Izzy Ivey Previews Double-Double to End the Weekend in Minnesota


Reported by Robert Gibbs.


  • NCAA ‘A’ Cut: 1:53.66
  • 2021 NCAA Cutline: 1:57.62
  • Pool Record: 1:52.50, Maya Dirado (STAN), 2014
  1. Izzy Ivey (Cal) – 1:53.90
  2. Kelly Pash (Texas) – 1:55.33
  3. Phoebe Bacon (Wisconsin) – 1:55.98

Cal’s Izzy Ivey nearly hit a lifetime best, clocking a 1:53.90 that moves her to #3 in the nation this season. Her best of 1:53.87 came at the 2019 NCAA Championships, while tonight’s time would’ve finished 3rd at last season’s NCAAs.

Texas’ Kelly Pash took 2nd in 1:55.33, faster than the 1:55.55/1:55.72 she swam in prelims and finals at NCAAs, where she ultimately finished 7th.

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1 month ago

Well she certainly looks to be having fun and that’s great. Good luck tonight & tomorrow to the entire Cal team!

1 month ago

Also, informal poll – and this has nothing to do with Ms. Ivey personally or professionally:
I understand that swimmers have been known to spit water in various ways while behind the blocks. SS has featured many such photos. But to me, now, this looks like a graphic picture of a disease vector. Like I’m watching an infographic showing how the lastest coronavirus variant can spread.
Could we have no more spitting pics on SS?
Upvote if agree, downvote if I’m just being a sensitive snowflake.

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