SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the exciting day 4 finals action.
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck will race Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson for the 200 back title.
In the 200 fly, we’ll see Stanford’s defending champ and NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin go up against USC’s Louise Hansson, who took down the 100 fly NCAA Record last night.
Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin’s record in the 200 free.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde, the 500 free champion, is on fire.
ASU’s Cierra Runge was once the NCAA Record holder in the 500 freestyle, but tonight she’s looking for her first NCAA title in the event.
Cal freshman Izzy Ivey will compete in her first ever NCAA individual event in prelims of the 200 IM.
The Stanford women set a new pool record Wednesday night, even as Brooke Forde finished her anchor leg to the foot.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture the first day of the 2019 Women’s Division I NCAA Championships.
In which we totally overreact to swims from night one.
Mallory Comerford will step up for Louisville in the 800 free relay.
The concept of “the wisdom of the crowd” has existed since Aristotle. Let’s apply that wisdom to a swim meet.
Night one features only the 800 free relay – but there’s plenty to look out for, including some key lineup choices.
Hansson’s got the raw speed, but Eastin has the upper hand on the back half.
Stanford has won this event 4 of the last 5 years, but they do not appear to be a favorite to win this time around.