That marks a big drop for Han, who entered the meet with a personal best of 2:05.87, which was also from April of this year.
In addition to her mile, Han clocked a 59.00 in prelims of the 100 free.
It was her first sub-8:30 of the year, and she couldn’t have asked for a better time to post the swim.
University of Texas Commit Luke Hobson threw down personal best times in both the 50 freestyle and 200 freestyle during the St. George Sectional meet.
12-year-old Kayla Han jumped from #20 to #6 on the list of all-time fastest 11-12-year-olds in the 500 free during the time span of four months.
This weekend in Utah, Han is entered in the 100 free, 500 free, 1000 free, 200 IM, 400 IM, 200 fly and 200 back.
After winning the race with the Pac-12 Meet Record as a freshman with Cal, now-senior Cierra Runge of ASU looks to return to the top of the podium in the mile
Stanford’s Allie Raab will look to sweep the breaststroke events after taking the 100 breast title last night. Teammate Zoe Bartel, however, is the top seed.
Cal’s defending champion Abbey Weitzeil, who was out on day 3 with an injury from the finish of the 50 free, is still entered in the 100 free as the top seed.
USC senior Louise Hansson, the reigning NCAA Champion and NCAA Record holder, will race for her 4th-straight Pac-12 title in tonight’s 100 fly final.
The Arizona State women have the top 3 seeds for the 500 free, led by Emma Nordin, who set a lifetime best in prelims as the top qualifier.
Cal’s American Record holder Abbey Weitzeil, the fastest woman in history, will compete in prelims of the 50 free this morning.
That’s the fastest relay split of her career, clipping the 45.87 she swam on the anchor of the 400 medley relay at the 2019 NCAA Championships.
The 2020 women’s Pac-12 Championships begin tonight in Federal Way with timed finals of the 800 free relay and 400 medley relay.
The reigning NCAA Champion women will race against the reigning NCAA runners-up as powerhouses Stanford and Cal battle for the 2020 Pac-12 title.