The 100 back includes World Record holder and Olympic champion Ryan Murphy, 100 back Olympic champ Matt Grevers, Worlds 50 backstroker Justin Ress, Olympic backstroker Jacob Pebley, and Harvard standout Dean Farris in his first ever long course nationals final.
Watch all the championship races from Saturday night’s finals session in Irvine.
Defending national champion Zane Grothe leads 5 qualifiers with sub-3:50s in the final of the men’s 400 free.
Regan Smith and Olympic medalist Kathleen Baker will go up against a stacked 100 back field after tying for the 200 back win.
Ryan Murphy will go for the backstroke sweep on day 4 of the 2018 Phillips 66 Nationals Championships.
Michael Andrew has already qualified for Worlds in the 50 fly, but he’s loaded up his schedule tonight to try and qualify for Pan Pacs and add to his Worlds schedule.
After tying her 50 fly American Record last night, Kelsi Dahlia will take on her signature 100 fly today.
Luke Kaliszak, the 7th seed, scratched out of the 50 back, bumping Cal’s Bryce Mefford into the A final.
Josh Prenot de California Aquatics, champion du 200 brasse.
After a prelims tie, World Junior Record holder Michael Andrew and American Record holder Caeleb Dressel will battle for the Worlds spot in the 50 fly
By finishing second in tonight’s 200 breast final behind Josh Prenot, Andrew Wilson is virtually assured of making for the Pan Pacs team
Josh Prenot swam the first #1 World time of the meet so far, winning the men’s 200 breast with 2:07.28.
After winning the 100 free last night, Indiana’s Blake Pieroni looks dangerous in the 200 free, but Texas’ Townley Haas is the man to beat.
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Last year, it took 1:00.75 to final. This year’s field shapes up to be much, much faster.