Simone Manuel (100 FR) and Katie McLaughlin (100 FL) swam top seeds for their respective events, including a respective 1-2 finish in the 100 free.
Many big Cal and Stanford names will be swimming at the 2019 Santa Clara International Meet.
After winning two events on Saturday, Michael Andrew has scratched his remaining three events on the last day of Bloomington PSS.
Taylor Ruck was the big freshman scorer, but all 7 of Stanford’s top-ranked recruits scored at NCAAs as rookies. Meanwhile one of our honorable mentions went off for big points.
During the busy NCAA season, we have a tradition with our Swim of the Week: using it to pick out ‘the swim that won the meet’.
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck will race Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson for the 200 back title.
In the 200 fly, we’ll see Stanford’s defending champ and NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin go up against USC’s Louise Hansson, who took down the 100 fly NCAA Record last night.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the day three prelims action.
Stanford freshman Taylor Ruck has been 1:48.67 in the 200 yard backstroke this season, which would have been fast enough to win silver at last year’s NCAA Championships. But Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson has been faster still.
The Stanford women look very strong heading into the final day of the Pac-12 championships. Along the way, Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil headlines the Bears as she could take down another sprint record.
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.
Day 3’s morning session will see prelims for the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back.
Breaststroker Zoe Bartel is part of the new wave of Cardinal talent to take on the upcoming Pac-12 Championships.
Stanford V. UCLA (Women) February 1st, 2019 Stanford, CA Meet Results Final Scores Stanford 163- UCLA 128 No. 20 UCLA…