Mexican Angel Martinez hit 2:00.18 to break his own 200 IM national record of 2:00.58. At the same time, Carson Foster put up a US No. 4 time of 1:59.23.
Isabelle Stadden hit a 2:07.93 PB to remain the 12th-fastest American in history in the 200 BK. Among active U.S. performers, Stadden also remains No. 6.
During day one prelims, Carson Foster became the No. 8 all-time American in the 400 IM while backstroker Shaine Casas moved to No. 18 all-time in the 100 fly.
Highlighting the 2021 Longhorn Elite Invite this weekend include Olympic hopeful Carson Foster and Olympic champions Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky.
Virginia’s Class of 2019 / 2023 has been outstanding, with four top-20 recruits all scoring as sophomores and Kate Douglass winning a national title.
The Pac-12 has announced its yearly awards, including California head coach Teri McKeever winning Swimming Coach of the Year for the 9th time in her career.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 free final, followed by the finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, and 400 free relay.
BAMA’s White and NC State’s Berkoff tied for the top 100 back prelims spot. UVA also holds top seeds in the 4IM (Nelson), 1FL (Douglass), and 2FR (Madden).
Virginia will have at least one A-finalist in each of the five individual events while Texas, NC State, and Cal will see 4 swimmers in the A-final.
Kylee Alons blasted the 4th-fastest fly relay split in history to help lead the Wolfpack to the first-ever sub-3:25 400 medley relay. **Updated with video**
Watch Cal win the 200 free relay, frosh Alex Walsh become an NCAA champion, NC State break the NCAA 400 medley relay record, and more from night two.
Cavalier Alex Walsh is the big favorite in the 200 IM as we head into Day 2 finals at the Women’s NCAA Championships.
The Virginia Cavaliers continue to lead the way into NCAAs, led by five top-ranked relays and a dominant roster from top to bottom.
The 400 medley relay is seeded to be a very tight race at the top, with the 4 top seeds all entering at 3:26.
The clear-cut top two teams in the field are from the ACC, with Virginia leading the way, and NC State firmly in 2nd.