Cal is going up against Texas at the NCAA Championships in March, but first, they’ll take on the rest of the Pac-12 at the conference championships.
Reece Whitley won two events as Cal beat Stanford despite temperatures in the 50’s as both schools wrapped up their regular season.
Ryan Hoffer then split a scorching 18.55 on the 2nd leg, with Nate Biondi (19.26) and Bryce Mefford (19.58) bringing the squad home.
Cal and Texas continue to duel for the nation’s top spot, with veterans like Reece Whitley (pictured) and Drew Kibler leading the way and rookies stepping up.
Nathan Adrian made an appearance at the meet, swimming the men’s LCM 50 and 100 free.
This week’s BSN Sports Swim Team of the Week the Sierra Marlins Swim Team in the Sacramento area of California, a USA Swimming Gold Medal Club.
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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.
Cal’s Zheng Quah has scratched from his 5th seed in the 100 back and 6th seed in the 200 free. That’s no surprise, as he’ll swim the 100 fly.
On night 1 of the 2020 men’s Pac-12 Championships, 2-time defending Pac-12 and reigning NCAA Champion Cal will race to defend their titles in both relays.