No. 2 California finished off the two-day Chick-Fil-A Invitational with another strong set of events Saturday, as the Golden Bears claimed five of seven races and won the five-team event.
They may not have the depth to challenge Stanford for a title, but with their sprint talent, they should be challenging for several relay titles and should get multiple individual titles with Baker alone.
You’ll never guess who we ranked #1… Ok, you might. But there are a few interesting offseason shake-ups, including one team outside the top 10 last year bringing in two impact transfers to surge towards the top 5.
Two-time World champion Daiya Seto will swim the 400 IM on day 7 of the World University Games.
Katie McLaughlin will race the women’s 200 fly on day 6 at the World University Games.
Ryan Held will swim the 100 free on day 4 of the World University Games in Taipei.
The USA’s Andrew Wilson put up the fastest time of the meet so far with his 59.6 in prelims, but can he hold off defending champion Dmitriy Balandin of Kazakhstan in the final?
Yui Ohashi of Japan will be hunting down gold in the 400 IM after taking the top qualifying time in the prelims.
Follow along for live updates from the first preliminary session of the 2017 World University Games.
USA Swimming has announced its 44-swimmer squad for the 2017 World University Games, with only two of the eligible pool swimming World Champs team members electing to take part in both meets.
Despite a controversial DQ in the 400 IM that kept her off the World Champs team, Ella Eastin will lead the World University Games team in the 200 IM and 200 fly.
Matt Grevers was victorious in the men’s 100 backstroke.
Chase Kalisz will contest his best event tonight, the 400 IM, and look to add his name to the U.S. World Championship roster.
Kathleen Baker will be in a close race for a spot on the World Championship team in the women’s 50 back.