A pair of Golden Bear freshmen and an unheralded Cardinal were among the discipline champions in this year’s Cal-Stanford showdown.
While Gonzalez won the 5-event aggregate competition, Julian managed to shave some time off his five-year-old best time in the 100 butterfly.
This morning, we’ll see heats of the 200 fly and 100 freestyle, as well as one heat each of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free.
After taking silver in Gwangju, Jay Litherland comes in as the top 400 IM contender. Can an eager 19-year-old Carson Foster knock out Chase Kalisz in Omaha?
Stanford’s Brooke Forde, Cal’s Jason Louser and VTech’s Youssef Ramadan have all scratched their Thursday events following recent college championship meets.
Simone Manuel has logged just three official swims since the March 2020 Pro Swim Series event. She’ll make her return this week in San Antonio.
Cal senior Trenton Julian will attempt to defend his Pac-12 title in the 200 free, though last year he swapped out the 400 IM for his NCAA day 3 entry.
NCAA’s are canceled. Bummed? Yeah, us too. But relive what could/would have been in our final edition Power Ranks, including conference champ results.
This weekend really blew my socks off for a beginning of March, in-season meet. We saw many top times in the world & so many historic, top-10 all-time swims.
Cal’s Reece Whitley will race for a sweep in the 200 breast against Stanford’s Daniel Roy. Last night, Whitley became the 10th fastest ever in the 100 breast.
Reigning NCAA Champion Ryan Hoffer was among the top performers for Cal. He won titles in the 50 free, 100 fly, and 100 free.
Arizona distance star Brooks Fail is set to swim a double day. He’ll be racing in the 200 fly today. Fail will also swim in the championship heat of the mile.
Cal’s Ryan Hoffer is chasing his 2nd title of the meet in the 100 fly against top seed Cody Bybee of ASU and teammate Zheng Quah, the defending champion.
Cal’s Hugo Gonzalez has scratched the 200 breast in favor of the 200 back on Saturday. He’ll likely choose between these two events for his 3rd event at NCAAs
ASU’s Zach Poti is the defending Pac-12 Champion in the men’s 100 back and tied his lifetime best on Wednesday night’s 400 medley relay.