One of the highlight swims of the session came in the 400 IM, where Ledecky battled reigning NCAA champ and teammate Ella Eastin.
Pickrem took off on the breaststroke leg and continued to push ahead as she finished in 1:53.38. That was just 8 hundredths shy of her lifetime best.
Bethany Galat is one of the Aggie stars to watch this weekend at the Art Adamson Invitational.
Blake Pieroni has shown great form early in the NCAA season, leading the Indiana men to the top of the CSCAA polls.
Missed out on our live recaps of the 2017 College Challenge? Fear not, for we’ve dug through results to put together a rapid-fire ‘highlight reel’ of top swims and swimmers from the meet, along with a quick look at what makes these swims significant.
It’s been a fast and fun Saturday night in SoCal at the University of Southern California for the USA Swimming…
The 2017 USA College Challenge kicks off Saturday night at USC.
Simone Manuel will no longer compete at this year’s College Challenge.
Simone Manuel (second from left), Katie Ledecky (third from left) and Ella Eastin (right) were three of the top individual scorers at 2017 NCAAs, and their Stanford Cardinal are still the heavy NCAA favorites despite graduating Lia Neal (far left).
You’ll never guess who we ranked #1… Ok, you might. But there are a few interesting offseason shake-ups, including one team outside the top 10 last year bringing in two impact transfers to surge towards the top 5.
Caeleb Dressel will swim for his collegiate legacy in his senior year with the Florida Gators.
Stanford was dominant at last year’s NCAA Championship meet, and should be again this year. But there are 9 other things that we think are worth a good, hard look this year.
Olympic champion Dmitriy Balandin will compete in his signature 200 breaststroke at day 3 prelims from Taipei.
Yui Ohashi of Japan will be hunting down gold in the 400 IM after taking the top qualifying time in the prelims.
Follow along for live updates from the first preliminary session of the 2017 World University Games.