Simone Manuel (second from left), Katie Ledecky (third from left) and Ella Eastin (right) were three of the top individual scorers at 2017 NCAAs, and their Stanford Cardinal are still the heavy NCAA favorites despite graduating Lia Neal (far left).
Caeleb Dressel will swim for his collegiate legacy in his senior year with the Florida Gators.
Nathan Adrian will look for his 9th straight international berth individually in the men’s 100 free tonight.
Kevin Litherland blasted a 15:10.93 to lead the afternoon heats of the men’s 1500 free.
To give a comparison of times across all of the meets, we’ve compiled the top 8 times in each event.
One of the big scratches tonight came from Georgia’s Gunnar Bentz, who was the top seed in the 400 IM.
Swimmers are slated to compete in tonight’s finals of the 100 fly, 200 breast, 100 free, and 400 free.
Several stars headlined tonight’s action, including Olympians Caeleb Dressel, Nathan Adrian, Kelsi Worrell, Tom Shields, Simone Manuel, Lia Neal, and more.
Nathan Adrian will compete in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of the Arena Pro Series in Santa Clara, an event loaded with America’s best.
The 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships will come to close tonight with finals of the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.
Link to entries/full scores (top scores are below) The 100 free and 200 breast followed reader’s expectations pretty closely. However,…
Stanford’s Leah Stevens (15:52.36) and NC State’s Hannah Moore (15:52.75) lead the way with a pair of 15:52s.
Kathleen Baker headlines the 200 back, but Ally Howe, who smashed the 100 back American Record last night, will look for a sweep of the backstrokes.
One of the big swims to watch today, of course, is Katie Ledecky’s 500 free. The Pac-12 Record currently stands at a 4:31.90, but we may see her take that down in the heats.
Ledecky cruised to a 4:28.37, topping the field by nearly 10 seconds and setting a new Pac-12 Meet Record. That cleared the former mark of 4:31.90 set by Cierra Runge in 2015.