With Marina Garcia gone, Cal is looking for a new breaststroker in the 400 medley relay. Among the breaststroke specialists, Ali Harrison appears to be the early front runner.
No. 2 California finished off the two-day Chick-Fil-A Invitational with another strong set of events Saturday, as the Golden Bears claimed five of seven races and won the five-team event.
They may not have the depth to challenge Stanford for a title, but with their sprint talent, they should be challenging for several relay titles and should get multiple individual titles with Baker alone.
The 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships will come to close tonight with finals of the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.
This morning brings competition in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.
Tonight, swimmers will be competing in the finals of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay, while divers compete in the 3-meter finals.
Mallory Comerford of Louisville reacts to her 200 free NCAA title, a tie for first with Katie Ledecky.
Tonight, the two fastest swimmers in history, Ally Howe and Kathleen Baker, will battle in the 100 back, while Stanford and Olympic teammates Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky duel in the 200 free.
The 2017 Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships continue this morning with prelims of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 medley relay, and 3-meter diving.
The DQ is reminiscant of last season’s NCAA championships, when Stanford was set to challenge for the win, but DQed their 200 freestyle relay after touching 1st, making Cal the victor.
Tonight, despite Cal’s DQ in the 400 medley relay, Kathleen Baker swam the 2nd-fastest 100 back in history to take down Natalie Coughlin’s 15-year-old school record.
The 2017 Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships continue this morning with prelims of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 400 medley relay, and 1-meter diving.
Gia Dalesandro destroyed her own personal best at Big Tens this year, earning her the 5th seed in a very tight field for the 100 fly.
2017 WOMEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15- Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium- Indianapolis, IN Psych Sheet Championship…
Kathleen Baker headlines the 200 back, but Ally Howe, who smashed the 100 back American Record last night, will look for a sweep of the backstrokes.