Kenisha Liu won the 200 free and 50 free for the Bruins on Monday.
Cal freshman Reece Whitley is the top seed in the 200 breast.
Ryan Murphy lowered his own meet record in the men’s 200 back on day 2 of the Speedo Grand Challenge.
Indiana’s Lilly King will look for her third consecutive 200 breast title at the NCAA Championships.
We’ll see 3 reigning NCAA champions compete in their events tonight between Stanford’s Simone Manuel (100 free), Cal’s Kathleen Baker (200 back), and Stanford’s Ella Eastin (200 fly).
Ella Eastin will contest the 400 IM on day 3 of the Pac-12 Championships after sitting out of the 200 yesterday.
Katie Ledecky swims the 500 free on day 2 of the Women’s Pac-12 Championships.
The Stanford women are the heavy favorites to take the 2018 Pac-12 crown and successfully defend their 2017 title, which was their first since 2014.
The Pac-12 matchup between UCLA and USC came down to the final event on Friday, with the teams ultimately tying at 150 points each.
Cal’s freshmen continue to play a big role, with 3 freshmen earning individual wins.
UCLA only dropped 2 events to Oregon State, and that was due to UCLA swimming the last 2 events exhibition.
Texas freshman standout Austin Katz was a key player in helping the Horns secure their NCAA spot. Despite their A relay being disqualified, Katz came up big with a 45.34 backstroke split to help the B relay to victory.
Arizona kicked off a weekend of Pac-12 battles in a home dual meet against UCLA on Friday. The Wildcats outlasted the Bruins in a close battle, winning by 9 points.
Kenisha Liu picked up two wins as the Bruins won their own quad meet this weekend.
Claire Grover, who swims for Scottsdale Aquatic Club and Boulder Creek High School, has announced that she changed her verbal commitment to the University of California, Los Angeles for 2018-19.