Matt Grevers will be in contention for a spot on the Worlds team in the 100 back tonight.
Nathan Adrian will compete in the men’s 100 free on day 2 of the Arena Pro Series in Santa Clara, an event loaded with America’s best.
Sancov led off the 400 free relay in a speedy 43.46, nearly taking down the former 100 free Meet Record of 43.44 done by Maxime Rooney in 2016.
Fackenthal surged to a 22.45, erasing the former record of 22.64 done by Elise Garcia in 2016. Fackenthal and Garcia will go head-to-head in the final, as Garcia is the 2nd seed with a 22.82.
Sancov popped off a 45.27 split at the halfway mark en route to a final time of 1:33.93. Rooney’s record stands at a 1:33.70 from last season.
Highlighting the psych sheet on the men’s side is Northgate junior Alexei Sancov, an Olympian for Moldova, who will take on the middle distance free races.
Regan Smith (pictured above) and Carson Foster topped our picks for 2016 swimmers of the year in the 13-14 age category.
Olivia Calegan dropped a total of 7 seconds in the 200 breast to finish 3rd on Day 4 at 2016 Speedo Junior Nationals.
Drew Kibler of Carmel Swim Club led the qualifiers in the 200 free on Day 4 of 2016 Speedo Junior Nationals in Minneapolis.
Australian Jessica Ashwood broke her own 800 free national record in Santa Clara with a scorching time of 8:18.14.
Alex Liang of Palo Alto High School set 2 meet records while Crean Lutheran girls and Oak Ridge boys won the team titles at the 2016 CIF state championships.
Maxime Rooney leads the way in the 200 free and 100 fly with exciting preliminary swims. San Ramon Valley is poised to take both titles tomorrow.
The East Bay Athletic League is one of California’s most storied high school swim leagues. Over the years the EBAL has produced NCAA Division 1 standouts as well as World-Junior-Record-Holder Maxime Rooney.
Announcing our Weekly Wonders for the weekends of March 25-27, and April 1-3, 2016.
Heckman was able to clear Coughlin’s name in an unusual race