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.
As we tick down the days to the 2019 Women’s NCAA Championships, keep track of all our event-by-event previews and winner picks here.
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.
The fastest risers on our final power rankings: the Auburn women, who are thriving under a new coaching staff and are seeded inside the top 10 at NCAAs.
An hour after setting the 200 back American record, Regan Smith did it again in the 100.
After scaring the 100 back American record Saturday, Smith had even more in store for the 200 Sunday.
Smith is now the No. 3 performer of all-time in the SCY 100 backstroke.
Lilly King enters the meet as the top seed in the 100 and 200 breaststroke, where she’ll have a chance at finishing off a career sweep.
Beata Nelson was named the Big Ten Swimmer of the Championships for the 2nd-straight year.
Indiana took down Michigan. How it happened. All the numbers. All of them.
In the final day of the B1G Women’s Championships, Lily King will aim for another meet record in the breaststrokes and. King joins IU in their battle for their 1st team title since 2011 against Michigan.
Kathleen Baker holds the NCAA and American records at 1:47.30.
Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson will be looking for her second consecutive B1G title in the women’s 200 back on the final day of competition in Bloomington.
Lilly King is in the hunt for a four-peat in the 100 breast tonight at the Women’s B1G Championships.