Stanzi Moseley, Becca Mann, and Tatum Wade each won 2 individual races for the Trojans in their first home meet.
On Day 2 of the SMU Women’s Classic, the Michigan Wolverines closed out the meet with an extremely close win over the Louisville Cardinals, with the 2 teams separated by just 1 point.
USC freshman Louisse Hansson won the 200 free and posted the fastest 100 back time of the night from the B-final.
The Trojans have brought in more than enough talent to keep their relays intact, and could easily find themselves matching or improving on their 6th place finish from last season.
Elizabeth Beisel, Sarah Henry, and Kirsten Vose all no showed the circle-seeded heats of the 200 IM this morning.
Tom Shields went 52.1 and Kendyl Stewart 58.8 in their 100 butterfly races to close the 2016 Fran Crippen Swim Meet of Champions (SMOC).
23 American swimmers aged 17 and under, including Claire Adams (pictured above) would have scored points in the ‘A’ or ‘B’ finals at this weekend’s 2016 Women’s NCAA Division I Championships.
Watch Lilly King rock a 3:03.59 to take down Emma Reaney’s U.S. Open, American, and NCAA records by half a second.
Kirsten Vose, who snagged 3rd in the 200 IM as a freshman last night, thought she’d be swimming 100 breast, not 200 free, when she got to USC in the fall
Leah Smith of Virginia enters a hotly contested 500 free final on the second of the 2016 NCAA Division I Championships, featured above.
The Georgia Bulldogs took the first championship of the weekend in the 800 free relay.
With their 800 free relay win tonight, Georgia ties the record for most overall 800 free relay wins with Stanford.
This season, the Golden Bears have a good chance at repeating as champions in this event and making another run at the record. They’re the only team that’s been under 1:27 so far in 2016, entering the meet with their 1:26.77 from Pac-12s.
Stanford enters the 2016 NCAA Championships as the defending champions in the 400 freestyle relay and the top seed with a 3:11.44. If they want to defend that title, they’ll have to fend off some tough competition from Cal, USC, and NC State.
It’s go-time for Olympic hopeful Lia Neal. She’s the top seed in this race, but will have her hands full with a number of other NCAA stars.