The Top 10 Women in Each Event From the First Round of College Invites

Several of the 2016 midseason invites for NCAA teams are now in the books, with swimmers breaking Pool Records, NCAA Records, and American Records this past weekend. While a few big invites are yet to come, namely the Georgia Fall Invite and Texas Invite, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 swimmers in each event from the invites that have been swum so far. The lists in this article only include times from the meets throughout last weekend for the women. The men’s version will be published shortly.

You can find full results for each meet by clicking the links below, which includes all meets that uncluded times that made it into the top 10:

(Note: Results are compiled from INVITES ONLY this past weekend. The times listed are from the USA Swimming database, so if any swimmers are missing from the list that should be on it, we’ll update accordingly)

Women’s 50 Free

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 21.70 Li, Zhesi Ohio St Ohio State Invitational
2 21.78 Manuel, Simone Stanford Ohio State Invitational
3 21.94 Gastaldello, Beryl Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
4 21.98 Baldwin, Caroline UNC NC STATE GAC Invitational
5 22.10 Hu, Janet Stanford Ohio State Invitational
6 22.13 Neal, Lia Stanford Ohio State Invitational
7 22.24 Perry, Ky-lee NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational
8 22.28 Keire, Jackie Cincinnati Bearcat Midseason Invitational
8 22.28 Ruele, Naomi Florida Int’l UofL Invitational
10 22.33 Rusch, Maddie Duke NC STATE GAC Invitational

Women’s 100 Free

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 47.37 Manuel, Simone Stanford Ohio State Invitational
2 47.7 Neal, Lia Stanford Ohio State Invitational
3 47.99 Keire, Jackie Cincinnati Bearcat Midseason Invitational
4 48.08 Zevnik, Alexia NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational
5 48.19 Hu, Janet Stanford Ohio State Invitational
6 48.33 Meynen, Julie Auburn 2016 Georgia Tech Fall Invite
7 48.39 Li, Zhesi Ohio St Ohio State Invitational
8 48.42 Mack, Linnea UCLA 2016 A3 Performance Invitation
9 48.52 Gibson, Sarah Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
9 48.52 Caldwell, Courtney NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational

Women’s 200 Free

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 1:41.90 Manuel, Simone Stanford Ohio State Invitational
2 1:42.16 Ledecky, Katie Stanford Ohio State Invitational
3 1:43.19 Keire, Jackie Cincinnati Bearcat Midseason Invitational
4 1:44.37 Gibson, Sarah Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
5 1:44.87 Neal, Lia Stanford Ohio State Invitational
6 1:44.89 Rasmus, Claire Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
7 1:44.93 Drabot, Katie Stanford Ohio State Invitational
8 1:45.23 Simonovic, Kat Arizona St Art Adamson Invitational
9 1:45.26 Stafford, Nicole Stanford Ohio State Invitational
10 1:45.57 Zevnik, Alexia NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational

Women’s 500 Free

1 4:26.46 Ledecky, Katie Stanford Ohio State Invitational
2 4:39.34 Freriks, Geena Kentucky Ohio State Invitational
3 4:40.40 Zubar, Kira Missouri Mizzou Invitational
4 4:40.51 Hespeler, Jessica Virginia Tech 2016 Hokie Fall Invitational
5 4:40.58 Gruest-Slowing, Valerie Northwestern 2016 Northwestern TYR Invite
6 4:40.69 Gibson, Sarah Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
7 4:41.25 Byrnes, Megan Stanford Ohio State Invitational
8 4:41.69 Meitz, Kaersten Purdue 2016 Hokie Fall Invitational
9 4:42.27 Moore, Hannah NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational
10 4:42.39 MACIAS, Ayumi Arkansas 2016 Georgia Tech Fall Invite

Women’s 1650 Free

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 15:03.92 Ledecky, Katie Stanford Ohio State Invitational
2 16:01.28 Gruest-Slowing, Valerie Northwestern 2016 Northwestern TYR Invite
3 16:03.37 Zubar, Kira Missouri Mizzou Invitational
4 16:04.25 Richey, Amanda Pittsburgh Ohio State Invitational
5 16:04.70 Nonnenberg, Mia Alabama 2016 Georgia Tech Fall Invite
6 16:05.50 Byrnes, Megan Stanford Ohio State Invitational
7 16:08.86 MACIAS, Ayumi Arkansas 2016 Georgia Tech Fall Invite
8 16:09.56 Hespeler, Jessica Virginia Tech 2016 Hokie Fall Invitational
9 16:09.65 Moore, Hannah NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational
10 16:09.69 Stevens, Leah Stanford Ohio State Invitational

Women’s 100 back

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 50.91 Howe, Ally Stanford Ohio State Invitational
2 51.01 Hu, Janet Stanford Ohio State Invitational
3 51.50 Seidt, Asia Kentucky Ohio State Invitational
4 52.01 Laemmler, Nadine Missouri Mizzou Invitational
5 52.08 Haan, Elise NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational
6 52.12 Zevnik, Alexia NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational
7 52.19 Hynes, Haley Missouri Mizzou Invitational
8 52.25 Mack, Linnea UCLA 2016 A3 Performance Invitation
9 52.28 Moffitt, Hellen UNC NC STATE GAC Invitational
10 52.53 Galyer, Danielle Kentucky Ohio State Invitational

Women’s 200 back

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 1:50.69 Hu, Janet Stanford Ohio State Invitational
2 1:51.18 Seidt, Asia Kentucky Ohio State Invitational
3 1:51.73 Stevens, Hannah Missouri Mizzou Invitational
4 1:52.21 Galyer, Danielle Kentucky Ohio State Invitational
5 1:52.65 Howe, Ally Stanford Ohio State Invitational
6 1:52.84 Alexander, Bridgette Kentucky Ohio State Invitational
7 1:53.05 Zevnik, Alexia NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational
8 1:53.08 Galyer, Ali Kentucky Ohio State Invitational
9 1:53.28 Laemmler, Nadine Missouri Mizzou Invitational
10 1:53.43 Voss, Erin Stanford Ohio State Invitational

Women’s 100 breast

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 59.38 Caneta, Jorie Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
2 59.54 Ross, Katharine Missouri Mizzou Invitational
3 59.55 Brumbaum, Kayla NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational
4 59.86 Vargo, Taylor Ohio St Ohio State Invitational
5 59.89 Jonker, Franko Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
6 59.97 Rathsack, Lina Pittsburgh Ohio State Invitational
7 1:00.03 Sougstad, Emma Iowa Ohio State Invitational
8 1:00.38 Bernhardt, Rachel Drexel 2016 Patriot Invitational
9 1:00.45 O’Neil, Colleen LSU Art Adamson Invitational
10 1:00.56 Callahan, Colleen Tennessee NC STATE GAC Invitational

Women’s 200 breast

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 2:07.16 McGregor, Ashley Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
2 2:08.25 Cottrell, Andrea Louisville UofL Invitational
3 2:09.21 Pickrem, Sydney Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
4 2:09.43 Vargo, Taylor Ohio St Ohio State Invitational
5 2:09.89 Brumbaum, Kayla NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational
6 2:09.90 Colleou, Stina Utah Ohio State Invitational
7 2:10.08 Rathsack, Lina Pittsburgh Ohio State Invitational
8 2:10.23 Galat, Bethany Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
9 2:10.30 Cichowska, Kinga Pittsburgh Ohio State Invitational
10 2:10.33 Caneta, Jorie Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational

Women’s 100 fly

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 51.05 Hu, Janet Stanford Ohio State Invitational
2 51.37 Gibson, Sarah Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
3 51.57 Li, Zhesi Ohio St Ohio State Invitational
4 51.73 Moffitt, Hellen UNC NC STATE GAC Invitational
5 52.04 Aoyama, Brittany Boise St Art Adamson Invitational
6 52.22 Goldman, Leah Duke NC STATE GAC Invitational
7 52.23 Erasmus, Marne SMU Art Adamson Invitational
8 52.33 Black, Haley Auburn 2016 Georgia Tech Fall Invitat
9 52.44 Tetzloff, Alyssa Auburn 2016 Georgia Tech Fall Invitat
10 52.57 Engel, Lindsey Stanford Ohio State Invitational

Women’s 200 fly

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 1:52.62 Eastin, Ella Stanford Ohio State Invitational
2 1:54.59 Gibson, Sarah Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
3 1:55.67 Galat, Bethany Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
4 1:55.84 Koucheki, Sarah UNC NC STATE GAC Invitational
5 1:56.27 Brady, Sharli Missouri Mizzou Invitational
6 1:56.41 Bailey, Meg Ohio St Ohio State Invitational
7 1:56.49 Nero, Bailey Auburn 2016 Georgia Tech Fall Invite
8 1:56.50 Kopcso, Kara LSU Art Adamson Invitational
9 1:56.61 Paez, Isabella Duke NC STATE GAC Invitational
10 1:56.68 Houck, Abbie Louisville UofL Invitational

Women’s 200 IM

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 1:54.06 Eastin, Ella Stanford Ohio State Invitational
2 1:55.33 Seidt, Asia Kentucky Ohio State Invitational
3 1:56.14 Pickrem, Sydney Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
4 1:56.69 Brady, Sharli Missouri Mizzou Invitational
5 1:56.74 Zevnik, Alexia NC State NC STATE GAC Invitational
6 1:57.19 Malone, Kristin Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
7 1:57.20 Bailey, Meg Ohio St Ohio State Invitational
8 1:57.22 Galat, Bethany Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
9 1:57.27 Small, Meghan Tennessee NC STATE GAC Invitational
10 1:57.31 Howe, Ally Stanford Ohio State Invitational

Women’s 400 IM

Rank Time Swimmer Team Meet
1 4:00.36 Eastin, Ella Stanford Ohio State Invitational
2 4:00.65 Ledecky, Katie Stanford Ohio State Invitational
3 4:04.36 Galat, Bethany Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
4 4:05.63 Szekely, Allie Stanford Ohio State Invitational
4 4:05.63 Brady, Sharli Missouri Mizzou Invitational
6 4:06.50 Pickrem, Sydney Texas A&M Art Adamson Invitational
7 4:08.10 Bailey, Meg Ohio St Ohio State Invitational
8 4:08.30 Nonnenberg, Mia Alabama 2016 Georgia Tech Fall Invite
9 4:09.33 Seidt, Asia Kentucky Ohio State Invitational
10 4:10.42 Faulconer, Savanna Florida 2016 Georgia Tech Fall Invite

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mark schwartz
3 years ago

Wow, this is great, Lauren. Thanks so much. Please keep us posted .

Dawgpaddle
Reply to  mark schwartz
3 years ago

Awesome work keep it up swimmers and SwimSwam!

stoobie
3 years ago

The 200 back was so deep at the OSU meet.

SEC Swimmer
Reply to  stoobie
3 years ago

I mean Kentucky and Standford alone will make up a good chunk of the backstroke finals at NCAAs

CraigH
3 years ago

Maybe include Big 10 swimmers’ times from the Big 10 – Team USA Dual Meet?

Admin
Reply to  CraigH
3 years ago

CraigH – there’s a full list of times available to view on the internet, here we were focusing on helping break down last weekend’s invites because there were so many going on at once.

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Lauren Neidigh is a former NCAA swimmer at the University of Arizona (2013-2015) and the University of Florida (2011-2013). While her college swimming career left a bit to be desired, her Snapchat chin selfies and hot takes on Twitter do not disappoint. She's also a high school graduate of The …

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