Weitzeil, one of the most versatile swimmers in the NCAA, also went 1:02.20 in the 100 breast and split a 48-high on their 400 free relay.
Despite a great senior class graduating last year, Cal still returns a talent-laden roster, headed by the nation’s top sprinter: Abbey Weitzeil.
Cal senior standout Abbey Weitzeil has retained her title of Queen of the Pool, winning the meet in a new record time.
Sarah Darcel, who scored 12 points as a freshman last year, is scratched out of the 2019 NCAA Championships. Her teammate Sophie Krivokapic-Zhou is the next alternate, and has been added to the meet, NCAA documents indicate.
Like in 2018, the Stanford women again have 18 swimmers that will earn invites to NCAAs.
Day 3’s morning session will see prelims for the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back.
Amy Bilquist will be of huge importance to the Golden Bears as she enters her senior season.
Ryan Lochte has scratched out of the men’s 400 IM on day 2 of the PSS – Santa Clara.
Stanford projects to have the most invitees with 18, before zone diving begins.
Ella Eastin will contest the 400 IM on day 3 of the Pac-12 Championships after sitting out of the 200 yesterday.
They may not have the depth to challenge Stanford for a title, but with their sprint talent, they should be challenging for several relay titles and should get multiple individual titles with Baker alone.
Hungarian Olympian and new Florida Gator Liliana Szilagyi might be the best international pickup for any NCAA team’s 2017 freshman class.
Zhao’s record came in the 100 breast, where she put up a 1:00.94 in prelims to shave .02 off her own former record.
Among the top competitors slated to compete is Stanford Commit Alex Liang, who will take on the 200 IM and 500 free.
Cal’s women’s swimming & diving team added the 11th member of its class of 2021 with the signing of Canada’s Sarah Darcel.