Huske Becomes #1 Freshman of All Time in the 100 Butterfly; Smith #3

by Sarah Berman 1

February 25th, 2022 College, Pac-12, Records

2022 PAC 12 WOMEN’S SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS

During Friday finals, Stanford freshman teammates Torri Huske and Regan Smith battled in the 100 butterfly. Smith had the top seed heading into finals, but it was Huske who took home the win during a 1-2 finish for the Cardinal. 

  • Huske, 49.43, #1 freshman of all time
  • Smith, 49.87, #3 freshman of all time

Huske’s time from the final now makes her the fastest freshman in NCAA history, ahead of Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil from the 2019 B1G Championships (49.59). MacNeil now sits as #2 in-front of Smith in the freshman rankings.

Updated Freshman Rankings

  1. Torri Huske, 49.43, 2022
  2. Maggie MacNeil, 49.59, 2019
  3. Regan Smith, 49.87, 2022
  4. Ellen Walshe, 50.24, 2021
  5. Kate Douglass, 50.30, 2019
  6. Olivia Bray, 50.37, 2020
  7. Louise Hansson, 50.39, 2017
  8. Isabel Ivey, 50.82, 2019
  9. Beryl Gastadello, 50.87, 2015
  10. Ann Ochitwa, 51.02, 2016

Huske and Smith also climbed the all-time performer rankings. Huske is now tied with Kelsi Dahlia as the #5 performer in history, she was previously #7. Smith is now #7 after improving her lifetime best tonight by .01. She was previously #8.

Updated Top Performer Rankings

  1. Maggie MacNeil, 48.89, 2021
  2. Claire Curzan, 49.24, 2022 (American Record)
  3. Louise Hansson, 49.26, 2019
  4. Erika Brown, 49.38, 2020
  5. Torri Huske/Kelsi Dahlia, 49.43, 2022/2016
  6. Kate Douglass, 49.55, 2021
  7. Regan Smith, 49.87, 2022
  8. Katie McLaughlin, 49.97, 2019
  9. Natalie Coughlin, 50.01, 2002
  10. Farida Osman, 50.05, 2017

Huske is also tied with Dahlia for the #8 performance in history. Huske previously ranked #15 (49.70) on the top performances list.

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SigmaAlphaBetaMale
7 months ago

Sad day for us Big Mac fans