The Virginia men won an ACC title and broke the American record in the 200 free relay last month. Will they win this event at NCAAs?
The NCAA has released videos for all of the Men’s races from the 2021 NCAA Swimming Championship on their YouTube channel. You can view them all here.
Destin Lasco was the breakout star for the Cal Bears last season, scoring 49 NCAA points as a freshman.
Individual D1 NCAA swimming champs Maggie MacNeil, Paige Madden, Sophie Hansson, Brooke Forde & Nick Albiero were among those named to All-District teams.
ICYMI: The race videos from night two of the 2021 Men’s NCAAs are here. Catch up on the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 400 medley relay here.
Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.
Hoffer’s split is the 14th-best split of all time, while Caeleb Dressel holds 11 of the top 12 fastest splits (and five of the top six).
This has been a good year for the 50 free, especially in the freshman class. Three teams have a leg up on the competition in the 200 free relay, though.
Senior Ryan Hoffer has been apart of three straight 400 free relay winning teams at the Pac-12 Championships.
Reece Whitley has a chance to sweep the breaststroke events for a second straight year tonight at the Men’s Pac-12 Championships.
Cal senior Daniel Carr will take on teammates Destin Lasco, Bryce Mefford and Hugo Gonzalez as he aims to repeat as the Pac-12 champion in the men’s 200 back.
Cal junior Reece Whitley comes in as the top seed in the 100 breaststroke on Day 3 of Men’s Pac-12s, where he’ll look to defend his title from last season.
Ryan Hoffer’s 18.55 split helped lead Cal to a fifth consecutive Pac-12 title in the men’s 200 free relay.
Arizona senior Brooks Fail comes into finals looking for his first Pac-12 title in the 500 free after qualifying first in the prelims in a time of 4:13.81.
Ryan Hoffer then split a scorching 18.55 on the 2nd leg, with Nate Biondi (19.26) and Bryce Mefford (19.58) bringing the squad home.