Cal freshman Ryan Hoffer will be swimming for his first individual Pac-12 title on Thursday in the 50 free.
Ryan Hoffer and the Cal Bears got off to a fast start as they dominated the 200 medley relay, but Arizona’s Chatham Dobbs had a strong showing with a 19.74 fly split to help the Wildcats to silver.
After repeating as champions last season, the Stanford Cardinal is in the hunt for a threepeat, but the Cal Bears won’t make it easy.
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.