Fackenthal, a sophomore known primarily as a sprint freestyler and butterflier, ripped a lifetime best 52.83 to win the 100 back tonight against WSU.
The Stanford women topped Arkansas at their season opener, where 10 top-10 NCAA times were posted. Among them, Brooke Forde put up a #3 time in the 1000 free.
Gone are the days of Ledecky, Manuel, Eastin and Ruck. But Stanford still has the depth of multiple #1 recruiting classes who will need to step up in 2020.
Bruno Fratus is aiming to win gold in the men’s 50 freestyle tonight in Lima after consecutive silver medal finishes at the Pan Ams.
Bruno Fratus will be aiming for his first career individual gold medal at the Pan Am Games on day four in the men’s 50 free.
15-year-old Justina Kozan registered a new lifetime best in the 200 fly. She out-touched another 15-year-old, Katie Crom, to take the win.
Many big Cal and Stanford names will be swimming at the 2019 Santa Clara International Meet.
Cody Miller heads into the final night of finals in Bloomington as the top seed in the men’s 200 breaststroke.
Ella Eastin’s 2018 400 IM performance at this meet last year was perhaps one of the most stunning in college swimming history – from breaking every record in the books by multiple seconds to handing Katie Ledecky what’s likely the biggest loss margin of her career.
The final prelims session of the meet features the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
Cal’s Amy Bilquist is set to battle Stanford freshman Taylor Ruck, an Olympic medalist, in the 100 back.
Eastin also won both backstrokes as Stanford put down a bunch of eye-popping times today during their senior meet.
Zach Yeadon of Notre Dame will swim the men’s 1650 on the final night in Columbus.
Ali Galyer swam the fastest 200 back so far in the NCAA season this morning at the Ohio State Invite.
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck will swim a double tonight at the Ohio State Invite in the women’s 200 free and 100 back.