Louise Hansson, the defending 100 fly national champion, will be a lethal weapon in dual meets this year for USC.
Louise Hansson is a multistroke star who leads a USC team primed to move up from last year’s 12th place finish.
With the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships over and done with, let’s compare our final Power Rankings to the actual finish.
Stanford’s Ella Eastin is looking for a perfect 3-for-3 in both NCAA titles and American Records here. She’ll be swimming in the 200 fly towards the end of the session.
Indiana’s Lilly King will look for her third consecutive 200 breast title at the NCAA Championships.
The 100 breaststroke belongs to the Big Ten this year, with the top three seeds belonging to schools from the power midwest conference.
For the second time this year, the Tennessee women are our biggest risers in the Power Ranks.
We’ll see 3 reigning NCAA champions compete in their events tonight between Stanford’s Simone Manuel (100 free), Cal’s Kathleen Baker (200 back), and Stanford’s Ella Eastin (200 fly).
This morning, we will see huge names in action at the Pac-12 Swimming and Diving Championships, including Simone Manuel, Abbey Weitzeil, Kathleen Baker, Katie Drabot, and Ella Eastin.
Look out for Stanford’s Katie Ledecky, who will battle American Record holder Ella Eastin shortly before racing All-American teammate Simone Manuel in the 200 free.
Ella Eastin will contest the 400 IM on day 3 of the Pac-12 Championships after sitting out of the 200 yesterday.
The Stanford women are the heavy favorites to take the 2018 Pac-12 crown and successfully defend their 2017 title, which was their first since 2014.
USC’s Riley Scott pulled off a winning triple against Pac-12 rival Cal, but the Trojans ultimately fell to the Bears by 38 points.
After a semester abroad in Australia, USC junior Carsten Vissering made his return to NCAA swimming with a very strong 100 breast in USC’s Monday dual with the visiting Wisconsin Badgers.
Austin Katz and Justin Wright threw down the fastest college times this season in the 200 back and 200 fly, respectively, on the final of the 2017 Texas Invite.