Meehan Explains Acclimating Huge Freshman Class into Stanford Process (Video)

2019 WOMEN’S DIVISION I NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Reported by Andrew Mering.

Stanford won its third consecutive title tonight, but it was much closer than the previous two wins. The final margin was 37.5. Stanford scored 456.5 to Cal’s 419. Michigan was a distant 3rd with 314.

Stanford was keyed to the win by its stellar freshman class. The Stanford freshmen scored 127 individual points, 34 more than the next best class, the Indiana seniors who put up 93. The Stanford freshmen out-scored the next best freshman class by 77 points. Cal had the No. 2 freshman class with 50 points. NC State were next best with 47.5.

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PNW

I believe all 9 of Stanford’s freshman, including their two divers, scored individually at the meet. That has to be a first

CraigH

Stanford might still be favorites yet again next year.

EnoughwithStanford

I’m sure it’s real tough when 6/7 of your freshman swimming class are top 20 recruits. And so frightening to put freshman finalists into the relays. 🙄. Give me a break!

coacherik

Trolling? Even top 20 recruits crack under pressure and pretty sure several of them have never been in a place where the team race was this intense. Swimming for yourself at a JR Nat Meet is much different than the weight of an NCAA title on your shoulders and not screwing up your prelim relay exchange.

Excusesexcuses

😥😥😥😥😪😪😪😪Poor baby is tired of Stanford. Academic and athletic excellence really sucks, huh? 😢😢😢😢😢😢😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

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