Chelsea Chenault and Andi Murez started off Saturday night’s final session of the TYR Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet Of…
Texas has hugely outperformed their seeds this week, and our projected scores show them winning, though the 4-point margin means this one should come right down to the wire.
Sophomore Chase Kalisz of Georgia is the favorite to win the 400 IM, and he has a shot at taking down the NCAA record while he’s at it.
Kyle Whitaker, the top seed in the men’s 200 IM, is looking to make an early statement for the defending champion Michigan Wolverines.
Arizona’s American Record holder, Kevin Cordes, is the top seed in the men’s 200 breaststroke for tonight’s session of the PAC-12 Championships.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy got his first Pac-12 title by coming from behind to top Stanford’s Dave Nolan in a thrilling 100 back race. That was a microcosm of the team race, where Cal passed up Stanford for the Pac-12 lead on night 3.
Defending champ Josh Prenot won the event for Cal, dropping two seconds from prelims. His 3:42.20 is still a half-second off what he went in winning this race as a freshman, but it does move him inside the top 10 in the NCAA this season.
Arizona junior Kevin Cordes is a threat to break an American Record every time he swims the 100 breaststroke, and he’ll get another shot on Friday at the Pac-12 Championships.
Dave Durden’s Cal Bears won in convincing fashion over rival Stanford 169-74 Saturday morning at the Avery Aquatics Center
Chuck Katis swam his first meet as a Golden Bear on Friday, and walked away with a win in the 200 breaststroke.
Dwyer used a strong backstroke leg to build a lead on Tunisian Olympian and long-distance specialist Ous Mellouli. The two were almost identical split-wise apart from that backstroke, where Dwyer went 1:06.4 to Mellouli’s 1:07.5. That one second proved to be the difference as Dwyer went 4:16.58 to Mellouli’s 4:17.69.
Tennessee grad Brad Craig took the 200 breaststroke crown at U.S. Winter Nationals, going 1:52.99.
Katie Ledecky tore the old American record to pieces in the 1650, going an insane 15:15.17 to open up the night.
Teammates Liz Pelton and Missy Franklin will go head-to-head tonight in the 200 back final.
Missy Franklin won twice for California, including an intense showdown with fellow Olympian Katie Ledecky in the 200 free.