After taking a giant leap forward last season, the Cardinal bring in a strong recruiting class that bolsters a well-rounded squad in 2022-23.
Bobby Finke’s 100 NCAA points helped push the Florida Gators to the top of the 2018 recruiting class scoring rankings after four seasons.
The USC Trojans added three female divers to their NCAA lineup on Wednesday in Flagstaff, bringing the team total to four.
Stanford secured five out of the 11 NCAA qualifying spots that were available on the opening day of the Zone E Championships in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Conor Casey (right) added a 3-meter title to his earlier victory on 1-meter as Stanford leads the diving points heading into next week’s swimming events.
Conor Casey (middle) defended his Pac-12 title in 1-meter diving and gave Stanford the early lead in the men’s swimming & diving championships.
MacAlister led Stanford with three individual victories, two relay wins and 61 total points in a pair of Pac-12 dual meet wins.
Smith also swam to a win in the 200 backstroke (1:52.40) swimming the event for the first time in a dual-meet this season.
Stanford took home wins in three out of four events, with Harvard’s Adam Wesson clinching number one in the 3-meter event.
Senior Grant Shoults won both the 1000 and 500 freestyles as Stanford defeated Harvard 162-127 as well as the University of the Pacific 166-33.
LSU’s Juan Hernandez (pictured) led the qualifiers this morning in the 1-meter springboard prelims at 2021 NCAA Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships.
The Stanford women will have three divers at NCAAs, with Julia Wortman joining Mia Paulsen and Daria Lenz on the final day of competition.
Stanford qualified two men and two women for NCAAs, with the men going 1-2 on 3-meter to open the Zone E Championships this week.
Tony Chen (above) snagged two 2nd place finishes and Luke McDivitt won the platform event, pushing Utah into an early lead before swimming begins on Sunday.
Cal is going up against Texas at the NCAA Championships in March, but first, they’ll take on the rest of the Pac-12 at the conference championships.