Sherridon Dressel dropped a 52.21 to win the 100 back, which is the fastest she’s ever been in-season. She also won the 200 back and 100 fly.
Quah has a personal best of 1:33.75, and his first 200 free of last season (also in October) was 1:37.09.
The Cal men hold the nation’s top time in the 100 fly, 100 back, 100 breast and 100 free thanks to fast swimming at the King of the Pool meet.
Cal senior Zheng Quah became the 2019 King of the Pool at the annual Cal/Cal Poly dual meet, winning 4 of the 5 pentathlon events.
The NCAA swim season is upon us, and it’s time for a time-honored tradition: SwimSwam’s staff predicting NCAA event champions half a year out.
Ryan Murphy continues to stay at his in-season bests with his 53.59 100 back time, still in the top 10 times in the world this year.
The women’s 100 fly features youngsters Penny Oleksiak and Rebecca Smith at the top, along with Sweden’s Louise Hansson and another 2000-born Canadian, Maggie MacNeil.
The meet will act as a qualifier for all of the major international meets this summer, including the World Championships in Gwangju.
In an effort to defend his 2018 title, NC State’s Andreas Vazaios swam the 5th-fastest 200 fly in history.
Night 4 at defied expectations. There was only one place in the top 4 in any of the 5 individual events that was picked correctly by more than 50% of entries
NC State, Texas and Cal have almost endless options for 400 medley relay lineups tonight. We try to puzzle out the options between sessions.
With the first prelims session of the meet in the books, it’s time to look at how many swims for each team will be returning tonight to score points.
Penny Oleksiak has entered six events, including the 200 fly, for the 2019 Canadian Swim Trials set to take place next week.
Three of the top-5 performers all-time in the men’s 200 yard butterfly are returning to the NCAA Championship this year, not one of them American.
Indiana’s Vini Lanza is a safe enough bet to win this race. (Not that you should be gambling on swimming.)