The Cal Bears come in with the fastest time this season in the 400 medley relay, and they appear to be the favorites to put an end to Stanford’s winning streak in this event.
Stanford has won this event 4 of the last 5 years, but they do not appear to be a favorite to win this time around.
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.
Lilly King enters the meet as the top seed in the 100 and 200 breaststroke, where she’ll have a chance at finishing off a career sweep.
The final prelims session of the meet features the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
Cal’s Amy Bilquist is set to battle Stanford freshman Taylor Ruck, an Olympic medalist, in the 100 back.
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.
Stanford leads the way with 17 total finals swims on Thursday night.
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.
Ella Eastin (above) broke 3 Pool Records in the 2019 Stanford-Cal dual meet on Saturday, while Abbey Weitzel took down a 4th.
Eastin also won both backstrokes as Stanford put down a bunch of eye-popping times today during their senior meet.
Stanford continued their road trip with a win over ASU on Saturday, giving them 2 dual meet victories in as many days. Freshman Taylor Ruck, a Canadian Olympic medalist, stood out for the women with a winning triple.
Brooke Forde (500 free) and Ella Eastin (200 fly) come into tonight’s finals at OSU as #1 seeds.