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.
His time of 1:39.15 in the 200 back ranks second in the nation this year, behind only Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (1:38.21).
Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night.
Swimmers like Alvin Jiang and Max McHugh continue to impress with nation-leading times during day 3 prelims at the 2019 Minnesota Invite.
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil and Arizona’s Brooks Fail each put up nation-leading times this morning on day 2 of the 2019 Minnesota Invite
Cal senior standout Abbey Weitzeil has retained her title of Queen of the Pool, winning the meet in a new record time.
Minnesota’s winter invite will feature last year’s top 2 men’s NCAA teams (Cal and Texas) along with 3 of the top 5 women’s programs (Cal, Michigan, Texas).
The Cal women have a slightly more quiet schedule with no duals against Texas/Utah as well as opting out of the U.S. Open meet in December.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the intensity and excitement of Day 1 at the 2019 US National Championships.
Kendyl Stewart swam a 58.16 in her 100 fly while Andrew Seliskar swam 53.00 during prelims of the NOVA Grand Challenge.
USA Swimming has announced the rosters of juniors who will travel internationally to both the Mare Nostrum tour in June…
Nicole Oliva has verbally committed to Cal’s class of 2024.
We’ve looked at the freshmen and seniors compared to our recruit rankings. But how are #2 recruit Beata Nelson and her junior class doing? Or #4 Brooke Forde and the sophomores? We have the raw NCAA scoring data from all four women’s classes, crossed with our earlier recruit rankings, here.
Taylor Ruck was the big freshman scorer, but all 7 of Stanford’s top-ranked recruits scored at NCAAs as rookies. Meanwhile one of our honorable mentions went off for big points.