Stanford is one of the best teams in the country this year, but they’ll be battling a tough Cal team that also ranks among the best of the best.
Shoults swam to a 4:18.40 to win the race, finishing 4 seconds ahead of fellow Stanford freshman True Sweetser (4:22.53).
All-American sophomore Andrew Seliskar threw down a winning triple for the Cal bears as they defeated USC at home this Friday.
It’s still a dogfight at the top, with defending champs Texas playing their cards closer to the vest, California exploding at the Georgia Invite and NC State continuing to swim good opponents very tough.
Ryan Hoffer (above) and his teammates at the Scottsdale Aquatic Club have broken the 15-18 National Age Group Record in the 200 yard free relay.
It was all outside smoke in the men’s 200 free final. Texas’ Townley Haas, who squeaked into the top 8 this morning, and Stanford’s Grant Shoults, who got scratched in after taking 9th in prelims, were the fastest 2 swimmers tonight.
Breaststroker/Freestyler Parker Seale will swim for the USC Trojans as a member of their men’s Class of 2021.
All-Americans Dylan Carter and Patrick Mulcare were among the top performers for the Trojans on the men’s side, picking up 2 individual event wins.
Santo Condorelli had a win in the 50 free for USC, as the men battled to what was initially a tie with ASU on Friday. A later re-score gave the meet to Bob Bowman’s crew. The Trojan women were victorious over the Sun Devils.
Dylan Carter posted two wins and was a key player on relays to help the Trojans defeat UCSB yesterday.
Carsten Vissering won the 50 free and 100 breast in yesterday’s USC dual versus Cal Poly.
New Zealand age group record-holder Mario Koenigsperger will swim for the University of Southern California in the fall.
Will Licon of Texas comes in as the favorite as he looks to repeat as NCAA champion in the 200 breaststroke.
Virginia Tech’s Brandon Fiala comes in with a shot at a title in the wide open 100 breaststroke.
Sam Perry leads a Stanford team that holds a solid lead over USC heading into the final night of action at the 2016 Pac 12 Men’s Championships.