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.
Day 4 brings competiton in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 1650 free, and platform diving.
The Cardinal’s Janet Hu will headline a double, as she’s the top seed in the 100 fly and 100 back after setting Meet Records in both this morning.
Stanford’s Janet Hu is one of only two swimmers ranked in the top 10 in both events.
Stanford’s Janet Hu continues to improve in her collegiate career, and this morning she dropped a very quick 50.38 in the 100 fly for the top time going into finals.
A highly anticipated showdown between Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Cal teammates Abbey Weitzeil and Farida Osman will take place in tonight’s 50 free final.
One of the big swims to watch today, of course, is Katie Ledecky’s 500 free. The Pac-12 Record currently stands at a 4:31.90, but we may see her take that down in the heats.
Tonight, we’ll get a first look at Stanford freshman Katie Ledecky in Pac-12 conference meet action, while fellow Cardinal standout Simone Manuel returns to conference action after redshirting last season.
USC return this year with a highly talented group, but they’ll be hard pressed to defend their title against Stanford and Cal.
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Ledecky won all 3 of her individual races with new Pool Records in all 3. Even more impressive, though, was the fact that 2 of her records came in back-to-back events.
Ledecky started off with a back-to-back double, winning the 1000 free in 9:20.41. She returned to the pool immediately after for the 200 free, putting up a blistering 1:43.09 to outpace teammate Simone Manuel (1:44.04).
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This is a very longwinded way of saying what swimming fans (and sports fans in general) already know: nothing is certain. It’s the unpredictability of sports that keeps us continually on the edge of our seats. NCAA titles are never decided until March. And that fact could make the next three months an incredibly exciting roller coaster ride that none of us will want to sleep on.
Sophomore Kathleen Baker set a pool record en route to the Bears’ victory.