Virginia’s Kate Douglass currently holds the NCAA’s top time in the 50 free, 200 IM and 200 breast: but will she swim those three in March?
After a down year, Greg Meehan’s Stanford Cardinal have reloaded and look primed to shoot back up the national rankings in March.
Sophie Hansson has been on fire this weekend, clocking breaststroke times that rival her NCAA performances at the end of the 2020-21 season.
NC State’s Hunter Tapp dropped 2.5 seconds to lead the morning prelims of the 200 back with 1:41.87.
Stanford freshman Andrei Minakov threw down a 19.1 for the fastest 50 free in the nation so far this season, in prelims on Day 1 at NC State Invite.
Stanford freshman Andrei Minakov, the 2019 World silver medalist in the 100 fly, made his Stanford debut on Friday in a dual meet against Utah.
Looking to bounce back from 9th at NCAAs, the Stanford Cardinal women are re-loading their roster with four Olympians, including fifth-year Brooke Forde.
The kickboard tradition started in 1992 when the original owner of the board, Janet Evans, passed it on to then-freshman Jenny Thompson.
Williamson’s previous best had him 9th all-time in the 13-14 200 back rankings, and his new time puts him 8th, jumping over Michael Andrew.
His personal best coming into the meet was 56.39, marking an improvement of almost 2 seconds.
The swim makes Williamson the 4th-fastest 13-14 swimmer all-time in the event, sitting not too far off Michael Phelps’ NAG of 4:24.77.
While the best in the world are competing in Tokyo this week, American swimmers at home are competing at Futures meets in 4 separate locations.
From June 2019 to November 2020, teens Claire Curzan and Torri Huske rocketed to the top of the women’s 100 fly US ranks, threatening veteran Kelsi Dahlia.
As one of the US’s most consistent national teamers of late, Hali Flickinger looks to be a lock to represent the US in Tokyo in the 200 fly.