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.
Béryl Gastaldello and Janet Hu both had encouraging swims in the 50 free.
Pickrem took off on the breaststroke leg and continued to push ahead as she finished in 1:53.38. That was just 8 hundredths shy of her lifetime best.
Siobhan Haughey’s Michigan Wolverines are one of two teams making big leaps into our top 5.
Freshman Lauren Green was among the swimmers to win multiple individual races on Thursday as the Cardinal took down Pac-12 foe Oregon State at home.
Drabot held a slight lead over defending NCAA champion Ella Eastin throughout the race, holding her off in the final 50 to win it 1:54.49 to 1:54.70. That’s a lifetime best for Drabot by 5 seconds per the USA Swimming database.
Blake Pieroni has shown great form early in the NCAA season, leading the Indiana men to the top of the CSCAA polls.
The top stars from the USA National Team and the Pac-12 Conference square off tonight and tomorrow in the 25 yard pool at the 2017 USA College Challenge.
Simone Manuel will no longer compete at this year’s College Challenge.