This Stanford class went 3-for-3 in NCAA titles over their collegiate career, but Tennessee’s seniors put up the most points over their three seasons.
Beata Nelson stormed to the win in this event last year, erasing every record to become the fastest female 100-yard backstroker in history.
Stanford had several first-time individual champions at this meet. In fact, every single swimming champion for the Cardinal had never won individually before.
After winning the race with the Pac-12 Meet Record as a freshman with Cal, now-senior Cierra Runge of ASU looks to return to the top of the podium in the mile
Stanford’s Allie Raab will look to sweep the breaststroke events after taking the 100 breast title last night. Teammate Zoe Bartel, however, is the top seed.
USC senior Louise Hansson, the reigning NCAA Champion and NCAA Record holder, will race for her 4th-straight Pac-12 title in tonight’s 100 fly final.
Voss, a backstroke specialist with the Stanford Cardinal, is majoring in computer science and holds a 4.0 GPA while in her senior year.
USC’s Laticia Transom, who put up the fastest split of the field in the 800 free relay, swims the individual 200 free today.
Stanford had 3 swimmers scratch the 200 free. Nordmann and Voss will compete in the 100 back, while Forde will swim the 400 IM.
The Arizona State women have the top 3 seeds for the 500 free, led by Emma Nordin, who set a lifetime best in prelims as the top qualifier.
Cal’s American Record holder Abbey Weitzeil, the fastest woman in history, will compete in prelims of the 50 free this morning.
The 2020 women’s Pac-12 Championships begin tonight in Federal Way with timed finals of the 800 free relay and 400 medley relay.
The reigning NCAA Champion women will race against the reigning NCAA runners-up as powerhouses Stanford and Cal battle for the 2020 Pac-12 title.
One of the seniors honored was Katie Drabot, who won a close battle in the 200 fly, 1:55.79 to 1:55.99, with fellow senior Allie Szekely.