Virginia’s Courtney Barthlomew (pictured) represents the established stars, Cal’s Amy Bilquist the rising young talent in a thick 200 backstroke field.
Last season, Bootsma and Bartholomew were the only 2 women under 51 seconds. This year, we’ve already seen 6 women under that mark in the lead up to NCAAs, led by newcomer Amy Bilquist.
Ella Eastin’s 200 IM, one of her three National Age Group Records from this week’s Pac-12s, takes our Blueseventy Swim of the Week.
The NCAA Division I pre-selection psych sheet shows Janet Hu has traded the 50 free and the 200 fly for the 100 back and 200 back this year.
USC was successful in capturing their first Pac-12 Championship as a team this weekend. The Trojans finished 1st after a hard fought battle with the Stanford women, who were 2nd overall.
Junior World Champion Ella Eastin has grabbed a National Age Group Record in a 3rd event.
Southern California has set itself up for its first conference title in Pac-12 history, leading all teams with 18 scoring swims on night 4.
Today is the final day of competition at the 2016 women’s Pac-12 Championships in Federal Way. With the team battles still extremely close, we’ll see each team looking to get their swimmers into finals of the 200 stroke events and the 100 freestyle.
For the second time this week, Olympian Lia Neal anchored Stanford’s medley relay to new American and NCAA Records.
A 26.20 breaststroke split by Stanford senior Sarah Haase helped lift the Cardinal to the fastest time in history in the 200 medley relay.
A number of stars have cleared out of the Pac-12 since last year, but Olympian Lia Neal leads a loaded Stanford crew looking to knock off defending NCAA champs Cal.
Senior Day against rival and third-ranked Cal will serve a larger purpose on Saturday as the No. 2 Stanford women’s swimming and diving team will raise funds for the Lucile Packard Stanford Children’s Hospital.
WOMEN’S MEET Arizona’s much-talked about freshman class was stifled today at Stanford, as the Cardinal seemed to have an answer…
Ella Eastin was a double-winner in Stanford’s win yesterday over Arizona State
Georgia’s Hali Flickinger did some damage to the NCAA A cut lists over the weekend at the UGA Invite. See who else made cuts over the weekend.