After going 3-for-3 in her individual events and winning Swimmer of the Meet, Ella Eastin will look to translate her successes into the big pool this summer
While Simone Manuel confirmed that she herself will turn pro next year, Katie Ledecky stressed that she’s focused only on school for the time being.
We previously reported that Simone Manuel will not see out her NCAA eligibility, and she confirmed Saturday night that she will go pro and continue to train at Stanford.
Katie McLaughlin of Cal swam in the A final of both the 100 fly and 200 free on Friday night, which were back to back events.
Though she went a best time 2 days in a row, Sydney Pickrem still has quite a list for herself of improvements to be made
Indiana’s reigning champ Lilly King led from start to finish in heat 6, turning in 59.76 halfway. King won by a body length in 2:05.49
Stanford racked up another 3 NCAA titles tonight, including Ella Eastin’s monster American/NCAA/US Open record in the 400 IM
On the back-half, Hansson continued to pull ahead of the field, winning by half a second in 49.80.
Dropping an Earth shattering 3:54 400 IM, Eastin destroyed the American Record by 2 seconds
The 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships might be the final meet of American record holder Ally Howe’s career.
King rolled her eyes a bit to her team after the finish, as she’s hoped to break 56 seconds, but said she was still excited to get the record
You can see a video of the race here, courtesy of Texas A&M’s YouTube channel.
She’s now the 2nd woman ever to break 1:40 in the event.
King trailed Eastern Michigan’s Delaney Duncan through the front half, but surged ahead on the last lap to win it in 57.35