Walsh just snuck under Dagny Knutson’s previous record.
We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand. SwimSwam has put together a list of the top 16 times in each event up to this point.
Caroline Baldwin went 47.14 yesterday in the 100 free at the Tennessee Invite, ranking her second in the NCAA behind only Mallory Comerford.
Tennessee’s Micah Bohon, Erika Brown, and Tess Cieplucha led the way for the Volunteer women as they took down Louisville last Thursday.
The Tennessee men pulled off a close victory against host team Auburn. They also took down Wisconsin in the tri-meet. Auburn’s women were able to bring home wins against both Tennessee and Wisconsin.
Meynen, who has been undefeated in the 100 free at dual meets since her freshman season (2016-17), extended her winning streak with a 49.46 to outpace Wisconsin’s Emmy Sehmann (49.96).
Former UGA Bulldog Melanie Margalis is now the clear leader of the US contingent in this event.
Madeline Banic anchored the Tennessee relay to a slot in the consolation final this morning, after being taken away from the pool on a stretcher last night.
Tonight’s competition includes the finals of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 400 medley relay, and 1-meter diving.
Weitzeil was a part of Cal’s 800 free relay at Pac-12s, but they swapped her out for Kristen Vredeveld at NCAAs. This could be because she’s more valuable on the other relays, but it’s noteworthy because of her health issues following the 200 free at Pac-12s.
We’ve previewed each individual event for the women’s NCAA Championships, now it’s time to turn our focus to the broader issue of the NCAA team champion. Here’s our final predictions of the top 25 in the NCAA finish order.
In the 400 IM, Eastin will look to take down the American Record of 3:57.68, which was set by teammate Katie Ledecky at last month’s Pac-12 Championships.
Ella Eastin will look to take her NCAA, American, and U.S. Open marks to new heights in the 200 IM.
Women’s NCAA conference championships have wrapped up, meaning it’s time for our last Power Rankings of the season. Stanford is still the runaway #1 team in the land, but the rest of the top 20 has shuffled up pretty considerably as more teams start to show their cards in the hunt for NCAA invites.
Smoliga shined for the Bulldogs, but her team came up just short against a rock-solid Texas A&M team.