The Utah Utes broke 3 new school records Saturday night at the Minnesota Invite, led by Daniel McArthur’s 1:41.38 in the 200 backstroke.
Utah breaststroker Andrew Britton was involved in two school records on Friday: one individually, and one as part of a relay.
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.
Taylor Ruck won a pair of individual events in her Stanford debut 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.
The Utes won a combined 34 of 36 events en route to claiming victory over BYU in the women’s and men’s meet.
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.
Much of the pre-season conversation about Cal’s Andrew Seliskar has been whether he will keep the 200 fly on his NCAA schedule or swap it out for the 200 breast. He swam and won both of those races Saturday against the Utes.