Whitley improved his nation-leading 1:56.60 with a 1:55.87 today. Only Andrew Seliskar has been under 1:57.9 this year, besides Whitley.
Stanford returns most of its key NCAA contributors from last year and adds a stellar freshman class led by summer 2018 breakout star Jack LeVant.
Michael Andrew qualified for the 2018-2019 US National Team in all 4 strokes.
Andrew Matejka from Wellesley, Massachusetts has announced via social media that he is verbally committed to Stanford University’s class of 2023.
After winning 2 of the stroke 50s so far to qualify for Worlds and qualifying for Pan Pacs as he won the 100 breast, Michael Andrew will battle World champ Caeleb Dressel in the 50 free.
Michael Andrew will try for his 4th win of the week in the 50 free tonight.
The 100 back includes World Record holder and Olympic champion Ryan Murphy, 100 back Olympic champ Matt Grevers, Worlds 50 backstroker Justin Ress, Olympic backstroker Jacob Pebley, and Harvard standout Dean Farris in his first ever long course nationals final.
Regan Smith and Olympic medalist Kathleen Baker will go up against a stacked 100 back field after tying for the 200 back win.
Ryan Murphy will go for the backstroke sweep on day 4 of the 2018 Phillips 66 Nationals Championships.
Is the United States ready to compete for international medals again in the men’s 1500 freestyle?
Grothe, the fastest man in the nation this year and the only American to break 3:50 in-season, looks poised for a big swim after shattering the American Records in the 500 free and 1650 free at Winter Nationals this season.
Zane Grothe has the hot hand in the men’s 800 free heading into U.S. Nationals. Will anybody challenge him?
After getting pancakes in Berkeley with the Cal men, we couldn’t resist heading down to Palo Alto and seeing what the Stanford men were up to.
Blake Pieroni had an impressive swim in the 200 free at the Fran Crippen Memorial SMOC.
Katie McLaughlin posted a new personal best in the 100 freestyle in Mission Viejo.