Following along as day 1 finals for the Women’s PAC-12 Swimming and Diving Championships get underway in Houston, Texas.
The Cal Golden Bears look very strong this year, favored to put a stop to the Stanford win streak and compete for the NCAA title in March.
Stanford senior Brooke Forde has swum a different Pac-12 lineup in each season of her career, but she’s never-before attempted this tough day 2 double.
The swim was Ivey’s 2nd best time in the 100 free this season, coming in under her previous best of 47.53, which she swam just 2 weeks ago in a dual with UCLA
Improving 4 seconds from their fastest relay on Saturday, the Cal women put together a 3:12.79 400 free relay on Sunday to rank 2nd in the NCAA.
Cal’s Izzy Ivey continues to shine as she took down Olympian Abbey Weitzeil’s 100 free pool record with a personal best of 47.53, now #2 in the NCAA.
Cal picked up a 3rd NCAA ‘A’ relay cut this morning, swimming a 1:35.83 in the 200 medley relay.
USC freshman Kaitlyn Dobler broke the Spieker pool record in the 100 breast, getting the better of Cal’s Ema Rajic in the race.
Nathan Adrian made an appearance at the meet, swimming the men’s LCM 50 and 100 free.
Freshman Emily Gantriis opened things up for the Bears, taking the 50 free with a 22.24 in her first race at Cal.
Virtual team banquet celebrates 2019-20 Cal Women’s Swimming & Diving season.
Stanford’s Allie Raab will look to sweep the breaststroke events after taking the 100 breast title last night. Teammate Zoe Bartel, however, is the top seed.
USC senior Louise Hansson, the reigning NCAA Champion and NCAA Record holder, will race for her 4th-straight Pac-12 title in tonight’s 100 fly final.
USC’s Laticia Transom, who put up the fastest split of the field in the 800 free relay, swims the individual 200 free today.
The Arizona State women have the top 3 seeds for the 500 free, led by Emma Nordin, who set a lifetime best in prelims as the top qualifier.