Pac-12 Champion Grant Shoults set a new Pool Record as Stanford took down rival Cal at home to close the regular dual meet season.
Our top spot has gone back and forth between Cal and Texas all year, and this edition is no exception as the two trade their ranks from our most recent rankings.
The Pac-12 Conference announced today that CALIFORNIA’S Ryan Hoffer was named Pac-12 Swimmer of the Week and ARIZONA STATE’S Youssef Selim was voted Pac-12 Men’s Diver of the Week.
Freshman standout Ryan Hoffer won multiple events for the Cal Bears as they took down Pac-12 rival USC on Saturday.
The No. 10 USC men’s swimming and diving team — unbeaten so far this season – gets its toughest challenge yet as it hosts No. 1 California on Friday (Feb. 2) at 2 p.m. and No. 4 Stanford on Saturday (Feb. 3) at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center.
Jensen won the individual 100 free in 43.07 before leading off the winning 400 free relay in 42.99.
The most impressive relay split of the day came from Cal’s Michael Jensen, who put up a 19.08 on the 2nd leg of the 200 free relay.
In a margin that came down to just 6 votes, SwimSwam poll voters said that the California Golden Bears should have the #1 rank in the NCAA Power Rankings over the Texas Longhorns.
Per the request of some of our commenters, we’ve gone through and scored out how the men’s NCAA team battle would go based on the midseason rankings.
We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand.
Lynch led by a nail at the halfway mark, but was able to outpace Hoffer to stretch his lead up to a couple of tenths through the back half.
The third and final prelims session of the 2017 UGA Invite wrapped up this morning with the Cal Bears continuing to look dominant.
Gonzalez’s time was not only the fastest time in the NCAA thus far by 2 seconds, but also the fastest time done by any swimmer this year, topping Chase Kalisz’s 3:39.45 from Winter Nationals.
Cal, Michigan, and Georgia continue to duke it out at the UGA Invite, giving swim fans a preview of what’s to come at the NCAA Championships.
Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey is still on fire. She dropped a full second from her best time to win the 200 IM, meeting the NCAA ‘A’ standard with a 1:53.48.