Amy Bilquist will be of huge importance to the Golden Bears as she enters her senior season.
Katinka Hosszu is racing at the 2018 LA Invite this weekend, and told SwimSwam that she is training at USC until Euros in August.
Stanford’s Ella Eastin is looking for a perfect 3-for-3 in both NCAA titles and American Records here. She’ll be swimming in the 200 fly towards the end of the session.
Ally Howe, Kathleen Baker, Janet Hu, and Beata Nelson will vie for the 100 back title.
Cal comes into this meet with a star-studded NCAA record-holding 200 medley relay team, but they will have to hold off the ever-present Stanford and new threat Indiana to defend their title.
For the second time this year, the Tennessee women are our biggest risers in the Power Ranks.
We’ll see 3 reigning NCAA champions compete in their events tonight between Stanford’s Simone Manuel (100 free), Cal’s Kathleen Baker (200 back), and Stanford’s Ella Eastin (200 fly).
Stanford closed out night 3 of the 2018 Women’s Pac-12 Championships with a new American and NCAA Record in the 400 medley relay as they battled with rival Cal.
Look out for Stanford’s Katie Ledecky, who will battle American Record holder Ella Eastin shortly before racing All-American teammate Simone Manuel in the 200 free.
Ella Eastin will contest the 400 IM on day 3 of the Pac-12 Championships after sitting out of the 200 yesterday.
Cal came within .03 of the NCAA Record, with Kathleen Baker on top of her game as she posted a 23.59 back split.
The most impressive relay split of the day came from Cal’s Michael Jensen, who put up a 19.08 on the 2nd leg of the 200 free relay.
Lynch led by a nail at the halfway mark, but was able to outpace Hoffer to stretch his lead up to a couple of tenths through the back half.
The third and final prelims session of the 2017 UGA Invite wrapped up this morning with the Cal Bears continuing to look dominant.
Gonzalez’s time was not only the fastest time in the NCAA thus far by 2 seconds, but also the fastest time done by any swimmer this year, topping Chase Kalisz’s 3:39.45 from Winter Nationals.