Weitzeil was a part of Cal’s 800 free relay at Pac-12s, but they swapped her out for Kristen Vredeveld at NCAAs. This could be because she’s more valuable on the other relays, but it’s noteworthy because of her health issues following the 200 free at Pac-12s.
The favorite to win this race is Stanford’s Ally Howe, who broke Natalie Coughlin’s American Record and became the first woman to clear the 50 second barrier since 2002 at the 2017 Pac-12 Championships.
After making the podium at the 2016 Rio Olympis, Cal backstroker Kathleen Baker has been looking to move up in the yards pool.
Women’s NCAA conference championships have wrapped up, meaning it’s time for our last Power Rankings of the season. Stanford is still the runaway #1 team in the land, but the rest of the top 20 has shuffled up pretty considerably as more teams start to show their cards in the hunt for NCAA invites.
The men’s 200 breast is one of the top races to watch, with Auburn’s defending SEC champ Michael Duderstadt, Missouri’s Fabian Schwingenschlogl, Alabama’s Anton McKee, and South Carolina’s Nils Wich-Glasen contending.
Florida standouts Caeleb Dressel and Maxime Rooney will take on the 100 free alongside Missouri’s Michael Chadwick, as will Georgia’s defending NCAA champ Olivia Smoliga in the women’s race.
Day 4 prelims at the 2017 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee bring competition in the 200 fly, 100 back, 100 breast, and women’s platform diving.
The 2016-17 NCAA postseason is slated to kick off next week with the 2017 SEC Championships at the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center on the University of Tennessee’s campus.
Missouri sprint freestyler Michael Chadwick is taking on the 100 breaststroke, rather than the 200 free, at this year’s SEC Championship meet.
Kentucky’s Danielle Galyer swam to victory in the 500 free, posting a 4:58.55 to out-touch teammate Kendal Casey (4:58.63). She also won the 100 fly in 55.96.
Trevor Carroll threw down a winning triple for the Cardinals, starting with the 200 free, which he won in a quick 1:36.67.
Texas is surging with a big win over Georgia, but no one can quite unseat Stanford at the top of our first Power Rankings of 2017. The Cardinal are still the team to beat, though midseason rest meets caused some major shakeups behind them.
Based on day 1 results, the Kentucky men and women came away with 2 team victories each, while the Virginia Tech men and women brought home wins over Georgia Tech.
After the mid season rest meets the Stanford women lead the Division 1 Swimulator rankings (basically scoring out as it…
Now that the 2nd round of 2016 midseason invites for NCAA teams are in the books, we’ve put together a list of the top NCAA swimmers in each women’s event up to this point.