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W. NCAA 800 Free Relay Roundup: Cal Swaps Out Weitzeil for Vredeveld

Weitzeil was a part of Cal’s 800 free relay at Pac-12s, but they swapped her out for Kristen Vredeveld at NCAAs. This could be because she’s more valuable on the other relays, but it’s noteworthy because of her health issues following the 200 free at Pac-12s.

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All the Links You Need for the 2017 Women’s D1 NCAA Championships

You can find all the links you need to follow along right here on SwimSwam, as well as event-by-event previews and predictions.

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Final Team Predictions For 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships

We’ve previewed each individual event for the women’s NCAA Championships, now it’s time to turn our focus to the broader issue of the NCAA team champion. Here’s our final predictions of the top 25 in the NCAA finish order.

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2017 W. NCAA Picks: Who Will Join Howe Under the 50-Second Barrier?

The favorite to win this race is Stanford’s Ally Howe, who broke Natalie Coughlin’s American Record and became the first woman to clear the 50 second barrier since 2002 at the 2017 Pac-12 Championships.

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2017 W. NCAA 200 IM Preview: Eastin Hunting for Her Own Records

Ella Eastin will look to take her NCAA, American, and U.S. Open marks to new heights in the 200 IM.

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2017 W. NCAA Picks: Baker Seeks NCAA Gold in 200 Back

After making the podium at the 2016 Rio Olympis, Cal backstroker Kathleen Baker has been looking to move up in the yards pool.

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Scoring the NCAA D1 Women’s Pre-Selection Psych Sheet

The NCAA released the pre-selection psych sheet today. While this isn’t the final official psych sheet, the cut line will fall…

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Cal’s Kathleen Baker Opts Out of 200 Free for NCAAs

In a predictable move, Cal sophomore Kathleen Baker has scratched out of the 200 freestyle, where her 1:43.17 from last weekend’s Pac 12 Championships ranked her sixth in the nation.

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2017 Women’s PAC-12s: USC Good, Cal Better, Stanford Best

The Stanford women won every relay, and 15 of 21 total events, to capture their 20th PAC-12 title in program history.

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2017 Pac-12 Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Kathleen Baker headlines the 200 back, but Ally Howe, who smashed the 100 back American Record last night, will look for a sweep of the backstrokes.

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Kathleen Baker Rocks 1:48.3 200 Back to Break Pac-12 Meet Record

Cal’s Kathleen Baker shredded her way to the 3rd fastest performance in history, clocking a 1:48.33 to clip Elizabeth Pelton’s Meet Record from 2013.

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2017 Pac-12 Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

Day 4 brings competiton in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 1650 free, and platform diving.

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2017 Pac-12 Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

The Cardinal’s Janet Hu will headline a double, as she’s the top seed in the 100 fly and 100 back after setting Meet Records in both this morning.

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Ally Howe Tears Down Coughlin’s 100 Back American Record with 49.69

Howe just took down the last remaining American or U.S. Open Record in yards that was set before the supersuit era.

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Janet Hu Downs 2nd Pac-12 Meet Record of the Day with 50.2 100 Back

Shortly after setting a new Meet Record in the 100 fly, Hu returned to the pool to set another Pac-12 Meet Record in the 100 back.

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