The Arizona women rolled, while the Arizona State men won a close battle on Saturday, but all 4 squads had noteworthy times to close their regular seasons.
Patrick Mulcare and Louise Hansson swept the men’s and women’s backstrokes, respectively, while Mulcare also took the 400 IM and Hansson the 100 fly.
Hannah Cox won three events as the Arizona women opened their season with a win at Grand Canyon.
Hellen Moffitt won the 100 fly on the final night of the Fran Crippen Memorial Swim Meet of Champions.
Katie McLaughlin posted a new personal best in the 100 freestyle in Mission Viejo.
The 4th day of the meet includes the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 1650, and 400 free relay.
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.
After being absent from competition for the first half of the season, All-American Megan Byrnes and NCAA champion Simone Manuel made their 2017-18 debut.
On the men’s side, sprint ace Santo Condorelli closed in on the 20-second barrier in the 50 free, posting a 20.01 to win it ahead of Arizona’s Chad Idensohn (20.49).
Arizona freshmen Brooks Fail and Sam Iida picked up 2 wins each to help the Wildcats beat Utah.
Kierra Smith coasted to a win in the women’s 200 breast at the Mel Zajac International meet in 2:25.25.
Glenbrook South senior Sam Iida destroyed the field in the 200 IM, going 1:46.02 as the only finisher under 1:50.
2017 IHSA BOYS CHAMPIONSHIPS When: February 24th – February 25th Where: New Trier HS, Winnetka, IL Live results State qualifier…
The Arizona commit was the runner-up in the 200 IM and 500 free last year, and will swim both this weekend with his eyes set on the 200 IM state record.
The Arizona Wildcat men have picked up a verbal commitment from Olympic Trials qualifier Sam Iida, an IMer from Glenview, Illinois.