Today was Drabot’s first time going under 2:07 in the event, as she took off more than half a second and now ranks 4th in the world this year.
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.
Katie Ledecky made her first appearance at the Santa Clara International this morning, putting up the top time in the women’s 400 free (4:02.44).
Many big Cal and Stanford names will be swimming at the 2019 Santa Clara International Meet.
Beata Nelson among others have scratched out of Day 4 Bloomington finals while Jacob Steele appears on the heat sheets after 2 IM DQ.
Lilly King will look for the breaststroke sweep on day four in Bloomington in the women’s 200.
On day 2 of the Bloomington Pro Swim Series, Tom Shields scratched his 100 free to focus solely on the 200 fly.
Taylor Ruck was the big freshman scorer, but all 7 of Stanford’s top-ranked recruits scored at NCAAs as rookies. Meanwhile one of our honorable mentions went off for big points.
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck will race Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson for the 200 back title.
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.
Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin’s record in the 200 free.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde, the 500 free champion, is on fire.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the day three prelims action.
The Cal Bears come in with the fastest time this season in the 400 medley relay, and they appear to be the favorites to put an end to Stanford’s winning streak in this event.
The Stanford women look very strong heading into the final day of the Pac-12 championships. Along the way, Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil headlines the Bears as she could take down another sprint record.