It should come as no surprise—the Virginia women rank #1 in our pre-season NCAA power rankings.
The final session of the meet saw Northwestern rising sophomore Justine Murdock beat out World Championships Bronze medalist Leah Hayes in the women’s 200 bk.
Hayes’ previous best prior to yesterday stood at 1:06.51, a time which she had swum earlier this month.
World Champs Bronze medalist Leah Hayes made her debut at these Illinois Swimming State Championships, taking the women’s 100 breast in a new PB of 1:10.49.
Northwestern freshman Ashley Strouse, the #14 recruit in the class of 2021, is on the road to recovery from surgery for the second time in a year.
Virginia’s Gretchen Walsh thrived as a freshman, scoring 54 NCAA points while winning the national title in the 100 freestyle.
Based on this morning’s scored prelims, Michigan would have scored 0.5 points more than Ohio State. Ohio State currently holds a 67 point lead over Michigan.
Alex Walsh and the defending NCAA champion Virginia Cavaliers are the clear-cut #1 ranking women’s team as we stand here in October.
Northwestern’s Ashley Strouse is capable of coming in and scoring at the NCAA level right away with elite best times in the freestyle events.
One last look at how the girls’ high school class of 2021 stacks up as they enter their freshmen years of college in the 2021-22 NCAA season.
The Big Ten Conference Championships will take place on February 16-19 at Wisconsin for the women and on February 23-26 at Purdue for the men.
The first day of the Austin Sectionals meet took place yesterday, featuring the 800 free, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
Several swimmers nabbed Wave II cuts, while the Scottsdale women and the Austin men walked as the Des Moines champions after the final day of the Spring Cup.
Cox swam an 8:42.59, getting her hand on the wall 6 seconds ahead of runner-up Ashley Strouse from Scottsdale Aquatic Club (8:48.37).
USA Swimming’s 2021 18 & Under Spring Cup kicks off on Thursday from four different U.S sites: Irvine, Des Moines, Richmond and Orlando.