Olympic gold medalist and World Record holder Ryan Murphy will take on the 100 back tonight.
Cal’s Andrew Seliskar will look to set up a sweep of the IM events, while teammates Ryan Murphy (100 back) and Justin Lynch (100 fly) seek their first individual titles of the meet.
In the 200 IM, Arizona State’s Cameron Craig made a big statement to take the top seed, but he’ll be challenged by Cal’s Ryan Murphy and Andrew Seliskar tonight.
USC’s defending champ Reed Malone will take on the 500 free this morning, but he’ll be up against a loaded Stanford distance group that includes Liam Egan, True Sweetser, and Grant Shoults.
The Cardinal’s Jimmy Yoder blazed to a 1:41.31 in a 200 fly time trial, dropping over 2.5 seconds from his season best to move from 35th in the nation to 7th. It was also over a half second under the NCAA ‘A’ cut (1:41.86).
Stanford is one of the best teams in the country this year, but they’ll be battling a tough Cal team that also ranks among the best of the best.
Shoults swam to a 4:18.40 to win the race, finishing 4 seconds ahead of fellow Stanford freshman True Sweetser (4:22.53).
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Freshman Katie Drabot had a standout performance on Friday night as the Stanford Cardinal beat Arizona State on the road.
The Stanford men kicked off 2017 with a home dual meet against the University of Pacific, picking up another victory to add to their winning season record.
It was all outside smoke in the men’s 200 free final. Texas’ Townley Haas, who squeaked into the top 8 this morning, and Stanford’s Grant Shoults, who got scratched in after taking 9th in prelims, were the fastest 2 swimmers tonight.
Among the notable races to watch is the men’s 200 yard free, which will feature U.S. Olympic gold medalists Clark Smith and Townley Haas, as well as Stanford freshman standout Grant Shoults and Olympic champ Ous Mellouli.
In his first collegiate invite appearance, Sweetser brought home 2 wins for the Cardinal.
Santo Condorelli will look for redemption today in the 50 free after being disqualified in the 100 fly yesterday.
Penny Oleksiak will seek her third individual event for the Olympics tonight in the 100 free, coming into tonight as the top seed.