Pac-12 swimmers & divers take home eight titles at NCAA Championships

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ATLANTA - Pac-12 women’s swimming and diving teams wrapped up competition at the 2016 NCAA Championships, held at the McAuley Aquatic Center hosted by Georgia Tech. STANFORD (395 points) and CALIFORNIA (358) placed second and third, respectively. USC additionally earned a top-10 finish, placing sixth (244.5).

Collectively, Conference swimmers and divers totaled four NCAA individual titles. Cardinal freshman Ella Eastin took home the NCAA crown in the 200 IM, in an American and NCAA-record time of 1:51.65. She also took the NCAA title in the 400 IM (3:58.40). Pac-12 teams claimed four of a possible five relay victories. The Cardinal quartet of Ally Howe, Sarah Haase, Janet Hu and Lia Neal grabbed the win in the 400 medley relay in a time of 3:26.14 for an American and NCAA record. USC’s group of Kasia Wilk, Kirsten Vose, Chelsea Chenault and Anika Apostalon won the 400 freestyle relay in a pool-record time of 3:09.69. The win was USC’s second NCAA relay title in program history and first in the event.

NCAA Individual Champions 
200 IM Ella Eastin, FR, Stanford - 1:51.65 A N
400 IM Ella Eastin, FR, Stanford - 3:58.40 P
100 Back Rachel Bootsma, SR, California - 50.28 P
Platform Gracia Leydon-Mahoney, SO, Stanford - 346.15

NCAA Relay Champions
200 Free Relay California: Osman, Vredeveld, Hull, Bilquist - 1:26.80 P
400 Medley Relay Stanford: Howe, Haase, Hu, Neal - 3:26.14 A N
200 Medley Relay Stanford: Howe, Haase, Hu, Neal - 1:34.81 P
400 Free Relay USC: Wilk, Vose, Chenault, Apostalon - 3:09.69

A - American Record
N - NCAA Record
P - Pool Record

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