Simone Manuel (second from left), Katie Ledecky (third from left) and Ella Eastin (right) were three of the top individual scorers at 2017 NCAAs, and their Stanford Cardinal are still the heavy NCAA favorites despite graduating Lia Neal (far left).
Caeleb Dressel will swim for his collegiate legacy in his senior year with the Florida Gators.
Chase Kalisz will contest his best event tonight, the 400 IM, and look to add his name to the U.S. World Championship roster.
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To give a comparison of times across all of the meets, we’ve compiled the top 8 times in each event.
One up-and-comer to watch is Cal’s Michael Jensen, who just finished his freshman season with the Golden Bears. In the men’s 100 free, Jensen demolished his lifetime best, breaking the 50-second barrier for the first time.
Jay Litherland will be back in action today at the Santa Clara Pro Swim after an impressive double last night with wins in the 400 IM and 200 free.
Top seed Kelsi Worrell has scratched out of the 200 fly final after clocking a quick 2:09.37 to top the heats.
Stanford’s Allie Szekely dropped another chunk of time tonight, bringing her lifetime best down to a 4:41.10 en route to bronze
Today’s highlights included a fantastic winning double by Georgia’s Jay Litherland in the 400 IM and 200 free, in which he took gold in back-to-back events.
Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 free, 200 back, 50 free, and 400 IM.
Follow along for a live recap of day 3 prelims from Santa Clara.
Nathan Adrian will compete in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of the Arena Pro Series in Santa Clara, an event loaded with America’s best.
In the 400 IM, Eastin will look to take down the American Record of 3:57.68, which was set by teammate Katie Ledecky at last month’s Pac-12 Championships.
Kathleen Baker headlines the 200 back, but Ally Howe, who smashed the 100 back American Record last night, will look for a sweep of the backstrokes.