Expectations were high for the women’s 100y breaststroke on Day 3 of the NCAA D1 Finals, as Lily King, Indiana’s defending champion and record holder, swam the fastest breaststroke relay split ever in the 400-medley relay the night before, with a 56.02.
Louisville’s Mallory Comerford will go up against Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey in the 200 free.
Day 2 of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships will feature the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay.
Simone Manuel will be key for Stanford to defend their 400 medley relay title over Cal, who were DQed last year after out-touching the Cardinal.
Indiana’s Lilly King will look for her third consecutive 200 breast title at the NCAA Championships.
The 100 breaststroke belongs to the Big Ten this year, with the top three seeds belonging to schools from the power midwest conference.
One of the big questions after Caeleb Dressel’s outstanding showing at the SEC meet surrounds his NCAA schedule.
American Record holder Caeleb Dressel will be chasing his own record in the 100 free with a shot at going 3-for-3 in American Records in his individual events here.
Sydney Pickrem won her 2nd-straight SEC title in the 200 breaststroke on Sunday.
She was a little slower than this morning, but Texas A&M’s Anna Belousova secured her first ever SEC title with a 58.86
The final preliminary session of the 2018 SEC Championships will feature the men’s and women’s 200 back, 100 free and 200 breast.
Caeleb Dressel will look for more history tonight in the final of the men’s 100 breast.
Caeleb Dressel will be back in action on day 4 of SECs in the men’s 100 breast.
Day 2 of the Pro Series will feature the 100 back, 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 free, 200 IM, and 800 free.
4th seed Will Licon will not be swimming in tonight’s 100 breast final. He’ll instead turn his focus to the championship final of the 200 IM later in the session.