A pair of notable California Golden Bears will find themselves right on the edge of NCAA qualification after improving their bids at the Pac-12 Last Chance meet.
Cierra Runge’s NCAA record 500 freestyle was just one of a number of sparkling Cal swims as the Golden Bears remain undefeated in swimming events at the 2015 Pac-12 Championships.
Missy Franklin could sweep all of her individual events at the Pac-12 Champs, although Elizabeth Pelton has been faster this season in the 200 IM and 200 back.
The Pac-12 network has produced a short highlight package from the big Pac-12 dual meet between LA rivals USC and UCLA.
The women of USC and UCLA showed up to swim at the final dual meet of the season for each Pac-12 squad. Among numerous season and lifetime-bests was a nation-leading 9:33 in the 1000 free from sophomore Chelsea Chenault.
The Cardinal women rallied for their seniors on Senior Day to defeat USC
The ladies of Louisiana State University held on to win the SMU Classic by 18 points over the Louisville Cardinals, keyed by a big win from its medley relay team.
The Trojans, who opened the season with a win over Washington State last week, will look to improve to 5-0 all-time against the Beavers in Corvallis while sending eight swimmers and one diver to Dallas for the annual six-team competition hosted by the Mustangs.
Women’s 200 Meter Freestyle – US Nationals Preview – Missy, Ledecky & Schmitty atop hard-hitting field
Katie Ledecky (pictured), Missy Franklin and Allison Schmitt are prepared to do battle for the national title ahead of a tightly-packed 200 free field.
Missy Franklin won her second event, the women’s 200 free, on Day Four at Los Angeles Invitational. Watch her fend off a strong last 50 from Australia’s Kylie Palmer.
Here are more SwimSwam images from the Los Angeles Invitational at Uytengsu Aquatics Center at USC.
Josh Prenot of California Aquatics was among the “A” final qualifiers in the men’s 400 IM at Los Angeles Invitational.
Chelsea Chenault and Andi Murez started off Saturday night’s final session of the TYR Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet Of…
5 Big Things from 2014 W. NCAA’s #1: Recruit Rankings Revisited, 2014 freshmen were remarkably consistent
An easy one to get right: Missy Franklin was the consensus #1 recruit, and the Golden Bear lived up to the hype. But how did the rest of our ‘top 10 recruits’ list hold up?