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.
Overall, it would seem from the outside that the Stanford women found a very solid foundation for their team chemistry.
Drabot turned heads earlier this month when she threw down a personal best 1:54.49 in a dual meet against NC State. She demolished that time today, taking down reigning NCAA champ Ella Eastin as she touched in 1:51.74 to Eastin’s 1:52.03.
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.