Katie Ledecky made her first appearance at the Santa Clara International this morning, putting up the top time in the women’s 400 free (4:02.44).
Katie McLaughlin produced the second-fastest swim of her career in both the 100 fly and 100 free tonight in Santa Clara.
Simone Manuel (100 FR) and Katie McLaughlin (100 FL) swam top seeds for their respective events, including a respective 1-2 finish in the 100 free.
Many big Cal and Stanford names will be swimming at the 2019 Santa Clara International Meet.
During the busy NCAA season, we have a tradition with our Swim of the Week: using it to pick out ‘the swim that won the meet’.
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck will race Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson for the 200 back title.
The meet is complete. How did your picks fare?
In the 200 fly, we’ll see Stanford’s defending champ and NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin go up against USC’s Louise Hansson, who took down the 100 fly NCAA Record last night.
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Stanford freshman Taylor Ruck has been 1:48.67 in the 200 yard backstroke this season, which would have been fast enough to win silver at last year’s NCAA Championships. But Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson has been faster still.
The Stanford women look very strong heading into the final day of the Pac-12 championships. Along the way, Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil headlines the Bears as she could take down another sprint record.
The final prelims session of the meet features the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
Day 3’s morning session will see prelims for the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back.
Louise Hansson will focus on her best event, the 100 fly, on Friday after winning the 200 IM on Thursday.
Day two of the 2019 Pac-12 Women’s Championships is underway.