Standout Bay Area-based Olympic gold medalists Katie Ledecky, Simone Manuel, Nathan Adrian and Ryan Murphy are expected to lead a fast field for next week’s TYR Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara, June 7-10 at the George F. Haines International Swim Center.
There aren’t a whole lot of surprises in the starting SwimSquad lineups in Indy, but a few of the trailing teams have made some Hail-Mary type selections looking to spark a big second-half comeback.
We’re back with swimming’s top 10 tweets!
Mallory Comerford went 46.20 in the 100 free Saturday night, taking 2nd to Stanford’s Simone Manuel (45.65).
Beata Nelson is the top seed heading into finals with a 1:49.33.
Mallory Comerford became the 2nd woman ever to break 1:40 in the 200 free Friday night, going 1:39.80.
Louise Hansson became the 3rd woman ever under :50 in the 100 fly with her prelims time of 49.90, also giving her the 7th-fastest performance of all-time.
Simone Manuel threw down the 3rd-fastest 50 freestyle of all-time, defending her title in 21.18.
Kathleen Baker will be looking to repeat in the 100 backstroke at the NCAA Championships.
Zane Grothe, Andrew Wilson, and Jack Conger took a scoring win apiece to give SandenoSquad the edge in tonight’s Atlanta Pro Swim competition.
Return of the breaststrokers: with Cody Miller and Kevin Cordes back in action, the dynamics of the SwimSquad roster battles change drastically. Check out our team-by-team projections for Atlanta.
Among the signatories of the letter were Anthony Ervin, Natalie Coughlin (above), and Aaron Peirsol.
Hu is now the 4th fastest 100 backstroker in history, moving ahead of Natalie Coughlin, who became the first woman to break 50 seconds back in 2002.
Erika Brown ranks behind only Kelsi Worrell all-time in the 100 yard fly.
We knew she was having a great year, and tonight Beata Nelson has dropped the hammer.