

After setting the American Record this morning, Stanford is the favorite to win the 200 free relay, but Cal was just 5 tenths back without star sprinter Abbey Weitzeil and freshman sprint standout Maddie Murphy, who will both likely be on the finals relay.

2017 W. NCAA Up/Downs: Stanford Gets Biggest Total, Cal Gets Most “Ups” on Day 2

The Cardinal is projected to have 179 points after tonight’s swimming events, but the Bears are projected to be within 20 points of that with 159.5.

2017 W. NCAA Picks: 20-Points Aplenty In Women’s 200 Free Relay

If Stanford aims to complete a sweep of all five relays at NCAAs, the 200 free relay might be their toughest test. In a way, that’s good for the Cardinal, as it comes at the beginning of day 2, just the second swimming event of the meet. On the other hand, it could mean a big momentum swing that affects the remainder of the meet for every team in contention for the title.

Final Team Predictions For 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships

We’ve previewed each individual event for the women’s NCAA Championships, now it’s time to turn our focus to the broader issue of the NCAA team champion. Here’s our final predictions of the top 25 in the NCAA finish order.

2017 W. NCAA Picks: How Fast Can Stanford Go in the 800 Free Relay?

After breaking the NCAA and American Records at the Pac-12 Championships, the Stanford Cardinal squad is the overwhelming favorite to win the 800 free relay at the 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships.

2017 W. NCAA Picks: Ledecky, Manuel Headline 200 Free

Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky are the heavy favorites, and both have already been 2 seconds faster than what it took to win the NCAA title last season.

2017 W. NCAA Picks: Who Will Join Howe Under the 50-Second Barrier?

The favorite to win this race is Stanford’s Ally Howe, who broke Natalie Coughlin’s American Record and became the first woman to clear the 50 second barrier since 2002 at the 2017 Pac-12 Championships.

2017 W. NCAA Diving Preview: Zheng Looks To Repeat As Parratto Returns

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

2017 W. NCAA Picks: Eastin Chasing Ledecky’s 400 IM American Record

In the 400 IM, Eastin will look to take down the American Record of 3:57.68, which was set by teammate Katie Ledecky at last month’s Pac-12 Championships.

2017 W. NCAA Picks: Smith to Challenge King in 200 Breast

King is the heavy favorite at this point, but Minnesota’s Kierra Smith, a Canadian Olympian, shouldn’t be counted out. With her killer back-half speed, Smith could possibly pull off an upset.

NCAA Women’s 100 Breast Preview: Return of the King

The 100 breaststroke will be a chance to watch the fastest yards swimmer in history fight to break 56, while a tight field behind her will battle for second-place points.

2017 W. NCAA Picks: Stanford Stacked In 400 Free Relay

Simone Manuel will look to lead Stanford back to the top of the podium in the 400 free relay.

2017 W. NCAA Picks: Weitzeil, Manuel, & Smoliga Face Off in 50 Free

The women’s splash-and-dash at the 2017 NCAA Championships brings a highly anticipated battle between Simone Manuel, Abbey Weitzeil, and Olivia Smoliga.

2017 W. NCAA Picks: Ledecky VS. The Clock in 500 Free

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.

2017 W. NCAA Picks: Baker Seeks NCAA Gold in 200 Back

After making the podium at the 2016 Rio Olympis, Cal backstroker Kathleen Baker has been looking to move up in the yards pool.

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Top 20 Quotes from 2017 Women’s NCAA’s (Video)

See what the best in college swimming stars had to say about their performances this weekend at the NCAA Championships

Ledecky and Eastin give praise to Stanford Legacy (Video)

To say that this meet was historic for Stanford would be an understatement.

Lia and Simone: “To me this was the pinnacle of swimming” (Video)

The cardinal had an exceedingly eventful last day of NCAA’s, winning 3 individual events, the last relay, and the team title.

Greg Meehan pays incredible homage to Lia Neal (Video)

In the final swim of her NCAA career, U.S. Olympian Lia Neal anchored with a blistering 46.37 to seal the deal for her team

McLaughlin & Baker: “The difference is how much fun we had as a team”

The Cal women seemed to be in a very good headspace the whole weekend, upsetting multiple expected champions and racing their way to 2nd overall

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Top 20 Quotes from 2017 Women’s NCAA’s (Video)

See what the best in college swimming stars had to say about their performances this weekend at the NCAA Championships

Ledecky and Eastin give praise to Stanford Legacy (Video)

To say that this meet was historic for Stanford would be an understatement.

Lia and Simone: “To me this was the pinnacle of swimming” (Video)

The cardinal had an exceedingly eventful last day of NCAA’s, winning 3 individual events, the last relay, and the team title.

Greg Meehan pays incredible homage to Lia Neal (Video)

In the final swim of her NCAA career, U.S. Olympian Lia Neal anchored with a blistering 46.37 to seal the deal for her team

McLaughlin & Baker: “The difference is how much fun we had as a team”

The Cal women seemed to be in a very good headspace the whole weekend, upsetting multiple expected champions and racing their way to 2nd overall

Lilly King: “I knew I was going to win tonight” (Video)

Indiana’s Lilly King charged to the early lead in 58.32 and held on for the gold in a new American Record time of 2:03.19

Olivia Smoliga: “The 100 back gives me so much anxiety” (Video)

Georgia’s Olivia Smoliga touched in 50.04, making her the 6th fastest performer of all time to take the runner-up spot

Sydney Pickrem: “I thought I was going really, really, slow” (Video)

Texas A&M’s Sydney Pickrem dipped under the 4:00-mark in the 400 IM, becoming the 8th fastest performer of all time

Arthur Albiero: “We never put a limit on what Mallory can do” (Video)

Head coach for Louisville swimming, Arthur Albiero, shares his insight as to why he wasn’t too surprised by Mallory Comerford’s NCAA victory

WATCH: Select Race Videos From Day 3 at the 2017 NCAA Championships

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

2017 Women’s NCAAs Race Video: Osman Wins 1st Individual Title in 1Fly

Watch as Farida Osman wins her first individual title to become the third-fastest 100 flyer in history.

Lilly King on Meet Record: “I was out slow, I was back slow” (Video)

Even though she set a new NCAA Championship record, Lilly King was anything but content with her victory in the 100 Breast on Friday

2017 Women’s NCAAs Race Video: Ella Eastin Nabs 400 IM U.S. Record

Watch as Stanford sophomore Ella Eastin defends her title in the 400 IM, taking over the American record from her teammate Katie Ledecky.

2017 Women’s NCAAs Race Video: Comerford Ties Ledecky for 200 FR Title

Watch as Mallory Comerford runs down Katie Ledecky to tie for the NCAA title.

Mallory Comerford: “I’ve been pushing 25.5’s all season” (Video)

While swimming fans expected a Ledeckian back-half surge out of lane 5, it was Louisville’s Mallory Comerford who really tore it up on the back half, running down Katie Ledecky to tie her for the title in 1:40.36

Ella Eastin: “I wasn’t in the best mood going into tonight” (Video)

Stanford’s Ella Eastin certainly redeemed herself tonight, rocking a new American Record time of 3:57.57 to win back-to-back titles in the 400 IM

2017 Women’s NCAAs Race Video: Stanford Takes 400 Medley after Cal DQ

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

2017 Women’s NCAAs Race Video: Baker Wins 200 IM, Just off U.S. Record

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

Lilly King: “I was just going. That’s pretty much all I do” (Video)

Indiana’s Lilly King registered a 56.17 breaststroke split of the 400 Medley Relay, marking the fastest split in history

Katie Ledecky: “Not to be nitpicky, but…” (Video)

Katie Ledecky took it up a notch, to say the least, in tonight’s final, wrecking the American and NCAA Records

Greg Meehan: “That is the single greatest moment in our sport” (Video)

Greg Meehan and the Stanford Cardinal had quite a night 1, winning 2 Individual events and 1 relay, plus picking up 2nd in the other individual and other relay.

Ally Howe and Janet Hu share insight on managing emotions (Video)

Reported by Lauren Neidigh.  WOMEN’S 400 MEDLEY RELAY: NCAA record: Stanford (2016)- 3:26.14 American record: Team USA (2016)- 3:25.60 U.S. Open…

Leah Smith: “I achieved my lifetime goal and that’s that” (Video)

While she was a distant 2nd place, Smith’s swim is very historically significant as she becomes the 2nd swimmer in history to break 4:30 in the women’s 500 free

Louisville Women’s NCAA Hype Video: It’s All About One Thing (WATCH)

Mallory Comerford leads the way for the Cardinals at NCAAs this year.

Michigan Men and Women Get Ready for NCAAs (Hype Video)

The University of Michigan Swimming and Diving Programs, coming off strong performances at the Big Ten Championships, are looking for big things at the NCAA championships

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Missouri Tiger Women Biggest NCAA Risers From SwimSwam Predictions

With both NCAA Championships now in the rearview mirror, it’s time for everyone’s favorite game of “hindsight is 20/20.” We look back at our final team predictions to see who over- and underperformed our expectations.

Stands Half-Empty at the IUPUI Natatorium at Women’s NCAAs

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

NCAA Nails: Manicures Spotted on Deck at 2017 DI Nationals

Olivia Smoliga and Simone Manuel pose with their second and first place trophies after the 50 free. Smoliga went with black, while Manuel’s nails embrace the Stanford cardinal.

Florida Women Scoreless at NCAAs for the First Time Ever

For the first time in history, the Florida Gators went scoreless at the women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship.

NCAA D1 Women Time Change vs Seed at Nationals

Recently we looked at points change vs the psych sheet at nationals. However, this doesn’t tell the full story of…

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Missouri Tiger Women Biggest NCAA Risers From SwimSwam Predictions

With both NCAA Championships now in the rearview mirror, it’s time for everyone’s favorite game of “hindsight is 20/20.” We look back at our final team predictions to see who over- and underperformed our expectations.

Stands Half-Empty at the IUPUI Natatorium at Women’s NCAAs

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

NCAA Nails: Manicures Spotted on Deck at 2017 DI Nationals

Olivia Smoliga and Simone Manuel pose with their second and first place trophies after the 50 free. Smoliga went with black, while Manuel’s nails embrace the Stanford cardinal.

Florida Women Scoreless at NCAAs for the First Time Ever

For the first time in history, the Florida Gators went scoreless at the women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship.

NCAA D1 Women Time Change vs Seed at Nationals

Recently we looked at points change vs the psych sheet at nationals. However, this doesn’t tell the full story of…

Indiana, Minnesota Clean Up Big Ten Women’s Swim & Dive Honors

Yu Zhou of Minnesota won the Big Ten Diver of the Year award.

Texas A&M Women Still Rising with Program-High 3rd Place at NCAAs

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

Was Remedy Rule 200 Fly DQ Correct?

WOMEN’S 200 FLY NCAA record: Elaine Breeden (2009), 1:49.92 American record: Elaine Breeden (2009), 1:49.92 U.S. Open record: Elaine Breeden…

Olivia Rosendahl Brings Northwestern Women a Program First NCAA Title

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

2017 W. NCAAs: Manuel Obliterates Records with 45.5 100 Free

The crowd went wild as they looked up at the board and saw Manuel’s final time: 45.56.

Roka NCAA Women Pick’em Contest Final Scores

Link to entries/full scores (top scores are below) The 100 free and 200 breast followed reader’s expectations pretty closely. However,…

NCAA Women’s Day 4/Total Scoring Change vs Psych Sheet

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Championship Central Psych Sheet Event Previews…

Deutsche Starterinnen in Finalläufen, NCAA Division I Meisterschaften

2017 Frauen NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Meisterschaften Mittwoch 15. März bis Samstag 18. März IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN, USA Titelverteidiger:…

Lilly King Smashes American, U.S. Open, NCAA Records in 200 Breast

Lilly King set a new American, U.S. Open, and NCAA record in the 200 breast tonight with 2:03.18. Kierra Smith of Minnesota was also under the mark.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Finals Photo Vault

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

Stanford Redeems Last Year’s Narrow Loss, Wins NCAA Team Title

The Stanford Cardinal came away with the team title at the 2017 Women’s NCAA DI Championships by over 160 points.

In Final NCAA Swim, Neal Anchors Stanford to 400 FR Relay American Record

In the final swim of her NCAA career, U.S. Olympian Lia Neal anchored with a blistering 46.37 to seal the deal for her team.

Minnesota’s Wenbo Chen Named CSCAA Division I Diving Coach of the Year

University of Minnesota diving coach Wenbo Chen has been named the CSCAA’s NCAA Division I Diving Coach of the Year. Chen…

CSCAA Names Lexi Tenenbaum NCAA Division I Diver of the Year

The Collegiate Swim Coaches’ Association of America (CSCAA) has named Minnesota senior Lexi Tenenbaum the 2017 NCAA Division I Diver of…

Katie Ledecky Sets NCAA Meet Record in 1650 Free, NCAA Record 1000

Katie Ledecky put up the NCAA record in the 1000 in her 1650 tonight. She also set an NCAA meet record in the mile with 15:07.70, the 2nd-fastest swim in history.

2017 NCAA DI Championships Platform Prelims: Rosendahl Tops Field

Olivia Rosendahl will be the top qualifier going into tonight’s platform dive final.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Prelims Photo Vault

See photo highlights from day four prelims of the 2017 NCAA Women’s DI Swimming and Diving Championships.

Banic Is Back, Anchors 400 Free Relay after DFSing 100 Free

Madeline Banic anchored the Tennessee relay to a slot in the consolation final this morning, after being taken away from the pool on a stretcher last night.

Simone Manuel Swims the 3rd-Fastest 100 Fr in History in NCAA Prelims

Simone Manuel went 46.30 this morning in the 100 free to put up the 3rd-fastest time in history.

Roka NCAA Women Pick’em Contest Day 3 Update

Link to entries/full scores (top scores are below) Day 3 brought some unpredictability to the meet (at least in the…

TritonWear Analysis: 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships 200 Free

The 200 Free Final was one of the most anticipated races of the Women’s NCAA D1 Championships, but I don’t think anyone could have expected what was about to happen.

Laura Simon wird Dritte im NCAA Division I Finale

2017 Frauen NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Meisterschaften Mittwoch 15. März bis Samstag 18. März IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN, USA Titelverteidiger:…

2017 W. NCAAs: Comerford Runs Down Ledecky to Tie for Title in 1:40.3

Despite taking it out over half a second slower, Comerford unleashed a monster back half split to tie Ledecky for NCAA gold in the 200 free, as the 2 swimmers tied in 1:40.36.

2017 W. NCAAs Day 4 Prelims Scratches: Zeiger & Runge Out of 1650 Free

Number three seed Brooke Zeiger of Minnesota and sixth seed Cierra Runge of Wisconsin (pictured) have both scratched the 1650 free for tomorrow, bumping Danielle Valley and Ashley Neidigh into the night swim.

NCAA D1 WOMEN’S DAY 3 SCORING CHANGE VS PSYCH SHEET

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Scoring Update

Stanford holds a comfortable lead of almost 120 points following day 3 finals ofthe 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships.

Tennessee’s Maddy Banic Taken to Ambulance During NCAA Finals

Star Tennessee sprinter Maddy Banic was taken away from the pool deck on a stretcher and transported to an ambulance on Friday night at the 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana.

2017 W. NCAAs: Cal Gets Redemption w/ NCAA Record in 200 Medley Relay

Following their heartbreaking DQ in last night’s 400 medley relay, the Cal Golden Bears redeemed themselves with a new NCAA Record in the 200 medley relay on day 3.

Farida Osman Wins Career-1st NCAA Title, 3rd-Fastest Swimmer All-Time

Cal senior Farida Osman won her first-ever individual NCAA title tonight in the 100 fly, becoming the 3rd-fastest swimmer in history.

Ella Eastin Takes Over the 400 IM American Record from Ledecky

Ella Eastin swam 3:57.57 to outswim Katie Ledecky’s 400 IM American record from Pac-12s.

Kathleen Baker Posts 3rd-Fastest Swim in History to Win 100 Back

Kathleen Baker took her second individual title of the meet tonight in the 100 back with 49.84.

2017 NCAA DI Championships 3M Diving Prelims: Rosendahl Top Qualifier

Olivia Rosendahl of Northwestern was the top 3-meter qualifier this afternoon, with Minnesota’s Yu Zhou (pictured) second.

Kentucky’s Danielle Galyer Repeats as Division I Elite 90 Award Winner

University of Kentucky senior Danielle Galyer had a 4.0 cumulative GPA at last year’s NCAA Division I Championships, and a year…

2017 Women’s NCAA DI Championships: Day 3 Finals Photo Vault

Mallory Comerford of Louisville reacts to her 200 free NCAA title, a tie for first with Katie Ledecky.

TritonWear Analysis: 2017 Women’s NCAA Championship 200 Free Relay

The 200 Free Relay is always a battle to the finish, and this year was no different.

New Prizes Available in the ROKA 2017 Women’s NCAA Pick ‘Em Contest

The ROKA swimwear prize-fairy has rolled into town with even more prizes for the 2017 Pick ‘Em Contest.

2017 Women’s NCAA DI Championships: Day 2 Finals Photo Vault

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

2017 W. NCAAs: Cal 400 Medley Relay DQ’ed after Touching 1st

The DQ is reminiscant of last season’s NCAA championships, when Stanford was set to challenge for the win, but DQed their 200 freestyle relay after touching 1st, making Cal the victor.

2017 W. NCAAs: Ledecky Wrecks American Record with 4:24.0 500 Free

In tonight’s 500 free final at the 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships, Ledecky shattered her own American and NCAA Records with a blazing 4:24.06 to win her first-ever individual NCAA title.

Simone Manuel Sets New NCAA Record with 21.17 in the 50 Free

Simone Manuel set a new NCAA record in the 50 free tonight with a 21.17, the second-fastest swim in history.

NCAA D1 Women’s Day 1 and 2 Scoring Change vs Psych Sheet

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

Baker Goes 2nd-Fastest 100 Back All-Time, Time Stands Despite Relay DQ

Tonight, despite Cal’s DQ in the 400 medley relay, Kathleen Baker swam the 2nd-fastest 100 back in history to take down Natalie Coughlin’s 15-year-old school record.

ROKA 2017 NCAA Women Pick’em Contest Update

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

Leah Smith Becomes Second-Ever Woman to Break 4:30 in the 500y Free

Leah Smith went 4:28.90 to destroy her previous PB.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Prelims Photo Vault

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

Cal Wins 200 Free Relay w/ New NCAA Record, Farida Osman Splits Sub-21

Tonight, senior Farida Osman led Cal to a new NCAA record in the 200 free relay, outswimming Stanford’s morning NCAA record by half a second.

Get Ready, Get Rowdy: Women’s NCAA’s cheering sections Go Hard (Video)

No one knows it’s about the team more than the fans

Anika Apostalon, Once Again, Proves She Is the Master of the Swim-Off

Three years after famously winning three swim-offs in a single NCAA Championships, Anika Apostalon has done it again, taking down Amy Bilquist in the 50 free.

Senior Genevieve Miller of Air Force Wins Grueling 500 Free Swim-Off

Genevieve Miller of the U.S. Air Force Academy won an intense 500 free swim-off against Lauren Case of Texas this morning.

Apostalon, 3-Time Swim-Off Winner of 2014 NCAAs, Will Swim-Off Again

At the 2014 NCAA Championships, Anika Apostalon won THREE swim-offs. She will have a chance at another against Amy Bilquist today. There will also be a swim-off in the 500 free.

2017 W. NCAA Championships: Ledecky Downs Meet Record in 4:28.3

Stanford’s Katie Ledecky cruised to a 4:28.37 in prelims of the 500 free at the 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships.

Manuel, Neal, Hu, & Howe Go 1:26.15 for American Record 200 Free Relay

The Stanford swimmers are two-for-two for American records in their relay swims after putting up 1:26.15 in prelims of the 200 free relay this morning to take down Arizona’s 2009 suit-era mark.

Simon, Weidner, Laemmler im NCAA Division I Finale: Alle Links

2017 Frauen NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Meisterschaften Mittwoch 15. März bis Samstag 18. März IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN, USA Titelverteidiger:…

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Prelims Scratch Report

Kim Williams is the only top-30 seed to scratch.

2017 Women’s NCAA D1 Champs: Day 1 Photo Vault

See photo highlights from day one of the 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Stanford absolutely destroyed the NCAA and American Record tonight in the 800 free relay, bringing it down with a dominant 6:45.91.

W. NCAA 800 Free Relay Roundup: Cal Swaps Out Weitzeil for Vredeveld

Weitzeil was a part of Cal’s 800 free relay at Pac-12s, but they swapped her out for Kristen Vredeveld at NCAAs. This could be because she’s more valuable on the other relays, but it’s noteworthy because of her health issues following the 200 free at Pac-12s.

2017 Women’s NCAA Championships: Day 1 Scoring Analysis

Georgia and Louisville improved on their projected scores after the 800 free relay, while NC State and USC were bumped out of the top 10 on day 1.

See Your Entries for 2017 Women’s NCAA Pick ‘Em Contest HERE

Only 25% of readers correctly chose the Michigan women to take 3rd in the 800 free relay.

All the Links You Need for the 2017 Women’s D1 NCAA Championships

You can find all the links you need to follow along right here on SwimSwam, as well as event-by-event previews and predictions.

Stanford Women Open NCAAs By Breaking All of the 800 Free Relay Records

Stanford’s Ella Eastin, who will defend titles in the 200 and 400 IM later this week, went sub-1:42 for Stanford.

SwimSwam Pick’em Contest Predicts the NCAA Women D1 Team Competition

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

What SwimSwam Readers Predict at Women D1 NCAA’s: Pick’em Analysis

There is a theory in economics that under certain circumstances combining the opinions of a large group of people can…

2017 W. NCAA 1650 Free Preview: Ledecky Could Crack 15:00

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15- Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium- Indianapolis, IN Defending Champions: Georgia…

2017 W. NCAA 400 Medley Relay Preview: Pac-12 Battle Brewing

Ally Howe will lead things off on backstroke for Stanford.

Handicapping D1 NCAA Women’s Nationals

The women’s D1 national championship meet starts on Wednesday. We’ve scored the psych sheet and examined how performance changes from the…

It’s Here! The 2017 Women’s NCAA Pick ‘Em Contest is Here!

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

2017 W. NCAA 200 IM Preview: Eastin Hunting for Her Own Records

Ella Eastin will look to take her NCAA, American, and U.S. Open marks to new heights in the 200 IM.

2017 W. NCAA 100 Fly Preview: No Favor Given in a Very Loaded Field

Gia Dalesandro destroyed her own personal best at Big Tens this year, earning her the 5th seed in a very tight field for the 100 fly.

2017 W. NCAA Picks: Ella Eastin to Take On All Challengers in 200 Fly

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15- Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium- Indianapolis, IN Psych Sheet Championship…

NCAA Women’s 100 Free Preview: Manuel the Favorite, Silver Unclear

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium, Indianapolis, IN Psych Sheet…

Measuring Elite Programs By NCAA Relay Qualifying (Women)

Simone Manuel and the Stanford Cardinal women are seeded 1st in four of the five relays at NCAAs. They’re seeded second in the other.

Stanford’s Composite Women’s 800 Free Relay Time? 6:48.27

As the women’s collegiate season transitions from conference championships into the NCAA Championship portion of the season, it’s worth looking back at one event from the women’s Pac-12 Championships that could have major impacts on a different event at NCAAs later this month.

281: Where do the Women’s 2017 NCAA Qualifiers Come From?

Chantal van Landeghem (above) and Team Canada will be represented individually by 14 swimmers at the 2017 women’s NCAA Championships. That’s more than any other country.

NCAA D1 Women Performance at Nationals vs Seed Time

Now that the NCAA has released the official psych sheet, it’s time to start speculating about how times will change at…

Scoring the NCAA D1 Women’s Pre-Selection Psych Sheet

The NCAA released the pre-selection psych sheet today. While this isn’t the final official psych sheet, the cut line will fall…

NCAA Releases Division I Women’s Pre-Selection Psych Sheets

The pre-selection psych sheets for the 2017 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships have been released. While these do not…

Ledecky Picks 200 Free Over 400 IM For NCAA Championships

While Katie Ledecky’s aptitude for the 400 IM has been a popular topic of conversation (and her American record at the Pac-12 Championships proves it), Ledecky is not entered in the event on the 2017 NCAA psych sheets, instead choosing the 200 free.

Predicting the Field: 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships

The pre-selection NCAA entries were released this morning by the NCAA. This allows us to check where the cut lines…

NCAA Runner-Up Sarah Gibson Swimming Just Two Individuals At NCAAs

NCAA 100 fly runner-up Sarah Gibson appears in just two individual events on the NCAA pre-cut psych sheets, evidence that she will perhaps swim 5 relays for Texas A&M.