California’s Ryan Murphy is now two for two with 200 Backstroke NCAA titles. In the process, he also broke the NCAA record to win the event for a second year row.
On Thursday, Murphy lead of the 400 medley relay with a 44.17, breaking Ryan Lochte’s NCAA record. After breaking Lochte’s 100 back record, Murphy won the 200 backstroke with a final time of 1:36.77, breaking Lochte’s 200 backstroke American and US Open record from 2007 of 1:36.81.
Take a look at his splits below:
- 24.41 (47.32)
- 24.95 (1:36.77)