Kevin Cordes doubled up and won both the breaststrokes in Arizona’s big win over ASU.
Texas Women Hold Slim Leads Over ‘Zona and SMU; Longhorn Men Dominating After Day One of Double Dual
Sam Lewis kicked off the day for the Texas men with a dominant win in the 1000 free.
Missy Franklin and the Cal Golden Bears used superior depth to outlast the top-heavy Arizona Wildcats in Tucson.
Bonnie Brandon led 1-2 finishes in both backstrokes to power the Lady Wildcats past all four visiting foes while the Zona men picked up the win over Missouri.
Check out this gallery of photos from the Texas Hall of Fame Invite over the weekend. Headline photo: Joseph Schooling, Texas.
Wildcat junior Emma Schoettmer picked up a pair of NCAA B Standards along with a sweep of the Breaststroke events to help propel Arizona to a narrow 155-145 win over the UCLA Bruins.
Kevin Cordes and Brad Tandy didn’t compete and the Wisconsin men took advantage, knocking off Arizona in the Wildcats home pool.
Bonnie Brandon lost most of her NCAA meet last spring to a devastating illness, but at full strength this season she’ll be the centerpiece of Rick DeMont’s Wildcats.
Micah Lawrence has been on a tear this season through the Grand Prix circuit, and she’ll try to extend that magic for SwimMAC in Irvine.
It was Laura Sogar in the final of the women’s 100 breaststroke. After a decent morning swim, she really made a statement tonight, dropping over a second and half to win the event with a 1:09.15.
Katie Ledecky will focus on her best event, the 800 free, in finals on Saturday at the 2014 Mesa Grand Prix.
Arizona State hosted desert rival Arizona in a dual Saturday, the last meet for both Pac-12 foes before the conference championships. The visiting Wildcats picked up two resounding wins – the women triumphed 171.5-105.5, while the men, swimming for a second straight week without star butterflyer Giles Smith, won 158.5-116.5.
Arizona’s Bonnie Brandon already has two individual event wins after the first day of competition against Texas.
Cal was nothing short of dominant at home, winning 206-92 on the men’s side and 190-109 for the women. Missy Franklin and Ryan Murphy each won four races, putting up huge relay splits along the way.
Bonnie Brandon (above) and Elizabeth Pepper led the Arizona Wildcats to a resounding victory. The meet will be televised on Saturday.