The second full session of the 2018 women’s NCAA D1 championships is complete. With one day to go, Stanford built on their lead, ending with 414 points to Cal’s 268. Texas A&M are 3rd with 186 and Texas are 4th with 171.
Tonight’s final features the 100 back, women’s 500 free, men’s 100 free, 200 breast, and 100 fly.
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.
In a tight race where the top three teams all finished under the NCAA and American records, Stanford emerged victorious, winning the 200 medley relay in 1:33.11 over Cal and Indiana.
Indiana maintained their lead through fly by over half a second, but it was all over once Manuel hit the water.
2018 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 14th – Saturday, March 17th McCorkle Aquatic Pavillion — Columbus, OH Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern…
Tuggle’s time is the fastest ever by a 13 year old.
When she dove in for the free leg, Brown swam butterfly on the first lap. She did an open turn, and then switched to freestyle on the 2nd lap.
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.
Alicia Finnigan of Division I Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia has received the Elite 90 Award for the student-athlete with the top GPA at the 2018 Women’s NCAA DI Swimming and Diving Championships.
Lilly King defended her 100 breast title, going 56.25 to take .05 off her previous record.
Marius Kusch of Queens is top seed in the 200 fly on Day 3 at 2018 NCAA Division II Championships.
Defending champion Bailee Nunn is seeded second in the women’ 100 breast on Day 3 of 2018 NCAA Division II Championships.
The women’s 200y IM on Day 2 of the 2018 NCAA D1 finals was set to be an exciting race, as the field was comprised of a faster heat than last year – a 1:55.59 guaranteed a spot in last year’s final, but it took a 1:54.78 to qualify for the A-final this year.