At every Trials, there’s a small subset of about 25 swimmers who carry a heavy burden: they miss qualifying for the Olympics by a single spot.
The biggest difference between Walsh tonight and her performance at this past Summer’s Pan American Games is that she came home much faster tonight.
Curzan finished 2nd overall in the heats with her time of 1:00.44, cracking 1:01 for the first time in her career.
Beata Nelson was named CSCAA’s Swimmer of the Year after winning 3 events and setting 2 American records.
After scaring the 100 back American record Saturday, Smith had even more in store for the 200 Sunday.
Kathleen Baker holds the NCAA and American records at 1:47.30.
Great set for a Saturday quality set. Also, really fun to do with a tech suit on at the beginning of a taper!
Taylor Ruck broke a pool record and won two individual events as the Stanford women improved to 2-0 at Washington State.
Kathleen Baker won gold in the 200 back in a new Pan Pac meet record.
Ella Eastin swam a pair of lifetime bests in the 200 IM at the Pan Pacific Championships after being diagnosed with mono at the beginning of July.
Ryan Murphy lowered his own meet record in the men’s 200 back on day 2 of the Speedo Grand Challenge.
Caeleb Dressel and Ryan Lochte will be in action at the Mel Zajac meet at the beginning of July in Vancouver.
Junior Kathleen Baker, who set an American record while defending her NCAA title in the 200-yard backstroke last month, was named Cal’s MVP for the second year in a row at the women’s swimming & diving team’s annual banquet Sunday afternoon.
Kathleen Baker won the 200 back by over a body length Saturday night, becoming the 3rd woman ever under 1:48, breaking the American record in 1:47.30.
Beata Nelson is the top seed heading into finals with a 1:49.33.