In finals, though, Texas A&M’s Breeja Larson closed the door on her second 50 with a total time of 57.23, splitting 27.0/30.2 en route to her 3rd-straight title in this event.
“I didn’t know what NCAA’s were my freshman year.” Emily McClellan takes her success all in stride, going a fast…
The biggest 5 or 6 conferences tend to dominate the headlines, but they’re far from the only homes for fast swimming. Meet 6 women with top-10 NCAA seeds coming from the smaller conferences.
The marquee matchup pits American record-holder Emma Reaney of Notre Dame against the woman whose record she broke just a few weeks ago, Texas A&M’s Breeja Larson. But a tough field should make this more than a 2-horse race.
2014 Horizon League Championships: Newcomers Make Impactful First Impression, Oakland Sweeps Team Titles
Oakland men and women sweep the team championship titles.
2014 Horizon League Day Three Finals Full Recap: McClellan Puts Up Nation’s Third Fastest 100 Breast
McClellan shines on day three of Horizon League Championships.
The UWM women won every swimming event on the night, but still trail Oakland in team points. The Grizzly men are in firm control, with Cleveland State second.
Emily McClellan broke two school records and put up the third-fastest 100 breaststroke time in the nation for UW-Milwaukee.
The Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers
Wisconsin’s Michael Weiss was one of 6 record-breakers on the final night of the 2013 World University Games pool swimming competition. (File Photo: TIm Binning, theswimpictures)
Petra Chocova not only bettered Yulia Efimova in the women’s 50 breast prelim, she also broke Megan Jendrick’s meet record. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The Russians took the top seed in three of the five prelims events on Thursday in Kazan. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Brittany Sayler, who helped coach All-American and World University Games swimmer Emily McClellan (above), has landed a new job at North Texas
Laura Sogar is the hottest name in women’s breaststroking in the U.S. after winning the NCAA 200 breaststroke Championship ahead of two former collegiate champions and an American Record holder. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Texas A&M’s Breeja Larson won the 100 breaststroke at last year’s Olympic Trials. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)