#8-seed Liz Li will not swim the 100 free on the final day of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships.
In a tight race where the top three teams all finished under the NCAA and American records, Stanford emerged victorious, winning the 200 medley relay in 1:33.11 over Cal and Indiana.
Hansson scratched the 200 IM, where she was the #16-seed, but is the #2 seed in both the 100 and 200 fly later in the meet.
Simone Manuel will be key for Stanford to defend their 400 medley relay title over Cal, who were DQed last year after out-touching the Cardinal.
Lilly King will be hunting down a third consecutive B1G title in the 100 breaststroke tonight.
The Indiana women broke their own team and conference records in the 400 medley relay tonight, even with Lilly King going a bit slower than she did when they set the old record last year.
Lilly King was a key member of Indiana’s record breaking 200 medley relay on night 1.
Lilly King’s blazing 25.84 breaststroke leg helped lead Indiana to the 3rd fastest 200 medley relay in history.
Though Indiana doesn’t have the relays or the incoming classes that other NCAA programs have, its brute individual-event strength will keep it relevant in 2018.
After a surprise win in the 200 IM resulting from a DQ, Lilly King will look to add to her haul today as the overwhelming favorite in the 100 breaststroke.
Ohio State’s Li Zhesi popped a championship record of 21.75 in the women’s 50 free prelims.
Last season, Eiber was a 2-time medalist at the Colorado 5A State Championships, placing 3rd in both the 50 and 100 freestyles.
2014 NCAA Champion Brooklynn Snodgrass is back for IU after taking a redshirt year during the 2015-16 season.