There was a lot of splashing-and-dashing going on, and not all of it was freestyle. Watch the video to see the men’s 50 free final from LA Invite.
Murphy went 45.59, perhaps even more impressive considering he swam the 100 fly just a few events earlier. Nolan took second with a 45.66.
Asphalt Green’s Michael Domagala is part of an incredible class at USC who will have an immediate impact as freshmen.
The final day of competition brings a few scratches, including Dana Vollmer and Amber McDermott. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)
After punching her 400 IM ticket to Barcelona, Maya DiRado will scratch the 400 freestyle. (photo credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
Dana Vollmer, Ryan Lochte and others scratched events for the second preliminary series tomorrow. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Charlie Wiser, Steven Stumph, and Nick Silverthorn put on the greatest show ever in high school breaststroking, if not high school swimming period. (Photo Courtesy:: Robert Ashby).
Stephen Stumph tied one National Record and broke one NCS Record in prelims of the North Coast Sectionals.
Stephen Stumph is part of what Dean Ottati believes is one of the best senior classes in North Coast Section history. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Cal Commit Kristen Vredeveld is among the highly-ranked juniors who will be in Knoxville this week, though there’s not much overlap from senior nationals. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The Cal men continue to build a recruiting class that should keep them good for years into the future. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The Stanford Cardinal welcome in another big piece in this late-breaking recruiting class. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Gillian Ryan (above) placed 2nd to her teammate Cierra Runge in the 100 free to set up an awesome battle in the 200 – their better event. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Chelsea Chenault and Madison White had starpower, but Campolindo’s Steven Stumph stole the show. (Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)