Kathleen Baker

View Kathleen Baker's Biography

2018 Women’s Pac-12 Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

The reigning NCAA champions are featured in each of tonight’s individual races: Stanford’s Katie Ledecky (500 free), Cal’s Kathleen Baker (200 IM), and Stanford’s Simone Manuel (50 free).

  67 Comments

2018 Women’s Pac-12 Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Katie Ledecky swims the 500 free on day 2 of the Women’s Pac-12 Championships.

  30 Comments

2018 Women’s Pac-12s Day 1 Recap: Cal Just .03 Shy of 200 MR NCAA Record

Cal came within .03 of the NCAA Record, with Kathleen Baker on top of her game as she posted a 23.59 back split.

  34 Comments

Psych Sheets for the 2018 Women’s Pac-12 Championships

USC’s Louise Hansson won’t swim the 200 free – where she would’ve been the 2nd-seed behind Katie Ledecky.

  11 Comments

2018 Pac-12 Women’s Champs Fan Guide: Stanford Poised to Dominate

The Stanford women are the heavy favorites to take the 2018 Pac-12 crown and successfully defend their 2017 title, which was their first since 2014.

  42 Comments

Beata Nelson Becomes 4th Woman to Break 50 in 100 Backstroke – 49.78

We knew she was having a great year, and tonight Beata Nelson has dropped the hammer.

  14 Comments

Weitzeil Downs Manuel for 50 Free Pool Record in Rivalry Dual Meet

Several Pool Records fell as Stanford capped off an undefeated dual meet season on Saturday in their meet against Pac-12 rival Cal. The Bears’ Weitzeil nabbed an individual Pool Record in the 50 free as she out-touched Manuel 22.04 to 22.13.

  70 Comments

SwimSwam Pulse: Voters Most Excited For Pac-12 Women

Almost half of voters said they were most excited for the women’s Pac-12 Championships compared to the other four major conference meets to take place this month.

  3 Comments

USC’s Scott Wins Triple, But Cal Prevails in Pac-12 Showdown

USC’s Riley Scott pulled off a winning triple against Pac-12 rival Cal, but the Trojans ultimately fell to the Bears by 38 points. 

  13 Comments

2018 NCAA Conference Championship Primer – Division I

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! With all due respect to Christmas, there’s nothing quite like the NCAA…

  29 Comments

NCAA Women’s Preview: Can Anyone Match Stanford?

While the men’s NCAA national championship is shaping up to be a dogfight between Cal and Texas, Stanford looks like…

  26 Comments

DANA VOLLMER torna alle competizioni dopo il Secondo Figlio

Cinque medaglie d’oro Olimpiche, ex detentrice del Record del Mondo sui 100 mt farfalla. Dana Vollmer  ha annunciato che la…

  Comment First!

2017 Swammy Awards NCAA Female Swimmer of the Year: Katie Ledecky

The award for NCAA female swimmer of the year was a tough one to call with several swimmers breaking records and winning multiple events.

  9 Comments

Best Swimming Photos of 2017: Above the Surface

The annual SwimSwam Best Swimming Photos of 2017: Above the surface featuring selections from swimming photographer Mike Lewis. The annual selection includes a wide array of swimming photography from throughout the year. Photos from swim events and studio sessions with swimmers.

  4 Comments

NCAA ‘A’ Cuts Update: 173 Cuts Achieved Through Mid-Season Invites

Katie Ledecky and Mallory Comerford are tied for most NCAA ‘A’ cuts with 4 each.

  21 Comments