Coming into Cal as a freshman, Bryce Mefford was intimidated walking into practice, stepping up on the blocks next to names like Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley. But times have changed
While this pay not have been the most well-attended Pro Series Swim stop ever, there were plenty of in-season bests on the final night of the 2019 PSS – Knoxville stop.
Regan Smith won the 100 back last night by hundredths over Olivia Smoliga, and she’ll look to set herself up for another win tonight with a strong swim this morning in the 200 back.
Michael Andrew leads the 50 free and 50 fly fields into day 3 after beating Olympic champ Ryan Murphy in the 50 back last night.
Zheng Quah, Tom Shields, Daniel Carr, and Pace Clark all scratched out of the 200 free final to focus on other events.
The best male American IM’er since the Phelps/Lochte era, Chase Kalisz has been dominating every international major meet in recent memory.
Cal freshman Reece Whitley is the top seed in the 200 breast.
Ricardo Vargas of Michigan swam the fastest time in the NCAA in the men’s 1650 on day 4 of the Georgia Invite.
Michigan freshman Maggie MacNeil will look to defend her top seeds from prelims tonight in both the women’s 100 fly and 100 back tonight in Athens.
Reece Whitley swam an NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 51.49 in the men’s 100 breast at day 2 prelims of the UGA Invite.
After swimming the fastest time in the country this morning in the 500 free, Cal’s Andrew Seliskar will contest the men’s 200 IM final on night 1 of the Georgia Fall Invite.
Siobhan Haughey, who owns the top time in the NCAA in the 200 free, will be competing for Michigan this weekend at the UGA Fall Invite.
Whitley improved his nation-leading 1:56.60 with a 1:55.87 today. Only Andrew Seliskar has been under 1:57.9 this year, besides Whitley.
Katie McLaughlin set a new PB in the 50 free and won the 100 free in 48.7 as the Cal women won their first dual of the season against Utah.
As a junior with Oak Ridge HS last year, Colby Mefford was the 100 back runner-up at the 2018 CIF State Championships