Freshman Emily Gantriis opened things up for the Bears, taking the 50 free with a 22.24 in her first race at Cal.
After winning the race with the Pac-12 Meet Record as a freshman with Cal, now-senior Cierra Runge of ASU looks to return to the top of the podium in the mile
Stanford’s Allie Raab will look to sweep the breaststroke events after taking the 100 breast title last night. Teammate Zoe Bartel, however, is the top seed.
Cal’s defending champion Abbey Weitzeil, who was out on day 3 with an injury from the finish of the 50 free, is still entered in the 100 free as the top seed.
USC senior Louise Hansson, the reigning NCAA Champion and NCAA Record holder, will race for her 4th-straight Pac-12 title in tonight’s 100 fly final.
The Arizona State women have the top 3 seeds for the 500 free, led by Emma Nordin, who set a lifetime best in prelims as the top qualifier.
Cal’s American Record holder Abbey Weitzeil, the fastest woman in history, will compete in prelims of the 50 free this morning.
The 2020 women’s Pac-12 Championships begin tonight in Federal Way with timed finals of the 800 free relay and 400 medley relay.
Oregon sprint free and fly specialist Elizabeth Cook has verbally committed to swim at UC Berkeley starting in the fall of 2021.
That 21.82 is less than a tenth shy of her fastest dual meet time, a 21.73 from last weekend, and the 2nd fastest dual meet swim in Cal history.
Sidelined after being hit by a stray bullet this summer, Minnesota breaststroker Max McHugh is back. We’ll see him tonight on the 200 medley relay.
Weitzeil, one of the most versatile swimmers in the NCAA, also went 1:02.20 in the 100 breast and split a 48-high on their 400 free relay.
Cal earmed victories in seven of the eight events on Saturday as the Bears closed out the meet atop the overall standings at the Chick-fil-A Invitational.
Despite a great senior class graduating last year, Cal still returns a talent-laden roster, headed by the nation’s top sprinter: Abbey Weitzeil.
We continue counting down the top 12 women’s recruiting classes in the NCAA, one of them including our #2 overall recruit nationwide.