The Stanford men battled closely with Pac-12 rival Arizona State for most of their dual meet on Friday, but the Cardinal pulled together to take the win.
MJ Mao will be going for the breastroke sweep tonight after winning the 100 breast yesterday and putting up the fastest 200 time in this morning’s prelims.
Arizona State sophomore Emma Nordin won the ‘B’ final in a 4:40.99, just .03 shy of the 2019 Invited time for the NCAA Championships.
Kirschke fought hard on the breast and free legs of the 200 IM to snag the event win and clinch the meet for UCLA in the final individual race of the meet.
Bob Bowman’s Arizona State men rolled past USC, marking their first home victory in the series in 16 years. The USC women, meanwhile, won their 12th-straight over the Sun Devils.
15-year-old Justina Kozan registered a new lifetime best in the 200 fly. She out-touched another 15-year-old, Katie Crom, to take the win.
University of Arizona’s Christian Imbus dropped nearly 21 seconds in the 1500 to qualify for the 2020 US Olympic Trials in the event.
Minnesota’s Mackenzie Padington had a huge swim in the eaarly heats of the mile, dropping nearly 16 seconds to lead the pack with only the final heat to go.
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.
Day two of the 2019 Pac-12 Women’s Championships is underway.
The Arizona women rolled, while the Arizona State men won a close battle on Saturday, but all 4 squads had noteworthy times to close their regular seasons.
Over the weekend, Runge went 50.64 in the 100 free and 1:49.44 in the 200 free, winning both.
Riley Scott won three events in USC’s sweep at home over ASU.
Mitchell is a senior at Providence Christian Academy in the greater Atlanta area.