Lots of fun aquatic action occurred on Day 3 of the 2020 US Open Championships in Irvine, and SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture it all.
Brandon Fischer is top seed in the men’s 200 breast on Saturday in Irvine.
16-year-old Lucy Bell is top seed in the women’s 100 fly at the U.S. Open in Irvine on Friday evening.
Freshmen Finn O’Haimhirgin (Utah) and Hunter Ingram (Arizona) hit their first Olympic Trials qualifying times in the 100 free.
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.
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.
After taking a redshirt last season, Stanford senior Grant Shoults looks to return to the top of the Pac-12 500 free podium.
The first individual races of the 2020 men’s Pac-12 Championships take place this morning, as swimmers gear up for the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free.
On night 1 of the 2020 men’s Pac-12 Championships, 2-time defending Pac-12 and reigning NCAA Champion Cal will race to defend their titles in both relays.
The Cal Golden Bears are the heavy favorites to make it a threepeat at the 2020 Pac-12 Championships. Things could get interesting in the runner-up race.
All-American Katie Drabot, a Pan Pacs medalist, led the 200 fly in 1:55.23. She returned for the 500 free, outpacing Arizona’s Hannah Cox 4:46.36 to 4:49.24.
After taking the 100 back and 200 IM yesterday, Calypso Sheridan led NU to huge wins with victories in the 200 breast and 400 IM.
Hali Flickinger is scheduled to swim all 3 women’s events on the meet lineup Thursday: the 200 free, 200 back, and 400 IM.
The Arizona Swimming and Diving team took care of business this weekend while both the men and women swept Denver and Hawaii.
He then raced the 400 IM, touching in 3:56.40, 10 seconds off his personal best of 3:46.54.