Today’s highlights included a rare tie in the 200 IM after a hard fought battle between age group phenom Michael Andrew and Georgia’s Jay Litherland.
Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 IM, women’s 800 free, and men’s 1500 free.
Jay Litherland will be back in action today at the Santa Clara Pro Swim after an impressive double last night with wins in the 400 IM and 200 free.
Nathan Adrian will compete in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of the Arena Pro Series in Santa Clara, an event loaded with America’s best.
Bilquist set a Meet Record, winning the 100 back with a 1:01.13 to clear the former mark of 1:01.69 done by Presly Bard in 2010.
U.S. Olympian Abbey Weitzeil went head-to-head with fellow Cal All-Americans Farida Osman and Amy Bilquist in the 50 free.
Olivia Smoliga’s Georgia recruiting class was ranked 3rd way back in 2013. How did our top 12 recruiting classes pan out four years later?
The DQ is reminiscant of last season’s NCAA championships, when Stanford was set to challenge for the win, but DQed their 200 freestyle relay after touching 1st, making Cal the victor.
The Cardinal’s Janet Hu will headline a double, as she’s the top seed in the 100 fly and 100 back after setting Meet Records in both this morning.
CAL VS. UCLA Results Friday, January 27th Hosted by Cal 25 yards Dual meet format FINAL TEAM SCORES CAL- 165 UCLA-…
This is a very longwinded way of saying what swimming fans (and sports fans in general) already know: nothing is certain. It’s the unpredictability of sports that keeps us continually on the edge of our seats. NCAA titles are never decided until March. And that fact could make the next three months an incredibly exciting roller coaster ride that none of us will want to sleep on.
Cal’s Long Gutierrez was back in action today in the Golden Bears’ first meet of 2017. Transfer Matt Josa also made his season debut, swimming in his first NCAA meet with Cal.
Cal freshman Abbey Weitzeil blasted a 47.22 to top 100 free prelims on the way to an NCAA ‘A’ cut and the fastest time in the NCAA this year.
With the coming Olympic season, the NCAA added long course meter conversions into its NCAA invite process for 2016 – but the result had very little impact on the NCAA psych sheets in either gender.