Mallory Comerford claimed in the post-race interview that she just did her last 500 ever, and if that’s the case, she went out in style, blasting a 4:34.63 to win by over three seconds, pick up a NCAA ‘A’ cut, and put up the fastest time in the country.
NC State has 13 individual swims in tonight’s finals.
NC State freshman Kylee Alons set a new school record in the 200 fly, highlighting the Wolfpack men’s and women’s sweeps of visiting UVA Saturday afternoon.
NC State’s Ky-lee Perry swam the fastest women’s 50 free in the NCAA so far this season in the prelims at the IU Invite, clocking 21.80.
Michigan senior G Ryan took first out of the first four heats of the 1650, going 15:50.95 in the final race of their collegiate career.
Rose Bi and G Ryan both had “off” swims in the 500 on Thursday, and Beryl Gastaldello placed 5th in the 50 free and anchored Texas’ 400 medley relay.
Stanford’s Katie Ledecky (500 free), Simone Manuel (50 free), and Ella Eastin (200 IM) are chasing their own records today as the Cardinal swimmers hold the NCAA Records in all 3 individual races.
Cal’s Kathleen Baker and Amy Bilquist put on a show in the 100 back, flipping in almost identical splits at the 50 before Baker pulled ahead for the win.
Anna Jahns of Gwinnett Aquatics has verbally committed to North Carolina State.
With Speedo Championship Series Sectional meets going on in North Carolina, Florida and Washington states and season-ending age group state…