Last season, a valiant Cal charge for the national title was soured by one off event: the 100 free. But a solid Pac-12 performance out of the returning sprint group has Cal primed for 2019 redemption.
The Cal women answered a number of key NCAA questions last week through a record-setting 400 free relay at Pac-12s.
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February is a month packed full of fast swimming from the high school level to college and beyond. But Virginia high school sophomore Anthony Grimm cut through the noise last week, stealing headlines with a stellar 20.87 in the 50 backstroke.
Last weekend, the Duke women stole headlines with some huge performances at the Nike Cup. None was bigger than a 51.42 in the 100 fly from junior Kylie Jordan.
It looks like the postseason has started early for Dean Farris.
Missouri State’s Artur Osvath broke school and pool records last week in a stellar 1:53.68 200 breast that should book him a return trip to the NCAA Championships.
It was a banner weekend for high school senior Katharine Berkoff, who moved to #5 all-time among USA Swimming’s 17-18 historical ranks in the 200 yard backstroke.
Yale senior Bella Hindley put up the fastest 50 freestyle in the nation for the year 2019, going 22.17.
Early January isn’t usually a very fast time for college swimming.
But for Greg Reed it is.
When one thinks of IM streaks, the first names to come to mind are Michael Phelps (winner of four straight Olympic 200 IM titles from 2004 to 2016) and Ryan Lochte (winner of four straight long course world titles from 2009 to 2015). But Perhaps the unheralded third member of the IM dynasty trio is Daiya Seto, who has now won three straight short course world titles in the 400 IM.
Anytime you break a record held by the all-time greatest, you’re going to get some buzz.
It was quite a weekend for Cal senior Andrew Seliskar. The only real question is which of his six events is the Swim of the Week?
Ireland’s Mona McSharry is proving to be a special swimmer. The 18-year-old World Junior champ in the 50 and 100 breaststroke shattered two Irish records over the weekend – one in freestyle and the other in IM.
Northern Iowa sophomore Katie Taylor had a banner weekend at the Kansas Classic, setting a whopping six school records.