This won’t come as a surprise, but Cal’s outlook for the 2023-2024 season is very good.
The final day of racing at the Janet Evans Swim Complex featured the 200 IM, 50 free, women’s 800 free, and men’s 1500 free individually.
Turano won the race in 4:15.82, blowing away her PB, which was 4:21.87 heading into the meet.
A pair of Scarlet Aquatics 15-year-old girls, Iris Kim and Kathleen Turano, both earned new Summer Junior Nationals cuts last night.
The 2023 CA/NV Summer Sectional meet kicked off at the Janet Evans Swim Complex in Fullerton, CA yesterday.
Star American butterflier Luca Urlando, who grew up competing for DART, is entered in the Roseville Sectional Championship this week.
Leah Smith scratched the 200 IM after entering the meet seeded 4th, avoiding a crowded field that includes Alex Walsh, Leah Hayes, and Kate Douglass.
American record holder and 2022 World Championships silver medalist Bobby Finke is the favorite to win. Second place is still very much up for grabs.
Reigning Olympic and World champion Bobby Finke is the clear favorite in the 800 free, but the waters get much muddier behind him in the race for second.
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck has pulled out of both her events for the day. She was entered in the women’s 100 free and 50 back this morning.
Rex Maurer is listed atop the psych sheets in both the 200 and 500 free after breaking the national high school record in the latter event last week.
Texas A&M’s Baylor Nelson had a very strong freshman campaign as SwimSwam’s #1 ranked recruit, winning two SEC titles and scoring 19 NCAA points.
Lucas Henveaux is so new that we don’t have a picture of him yet; Destin Lasco (above) won three events, though – including a 1:38 in the 200 back.
Cal hosted the Utah last week at Spieker Aquatics Complex, sweeping their conference opponent by convincing margins in both the men’s and women’s meets.
Cal had a tremendous 2021-2022 season, winning the NCAA title by a healthy margin over the defending champion Texas Longhorns.