Olympic champion Ryan Murphy leads a tight field in the men’s 200 backstroke, where the battle for the second spot is tight between 3 swimmers.
Cal junior Reece Whitley comes in as the top seed in the 100 breaststroke on Day 3 of Men’s Pac-12s, where he’ll look to defend his title from last season.
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.
Looking back at four years, three NCAA meets and one set of NCAA psych sheets, we re-score the 2016 recruiting classes by school.
Coach Bob Bowman had his Arizona State Sun Devils competing at an incredible level in the first half of March, before the NCAA season was halted by COVID-19.
Psych sheets have dropped for the 2020 Men’s Pac-12 Swimming & Diving Championships, with USC holding a narrow early points lead based on diving.
Miriam Guevara took victories in both butterfly events as the Northwestern Wildcats finished their Arizona road trip on top.
MJ Mao will be going for the breastroke sweep tonight after winning the 100 breast yesterday and putting up the fastest 200 time in this morning’s prelims.
Fans in Greensboro might be watching some nation-leading swims tonight from the likes of Beata Nelson and Coleman Stewart.
Beata Nelson was 50-point in the 100 fly and 100 back. Arizona State sophomore Cody Bybee hit lifetime-bests in a tough 100 fly/200 free double in prelims.
After a breakthrough brace of 47.9s on Friday, World Champ Caeleb Dressel had a pair of more measured preliminary swims on Saturday morning in Mission Viejo
Regan Smith will contest both the 50 fly and 200 back on night three in Bloomington.
Katie Ledecky will take on the 200 free on day three of the TYR PSS in Bloomington.
The reigning 100 backstroke champion returns as NC State’s Coleman Stewart is the top seed heading into NCAAs.
Another interesting aspect of today is the brewing team battle between USC and Utah for 5th place. The Utes only are lagging behind the Trojans by 38 points going into today, and with that margin, anything is poosible.