With Marina Garcia gone, Cal is looking for a new breaststroker in the 400 medley relay. Among the breaststroke specialists, Ali Harrison appears to be the early front runner.
Josa won the crown in his first-ever King of the Pool appearance, while the defending CSCAA National Swimmer of the Year Baker won for the 2nd-straight season.
They may not have the depth to challenge Stanford for a title, but with their sprint talent, they should be challenging for several relay titles and should get multiple individual titles with Baker alone.
You’ll never guess who we ranked #1… Ok, you might. But there are a few interesting offseason shake-ups, including one team outside the top 10 last year bringing in two impact transfers to surge towards the top 5.
Olympic silver medalist Kathleen Baker will compete in her signature 100 back today.
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After Smoliga took the narrow win ahead of Baker at Olympic Trials, Baker turned the tables in Rio to win a silver medal while Smoliga finished 6th.
Coming in off her Olympic silver in the 100, Kathleen Baker is leading a wide open field of backstrokers jumping on a rare chance to swim the 50 LCM.
After coming up just 2 hundredths shy of Dara Torres’ American Record (24.07), Manuel will look to cement her status as the record holder in both sprints this summer.
To give a comparison of times across all of the meets, we’ve compiled the top 8 times in each event.
Today’s highlights included a rare tie in the 200 IM after a hard fought battle between age group phenom Michael Andrew and Georgia’s Jay Litherland.
Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 IM, women’s 800 free, and men’s 1500 free.
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.
Follow along for a live recap of day 3 prelims from Santa Clara.
A battle between teammates Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley looms in the 200 back, while veteran Matt Grevers will look to shake things up in the 100 back.