Liv Jensen Wins 50 Free, Cal in Third Place on Day 1 of NCAA Championships
March 18, 2010
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Liv Jensen won the 50-yard freestyle final, and California had major contributions from a variety of Golden Bears to stand in third place after the first day of the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships on Thursday at Purdue's Boilermaker Aquatic Center. Cal compiled 122 points to trail only leader Stanford (142.5) and Georgia (134) through day one of the three-day meet.
Cal senior Lauren Boyle swam the fastest 500-yard freestyle prelim and took second place in the final with a time of 4:37.18, which moves her past Natalie Coughlin as the second-fastest Bear in the 500 free.
A full recap will follow.