For the first time in what feels like ages, SwimSwam is back on deck and our photographer Jack Spitser was able to capture images in the California sun.
Pro swim series Nelle finali che si disputeranno oggi sfida nei 200 misti tra Andrew, Dressel e Lochte. Ledecky finale dei 100 stile
The last prelims session of the 2021 Pro Swim Series in Mission Viejo is set to begin with the men’s and women’s 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free.
Quah’s scratch puts Ryan Lochte (Gator Swim Club) into the 200 free B-final in lane eight after he was 17th in prelims.
In 2017, Stanford hauled in five of our top 20 recruits. They backed that up over four years, leading the nation in scoring including the #1 overall scorer.
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.
Brooke Forde was the #4 recruit as a junior, but very likely would have been the #1 in a senior re-rank. She outscored anyone in the class of 2017.
The 2021 NCAA Women’s Championships are off in less than an hour, with the only event of the night the 800 free relay timed finals.
As swimming has slowly returned after the first lockdown, we’ll see the first NCAA Division I Championship racing since the men’s 400 free relay in 2019.
With Ivey, Cal looks incredibly strong for the 800 free relay crown. Without Ivey, though, Virginia could run away with this.
None of the top swimmers in this event are pure sprinters, which is a contrast to 2020, when Erika Brown, Abbey Weitzeil and Veronica Burchill led the NCAA.
Virginia enters the meet as the top seed in all 5 relays, although it’s tight in the 400 free relay.
Ivey was dominant in winning the 100 free, 100 back and 100 fly individually, while also contributing on four winning relays for the Golden Bears.
The Cal women went 5-for-5 and swept all relays here in Houston, with Izzy Ivey anchoring the Bears in a 46.81 to aid their 400 FR-R win by over 3 seconds.
The Cal Bears have won the 2021 Pac-12 team title, their first Pac-12 title since 2015. Meanwhile, UCLA placed 3rd and Utah 5th, both historic finishes.