Cal has the two best returning 50 freestylers in the NCAA. But they also have arguably three of the top 400 IMers. That’s what you call a well-rounded roster.
Katie Ledecky clocked a time of 3:59.28 tonight in the women’s 400 freestyle, moving past Ariarne Titmus (3:59.66) for #1 in the world this year.
Katie Ledecky made her first appearance at the Santa Clara International this morning, putting up the top time in the women’s 400 free (4:02.44).
The Cal men, for the first time in program history, had an A finalist in every swimming event at the 2019 NCAA Championships.
The 2019 Pac-12 Men’s Championships continue tonight with finals of the 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 200 free relay.
Pawel Sendyk comes in as the top seed for this morning’s preliminary heats of the 50 freestyle and is searching for his first Pac-12 individual title.
Cal’s Karl Arvidsson earned an NCAA invite in the 200 breast. Arvidsson made a big drop of over 2 seconds, clearing the NCAA ‘A’ standard in 1:52.80.
Whether or not we mean it, the swimming community (and sports community at-large) is good at making comparisons; especially when…
Rafael Domeyko is hitting the road this NCAA swimming season to photograph school’s around the country. In his second stop of “Rafael On The Road” series is Cal Berkley.
Incoming freshman Ryan Hoffer is a huge addition for the Bears and will play a big role on the relays in addition to being a key player individually. He’s already fast enough to have scored big in both sprints at 2017 NCAAs.
The Canyons Aquatic Club quartet of Nate Biondi, Zander Minano, Tanner Olson, and Adam Osowski combined for a time of 1:33.56 for new 17-18 and…
Just a day after sweeping the sprint titles at the 2017 CIF Southern Section Division 3 Championships, Sierra Canyon’s Nate Biondi was putting up fast times in the long course pool.
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.
Biondi, who gave his verbal commitment to swim for California next fall, was the top seed for the 50 free at the state meet.
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.