Kylie Massie won Canada’s first swimming gold medal of the games as the only swimmer to break 1 minute in the women’s 100 backstroke.
Each representing one of California’s powerhouse college/pro swimming hubs, Vlad Morozov, Maya DiRado and Ryan Murphy each came down with a win on the second day of the Irvine Novaquatics Speedo Grand Challenge.
Simone Manuel had a hand in not one, but two American records on the final night of 2015 Women’s NCAAs.
Liz Pelton is the American record holder in the 200 backstroke.
Stanford’s Simone Manuel became the second-fastest 50 freestyler in American history, then topped her own feat by blasting the fastest 100 free split of all-time.
Annie Zhu won a swim-off to make the A final of the 200 IM, one of 8 Georgia swimmers to make a championship heat on day 1.
The first day of the 2015 NCAA Championships features the 500 freestyle, 200 IM, 50 freestyle, and 1 meter diving individually, as well as the 200 freestyle relay and 400 medley relay.
Cal’s Rachel Bootsma (left), Missy Franklin (center) and Liz Pelton (right) are each on the hunt for one or more major records. Who else could be smashing history this week?
Missy Franklin and Cal broke the American record in the 800 free relay at Pac-12s, but they’ll have to fight off previous record-holders Georgia for the NCAA crown.
The Cal Golden Bears came out of the 2015 Pac-12 Championships with two NCAA Records, including an 800 free relay mark anchored by Missy Franklin.
Cal junior Liz Pelton will have a new day 2 individual event at the 2015 NCAA Championship meet, and it’s an event that she is expected to fare well in.
Liz Pelton, Rachel Bootsma, and Missy Franklin are among the most interesting entries for the 2015 Women’s NCAA Championship meet.
Cal swimmer Liz Pelton will take on the 200 backstroke on the final day of the 2015 Pac-12 Championships.
Kelly Naze is the top seed in the 400 IM, one of 15 Cal Bears qualified for an A final tonight and one of 23 slated scoring swims for the Bears tonight.
Elizabeth Pelton is one of 4 Cal Bears in the 200 IM A final and one of 9 Golden Bear championship finalists heading into day 2 finals.