Indiana’s Lilly King was way under record pace at the 50, splitting a 25.98. She continued to dominate on the 2nd 50, breaking her American Record by just over a tenth in 55.73
Comerford, the defending champion, shot off the final wall to edge ahead, defending her title in 1:40.26.
She had never broken 4:37 before today, but she’s now an NCAA champion and the 5th fastest performer in history after winning with a 4:31.34.
There was just a hundredth between 4th and 5th, as well as 5th and 6th. Arkansas’ Anna Hopkin touched in 21.51 for 5th, while Cal’s Amy Bilquist popped a lifetime best 21.52 for 6th place
SwimSwam captured circle-seeded heats (top 24 seeds) of all events, and are available to watch below.
Cal ran away with the 200 free relay on the back half and obliterated the NCAA Record and American Record by nearly a full second
It’s been 3 years since Abbey Weitzeil set the American Record in this pool. Tonight, she finally broke that record again, along with the NCAA Record.
Watch all the race videos and medal ceremonies from day 3 of the NCSA Spring Junior National Championships.
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The work she’s done on breaststroke really paid off, as she continued to pull ahead of Stanford’s 2018 champion Ella Eastin through the back half.
Catch the action from all Circle-seeded heats (top 24 seeds) of this mornings prelims session
Watch all the race videos and medal ceremonies from day 2 of the 2019 NCSA Spring Junior National Championships.
Brooke Forde, despite accidentally swimming an extra 50 at the end of her race, sealed a new Pool Record for Stanford (6:47.22) with her anchor split
Freshman teammate Taylor Ruck stole the show on the 3rd leg, pulling Stanford body lengths ahead with a 1:39.83.
Kristof Milak talks poolside after competing in Israel, where the teen talks rivals in the men’s 100m and 200m fly at this summer’s World Championships.