The Cal Bears returned 8 up and 2 down swims Saturday morning, yet the Texas Longhorns look strong to hold onto their lead from yesterday.
On paper, this looks like a Whitley win and McHugh silver is imminent. But two swimmers have hit big LCM times this year, which could make things close.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde, Cal’s Jason Louser and VTech’s Youssef Ramadan have all scratched their Thursday events following recent college championship meets.
Reece Whitley has a chance to sweep the breaststroke events for a second straight year tonight at the Men’s Pac-12 Championships.
Cal senior Daniel Carr will take on teammates Destin Lasco, Bryce Mefford and Hugo Gonzalez as he aims to repeat as the Pac-12 champion in the men’s 200 back.
Dylan Carter is among the big names who have pulled out of the San Antonio stop of the Pro Swim Series, per updated psych sheets released Tuesday.
Gonzalez time-trialed a 200 breaststroke early in the meet, and opted to focus on the 200 back for points on Wednesday in Houston.
Cal’s Ryan Hoffer will aim to defend his conference title in the 100 fly on Day 3 of the Men’s Pac-12 Championships in Houston.
Simone Manuel has logged just three official swims since the March 2020 Pro Swim Series event. She’ll make her return this week in San Antonio.
Cal junior Reece Whitley comes in as the top seed in the 100 breaststroke on Day 3 of Men’s Pac-12s, where he’ll look to defend his title from last season.
Cal’s Trenton Julian figures to prominent member of the Bears’ 800 free relay on the opening night of the Pac-12 Championships.
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.
Reece Whitley won two events as Cal beat Stanford despite temperatures in the 50’s as both schools wrapped up their regular season.
His 4:15 is better than the 4:20 and 4:18 he did at the two Stanford-Cal meets in November, and it’s only three seconds off his 2020 Pac-12 winning time.
USA Swimming has announced the addition of Bella Sims, Claire Curzan, Kate Douglass, and Daniel Roy to their 2020-2021 national team.