Stanford’s Simone Manuel (50 free) and Katie Ledecky (500 free) look to defend their titles tonight and are chasing their own NCAA Records. Cal’s Kathleen Baker, the reigning 200 IM champion, will battle Stanford’s NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin.
Stanford went 5-for-5 on the day, wrapping up with a new American/NCAA/U.S. Open record in the 400 medley relay.
After taking down the American record Thursday morning, Stanford rebroke it as well the NCAA record in finals.
Stanford’s Katie Ledecky (500 free), Simone Manuel (50 free), and Ella Eastin (200 IM) are chasing their own records today as the Cardinal swimmers hold the NCAA Records in all 3 individual races.
The Stanford team of Janet Hu, Simone Manuel, Lauren Pitzer, and Ally Howe took down Cal’s American record, set at Pac-12s last month.
Tennessee’s Erika Brown wasn’t even an individual qualifier for NCAAs last season, but now she’s got her eyes on the 100 fly title.
Kathleen Baker will be looking to repeat in the 100 backstroke at the NCAA Championships.
Simone Manuel will be key for Stanford to defend their 400 medley relay title over Cal, who were DQed last year after out-touching the Cardinal.
Katie Ledecky will look to lead Stanford to a second straight NCAA title in the 800 free relay.
Katie McLaughlin has taken over for the now-graduated Farida Osman on Cal’s 200 free relay.
2018 WOMEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 14- Saturday, March 17 McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion – Columbus, Ohio Defending…
Defending champ Simone Manuel will look to go 3-for-3 in the 100 free at her final NCAA Championships.
Just a freshman, Huske has positioned herself within .2 seconds of Hu’s records in both the 50 free and 100 fly.
Freshman Mackenzie McConagha won both the 100 fly and 100 back.
The 2018 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Championship pre-selection psych sheets are out, with Stanford’s Ally Howe choosing both backstrokes and the…