It’s a tale of two classes for the men: the current junior class has been pretty lackluster, especially among our top-20 ranked recruits. But the current sophomores, led by #1 recruit Ryan Hoffer of Cal, have been outstanding through two years.
Another interesting aspect of today is the brewing team battle between USC and Utah for 5th place. The Utes only are lagging behind the Trojans by 38 points going into today, and with that margin, anything is poosible.
ASU’s Grant House is one of the top medal threats in the 200 free tonight, but he’ll be competing with the likes of Cal’s Andrew Seliskar and Stanford’s Jack LeVant.
The Biggest news coming into this morning is that Andrew Seliskar will not be swimming the 400 IM, and rather is opting for the 200 free today.
The 2019 Pac-12 Men’s Championships continue tonight with finals of the 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 200 free relay.
Pawel Sendyk comes in as the top seed for this morning’s preliminary heats of the 50 freestyle and is searching for his first Pac-12 individual title.
The Arizona women rolled, while the Arizona State men won a close battle on Saturday, but all 4 squads had noteworthy times to close their regular seasons.
The Arizona Wildcats have picked up Australian breaststroker David Schlicht mid-year.
China’s Wang Shun will look to defend his 200 IM SC World title on home soil in Hangzhou.
David Schlicht, who is signed with Australian swimwear brand Funky Trunks, has been selected for his first senior Australian Dolphins team after his second place finish to Thomas Fraser-Holmes in the 400m Individual Medley at the 2018 Australian National Short Course Championships.
Among the stars on the roster is 16-year-old Elijah Winnington, who won 8 gold medals individually at the 2017 Australian Age Championships.
17 year old Daniel Cave of Victoria took down his second and third competition records on the final day of the 2016 Australian Sate Teams Age Group Short Course Championships…
Daniel Cave of Victoria and Lydia Murray of Queensland both set new championship records on the second day of competition of the 2016 Australian Short Course Age Championships…