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.
A fully healthy and on-form Shebat would be a slight favorite to win this race, but with questions looming about his injury, it brings him back to the field.
Day 3 of the meet will feature the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back. Cameron Craig will look to defend his 200 free title and meet record.
After repeating as champions last season, the Stanford Cardinal is in the hunt for a threepeat, but the Cal Bears won’t make it easy.
The Utes capped off their season with a victory over the Trojan men, who were without All-Americans Carter, Condorelli, Mulcare, and Tribuntsov.
The Utes won a combined 34 of 36 events en route to claiming victory over BYU in the women’s and men’s meet.
The women’s meet came down to the final event, which Utah won to claim victory in the meet by 2 points.
Utah won 6 of 8 shootout events, as well as 15 of 18 regular events en route to a 1st place finish in men’s scoring and 2nd in women’s.
Drabot turned heads earlier this month when she threw down a personal best 1:54.49 in a dual meet against NC State. She demolished that time today, taking down reigning NCAA champ Ella Eastin as she touched in 1:51.74 to Eastin’s 1:52.03.
One of the highlight swims of the session came in the 400 IM, where Ledecky battled reigning NCAA champ and teammate Ella Eastin.
Utah cruised past UNLV in non-conference dual meet action.
Arizona freshmen Brooks Fail and Sam Iida picked up 2 wins each to help the Wildcats beat Utah.
ASU won 27 of 32 events against Utah in their first dual of the season.
Much of the pre-season conversation about Cal’s Andrew Seliskar has been whether he will keep the 200 fly on his NCAA schedule or swap it out for the 200 breast. He swam and won both of those races Saturday against the Utes.