Weitzeil and Simone Manuel have now both been 20.45 on a relay.
Three years after setting the American record during her redshirt season, Weitzeil finally broke the NCAA record and rebroke her own American mark.
The relay tore past the rest of field on the back half of the race, thanks to an insane 41.36 on the back 100 between Amy Bilquist and Abbey Weitzeil.
Cal went 1:24.55 to break the NCAA, American, US Open, and pool records in the 200 free relay.
The Cal Bears come in with the fastest time this season in the 400 medley relay, and they appear to be the favorites to put an end to Stanford’s winning streak in this event.
48 swimmers from 36 clubs and 21 states have been chosen as participants in the 2019 USA Swimming Diversity Select…
Stanford has won this event 4 of the last 5 years, but they do not appear to be a favorite to win this time around.
This year’s field of 100 freestylers includes 4 of the top 10 fastest performers of all time, and 6 of the top 20 performers all-time.
Curzan is now the second-fastest 16-and-under swimmer in history, behind only Gretchen Walsh’s 21.82
Curzan is now the second-fastest 16&U performer of all-time, and just the second 13-14-year-old in history to break :48.
Claire Curzan missed Gretchen Walsh’s 13-14 50 free NAG record by .01 at Cary Sectionals, going 22.01.
Cal junior Abbey Weitzeil was named Pac-12 Swimmer of the Meet and UCLA senior Maria Polyakova was named Diver of the Meet at the 2019 Pac-12 Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
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Gretchen Walsh broke a National Age Group Record that belonged to a swimmer who would become the Olympic champion in the long course version of the same event.
Her time ties Lia Neal for 10th all-time fastest performer in the SCY 100 free, and ties Neal for 9th all-time in the NCAA.