Ryan Hoffer, a 7-time NCAA event champion at Cal, has moved on to a career in medical sales after retiring from swimming following the 2021 ISL season.
Palo Alto’s Ethan Harrington had the fastest 50 free at 2022 Winter Juniors, leading the 36 sub-20 second swims swum across both the East and West meets.
Jordan Crooks (above) is one of 6 men who have been sub-19 seconds in the 50 free already in the fall semester of NCAA swimming.
Alex Shackell blazed a 50.97 in the girls’ 100 fly prelims this morning, but she’ll have to hold off Charlotte Crush and Summer McIntosh in tonight’s final.
All eyes will be on Summer McIntosh in Greensboro as we see what she can do in the short course yards pool.
Come for Kaii Winkler’s effortless freestyle stroke, stay for his splashy celebration after breaking the 15-16 NAG record in the 100-yard freestyle.
In the 100 free final, Kaii Winkler clocked a 42.52 to reset the National Age Group (NAG) record set by Ryan Hoffer in 2014.
No one is expected to touch Caeleb Dressel in the men’s 100 free, as the 25-year-old comes in as the reigning Olympic and two-time world champion.
Seeliger’s 18.27 leading off of Cal’s 200 free relay makes him the #2 performer of all-time in the 50 free and is the #8 performance.
The Virginia men won an ACC title and broke the American record in the 200 free relay last month. Will they win this event at NCAAs?
LSU’s Brooks Curry leads the NCAA in the 100 free this year and is the newest member of the 40-point club, making him the odds-on favorite for the title.
Bjorn Seeliger has taken over the mantle from Ryan Hoffer as Cal’s go-to sprinter, and the Bears are looking primed for a repeat win in the 400 free relay.
Stanford’s Andrei Minakov comes into NCAAs as the fourth fastest man of all time in the 100 fly and the only swimmer in the field under 44 seconds.
Diehl swam a best time by over three and a half seconds in the 200 backstroke to now be 5th in the 15-16 age group all-time.
Stanford redshirt freshman Andrei Minakov broke the Pac-12 championship record in the 100 butterfly. He’s now the fastest freshman in NCAA history.