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.
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Loyola Blakefield High School and North Baltimore Aquatic Club’s Will Pelton has announced he will swim at his older sister Elizabeth’s alma mater, the University of California, Berkeley.
Walsh just snuck under Dagny Knutson’s previous record.
Cal’s Kathleen Baker shredded her way to the 3rd fastest performance in history, clocking a 1:48.33 to clip Elizabeth Pelton’s Meet Record from 2013.
Tonight, Maya DiRado scored her third championship of the week to become the fifth-fastest American 200 backstroker in history and the fourth-fastest swimmer in the world this year.
Elizabeth Pelton announced her retirement today, calling this morning’s 200 back prelims her “last race.”
Olivia Smoliga clocked 59.02 to win the 100 back at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials and become the third-fastest American in history.
Missy Frankin was the best backstroker on the planet in 2012 and 2013. But now a crowd of young talents threatens her return trip to the Olympics in the 100 back.
2012 Olympic bronze medalist Caitlin Leverenz is a favorite to win the 200 IM at 2016 Olympic Trials, but she will face serious competition on the road to Rio.
The 19& under U.S. talent in the backstroke is starting to creep up on the tried-and-true Olympians up top, and Missy & co. will need to be on their game in the 200 back finals at Trials.
23 American swimmers aged 17 and under, including Claire Adams (pictured above) would have scored points in the ‘A’ or ‘B’ finals at this weekend’s 2016 Women’s NCAA Division I Championships.