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.
Katie McLaughlin set a new PB in the 50 free and won the 100 free in 48.7 as the Cal women won their first dual of the season against Utah.
As a junior with Oak Ridge HS last year, Colby Mefford was the 100 back runner-up at the 2018 CIF State Championships
Abbey Weitzeil won four out of five individual races today and was crowned the Queen of the Pool.
Coming off a big summer, the versatile Andrew Seliskar could contend for NCAA titles in a wide array of events while contributing on any and all Golden Bear relays.
200 breast Olympic gold medalist Dmitriy Balandin looks to defend his 100 breast title against Yan Zibei, who leads the way into the final after setting a Games Record in prelims.
Japan’s Rikako Ikee is the top seed in both the 50 fly and the 100 free on Monday at the 2018 Asian Games.
Chase Kalisz will take on the 200 fly/200 IM double on day 3 of the TYR Pro Swim Series in Santa Clara.
A total of five swimmers have scratched an A-final on day 2 of the Santa Clara Pro Swim.
18.00? Down. 43.00? Down. 40.00? This morning, Caeleb Dressel takes aim at the 40-second barrier as he heads up both the 100 free and Florida’s 400 free relay.
Louisville freshman Nicolas Albiero set a new NAG in the prelims of the 200 fly at this morning’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
We started with five viable NCAA contenders, and although the meet isn’t over ’til it’s over, we’re effectively down to three contenders, barring any miracles. Let’s take a look at day 4 scoring chances for Indiana, Texas and Cal.
Ian Finnerty hitting his taper is the best news Indiana swimming & diving has gotten this week.
Cal could swap Justin Lynch to fly on the 400 medley relay, throwing in Ryan Hoffer or Michael Jensen as they seek to run down Indiana for the NCAA title.
While NC State and Texas are 2 of the top teams battling for the title tonight, the Florida Gators are bringing in a team that could be hard to beat.