New Caledonia, the defending medal champions in swimming, got off to a big start in the water at the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa.
Jordan Anderson smoked her own personal best in the 200 IM to break the school record in the event in Minneapolis.
Day one prelims of the 2018 Minnesota Invite featured strong swims from Utah, including a 1:44.82 in the 200 IM by Daniel McArthur.
The Utah men’s swimming and diving team captured 11 events en route to an easy victory at UNLV on Friday, while the women bested the Rebels 147-96.
tah’s premiere sprinter, sophomore Rodolfo Moreira, put up some solid times in the sprint freestyle events.
Katie McLaughlin set a new PB in the 50 free and won the 100 free in 48.7 as the Cal women won their first dual of the season against Utah.
The Utes capped off their season with a victory over the Trojan men, who were without All-Americans Carter, Condorelli, Mulcare, and Tribuntsov.
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.
Pickrem took off on the breaststroke leg and continued to push ahead as she finished in 1:53.38. That was just 8 hundredths shy of her lifetime best.
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.
USC’s defending champ Reed Malone will take on the 500 free this morning, but he’ll be up against a loaded Stanford distance group that includes Liam Egan, True Sweetser, and Grant Shoults.
Dylan Carter downed a 2012 Vladimir Morozov 50 free pool record for USC at home in a dual against Utah today.