Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night.
Swimmers like Alvin Jiang and Max McHugh continue to impress with nation-leading times during day 3 prelims at the 2019 Minnesota Invite.
After his nation-leading 4:12.17 in the 500 free during prelims, Arizona’s Brooks Fail will test that mark in tonight’s final.
Sidelined after being hit by a stray bullet this summer, Minnesota breaststroker Max McHugh is back. We’ll see him tonight on the 200 medley relay.
The Cal Golden Bears are gearing up for their annual Triple Distance meet at Stanford, along with the Trojan Diving Invitational.
Quah has a personal best of 1:33.75, and his first 200 free of last season (also in October) was 1:37.09.
California will compete in its first dual meet of the 2019-20 season when it clashes with Pacific on Thursday afternoon in Stockton, Calif.
The Cal men hold the nation’s top time in the 100 fly, 100 back, 100 breast and 100 free thanks to fast swimming at the King of the Pool meet.
Cal has the two best returning 50 freestylers in the NCAA. But they also have arguably three of the top 400 IMers. That’s what you call a well-rounded roster.
The NCAA will not allow swimmers to wear any technology that transmits information to an athlete in real-time, only devices for “data collection.”
Cal senior Zheng Quah became the 2019 King of the Pool at the annual Cal/Cal Poly dual meet, winning 4 of the 5 pentathlon events.
Sean Grieshop (above) is the top returning swimmer in 2 NCAA events in the 2019-2020 season: the 500 free and the 400 IM.
Tom Shields split 50.40, with a reaction time of .05, on the butterfly leg of the 400 medley relay at Pan Ams. USA broke the Pan Am record by 2.43 seconds.
Meghan Small comes in as the top seed by a second and a half in the women’s 200 IM on the final night of the 2019 Pan Ams in Lima, Peru.