#8-seed Liz Li will not swim the 100 free on the final day of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships.
Rose Bi and G Ryan both had “off” swims in the 500 on Thursday, and Beryl Gastaldello placed 5th in the 50 free and anchored Texas’ 400 medley relay.
Stanford’s Katie Ledecky (500 free), Simone Manuel (50 free), and Ella Eastin (200 IM) are chasing their own records today as the Cardinal swimmers hold the NCAA Records in all 3 individual races.
The NCAA Championships will pit the American Record holder, Abbey Weitzeil, against the reigning NCAA champion and NCAA Record holder, Stanford’s Simone Manuel, in the 50 free.
Virginia put up dominating performances in the free events at the ACCs, resulting in 3 relay meet records, 2 relay ACC records, and 1 individual meet record.
Virginia had a monster anchor split from Caitlin Cooper, leading UVA to break the ACC record by over half a second.
Mallory Comerford posted the fastest split in the country this season going 2nd on Louisville’s 800 free relay.
With NC State likely missing Ky-lee Perry and Courtney Caldwell, their chances look slim to repeat as ACC champions.
Mallory Comerford has a bevy of options at the 2018 ACC Championships.
Defending ACC 50 free champ Ky-Lee Perry is out for 4-6 weeks after dislocating her elbow and tearing a tendon, NC State says.
After competing in this morning’s prelims, swimmers are now gearing up for the finals session, which will feature the 400 free, 50 free, 50 back, 50 fly, 50 breast, and 200 mystery IM
Who volunteered to make the biggest leap in our first Power Rankings after mid-season invites? Hint: they’ve got 4 sophomores in major NCAA scoring range, including the fastest 100 flyer in the nation.
We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand. SwimSwam has put together a list of the top 16 times in each event up to this point.
Ryan Held posted an NCAA-leading 45.92 100 fly at the Ohio State Invite.
Day 1 of the Ohio State Invitational kicked off Friday morning.