We’ve looked at the freshmen and seniors compared to our recruit rankings. But how are #2 recruit Beata Nelson and her junior class doing? Or #4 Brooke Forde and the sophomores? We have the raw NCAA scoring data from all four women’s classes, crossed with our earlier recruit rankings, here.
Asia Seidt added even more hardware to her resume with the Arthur Ashe Female Sports Scholar of the Year award for 2019.
The Louisville women finished 4th at NCAAs, which is their best-ever finish.
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck will race Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson for the 200 back title.
The meet is complete. How did your picks fare?
In the 200 fly, we’ll see Stanford’s defending champ and NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin go up against USC’s Louise Hansson, who took down the 100 fly NCAA Record last night.
Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin’s record in the 200 free.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde, the 500 free champion, is on fire.
ASU’s Cierra Runge was once the NCAA Record holder in the 500 freestyle, but tonight she’s looking for her first NCAA title in the event.
Asia Seidt (left) and Kentucky head coach Lars Jorgensen (right) pose after Seidt was honored with the 2019 Elite 90 Award for women’s Division I swimming.
Cal freshman Izzy Ivey will compete in her first ever NCAA individual event in prelims of the 200 IM.
In the 200 IM, Stanford’s Ella Eastin looks to have the clear advantage in defending her 2018 title and records.
Stanford freshman Taylor Ruck has been 1:48.67 in the 200 yard backstroke this season, which would have been fast enough to win silver at last year’s NCAA Championships. But Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson has been faster still.
Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson looks to potentially gain her recently-lost 100 BK American record. But freshmen Taylor Ruck and Maggie MacNeil, both in their first year of SCY swimming, could be dark horse threats.
With Olympic champions Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel moving on to the pros, Stanford reloads in search of their third-straight 800 free relay title – and they’ve still got the stars to do it.