She is now the 16th-fastest American, ever, in the 100 yard back, and the 20th-fastest female swimmer, ever.
Smith was faster as a 14-year old, but her swim on Sunday was the best since her birthday.
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Stevens has now secured her spot on the 2017 World Championships roster, and will look to qualify in another event later in the meet, as she’s one of the favorites to win the 100 meter back.
Regan Smith became the 7th 15-year old to break the 1-minute barrier in the long course 100 meter backstroke globally…
Kathleen Baker took her second individual title of the meet tonight in the 100 back with 49.84.
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.
Shortly after setting a new Meet Record in the 100 fly, Hu returned to the pool to set another Pac-12 Meet Record in the 100 back.
Stanford’s Janet Hu is one of only two swimmers ranked in the top 10 in both events.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Swimming today named Kate Lundsten (Victoria, Minn.) of Aquajets Swim Team and Jason Turcotte (Atlanta,…
Missy Franklin and Natalie Coughlin finished 7th and 8th in the 100 backstroke in semifinals today.
Missy Frankin was the best backstroker on the planet in 2012 and 2013. But now a crowd of young talents threatens her return trip to the Olympics in the 100 back.
Rachael Acker, Ryan Murphy and Rachel Bootsma, all accomplished swimmers in the pool, earned recognition for their work in the classroom as members of the 2016 CoSIDA at-large Academic All-America team.
Today at the Arena Pro Swim Series – Santa Clara, we’ll see Nathan Adrian and Anthony Ervin go head to head in the 50 free. Ryan Murphy will take on Mitch Larkin in the men’s 100 back, and the men’s 400 free will feature another battle between Sun Yang and Conor Dwyer.
The Arena Pro Swim Series meet in Santa Clara will feature a large crew of foreign superstars, including world record-holder Sun Yang and world champ Emily Seebohm.