Stanford racked up another 3 NCAA titles tonight, including Ella Eastin’s monster American/NCAA/US Open record in the 400 IM
Coming into the NCAA Championships, Texas A&M freshman Jing Quah was the 5th seed for the 200 fly.
Aquajets swimmer Isabelle Stadden won the 100 back on Friday at NCSA Junior Nationals.
At the 2018 Illinois Swimming Age Group Championships (held, ironically, in Wisconsin), Leah Hayes swam a 1:02.63 in the 100 yard breaststroke….
On the back-half, Hansson continued to pull ahead of the field, winning by half a second in 49.80.
Dropping an Earth shattering 3:54 400 IM, Eastin destroyed the American Record by 2 seconds
The 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships might be the final meet of American record holder Ally Howe’s career.
King rolled her eyes a bit to her team after the finish, as she’s hoped to break 56 seconds, but said she was still excited to get the record
You can see a video of the race here, courtesy of Texas A&M’s YouTube channel.
She’s now the 2nd woman ever to break 1:40 in the event.
Louisville’s Mallory Comerford will go up against Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey in the 200 free.
Lilly King was back at it Friday night after swimming the fastest 100 breast relay split of all time on Thursday, going 25.38 in her 50 split.
Indiana maintained their lead through fly by over half a second, but it was all over once Manuel hit the water.
2017 champion Baker was out with the lead in 24.02, clearing American Record pace, but Stanford’s Howe shot off the final wall with a huge underwater to blow by her, pulling into the wall just ahead of Wisconsin’s Nelson as baker faded to 3rd.
Hansson is now the 2nd fastest swimmer in history in this event, moving one spot ahead of Brown, who swam a 49.85 at 2018 SECs.