Grace Zhao

A Day in the (Meet) Life: Stanford Women’s Swimming (Video Feature)

Overall, it would seem from the outside that the Stanford women found a very solid foundation for their team chemistry. 

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Stanford Freshmen Power Cardinal to Win Over Utah

Stanford’s freshman class had a strong debut, with 5 freshmen women and 4 freshmen men securing individual wins to help the Cardinal beat Utah.

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College Swimming Previews: #1 Stanford and College Swimming’s Big 3

Simone Manuel (second from left), Katie Ledecky (third from left) and Ella Eastin (right) were three of the top individual scorers at 2017 NCAAs, and their Stanford Cardinal are still the heavy NCAA favorites despite graduating Lia Neal (far left).

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2017-2018 Women’s NCAA Power Rankings: First Edition

You’ll never guess who we ranked #1… Ok, you might. But there are a few interesting offseason shake-ups, including one team outside the top 10 last year bringing in two impact transfers to surge towards the top 5.

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Ranking the 2017 Women’s NCAA Recruiting Classes: #1-4

Brooke Forde headlines a scary good class at #1, the Stanford Cardinal.

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Kenisha Liu Wins Two More, PASA Wins Team Titles at La Mirada Sectls

Brea Aquatics’ Kenisha Liu stormed to two more victories in La Mirada tonight, taking the 200 IM and 50 free.

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Liam O’Haimhirgin Unloads 49.9 100 Free at La Mirada Sectional

His previous best was a 50.52, and he’s now broken the 50-second mark for the first time.

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Pac-12 Past, Present, and Future Featured at La Mirada Sectionals

Rising USC junior Riley Scott, swimming with Marin Pirates, is the top seed in both the 100 breast and the 200 IM.

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Sancov Scares Rooney Record with 43.4 100 Free in CIF State Finals

Sancov led off the 400 free relay in a speedy 43.46, nearly taking down the former 100 free Meet Record of 43.44 done by Maxime Rooney in 2016.

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Mefford, Lee, Liang, Garcia, Zhao, and Biondi Headline CIF State Meet

Sunny Hills senior Courtney Tseng is top seed in the girls’ 500 free at the 2017 CIF state meet.

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Grace Zhao Downs 100 Breast Record at CIF Central Coast Champs

Zhao’s record came in the 100 breast, where she put up a 1:00.94 in prelims to shave .02 off her own former record.

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Liang, Zhao Headline 2017 CIF Central Coast Section Psych Sheets

Among the top competitors slated to compete is Stanford Commit Alex Liang, who will take on the 200 IM and 500 free.

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Gunn Boys, Palo Alto Girls Win SCVAL Varsity Titles

The Gunn boys and Palo Alto girls defended their SCVAL titles.

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Lillian Struempf Wins 4 Over Final Two Days Of Far Westerns

Terrapins 10-year-old Lillian Struempf won two events apiece on each of the last two days of the 2017 Far Westerns meet.

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Breeja Larson Hits 9th-Fastest 200y Breast All-Time In College Station

2012 Olympian Breeja Larson won three events in front of a home crowd to highlight the College Station Speedo Sectional meet. Larson has stayed busy as she continues her pro career. Now competing for NYAC, she won three events. Larson was 57.91 to win the 100 breast, 2:04.71 for the 200 breast title and 49.74 to take the 100 freestyle.

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