In a tight race where the top three teams all finished under the NCAA and American records, Stanford emerged victorious, winning the 200 medley relay in 1:33.11 over Cal and Indiana.
Lilly King defended her 100 breast title, going 56.25 to take .05 off her previous record.
Lilly King broke Annie Chandler’s pool record and swam the 10th-best time in history in prelims on Friday.
Led in part by a 49.3 butterfly split from Kelsi Worrell, the U.S. National Team took six-tenths of a second off the old U.S. Open Record and American Record.
2016 U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS Sunday June 26th-Sunday July 3rd, 2016 Century Link Center – Omaha, Nebraska Friday-Sunday – Prelims – 11:00…
After an eventful night one at the 2016 U.S Olympic Trials, more of America’s big stars will step up to the blocks for their first races including Missy Franklin, Natalie Coughlin, and Katie Ledecky.
Watch Sun Yang and Conor Dwyer’s battle in the 200 free from last night.
Tonight, Conor Dwyer swam a 1:45.41, less than a tenth of a second off his best time of 1:45.32 from the 2013 World Championships. That swim was over a second faster than Dwyer has been at any meet since July of 2013.
Sun Yang crushed the world’s fastest 200 free to kick off a firework-filled night in Santa Clara.
Ella Eastin and Stanford were second to the Georgia Bulldogs at this year’s Women’s NCAA championships, but the Cardinal are returning more points next year. How do the rest of numbers stack up?
Watch Lilly King rock a 3:03.59 to take down Emma Reaney’s U.S. Open, American, and NCAA records by half a second.
American records are on the line in droves on day 3 between Kelsi Worrell’s 100 fly, Lilly King’s 100 breast, Courtney Bartholomew & co. in the 100 back and Stanford’s 200 medley relay.
Indiana’s Lilly King crushed her own American, NCAA, and U.S. Open Record in the 100 breaststroke finals at the 2016 Women’s NCAA Championships. In a historic swim, King smashed through the 57 second barrier to set the new record at 56.85.
Kelsi Worrell’s 100 fly will be one of many swims chasing history on day 3 of the 2016 Women’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
Indiana freshman Lilly King became the fastest 100 yard breaststroker in history at the 2016 NCAA Championship prelims, going 57.15.