Linnea Mack did not break 54.00 in the Olympic Trials final last week, but both of her 100 meter free times today would have made the U.S. Olympic team.
It was her first sub-8:30 of the year, and she couldn’t have asked for a better time to post the swim.
USC swimmer Isabelle Odgers cracked a new personal best en route to winning the women’s 200 IM.
Isabel Ivey is leading a 1-2-3-4 Cal charge in the 100 free final, putting Cal in a position to potentially outscore four-time defending champions, Stanford
Isabelle Stadden will challenge the 1:50 barrier in the 200 back today, while the Cal Bears hold the top four seeds in the 100 free.
Cal’s Izzy Ivey will defend her 2020 Pac-12 title in the 100 back today, part of a busy prelims session from Houston, Texas.
2019 NCAA champ Brooke Forde leads the 500 free field this morning in a session where all three events are without the 2020 conference champ.
Stanford senior Brooke Forde has swum a different Pac-12 lineup in each season of her career, but she’s never-before attempted this tough day 2 double.
Two UCLA freshmen excelled with wins today, as the meet came down to a photo finish in the 400 free relay and Claire Grover anchored UCLA to the win.
Meanwhile, the Bruins won the majority of swimming events tonight, and the teams are locked in a tie going into tomorrow’s second and final session.
Cal picked up a 3rd NCAA ‘A’ relay cut this morning, swimming a 1:35.83 in the 200 medley relay.
USC freshman Kaitlyn Dobler broke the Spieker pool record in the 100 breast, getting the better of Cal’s Ema Rajic in the race.
Lots of fun aquatic action occurred on Day 3 of the 2020 US Open Championships in Irvine, and SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture it all.
Olympian Jordan Wilimovsky is entered in the 200/400/800/1500 free next week at Irvine’s U.S. Open meet site.
USC sophomore Isabelle Odgers won three events, breaking the WSU pool record in the 200 breast by over a second with a 2:13.04.