The Stanford men cruised to an easy win at the Pacific Invite, but the big news is less about times and more about key names returning for the Cardinal.
Stanford lost Grant Shoults, Jack Levant and Alberto Mestre last year, and needs them back to make a return to the NCAA’s top 10.
All 20 Stanford men’s swimming and diving student-athletes who were eligible for All-Academic honors earned recognition from the Pac-12 conference
Drew Kibler came up big in his first Texas Hall of Fame Invite swim, throwing down the fastest 200 free time in the NCAA while leading off Texas’s 800 free relay.
Taylor Ruck won a pair of individual events in her Stanford debut against Utah.
A stacked distance group only gets stronger as Stanford brings in one of the nation’s better recruiting classes.
Top seed Kelsi Worrell has scratched out of the 200 fly final after clocking a quick 2:09.37 to top the heats.
The Cardinal’s Jimmy Yoder blazed to a 1:41.31 in a 200 fly time trial, dropping over 2.5 seconds from his season best to move from 35th in the nation to 7th. It was also over a half second under the NCAA ‘A’ cut (1:41.86).
Taylor Ault of La Mirada Armada won the women’s 800 free on the first night of finals at 2016 Speedo U.S. Junior Nationals.
Zoe Bartel of Fort Collins Area Swim Team broke the Speedo Junior Nationals meet record in the 100 breast on Monday night, winning the event with 1:08.11.
Regan Smith put up the swim of the morning with her nearly 4-second drop in the 200 fly to qualify second for finals on Day 1 of the 2016 Speedo U.S. Junior National Championships.
Alyssa Marsh and the girls of Pine Lake Prep brought home their school’s first state title in any sport by winning the North Carolina 1A/2A state title over the weekend. The boys of Washington High also took home a team title in a great show of depth.
Macmillan has olympic trials cuts in the 100 and 200 butterfly with best times of 54.73 and 2:00.79, respectively.
Watch Day Three’s finals from the 2015 U.S. Speedo Junior National Championships in San Antonio, Texas, including Michael Andrew’s age group record-breaking swim in the 100 fly.
Day One’s finals are already shaping up to pit some of the nation’s very best against each other. Ella Eastin and Max Miranda lead their respective fields in the 200 fly, while Miranda Tucker and Ian Finnerty top the qualifiers in the 100 breast.