With Olympic champions Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel moving on to the pros, Stanford reloads in search of their third-straight 800 free relay title – and they’ve still got the stars to do it.
Lilly King enters the meet as the top seed in the 100 and 200 breaststroke, where she’ll have a chance at finishing off a career sweep.
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Like in 2018, the Stanford women again have 18 swimmers that will earn invites to NCAAs.
Scoring out the pre-cut women’s NCAA psych sheet shows a potentially narrow battle for the national title – perhaps closer than originally projected.
Ella Eastin, in spite of dabbling in the 200 back at Pac-12s (and winning a conference title), will shift back to her standard NCAA Championship schedule of 200 IM, 400 IM, and 200 fly.
The Stanford women won their third straight Pac 12 championship. Here are the details. Lots and lots of details.
The Stanford women look very strong heading into the final day of the Pac-12 championships. Along the way, Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil headlines the Bears as she could take down another sprint record.
Cal’s Amy Bilquist is set to battle Stanford freshman Taylor Ruck, an Olympic medalist, in the 100 back.
Stanford teammates Brooke Forde and Ella Eastin are the top two seeds in the 400 IM tonight
Since she’s swimming the 500 tonight, the 200 IM will be without American Record holder Eastin. USC’s Louise Hansson, the 100 fly NCAA champion, leads the way there.
On top of the incredible time, Eastin also negative split the race.
Stanford leads the way with 17 total finals swims on Thursday night.
Stanford’s Ella Eastin has been named the Pac-12 Women’s Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
Day two of the 2019 Pac-12 Women’s Championships is underway.