The 2017 Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships continue this morning with prelims of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 400 medley relay, and 1-meter diving.
The women’s splash-and-dash at the 2017 NCAA Championships brings a highly anticipated battle between Simone Manuel, Abbey Weitzeil, and Olivia Smoliga.
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.
Day 4 brings competiton in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 1650 free, and platform diving.
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.
A highly anticipated showdown between Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Cal teammates Abbey Weitzeil and Farida Osman will take place in tonight’s 50 free final.
One of the big swims to watch today, of course, is Katie Ledecky’s 500 free. The Pac-12 Record currently stands at a 4:31.90, but we may see her take that down in the heats.
USC return this year with a highly talented group, but they’ll be hard pressed to defend their title against Stanford and Cal.
The Arizona Wildcat women pulled off a victory over in-state and Pac-12 rival ASU at home on Saturday. The men’s meet, however, ended in a tie between the Wildcats and Sun Devils.
Cal’s Long Gutierrez was back in action today in the Golden Bears’ first meet of 2017. Transfer Matt Josa also made his season debut, swimming in his first NCAA meet with Cal.
The Pac-12 has announced Arizona sophomore Katrina Konopka as the recipient of its Pac-12 Swimmer of the Month award.
The Wildcats had the only multiple individual event winner of the meet in sophomore Sarah Shimomura.
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Lilly King took the American record in the 50 breast for the second time in two days with 28.92 tonight with the seventh-fastest swim in history.
Ali DeLoof led off the world record American 200 medley relay team with an American record 26.12 50 back to take down Olivia Smoliga’s previous mark of 26.13.