The USC Trojans will be trying to build momentum on their strong morning on the final night of the 2018 Texas Hall of Fame Invite.
We got to see more scorching times on the final morning of the 2018 Texas Invite, including Tate Jackson dropping the fastest 100 free of the season.
Three-time defending national champion Townley Haas will be up against a loaded men’s 200 free field tonight that saw six men go sub-1:35 in the prelims.
Riley Scott won three events in USC’s sweep at home over ASU.
The USC men’s women’s swimming and diving teams return to dual meet action this weekend, hosting Pac-12 rivals Arizona State on Friday and Arizona on Saturday.
Dobler is an incredibly important pickup for the Trojans on the breaststroke side, with All-American breaststrokers Riley Scott and Kirsten Vose losing eligibility before she starts at USC.
Sophomore Caitlin Tycz had two individual wins as the USC Trojan women defeated the Utah Utes 142-120.
Team Elite’s Yan Zibei posted a pair of extremely quick breaststroke times today. Zibei won the 100 breast in the 1st session with a 51.45, outpacing runner-up Carsten Vissering (USC) by .37 seconds. Zibei was even faster in the 200 in the 2nd session, posting a 1:51.87 to claim victory by nearly 7 seconds.
The USC swimming team opens the regular season with the Trojan Invite with a Friday session at 2 p.m. as well as Saturday sessions at 8:30 and 11: 30 a.m. at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center.
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.