Harvard’s four qualifiers no longer appear on NCAA psych sheets, and four alternates have been added in their place – two of them from Stanford.
Cal’s Reece Whitley will race for a sweep in the 200 breast against Stanford’s Daniel Roy. Last night, Whitley became the 10th fastest ever in the 100 breast.
Arizona distance star Brooks Fail is set to swim a double day. He’ll be racing in the 200 fly today. Fail will also swim in the championship heat of the mile.
Cal’s Ryan Hoffer is chasing his 2nd title of the meet in the 100 fly against top seed Cody Bybee of ASU and teammate Zheng Quah, the defending champion.
ASU’s Zach Poti is the defending Pac-12 Champion in the men’s 100 back and tied his lifetime best on Wednesday night’s 400 medley relay.
After taking a redshirt last season, Stanford senior Grant Shoults looks to return to the top of the Pac-12 500 free podium.
The first individual races of the 2020 men’s Pac-12 Championships take place this morning, as swimmers gear up for the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free.
Cal’s Zheng Quah has scratched from his 5th seed in the 100 back and 6th seed in the 200 free. That’s no surprise, as he’ll swim the 100 fly.
Shoults, who took a redshirt last season, is a 2-time Pac-12 champ in the 500 free, while USC’s Johansson is the reigning champion in the event.
The final session of the Art Adamson Invite is here, and with it we should see some of the best races of the meet.
Stanford lost Grant Shoults, Jack Levant and Alberto Mestre last year, and needs them back to make a return to the NCAA’s top 10.
Katie Drabot swam a season-best in the women’s 200 fly this morning in Santa Clara, clocking 2:08.15 for the 12th fastest time in the world this year.
All 20 Stanford men’s swimming and diving student-athletes who were eligible for All-Academic honors earned recognition from the Pac-12 conference
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the Friday morning fun.
Another interesting aspect of today is the brewing team battle between USC and Utah for 5th place. The Utes only are lagging behind the Trojans by 38 points going into today, and with that margin, anything is poosible.