Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson led off in 49.83 in the B heat, marking the 4th fastest 100 back of all time.
Stanford’s Simone Manuel (50 free) and Katie Ledecky (500 free) look to defend their titles tonight and are chasing their own NCAA Records. Cal’s Kathleen Baker, the reigning 200 IM champion, will battle Stanford’s NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin.
Lilly King broke her own record for the fastest 100 breast relay split of all-time Thursday night as her team took 2nd overall.
Tuggle won an NCSA Junior National Title on Thursday in the 200 free. Only Missy Franklin has ever been faster as a 13-14.
At Pac-12s, Cal took down the American Record. This morning, Stanford broke that record. The 2 teams will go head-to-head tonight with their best lineups.
13-year-old Claire Tuggle took over 14th spot on the all-time 13-14 200 free rankings, one spot ahead of Katie Ledecky.
The Orlando YMCA played host to day 2 of the 2018 NCSA Junior Nationals.
Stanford’s Katie Ledecky (500 free), Simone Manuel (50 free), and Ella Eastin (200 IM) are chasing their own records today as the Cardinal swimmers hold the NCAA Records in all 3 individual races.
The Stanford team of Janet Hu, Simone Manuel, Lauren Pitzer, and Ally Howe took down Cal’s American record, set at Pac-12s last month.
Reported by Lauren Neidigh. WOMEN’S 800 FREE RELAY: NCAA Record: Stanford, 2017, 6:45.91 American Record: Stanford, 2017, 6:45.91 Championship Record: Stanford, 2017,…
Caeleb Dressel has been nominated for the AAU James E. Sullivan Award, which honors amateur athletes.
As far as we can tell, Mallory Comerford is the first woman to go under 1:40 in her 800 free relay split — she destroyed the mark with her 1:39.14.
Hansson scratched the 200 IM, where she was the #16-seed, but is the #2 seed in both the 100 and 200 fly later in the meet.
Katie Ledecky dominated the anchor leg for Stanford in 1:39.87 to help the Cardinal defend their title. Louisville’s Mallory Comerford put up the fastest split of the night, though, with a 1:39.14 on the 2nd leg.
After winning the 800 free relay with a commanding lead, Stanford junior Ella Eastin gave insight on what the last couple of weeks have looked like for the Cardinal