Melanie Klaren, a former All-American and 2x Captain for the Cal Golden Bears, will be joining the Reno Aquatic Club as a coach this fall.
Former Cal captain Melanie Klaren will move on to a coaching role with Duke next season.
Chase Kalisz went head-to-head with North Baltimore teammate Michael Phelps, roaring home on the last 50 to win this morning’s 200m IM in 2:02.42.
Katie Ledecky, who qualified for the A final in the 50 free and the 400 free, will race both events in tonight’s final session. Likewise, Michael Phelps will contest both the 100 back and 200 fly.
Bratton had the fastest splits on both the third and fourth 50s, the fourth being 1.5 seconds faster than anyone else in the field, and won by a second in 2:09.31, her new personal best by over a second.
Lu Ying of China set a new WUG record with her gold medal in the 50 fly during the second night of competition this week.
Elizabeth Pelton is the top seed in the 200 backstroke, an event which could see four or more swimmers under the 1:50 barrier.
Courtney Bartholomew nearly broke the American record in the 100 back mid-season. Can she fight off a resurgent Rachel Bootsma among others for a national title?
The Cal women have some of the top names in college swimming that makes up a fantastic roster and undoubtedly…
Since at least 2011, the women’s 100 backstroke has been all but owned by Missy Franklin, the defending Olympic and World Champs gold medalist.
Missy Franklin stole the show in the 200m backstroke throwing down a 2:11.75 to take the top seed over teammate Elizabeth Pelton. Pelton touched in at 2:13.11 to take the second seed. The two Cal teammates really separated themselves from the rest of the field; third seed Melanie Klaren who’s also a Cal swimmer was over two seconds behind Pelton in 2:15.22
Women’s 100 Back – FINALS – Reported by Braden Keith Texas A&M senior Paige Miller, who we didn’t even pick to…
Elizabeth Beisel looks to end her final day at the NCAA Championships a winner, but a studly group of sophomores including defending champ Liz Pelton (above) may spoil her exit.
Missy Franklin won 3 events, but Stanford swam away with a decisive victory less than 2 weeks out of the Pac-12 Championships.
Katie Ledecky tore the old American record to pieces in the 1650, going an insane 15:15.17 to open up the night.