Missy Franklin could sweep all of her individual events at the Pac-12 Champs, although Elizabeth Pelton has been faster this season in the 200 IM and 200 back.
Already this season she is within one second of that mark (1:40.31), and swimming faster in the event than she was last year. Going into the meet last season the American record was 1:41.21. Now, she’s swimming times like that in-season which is what puts this swim on this list.
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Elizabeth Pelton was one of many double event winners that helped propel the Cal Golden Bears to a 184 to 113 victory over the UCLA Bruins.
Franklin, pictured above, won three events and looked solid in Cal’s win over ASU.
Cal junior Elizabeth Pelton has been named the Pac-12 Swimmer of the Month for December after posting NCAA-leading times in both the 200-yard backstroke and 200-yard individual medley.
Bonnie Brandon led 1-2 finishes in both backstrokes to power the Lady Wildcats past all four visiting foes while the Zona men picked up the win over Missouri.
Cal’s Liz Pelton (right) and Missy Franklin (center) lead the NCAA with 4 individual “A” cuts each, and Rachel Bootsma (left) is also qualified.
Elizabeth Pelton and the women of Cal jumped from 4th to 1st in this week’s CSCAA rankings in Division I.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy swam to a win and an NCAA A cut in the 200 Back to help propel the Cal Golden Bears to an overall win at the UGA Fall Invite.
Virginia’s Courtney Bartholomew owned the 100 back in prelims, with an A cut of 50.76 to top a star-studded field.
Chase Kalisz led a 1-2-3 sweep in the 200 IM finals as the Georgia men and women posted early leads after Day 1 of the UGA Fall Invitational.
Josh Prenot and California were overpowering Friday night, knocking off the visiting Wisconsin Badgers in a pair of duals.
Head Coach Carol Capitani saw her Longhorns make a comeback against a Pac-12 power for the second-straight day.