Junior Abbey Weitzeil, who swept three individual events at the Pac-12 Championships and captured the national title in the 50-yard free, was named Cal’s Most Outstanding Swimmer at the team’s annual banquet.
Stanford won their third straight NCAA title relatively comfortably, but during the meet all the buzz was about how well the Cal women were performing.
We ranked Cal’s recruiting class #1 back in the summer of 2015. How did they hold up in actual NCAA scoring compared to a juggernaut class from Stanford?
A loaded women’s high school class of 2015 featured four 2016 U.S. Olympians and several more 2020 frontrunners. But who turned out to be the highest-scoring athlete in NCAA competition?
The Pac-12 Conference announced the recipients of the 2019 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Diving awards, as voted on by the league coaches.
The 2019 Women’s NCAA Championships had some fantastic highlights. Hear these topics covered in our Top 25 (+1) Quotes from the media room at the 2019 NCAA Championships.
Izzy Ivey, Katie McLaughlin, Amy Bilquist, and Abbey Weitzeil all break down what went into the fastest 400 free relay of all time
Weitzeil, still swimming with her arm wrapped up, dominated the anchor leg. She flipped in 21.43 en route to a 46.07 split, touching for Cal’s new NCAA Record of 3:06.96.
This is McKeever’s 5th award, but first won when her team didn’t take home the title.
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck will race Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson for the 200 back title.
The meet is complete. How did your picks fare?
Cal was under Stanford’s American record, but Abbey Weitzeil was swimming with her armed wrapped, so the record is not official under USA Swimming rules.
In the 200 fly, we’ll see Stanford’s defending champ and NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin go up against USC’s Louise Hansson, who took down the 100 fly NCAA Record last night.
A win would make her the first woman ever to 4-peat in both breaststroke distances in the NCAA.
The Stanford women will have 10 individual swims in finals tonight, 4 more than Cal