Louisville made sure things weren’t close, after coming within a point of winning each of the past two years.
Mallory Comerford provided some incredibly fast in-seasons splits, helping the Cardinals to five event victories and a 28-point lead after night one of the 2018 SMU Classic.
Mallory Comerford won the 50 free and 200 IM as Louisville dominated Xavier to open the season.
Senior Mallory Comerford leads a Louisville squad that returns every single swimmer from all five of last year’s NCAA relays.
Lilly King highlights the women’s 100 breast field on the final night of the Columbus Pro Swim Series.
Kelsi Dahlia headlines the women’s 200 fly on the final day in Columbus.
Mallory Comerford posted winning times of 1:59.38 and 59.87 in the 200 free and 100 fly.
Stanford’s Ella Eastin is looking for a perfect 3-for-3 in both NCAA titles and American Records here. She’ll be swimming in the 200 fly towards the end of the session.
Louisville’s Mallory Comerford will go up against Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey in the 200 free.
Day 2 of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships will feature the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay.
Hansson scratched the 200 IM, where she was the #16-seed, but is the #2 seed in both the 100 and 200 fly later in the meet.
Tennessee’s Erika Brown wasn’t even an individual qualifier for NCAAs last season, but now she’s got her eyes on the 100 fly title.
For Eastin, the conqueror of all four strokes, it may be the 200 butterfly where she’ll have the fewest obstacles on her path to an NCAA title.
Instead of swimming the 100 fly on the same night she will try to defend her 200 free title, Mallory Comerford will swim the 500 free.
A deep freestyle group is a tried and true formula for success, and that’s exactly what Virginia has on its roster.