Smith also swam to a win in the 200 backstroke (1:52.40) swimming the event for the first time in a dual-meet this season.
Sprinter Torri Huske won the 1000 freestyle in a time of 9:51.06 in a dual meet as the Stanford women defeated Arizona State.
After a down year, Greg Meehan’s Stanford Cardinal have reloaded and look primed to shoot back up the national rankings in March.
Relive the Women’s 2021 NCAA Swimming Championship with race videos featuring a record-breaking performance and races featuring members of champion Virginia.
Katie Grimes demolished the meet record in the 400 IM with a time that also would’ve won NCAA Championships last season.
Virginia’s Alex Walsh blasted a 4:01.40 to break the ACC record in the 400 IM on night two of the Tennessee Invite. She beat the winning time at 2021 NCAA’s.
NC State’s Hunter Tapp dropped 2.5 seconds to lead the morning prelims of the 200 back with 1:41.87.
Alex Walsh, a sophomore at UVA, broke the 400 IM ACC record with her time of 4:01.40. She defeated her teammate Ella Nelson’s previous record of 4:02.33.
The first-years are showing up in Greensboro. Leon Marchand of ASU and Stanford’s Regan Smith and Torri Huske had strong morning swims.
Kylee Alons of NC State is the top seed in the women’s 50 free after clocking a 21.90 in prelims this morning.
Stanford freshman Andrei Minakov, the 2019 World silver medalist in the 100 fly, made his Stanford debut on Friday in a dual meet against Utah.
Many fans are more optimistic about Stanford’s chances of dethroning the Virginia women compared to the Cal men taking down Texas.
Based on our records, Andrew Seliskar is the fastest junior in American history in a total of four short course meters events.
Looking to bounce back from 9th at NCAAs, the Stanford Cardinal women are re-loading their roster with four Olympians, including fifth-year Brooke Forde.