Freshman star Kelly Pash topped Big 12 Champion Claire Adams, 53.90 to 54.55, in the 100 back. She would later go on to win the 500 free in 4:48.83.
Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night.
It’s a rematch of 2019 NCAAs, with #1 Cal taking on #2 Texas. Watch for some brutal battles through the 50, 100, and 200 freestyles.
Claire Adams, with A-final potential in the 100 back and 100 free, is a relay weapon and a senior leader for the Texas Longhorns.
The #1 class this year will be led by the #1 recruit, Kate Douglass. Check out our top 4 incoming NCAA classes for this season.
After notching a 1st place finish in the 100 and 2nd in the 200/400 free, Heckman explained to SwimSwam how an emphasis on kick has helped her summer
The fifth and final morning of the 2019 Speedo Junior National Championships feature preliminary heats of the men’s and women’s 50 free and 200 IM.
Today’s prelims session will feature only the the women’s and men’s 200 IM and the women’s and men’s 50 freestyle.
Brea Aquatics 15-year-old Justina Kozan is the top seed in the women’s 200 free for tonight’s A final, where she’ll battle four other women who posted 2:01’s.
Rye Ulett is the top seed tonight in a crowded 100 back final at Junior Nationals. The third seed is older sister Tristen Ulett.
Friday morning will consist of heats of women’s and men’s 200 free, 200 breast, and 100 back.
Justina Kozan is the top seed in the women’s 200 free on Friday morning at U.S. Speedo Junior Nationals in Palo Alto, California.
Miranda Heckman of the Pleasanton Seahawks will look to add to her win tally in the 400 free tonight after she claimed the 100 free title last night.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the emotional and energetic races on Day 2 at the 2019 US Junior National Championships.
Day 3 prelims of the 2019 Speedo Junior National Championships will feature only two events: the 400 freestyle and the 100 butterfly.