Olivia Smoliga and Simone Manuel pose with their second and first place trophies after the 50 free. Smoliga went with black, while Manuel’s nails embrace the Stanford cardinal.
NCAA Championship season is unarguably one of the busiest times of year in competitive swimming. With that in mind, we at SwimSwam are bringing you a special bonus blueseventy Swim of the Week to track the top swim of the women’s NCAA Championships.
Simone Manuel swam a “video game” time of 45.56 to win the women’s 100 free.
The cardinal had an exceedingly eventful last day of NCAA’s, winning 3 individual events, the last relay, and the team title.
The 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships will come to close tonight with finals of the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.
The crowd went wild as they looked up at the board and saw Manuel’s final time: 45.56.
The freestyle events at the NCAA D1 Women’s Championships have been especially exciting this year with some of the fastest swimming ever seen.
2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…
California sophomore Kathleen Baker was named the 2017 CSCAA Swimmer of the Year after winning three individual events and helping the Golden Bears to a 2nd-place finish at the 2017 NCAA Division I championships.
The Stanford Cardinal came away with the team title at the 2017 Women’s NCAA DI Championships by over 160 points.
In the final swim of her NCAA career, U.S. Olympian Lia Neal anchored with a blistering 46.37 to seal the deal for her team.
Simone Manuel swam the 2nd-fastest 100 free ever while leading off Stanford’s record-breaking 400 free relay to close out the 2017 NCAA championships.
This morning brings competition in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.
Stanford’s Ledecky, who set the American Record at a scorching 15:03.92 at the 2016 Ohio State Invite, will look to become the first woman to ever break 15:00 in the mile.
See photo highlights from day four prelims of the 2017 NCAA Women’s DI Swimming and Diving Championships.