The Virginia Cavaliers continue to lead the way into NCAAs, led by five top-ranked relays and a dominant roster from top to bottom.
After the pandemic cancelled the 2020 NCAAs, Michigan JR Maggie MacNeil and Virginia SO Kate Douglass will finally take their aims at the 100 fly NCAA title.
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.
Tonight, Stanford’s 4-year Pac-12 winning streak could be in jeopardy as the Cal Bears trail behind the Cardinals by 16.5 points.
Isabel Ivey is leading a 1-2-3-4 Cal charge in the 100 free final, putting Cal in a position to potentially outscore four-time defending champions, Stanford
After tonight’s session, the Stanford Cardinals maintain their lead. However, the Cal Bears narrowed the lead to a 16.5-point margin.
The Cal Golden Bears look very strong this year, favored to put a stop to the Stanford win streak and compete for the NCAA title in March.
Two UCLA freshmen excelled with wins today, as the meet came down to a photo finish in the 400 free relay and Claire Grover anchored UCLA to the win.
Meanwhile, the Bruins won the majority of swimming events tonight, and the teams are locked in a tie going into tomorrow’s second and final session.
Improving 4 seconds from their fastest relay on Saturday, the Cal women put together a 3:12.79 400 free relay on Sunday to rank 2nd in the NCAA.
USC junior Isa Odgers earned two event wins to close out USC’s tri-meet while the UCLA Bruins won five events on Saturday.
Freshman Kaitlyn Dobler earned a pair of wins in USC’s two-day season opener against UCLA & Arizona, the first time the Trojans hit in the pool since Pac-12s.
Grover swam 4 relays amid 5 events across two days of racing, which included a big season-opening split in the 200 free relay.
The Pac-12 brings in three of the top five recruiting classes nationwide on the women’s side, and a young Stanford team gets even tougher.
We kick off our expanded rankings of the incoming freshman classes for NCAA swimming & diving with our 13th- through 16th-ranked programs.