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.
ASU’s Grant House is one of the top medal threats in the 200 free tonight, but he’ll be competing with the likes of Cal’s Andrew Seliskar and Stanford’s Jack LeVant.
The Biggest news coming into this morning is that Andrew Seliskar will not be swimming the 400 IM, and rather is opting for the 200 free today.
Tonight’s session is a quick one with just 2 events: the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay. Look for Cal’s Andrew Seliskar to make a splash.
Andrew Seliskar leads a stacked Cal group that’s looking for their second consecutive Men’s Pac-12 title.
The Arizona women rolled, while the Arizona State men won a close battle on Saturday, but all 4 squads had noteworthy times to close their regular seasons.
Stanford continued their road trip with a win over ASU on Saturday, giving them 2 dual meet victories in as many days. Freshman Taylor Ruck, a Canadian Olympic medalist, stood out for the women with a winning triple.
The field in this morning’s final event was pretty tight, with Andreas Vazaios (NC State) leading the way, and 8th place finisher Cory Gambardella (IU) coming in only 2.26 seconds behind Vazaios.