Things are very much still up in the air between Cal and Texas, two teams with consistent NCAA track records and plenty of time left to drop this season.
Reece Whitley has a chance to sweep the breaststroke events for a second straight year tonight at the Men’s Pac-12 Championships.
His 4:15 is better than the 4:20 and 4:18 he did at the two Stanford-Cal meets in November, and it’s only three seconds off his 2020 Pac-12 winning time.
Olympian Jordan Wilimovsky is entered in the 200/400/800/1500 free next week at Irvine’s U.S. Open meet site.
Did you know Franko Grgic broke 14:49 in the 1500 free at age 16, one year before Gregorio Paltrinieri did ten years ago? Read for more men’s 1500 free facts.
Cal’s class of rising seniors – led by sprinter Ryan Hoffer – is an elite group. But so are Stanford’s incoming freshmen, including flyer Andrei Minakov.
True spoke candidly about growing up as the youngest of 6, his age-group days, and eventually moving on to train with Gator Swim Club in high school.
Three-year NCAA scorer True Sweetser will compete for Stanford this college season after sitting out last year on an Olympic gap year.
Looking back at four years, three NCAA meets and one set of NCAA psych sheets, we re-score the 2016 recruiting classes by school.
There were a lot of top-20 misses in the class of 2015, though the top of the class was set to produce big at 2020 NCAAs.
In Olympic anticipation, the 2020 NCAA season was loaded with top talent taking gap years. But Olympic postponement will throw a wrench into those plans.
Dressel’s 48.63 in tonight’s 100 free was his 5th fastest in-season swim ever, and the fastest he’s ever been at this point in a season.
Dressel won the 400 free B final, dropping 7 seconds from his lifetime best set back in 2012 when he was still in high school.
In the 200 free, Dressel and Lochte went head-to-head. Lochte took it out with the lead in 53.31, with Dressel a second behind, but Dressel ran him down.
Olympic gold medalist Townley Haas spent 2 weeks training with Cali Condors teammates Caeleb Dressel and Jan Switkowski in Gainesville.