SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the exciting day 4 finals action.
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck will race Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson for the 200 back title.
In the 200 fly, we’ll see Stanford’s defending champ and NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin go up against USC’s Louise Hansson, who took down the 100 fly NCAA Record last night.
The Vols hit their stride in this one, as Tennessee’s Meghan Small took it out with a 24.05 back split. Nikol Popov took over with a 26.51 on the breast leg, while Maddy Banic turned in a 22.58 on the fly
Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin’s record in the 200 free.
Weitzeil and Simone Manuel have now both been 20.45 on a relay.
Nelson upset American record holder Ella Eastin for the second-fastest performance in history.
ASU’s Cierra Runge was once the NCAA Record holder in the 500 freestyle, but tonight she’s looking for her first NCAA title in the event.
Beata Nelson upset American record holder Ella Eastin to win the 200 IM.
Haughey was DQed for allegedly taking multiple dolphin kicks during her second underwater pull.
Cal freshman Izzy Ivey will compete in her first ever NCAA individual event in prelims of the 200 IM.
Tonight’s 50 free will feature the 2 fastest women in history: Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil, the American Record holder and fastest ever, and Tennessee’s Erika Brown, the NCAA Record holder and #2 all-time.
Night one features only the 800 free relay – but there’s plenty to look out for, including some key lineup choices.
The Cal Bears come in with the fastest time this season in the 400 medley relay, and they appear to be the favorites to put an end to Stanford’s winning streak in this event.
In the 200 IM, Stanford’s Ella Eastin looks to have the clear advantage in defending her 2018 title and records.