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The 100 fly is one of the most anticipated showdowns, featuring 2 women tied as the NCAA Record holders and a 3rd who holds the American Record.
Beata Nelson stormed to the win in this event last year, erasing every record to become the fastest female 100-yard backstroker in history.
Stanford’s Allie Raab will look to sweep the breaststroke events after taking the 100 breast title last night. Teammate Zoe Bartel, however, is the top seed.
Cal’s defending champion Abbey Weitzeil, who was out on day 3 with an injury from the finish of the 50 free, is still entered in the 100 free as the top seed.
USC senior Louise Hansson, the reigning NCAA Champion and NCAA Record holder, will race for her 4th-straight Pac-12 title in tonight’s 100 fly final.
USC’s Laticia Transom, who put up the fastest split of the field in the 800 free relay, swims the individual 200 free today.
The Arizona State women have the top 3 seeds for the 500 free, led by Emma Nordin, who set a lifetime best in prelims as the top qualifier.
Cal’s American Record holder Abbey Weitzeil, the fastest woman in history, will compete in prelims of the 50 free this morning.
That’s the fastest relay split of her career, clipping the 45.87 she swam on the anchor of the 400 medley relay at the 2019 NCAA Championships.
The 2020 women’s Pac-12 Championships begin tonight in Federal Way with timed finals of the 800 free relay and 400 medley relay.
The reigning NCAA Champion women will race against the reigning NCAA runners-up as powerhouses Stanford and Cal battle for the 2020 Pac-12 title.
The Pac-12 Championship psych sheets reduces the possible individual entries by 1 for the versatile Cal sophomore. She still has 5 races to choose from.
Weitzeil, who on Thursday became the first woman under 21 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle, contested that event again in meters, going 24.70.
After punching a nation #1 time of 41.82 this morning in the 100 free, Texas’s Daniel Krueger is the favorite for the win tonight.