Missy Franklin, one of the greatest female athletes on the planet, set Minneapolis on fire with a blistering new NCAA Record, American Record, U.S. Open Record, and fastest of all-time swim in the 200 yard free, posting a 1:40.31 to win.
Thanks in part to some untimely Cal DQ’s, Felicia Lee and the Stanford Cardinal enter day 3’s finals session with a lead at the Pac-12 Championships. She’s the top seed headed into the 100 fly early in the meet and will look to help Stanford maintain their lead.
USC’s Stina Gardell leads a strong group of 200 IM’ers into tonight’s Pac-12 final.
USC’s Kendyl Stewart split a 22.8 on the fly leg of the Trojans’ medley relay as they posted the fastest time in the country this season.
On a weekend that reminded us how exciting swimming can be as a team sport, one swim set off a chain reaction to one of the biggest upsets in recent NCAA memory.
Stanford and USC went into todays duel both undefeated, but the Cardinal handed the Trojans their first loss, 170-130. (Photo: Tim Binning)
USC’s Kendyl Stewart was in top form on Friday, as were most of her teammates as the Trojans looked strong against the top-ranked Cal women.
Jasmine Tosky won a pair of events in the Trojans’ dominant win over Utah.
Kasey Carlson won an extremely tight race over Arizona’s Margo Geer in the 100 free.
Bonnie Brandon closes in on three titles for Arizona in what’s been a banner weekend for the sophomore.
Kevin Cordes shaved four one-hundredths off his own American record in the 100 breast for Arizona on Day 2 at the Texas Invite.
Kevin Cordes was just a tenth off his own American record at prelims of the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational.
Margo Geer and the Arizona Wildcats tore up day one of the Texas Hall of Fame Invitational.
Arizona’s Giles Smith had an unbelievable prelims swim on day 1 of the 2013 Texas Hall of Fame Invitational.
The USC women, led by Kasey Carlson, and the USC men all went nation-leading relay times against Arizona on Saturday.