Louisville’s Mallory Comerford will go up against Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey in the 200 free.
Ella Eastin lowered Katie Ledecky’s American record by nearly 2 seconds.
Day 2 of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships will feature the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay.
TritonWear and SwimSwam bring you the best in swimming race analysis for the 2018 Women’s NCAA DI Swimming and Diving Championships.
The overall level of competition is undoubtedly high at the 2018 NCAA Championships, but a few swims stood out as “off.”
Stanford’s Katie Ledecky (500 free), Simone Manuel (50 free), and Ella Eastin (200 IM) are chasing their own records today as the Cardinal swimmers hold the NCAA Records in all 3 individual races.
SwimSwam’s Tim Binning (theswimpictures.com) caught all the action on night 1 of the 2018 Women’s NCAA Championships.
The 400 IM American Record changed hands last season between Stanford teammates Katie Ledecky and Ella Eastin. Now that Ledecky has dropped the 200 free for the 400 IM at NCAAs, who will capture the title (and possibly the American Record) at the big showdown?
Katie Ledecky will look to lead Stanford to a second straight NCAA title in the 800 free relay.
Indiana’s Lilly King will look for her third consecutive 200 breast title at the NCAA Championships.
Mallory Comerford is one of four 4:35’s coming into the 2018 NCAA Championships in the 500 free, behind Katie Ledecky’s 4:26.
Though she would be seeded 2nd in the 500, Ella Eastin has opted to swim the 200IM (#5 seed) instead.
The 2018 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship pre-selection psych sheets are out, with Stanford’s Brooke Forde opting out of the 200…
We’ll see 3 reigning NCAA champions compete in their events tonight between Stanford’s Simone Manuel (100 free), Cal’s Kathleen Baker (200 back), and Stanford’s Ella Eastin (200 fly).
Look out for Stanford’s Katie Ledecky, who will battle American Record holder Ella Eastin shortly before racing All-American teammate Simone Manuel in the 200 free.