Sam Poulsen became the 25th woman in history and 68th person overall to complete the 21-mile swim across the North Channel from Ireland to Scotland.
Whether she’s training for an English Channel crossing or a record-breaking 500 yard swim, this set is a “go-to” in marathon swimmer Catherine Breed’s lineup of workouts.
21-time Cal All-American Catherine Breed won 2 races at the PacMasters Championships last week.
Missy Franklin won 3 events, but Stanford swam away with a decisive victory less than 2 weeks out of the Pac-12 Championships.
Chuck Katis swam his first meet as a Golden Bear on Friday, and walked away with a win in the 200 breaststroke.
Missy Franklin and her freshman classmates dominated the show vs. Washington State at Spieker Aquatics Complex.
Catherine Breed (above) and Melanie Klaren have been charged as captains of the 2013-2014 Cal women’s team.
Cody Miller has been added to the 2013 World University Games roster, in a twist from the official rules. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Dana Vollmer, Ryan Lochte and others scratched events for the second preliminary series tomorrow. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Katie Ledecky will focus her day one efforts on the 800 free, where she’s the fastest American in history. (Photo: Tim BInning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Olympians Allison Schmitt (left) and Chloe Sutton (right) were both in the top 5 in the world last year, but will someone get left out in favor of fast-rising Katie Ledecky? (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Something tells me I’m going to regret these picks. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Even without a single event title on Saturday, Maddy Schaefer (above) and the Stanford women took their third Pac 12 title in four seasons. (File Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Liz Pelton, the American Record holder, will take the top seed into the 200 back final tonight. (File Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Stanford’s Maya DiRado got a win over Caitlin Leverenz in the 400 IM, which helped Stanford to a very narrow lead over USC with just 7 finals to go. (File Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)