After punching a nation #1 time of 41.82 this morning in the 100 free, Texas’s Daniel Krueger is the favorite for the win tonight.
His time of 1:39.15 in the 200 back ranks second in the nation this year, behind only Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (1:38.21).
Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night.
Swimmers like Alvin Jiang and Max McHugh continue to impress with nation-leading times during day 3 prelims at the 2019 Minnesota Invite.
Host New Trier will aim to topple defending champs Neuqua Valley as only 3.5 points separates the teams after a record-breaking prelims.
Alicia Wilson, the 2019 World University Games gold medalist in the 200 IM, swam a 2:13 in the same event at a Monday morning dual meet.
Weitzeil, one of the most versatile swimmers in the NCAA, also went 1:02.20 in the 100 breast and split a 48-high on their 400 free relay.
Cal earmed victories in seven of the eight events on Saturday as the Bears closed out the meet atop the overall standings at the Chick-fil-A Invitational.
Despite a great senior class graduating last year, Cal still returns a talent-laden roster, headed by the nation’s top sprinter: Abbey Weitzeil.
Cal senior standout Abbey Weitzeil has retained her title of Queen of the Pool, winning the meet in a new record time.
The five-time Division III champion Kustritz, entering her senior year at Denison, represented Cal at the 2019 Speedo Grand Challenge last weekend.
Junior Abbey Weitzeil, who swept three individual events at the Pac-12 Championships and captured the national title in the 50-yard free, was named Cal’s Most Outstanding Swimmer at the team’s annual banquet.
Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin’s record in the 200 free.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde, the 500 free champion, is on fire.
If there’s one relay that feels hard to project, it’s this one.