Freshman Emily Gantriis opened things up for the Bears, taking the 50 free with a 22.24 in her first race at Cal.
The Pac-12 brings in three of the top five recruiting classes nationwide on the women’s side, and a young Stanford team gets even tougher.
#1 recruit Regan Smith’s loaded Stanford class and #2 Alex Walsh’s elite Virginia group collide in a showdown for our #1 overall freshman class ranking.
This is perhaps the best recruiting class we’ve ever ranked, with instant-impact swimmers in back, breast and fly. World record-holder Regan Smith sits #1.
Folsom, California’s Mara Allen has verbally committed to swim for the University of California, Berkeley in 2020-21.
Brooke Schaffer is top qualifier in the 50 free and 100 free for Saturday’s final at 2019 CIF State Swimming and Diving Championships.
Freshman Claire Tuggle of Clovis North High School is top seed in the 500 free.
Hu posted a 45.90 in the 100 fly, moving to T-10th in the 17-18 age group.
Gracie Felner has verbally committed to Cal for 2020-21.
Saint Francis High School junior Nicole Oliva is the heavy favorite in both girls distance events, and could go after some pretty lofty section records in both races.
Nicole Oliva has verbally committed to Cal’s class of 2024.
Cox shoots past American Melanie Margalis to the #1 time in the world this year.
We’ll get to see A&M’s Sydney Pickrem in action, as the 2017 World Champs bronze medalist is one of the highest profile swimmers, internationally, at this meet.
Italian Federico Burdisso will challenge world junior record holder Kristof Milak for the men’s 200 fly title on the 6th and final day of the Youth Olympic Games.
In the 100 fly, Hu ripped a 46.86 to set a new section record and notch the 2nd-best 100 fly time in the high school class of 2020.