It’s a runaway in the men’s Pac-12, where a late transfer probably only expanded a massive Cal lead in votes for the preseason favorite.
Cal’s Reece Whitley will race for a sweep in the 200 breast against Stanford’s Daniel Roy. Last night, Whitley became the 10th fastest ever in the 100 breast.
Arizona distance star Brooks Fail is set to swim a double day. He’ll be racing in the 200 fly today. Fail will also swim in the championship heat of the mile.
Cal’s Ryan Hoffer is chasing his 2nd title of the meet in the 100 fly against top seed Cody Bybee of ASU and teammate Zheng Quah, the defending champion.
ASU’s Zach Poti is the defending Pac-12 Champion in the men’s 100 back and tied his lifetime best on Wednesday night’s 400 medley relay.
After taking a redshirt last season, Stanford senior Grant Shoults looks to return to the top of the Pac-12 500 free podium.
The first individual races of the 2020 men’s Pac-12 Championships take place this morning, as swimmers gear up for the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free.
Stanford lost Grant Shoults, Jack Levant and Alberto Mestre last year, and needs them back to make a return to the NCAA’s top 10.
Audrey Pastorek of Georgia Coastal Aquatic Team has verbally committed to swim for Villanova University in 2020-21.
All 20 Stanford men’s swimming and diving student-athletes who were eligible for All-Academic honors earned recognition from the Pac-12 conference
Another interesting aspect of today is the brewing team battle between USC and Utah for 5th place. The Utes only are lagging behind the Trojans by 38 points going into today, and with that margin, anything is poosible.
Pawel Sendyk comes in as the top seed for this morning’s preliminary heats of the 50 freestyle and is searching for his first Pac-12 individual title.
Andrew Seliskar leads a stacked Cal group that’s looking for their second consecutive Men’s Pac-12 title.
Hinds returned to competition with trumpets sounding as she claimed state titles in the 100 fly, 100 back, 50 free, and 100 free.