Freshman Emily Gantriis opened things up for the Bears, taking the 50 free with a 22.24 in her first race at Cal.
It was shaping up to be a banner year for freshmen, led by #1 recruit Kate Douglass – who was on the cusp of a historic freshman scoring effort.
After winning the race with the Pac-12 Meet Record as a freshman with Cal, now-senior Cierra Runge of ASU looks to return to the top of the podium in the mile
Stanford’s Allie Raab will look to sweep the breaststroke events after taking the 100 breast title last night. Teammate Zoe Bartel, however, is the top seed.
USC senior Louise Hansson, the reigning NCAA Champion and NCAA Record holder, will race for her 4th-straight Pac-12 title in tonight’s 100 fly final.
The Arizona State women have the top 3 seeds for the 500 free, led by Emma Nordin, who set a lifetime best in prelims as the top qualifier.
Cal’s American Record holder Abbey Weitzeil, the fastest woman in history, will compete in prelims of the 50 free this morning.
That’s the fastest relay split of her career, clipping the 45.87 she swam on the anchor of the 400 medley relay at the 2019 NCAA Championships.
A couple sprint-heavy teams are rising into the top 10 in our second round of power rankings for NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving.
Weitzeil, one of the most versatile swimmers in the NCAA, also went 1:02.20 in the 100 breast and split a 48-high on their 400 free relay.
Cal earmed victories in seven of the eight events on Saturday as the Bears closed out the meet atop the overall standings at the Chick-fil-A Invitational.
Despite a great senior class graduating last year, Cal still returns a talent-laden roster, headed by the nation’s top sprinter: Abbey Weitzeil.
We continue counting down the top 12 women’s recruiting classes in the NCAA, one of them including our #2 overall recruit nationwide.
Tonight’s finals will include the 400 freestyle, 100 butterfly, and the men’s 800 freestyle relay, which will swim four heats in a timed final.
Day 3 prelims of the 2019 Speedo Junior National Championships will feature only two events: the 400 freestyle and the 100 butterfly.