D’Arcy clocked a 52.49, chipping 0.01 seconds off her previous best, which she had swum at the Pepperdine Invite in November of 2019.
The 22.20 is a Northern Colorado team record, and there’s a very reasonable chance that time is fast enough for Moore to earn an invite to this year’s NCAAs.
BYU men won the MPSF Championship title for the first time in five years. Their margin of victory was extended today by two individual wins and one relay win.
The Brigham Young men went 1-2 in the 200 IM then won the 200 free relay, while Hawaii took the 50 free and 1-meter diving.
After day 1 of the MPSF Championships, BYU has a narrow 4 point lead on the men’s side. Hawaii and BYU’s women’s programs are tied for 1st with 74 points.
7 Don Redding women’s pool records fell on Friday, with 4 records falling at the hands of BYU this weekend.
With quarantine forcing top-level swimmers to find alternate ways to train and race, a few top-level talents are making do with an Arizona backyard.
Hawaii’s men and women took the 200 medley relay, but UCSB’s men and women found the wall first in the 800 free relay at the MPSF Champs last night.
Arkansas senior Anna Hopkin is now the fourth-best performer ever in the 50 free, and her time of 21.19 tonight is the seventh-best performance ever.
The BYU men’s team topped the Colorado Mesa Mavericks, 155-142, while the Cougar women came out ahead, 222-76, at Richard Build Pool on Friday.
BYU swept the competition, topping Air Force and Colorado Mesa on both the men’s and women’s sides at the Mountain Shootout Friday and Saturday.
Arkansas’ Anna Hopkin swam a nation-leading 21.64 in the women’s 50 free at the Mizzou Invite.
Brigham Young men’s 800 free relay broke the meet record on Day 1 of the MPSF Championships.
In the first men’s event of the day, the relay from King Aquatic Club won with a new national record of 1:33.72.
Connor Stirling (middle) with coach Nate Moore (left) and teammate Drew Eisen (right) will swim for the BYU Cougars.