For years, Northern Virginia has been a hotbed of elite high school swimming, and the atmospherics at the 6A Northern Region championship meet – typically held before a capacity crowd at the Oak Marr Rec Center – often lead to some of the fastest prep times in the country.
Ledecky stepped up for the 200 free immediately after winning the 1000 free (9:15.96). Though she trailed USC’s Louise Hansson (1:46.21) through the front half, Ledecky powered through in the final 100 yards to build a 3-second lead, winning in 1:43.24.
Freshman Brooke Forde was a major player in Stanford’s victory over UCLA last weekend, winning 3 individual events.
Over the month of January, Janet Hu leads the NCAA in three events and is a part of three NCAA-leading relays for Stanford.
Simone Manuel went the fastest dual meet time in the 100 free and 200 free last week.
Senior Janet Hu turned in a new Pool Record to help Stanford to victory over Pac-12 foe Arizona State.
The Conference office announced today that Janet Hu of Stanford was named Pac-12 Women’s Swimmer of the Week and ARIZONA STATE’s Ashley McCool was voted Pac-12 Women’s Diver of the Week.
Katie Ledecky and Mallory Comerford are tied for most NCAA ‘A’ cuts with 4 each.
Per the request of some of our commenters, we’ve gone through and scored out how the women’s NCAA team battle would go based on the midseason rankings.
We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand. SwimSwam has put together a list of the top 16 times in each event up to this point.
Through the first round of mid-season college invites, there has been 40 individual NCAA ‘A’ cuts achieved, as well as 41 relay ‘A’ cuts.
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Overall, it would seem from the outside that the Stanford women found a very solid foundation for their team chemistry.
Drabot turned heads earlier this month when she threw down a personal best 1:54.49 in a dual meet against NC State. She demolished that time today, taking down reigning NCAA champ Ella Eastin as she touched in 1:51.74 to Eastin’s 1:52.03.
One of the highlight swims of the session came in the 400 IM, where Ledecky battled reigning NCAA champ and teammate Ella Eastin.