Rhee went 50.66; her previous season-best was a 52.51 from three weeks ago, and she came close to her lifetime best of 50.36 from 2017.
Freshmen were pivotal in Utah’s win in the women’s meet.
He then raced the 400 IM, touching in 3:56.40, 10 seconds off his personal best of 3:46.54.
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.
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.
One swimmer stands out amid a tightly-packed 500 freestyle field, and that’s ASU transfer Cierra Runge.
The fastest risers on our final power rankings: the Auburn women, who are thriving under a new coaching staff and are seeded inside the top 10 at NCAAs.
Since she’s swimming the 500 tonight, the 200 IM will be without American Record holder Eastin. USC’s Louise Hansson, the 100 fly NCAA champion, leads the way there.
Day two of the 2019 Pac-12 Women’s Championships is underway.
Breaststroker Zoe Bartel is part of the new wave of Cardinal talent to take on the upcoming Pac-12 Championships.
The Cardinal women had a handful of multi-event winners. NCAA champion Ella Eastin was among them as she dominated the 500 free in 4:46.04 ahead of Arizona’s Kirsten Jacobsen (4:55.35).
The Stanford women are back in action for the first time in 2019.
First-year head coach Matt Leach said, “we won seven events, and haven’t won that many events against such a powerful team ever before.”