Stanford became the third team to ever sweep the relays at the NCAA DI Women’s Championships tonight, setting three national records along the way.
After becoming the 6th fastest performer ever with her time from prelims, Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson is the top seed for the 200 back, but she’ll be up against Cal’s defending NCAA champ Kathleen Baker.
2018 W. NCAAs: Eastin Posts #3 Fastest Performance in 200 Fly, Marrkand Swims to 9th Fastest on All-Time Performers List
On night 4 of the 2018 Women’s NCAA Championships, Stanford’s Ella Eastin secured her 3rd individual win in as many days.
Stanford’s Ella Eastin is looking for a perfect 3-for-3 in both NCAA titles and American Records here. She’ll be swimming in the 200 fly towards the end of the session.
Louisville’s Mallory Comerford will go up against Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey in the 200 free.
Stanford domine le premier jour des NCAA Dames malgré une forte résistance de California Berkeley.
Day 2 of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships will feature the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay.
TritonWear and SwimSwam bring you the best in swimming race analysis for the 2018 Women’s NCAA DI Swimming and Diving Championships.
Stanford’s Simone Manuel (50 free) and Katie Ledecky (500 free) look to defend their titles tonight and are chasing their own NCAA Records. Cal’s Kathleen Baker, the reigning 200 IM champion, will battle Stanford’s NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin.
At Pac-12s, Cal took down the American Record. This morning, Stanford broke that record. The 2 teams will go head-to-head tonight with their best lineups.
The overall level of competition is undoubtedly high at the 2018 NCAA Championships, but a few swims stood out as “off.”
Stanford’s Katie Ledecky (500 free), Simone Manuel (50 free), and Ella Eastin (200 IM) are chasing their own records today as the Cardinal swimmers hold the NCAA Records in all 3 individual races.
Reported by Lauren Neidigh. WOMEN’S 800 FREE RELAY: NCAA Record: Stanford, 2017, 6:45.91 American Record: Stanford, 2017, 6:45.91 Championship Record: Stanford, 2017,…
Katie Ledecky dominated the anchor leg for Stanford in 1:39.87 to help the Cardinal defend their title. Louisville’s Mallory Comerford put up the fastest split of the night, though, with a 1:39.14 on the 2nd leg.