Katie Ledecky tore the old American record to pieces in the 1650, going an insane 15:15.17 to open up the night.
Teammates Liz Pelton and Missy Franklin will go head-to-head tonight in the 200 back final.
Missy Franklin won twice for California, including an intense showdown with fellow Olympian Katie Ledecky in the 200 free.
Cindy Tran and the Cal medley relays were off to a very good start on Friday morning, taking the top two spots in the 200 medley relay.
Among the night 1 swims will be Katie Ledecky chasing an American Record in the 500 free.
The wildly-decorated Natalie Coughlin swam the second-best time of her career in the 50 free on Thursday morning.
If Michigan wants to defend their 2013 NCAA Men’s Championship, they’ll need to find a sprint backstroker.
The Michigan Men and Women defeated the Iowa men and women in the first Big Ten dual meet of the season in Ann Arbor.
Conor Dwyer has been on a roll so far at the Santa Clara Grand Prix, and will hope to stay hot in the last finals session in the 200 IM. (Photo: Bill Collins)
Mike Alexandrov has been on fire this year, but he’ll face his biggest challenge yet in the young Kevin Cordes in Sunday’s 100 breaststroke. (Photo: Bill Collins)
Including event champion Connor Jaeger, above, Club Wolverine put five swimmers into the A-Final of the 2013 Santa Clara Grand Prix in the men’s 200 free.
Every race should have great head-to-head battles, though a big showdown looms to end Saturday’s finals with a showdown between top-seeded Nathan Adrian (above), Anthony Ervin, Cesar Cielo, and Cullen Jones in the men’s 50 free. (Photo: Bill Collins)
Ryan Lochte swam two events that he hasn’t (Photo: Bill Collins)
Ryan Lochte won his first Grand Prix race in almost three months, and the American men put on quite a display on night 2 of the 2013 Santa Clara Grand Prix. (Photo: Bill Collins)
Conor Dwyer swam a lifetime sprint best and Ryan Lochte (above) looked sharp early at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. (File Photo: Bill Collins)