Zhang’s time is half a second faster than what it took to make NCAAs last season (1:34.21) and ranks him 29th in the NCAA.
The UNLV men and women swept Cal Baptist Saturday at the Lancer Aquatic Center. The Rebel women won 220 to 80, while the Rebel men won 168.5 to 125.5.
The UC Santa Barbara men and women dominating the field at the CSUB Sprint Classic, both topping Cal State Bakerfeild and Cal Baptist.
20-year-old Yufei Zhang edged out Katinka Hosszu, who swam the 200 back and 400 IM in addition to the 200 fly Friday night.
There were also 4 other events in which the top finisher came within half a second of the meet record going into Saturday’s finals session.
Santa Margarita senior and Harvard commit Samantha Shelton tackled a 200 free/200 IM double, with the front end of that producing a lifetime best swim.
Anicka Delgado took the top seed in two events at CIF-SS prelims in Riverside.
Samantha Pearson (above) from Foothill High School swam lifetime bests in the 200 IM and 100 back.
Samantha Shelton was the only swimmer under 2:00 in the 200IM on night two of the 2018 Carlsbad Sectional Championships.
The girls of Santa Margarita High School blew out the field at the CIF Southern Section Division 1 Championship meet, taking down a national high school record that featured four future Division I standouts.
Santa Margarita girls won their third consecutive CIF-Southern Section girls’ title.
Santa Margarita senior Grant Shoults is looking to go out with another record or two in the CIF-SS Division I finals on Saturday.
Grant Shoults broke several meet records at the 44th Annual Foothill Swim Games at Foothill High School in Santa Ana.