Kathleen Baker headlines the 200 back, but Ally Howe, who smashed the 100 back American Record last night, will look for a sweep of the backstrokes.
Day 4 brings competiton in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 1650 free, and platform diving.
The Cardinal’s Janet Hu will headline a double, as she’s the top seed in the 100 fly and 100 back after setting Meet Records in both this morning.
A highly anticipated showdown between Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Cal teammates Abbey Weitzeil and Farida Osman will take place in tonight’s 50 free final.
One of the big swims to watch today, of course, is Katie Ledecky’s 500 free. The Pac-12 Record currently stands at a 4:31.90, but we may see her take that down in the heats.
USC return this year with a highly talented group, but they’ll be hard pressed to defend their title against Stanford and Cal.
Smith’s 8:51.60 split at the 1000 yard mark and his 14:37.95 split at the 1650 mark rank among the top 5 times in the nation this season. That split at the 1650 is also just 6 seconds shy of his personal best 14:31.29.
Cal’s Long Gutierrez was back in action today in the Golden Bears’ first meet of 2017. Transfer Matt Josa also made his season debut, swimming in his first NCAA meet with Cal.
It was all outside smoke in the men’s 200 free final. Texas’ Townley Haas, who squeaked into the top 8 this morning, and Stanford’s Grant Shoults, who got scratched in after taking 9th in prelims, were the fastest 2 swimmers tonight.
Texas standout Madisyn Cox was on fire tonight, breaking Kathleen Hersey’s former school record in the 200 IM with a 1:52.83. That also makes her the 10th fastest performer of all time.
The Stanford men were on a roll this morning, putting 4 swimmers into the final of the 500 free and 5 swimmers into the final of the 200 IM.
USC had the fastest leadoff swimmer, with Dylan Carter blasting a 1:32.62 to help the Trojans to their 2nd place finish.
All-Americans Dylan Carter and Patrick Mulcare were among the top performers for the Trojans on the men’s side, picking up 2 individual event wins.
The Arizona men and women were on the road again this weekend, taking their 2nd-straight away meet victory against Utah in Salt Lake City.
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