Bacon currently owns a season-best of 1:00.18, set at November’s U.S. Open, which ranks her 25th in the 2020-21 world rankings.
University of Wisconsin head coach Yuri Suguiyama announced that 3-year assistant coach Erik Posegay is being promoted to associate head coach.
Only a few swimmers have dropped out of their events heading into the final prelims session for the 2021 Pro Swim Series stop in Mission Viejo.
Preliminary heats for Saturday morning’s finals session in Mission Viejo will take place tonight, mirroring the format that will be used in Tokyo.
Even with four key deferrals, the high school class of 2020 lived up to the hype with five massive NCAA scorers (30+ points) and 29 total freshmen scorers.
Virginia’s Class of 2019 / 2023 has been outstanding, with four top-20 recruits all scoring as sophomores and Kate Douglass winning a national title.
Claire Curzan helped lead the TAC Titans to the SCY overall title, winning the girls’ 100 free, 100 back and 100 fly.
As was the case in San Antonio, a star-studded field of the country’s fastest swimmers have entered to swim at PSS Mission Viejo.
The first NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships didn’t disappoint, and here’s our take on the moments and people which stood out to us last week.
Bacon hits sub-1:50, becoming the third-best NCAA freshman ever at 1:48.32, keeping Wisconsin’s 200 back streak alive after Beata Nelson won in 2019.
Phoebe Bacon pulled off a huge upset on the final day of the 2021 Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships, and the final pick ’em winners were crowned.
The 19-year-old freshman placed fourth in the 200 back, equalling Jessica Botzum’s 200 breast in 2007 for the highest finish in Virginia Tech history.
Wisconsin freshman Phoebe Bacon earned her first NCAA title tonight with a 1:48.32 victory in the 200 back, moving to #2 all-time in the 17-18 age group.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 free final, followed by the finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, and 400 free relay.
BAMA’s White and NC State’s Berkoff tied for the top 100 back prelims spot. UVA also holds top seeds in the 4IM (Nelson), 1FL (Douglass), and 2FR (Madden).