For the first time in what feels like ages, SwimSwam is back on deck and our photographer Jack Spitser was able to capture images in the California sun.
For the second-straight year, San Diego State’s Klara Thormalm has been named the Mountain West Swimmer of the Year as voted on by the league’s head coaches.
The time has finally come for the first non-Lilly King 100 BR NCAA champion to be crowned in 2021. NC State’s Sophie Hansson looks to be the best candidate.
In a year where the pandemic has wreaked havoc, only two swimmers and zero relays from outside the Power-5 are seeded to score at women’s NCAAs.
UNLV beat out Nevada in a thrilling meet for the Mountain West title. Here’s how it happened in numbers. All of the numbers
he meet, which was close from day 1, turned into an absolute nail-biter tonight, with 4 lead changes in the team standings during the final session.
Two-time defending conference champions San Diego State took the lead on Day 3, although the team standings remain very tight.
UNLV is just 10 points behind heading into Day 3 of the meet, while two-time defending champions San Diego State are in 3rd, just 45 points out from first.
Wyoming HS 3A state record-holder Brynlee Busskohl has verbally committed to swim for San Diego State University beginning in the fall of 2021.
Thormalm, Lechuga Gonzalez, Schrader and McDonald capture yearly awards.
The Aztecs also claimed the Swimmer of the Year award, with Klara Thormalm scoring a meet-leading 96 individual points.
Thormalm swam a new Moutnain West meet record of 59.33, leading a 1-2-3 charge by the Aztecs.
Among 5 highlight races worth watching on Friday night will be a battle between World Champion Zane Waddell (above) and charging sophomore Shaine Casas.
The highlight of the Aztecs’ night came in the 50 free, where they posted a 1-2-3 finish.
Defending Mountain West champions San Diego State got out to an electric start, winning both relays on the first night of competition