During Friday’s finals session in Austin, both Isabelle Stadden (200 BK) and Madisyn Cox (200 FR) put up personal bests.
During day one prelims, Carson Foster became the No. 8 all-time American in the 400 IM while backstroker Shaine Casas moved to No. 18 all-time in the 100 fly.
Highlighting the 2021 Longhorn Elite Invite this weekend include Olympic hopeful Carson Foster and Olympic champions Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky.
Emma Nordin of Arizona State swam her first 1650 in over a year as she swam to victory during the first day of the Phoenix Sectionals.
Virginia’s Paige Madden is already the most favored to win the 200/500 FR, yet can she pull another win in the 1650 free to hit a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep?
With Ivey, Cal looks incredibly strong for the 800 free relay crown. Without Ivey, though, Virginia could run away with this.
Having gone 1-2 in the event two years ago, Brooke Forde and Paige Madden will be back next week to battle it out in their last-ever NCAA 500 freestyles.
None of the top swimmers in this event are pure sprinters, which is a contrast to 2020, when Erika Brown, Abbey Weitzeil and Veronica Burchill led the NCAA.
The Cal women went 5-for-5 and swept all relays here in Houston, with Izzy Ivey anchoring the Bears in a 46.81 to aid their 400 FR-R win by over 3 seconds.
Tonight, Stanford’s 4-year Pac-12 winning streak could be in jeopardy as the Cal Bears trail behind the Cardinals by 16.5 points.
The final day of the 2021 PAC-12 Championships will go down to the wire in the team battle between Stanford and Cal, with Stanford holding a slight lead.
Cal’s Izzy Ivey will defend her 2020 Pac-12 title in the 100 back today, part of a busy prelims session from Houston, Texas.
Washington State senior Chloe Larson won the 50 free Pac-12 title, followed by a three-way tie for second from UCLA’s Grover, Cal’s Riley, and USC’s Dobler.
Following along as day 1 finals for the Women’s PAC-12 Swimming and Diving Championships get underway in Houston, Texas.
The swim was Ivey’s 2nd best time in the 100 free this season, coming in under her previous best of 47.53, which she swam just 2 weeks ago in a dual with UCLA