A pair of Golden Bear freshmen and an unheralded Cardinal were among the discipline champions in this year’s Cal-Stanford showdown.
Stanford freshman Andrei Minakov, the 2019 World silver medalist in the 100 fly, made his Stanford debut on Friday in a dual meet against Utah.
Cal’s Forrest Frazier clocked a time of 1:03.05 in the men’s 100 breaststroke to put himself into Wave I of the U.S. Olympic Trials.
At the NC Age Group Champs, Erik Petruzzi became the 4th-fastest 13-14 US performer in the 100-yard breast at 56.17, just behind Whitley, MA, and Dang.
Cal is going up against Texas at the NCAA Championships in March, but first, they’ll take on the rest of the Pac-12 at the conference championships.
His 4:15 is better than the 4:20 and 4:18 he did at the two Stanford-Cal meets in November, and it’s only three seconds off his 2020 Pac-12 winning time.
Zhang, 14, dropped over four seconds to go from never having broken a minute to ranking inside the age group’s top-20 all-time.
The Bellevue Club Swim Team hosted a relay-only meet in short course meters, with several junior swimmers putting up solid swims.
Cal’s class of rising seniors – led by sprinter Ryan Hoffer – is an elite group. But so are Stanford’s incoming freshmen, including flyer Andrei Minakov.
Our top four classes are unbelievably loaded, including a World Champs silver medalist and a World Junior champ, among many others.
It’s an elite class of IMers heading into the NCAA next fall (assuming there’s a season), led by Carson Foster and a host of World Junior medalists.
Dang, a Stanford commit, set the mark in the 100 breast. He was also the 200 free champion as he clipped his best in 1:38.52.
Lukas Miller has had a strong meet so far and is seeded 1st in the men’s 100 free on Day 4 of Speedo Winter Junior Championships – West.
2019 Speedo Winter Junior Championships – West December 11th-14th, 2019 King County Aquatic Center, Federal Way, Washington SCY (25y) Course…
2019 World Championships 100 fly silver medalist Andrei Minakov announced today his verbal commitment to the Stanford Cardinal.