The Stanford men remain undefeated in dual meet action after winning a nailbiter on the road against Pac-12 rival USC on Saturday.
Freshman standout Ryan Hoffer won multiple events for the Cal Bears as they took down Pac-12 rival USC on Saturday.
After a semester abroad in Australia, USC junior Carsten Vissering made his return to NCAA swimming with a very strong 100 breast in USC’s Monday dual with the visiting Wisconsin Badgers.
It’s a dead heat at the top of our men’s rankings. Ryan Hoffer and Cal hold top time in the nation in 4 relays. But after a stellar Texas Invite, did the three-time defending champs run them down for the top spot?
Katie Ledecky and Mallory Comerford are tied for most NCAA ‘A’ cuts with 4 each.
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.
Texas freshman standout Austin Katz was a key player in helping the Horns secure their NCAA spot. Despite their A relay being disqualified, Katz came up big with a 45.34 backstroke split to help the B relay to victory.
The USC men prevailed against 153-147 over ASU in a tight dual meet Friday, while the USC women won handily, 176-122.
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).
The Trojans stayed perfect this weekend as the USC men traveled to Cal Poly for the 2nd dual meet of the season.
He trailed UCSB’s Mullis at the halfway point, but used his back half speed to run away with it through the final 100. Mulcare wound up negative splitting the race (53.43/53.20), winning it in 1:46.63 to Mullis’ 1:47.92.
The USC swimming and diving teams kick off the 2017-18 seasons with non-conference meets this weekend as the women’s squad competes at the University of San Diego on Friday at 2 p.m. while the Trojan men swim at UC Santa Barbara on Friday at2 p.m. and at Cal Poly on Saturday at 11 a.m.
The Trojans have a stacked sprint free group that includes Olympic sprinters Santo Condorelli and Dylan Carter.
After missing the final in the men’s 400 free relay in 2015, the USA is one of the major medal threats for gold at the 2017 FINA World Championships.