Cal is clinging to its lead atop the men’s and women’s standings of the 2022 Minnesota Invite as the meet wraps up tonight in Minneapolis.
The 2022 Minnesota Invite keeps chugging along this morning with heats of the 200 fly, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 back.
Minnesota star breaststroker Max McHugh will be in action this morning in the men’s 100 breast.
Cal had a tremendous 2021-2022 season, winning the NCAA title by a healthy margin over the defending champion Texas Longhorns.
David Curtiss scratched out of the ‘A’ final of the 100 free at the Mission Viejo Pro Series, the only ‘A’ final scratch of the session.
In a short Day 2 prelims session, Cal’s Matthew Jensen will swim the 100 breast, scratching the 100 free where he was the #11 seed.
It was a rocky start for the Golden Bears, who sat in last place through the first 7 events of the meet.
Cal made a huge move on Friday but still find themselves down 63 points to Stanford heading into the final day of the meet.
Trenton Julian swept the 100 and 200 butterfly, along with swimming the butterfly leg on the winning 200 medley relay as Cal topped USC on Friday.
Cal commit Mia Kragh was another swimmer to post a top seed by a significant margin, swimming a 59.24 in prelims of the women’s 100 fly.
University of Texas’ David Johnston is the top seed in the men’s 400 IM by 6 seconds.
Cal’s Trenton Julian is looking to pick up his first title of the weekend. The question is whether or not it will be a best time.
This morning, we’ll see heats of the 200 fly and 100 freestyle, as well as one heat each of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free.
With the addition of Tavis Siebert, Max Valasek and Tyler Wesson, the Cal men’s swimming & diving program will start the 2020-21 season with 13 newcomers.
Our top four classes are unbelievably loaded, including a World Champs silver medalist and a World Junior champ, among many others.