USC’s Kaitlyn Dobler Swims 56.93 100 Breaststroke; #6 All-Time


USC sophomore Kaitlyn Dobler won the 100 breaststroke tonight at the NCAA Championships in a time of 56.93 which places her as the #6 performer of all-time.

This makes Dobler the fourth women to swim under 56 this season as Texas sophomore Anna Elendt became the third this morning as she swam a 56.88. This also is the first time that Dobler has ever been under the 57 second mark as her previous best was a 57.31 which she swam to win the Pac-12 Championships.

At last year’s NCAAs, Dobler was the runner up as she swam a 57.46 finishing behind NC State’s Sophie Hansson who won in a 57.23. Hansson was third tonight in a 57.01.

All-Time Top 100 Breaststroke Performers

  1. Lilly King, 55.73, Indiana, 2019
  2. Molly Hannis, 56.64, 2017
  3. Sophie Hansson, 56.72, NC State, 2022
  4. Alexis Wenger, 56.76, Virginia, 2022
  5. Anna Elendt, 56.88, Texas, 2022
  6. Kaitlyn Dobler, 56.93, USC, 2022

All four of the 3-6 women were in the A final at NCAAs tonight. Dobler won in a 56.93 just ahead of Alexis Wenger who swam a 56.97. Hansson was third in 57.01, and Anna Elendt was fifth in a 57.24.

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2 years ago

The Dolphins Portland Swimming represent!

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2 years ago

Their Coach has trained some serious breastrokers in the past couple years. Not only Dobler, but he coaches Caspar and Angus Corbeau in the summer, and the current fastest 13year old breastroker in the country

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2 years ago

Best club for sprinters and breaststrokers in Oregon. All done in a 5-lane year-round outdoor pool…

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Anya has been with SwimSwam since June 2021 as both a writer and social media coordinator. She was in attendance at the 2022 and 2023 Women's NCAA Championships writing and doing social media for SwimSwam. Currently, Anya is pursuing her B.A. in Economics and a minor in Government & Law at …

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