A stacked distance group only gets stronger as Stanford brings in one of the nation’s better recruiting classes.
Alessandro Boratto of the Upper Dublin Aquatic Club in PA has verbally committed to Stanford University for 2018. Boratto excels…
Cal’s Matt Josa is the top seed for tonight’s 100 fly final.
Cassidy Bayer headlines the field in the women’s 100 fly on day 3 of the U.S. Open.
The men’s 100 fly is one of the most anticipated races of the meet with a loaded field that includes Jack Conger, Tom Shields, Caeleb Dressel, and Tim Phillips. Read on for live updates from this morning’s action.
Jack Conger and Tom Shields headline a group of men in the 51-low range who could become the first swimmers other than Phelps to break 51 seconds since the end of the supersuit era.
Swimmers are slated to compete in tonight’s finals of the 100 fly, 200 breast, 100 free, and 400 free.
After finishing 14th with 112.5 points in 2016, the Cardinal turned it around to take 5th at the 2017 NCAA meet, more than doubling their previous score with 242 points.
Texas junior Joseph Schooling, the 2016 Olympic champion in the 100 meter fly, returns after coming within hundredths of a 43-second swim last season.
Olympic gold medalist and World Record holder Ryan Murphy will take on the 100 back tonight.
Cal’s Andrew Seliskar will look to set up a sweep of the IM events, while teammates Ryan Murphy (100 back) and Justin Lynch (100 fly) seek their first individual titles of the meet.
The Cardinal’s Jimmy Yoder blazed to a 1:41.31 in a 200 fly time trial, dropping over 2.5 seconds from his season best to move from 35th in the nation to 7th. It was also over a half second under the NCAA ‘A’ cut (1:41.86).
Tonight’s action will feature several world class swimmers, including Olympians Dylan Carter, Ryan Murphy, Santo Condorelli, and Long Gutierrez.
Alex Liang (left) will join his brother, Andrew Liang (right), on the Stanford men’s swimming and diving team beginning in the fall of 2017.
Katie McLaughlin, a rising sophomore with the Cal Golden Bears, took the 200 IM win for Mission Viejo with a 2:15.59.