Thanks in part to some untimely Cal DQ’s, Felicia Lee and the Stanford Cardinal enter day 3’s finals session with a lead at the Pac-12 Championships. She’s the top seed headed into the 100 fly early in the meet and will look to help Stanford maintain their lead.
Stanford will look to defend their 2013 title against very strong Cal and USC teams.
Missy Franklin won 3 events, but Stanford swam away with a decisive victory less than 2 weeks out of the Pac-12 Championships.
Felicia Lee won a pair of touchouts, as did her teammate Maya DiRado. Those close races powered Stanford past top-ranked Cal at home in the final dual of the season for both squads.
Stanford and USC went into todays duel both undefeated, but the Cardinal handed the Trojans their first loss, 170-130. (Photo: Tim Binning)
Felicia Lee won three for Stanford and Ting Quah won three for UCLA, but the Cardinal’s depth was too much to overcome as they won 180-120.
Maya DiRado won twice for Stanford, as did breaststroker Katie Olsen, who put up a season-best 1:00.4 in the 100. Danny Thomson led a pair of 1-2-3 finishes for the Cardinal on the men’s side.
TCU’s Sebastien Arispe and Tyler Crosson used rock-paper-scissors to decide the outcome of a swim-off.
Maya Dirado has been on a roll for the last six months. What will she do for the Cardinal in 2014?
USC freshman Jasmine Tosky (above) will almost break-even, including relays, on the number of points lost by Katinka Hosszu’s graduation; everything else is gravy. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
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Olympian Elizabeth Beisel has rarely been as fast in-season as she was in Columbus over the weekend. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Kyle Whitaker and the Michigan Wolverines were the most impressive season as the nationwide college season began to roll. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPIctures.com)
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