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You’ll never guess who we ranked #1… Ok, you might. But there are a few interesting offseason shake-ups, including one team outside the top 10 last year bringing in two impact transfers to surge towards the top 5.
The University of Michigan has received a verbal commitment from South Africa’s Mariella Venter for the class of 2022.
Siobhan Haughey will be one of Michigan’s biggest scoring threats this season, with the potential to become a triple A finalist at NCAAs.
Brooke Forde headlines a scary good class at #1, the Stanford Cardinal.
Garcia, who spent her freshman and sophomore seasons competing for the University of Arizona, will be returning to her home state, as she’s a native of Holland, Michigan.
166 athletes, including 19 swimmers (such as Nancy Hogshead-Makar, G Ryan, and Bob Glover) have submitted a letter to the NCAA asking the Board of Governors to reconsider their decision to return championships to North Carolina.
Tonight’s competition includes the finals of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 400 medley relay, and 1-meter diving.
Day 4 brings competiton in the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 1650 free, and platform diving.
The Cardinal’s Janet Hu will headline a double, as she’s the top seed in the 100 fly and 100 back after setting Meet Records in both this morning.
The Arizona women posted a lightning fast 1:34.63 for a new school record and NCAA ‘A’ cut time in the 200 medley relay courtesy of Taylor Garcia, Kennedy Lohman, Annie Ochitwa, and Katrina Konopka.
Among the notable races to watch is the men’s 200 yard free, which will feature U.S. Olympic gold medalists Clark Smith and Townley Haas, as well as Stanford freshman standout Grant Shoults and Olympic champ Ous Mellouli.
Freshman Kenisha Liu came up big for the Bruins, winning multiple individual events to help the team to victory.
Katy Campbell and Matthew Hutchins both picked up wins in the distance events on night 1 of the LA Invite.
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.