NCAA Women's Swimming Championships Round-Up, Thursday, March 17, 2011
Cal Wins Relays, Fourth on NCAA Day 1
AUSTIN, Texas - California captured both relays to end the first night of NCAA Championships finals in fourth place on Thursday at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center. The quartet of freshman, Cindy Tran, sophomore Caitlin Leverenz, senior Amanda Sims and junior Liv Jensen posted a school- and pool-record time of 3:28.53 to win Thursday's last event - the 400-yard medley relay. The same four Golden Bears won the Pac-10 title in February with the previous school-record time of 3:28.99.
DiRado National Runner-Up in 200 IM, Cardinal in Third at NCAAs
AUSTIN, Texas-- Freshman Maya DiRado was a national runner-up in the 200 individual medley, Meg Hostage was third in the one-meter and Stanford had three in the top-10 of the 50 free to sit in third place after the first of three days at the NCAA Championships.
Hosszu Wins 200y IM Title, USC 2nd After NCAA Day One
Junior Katinka Hosszu won USC's first NCAA title in the 200y IM in seven years and helped USC blaze to second in the 400y medley relay while senior Lyndsay DePaul (200y IM), sophomore Haley Anderson (500y free) and freshman Kasey Carlson (50y free) also earned individual All-American honors as the Trojans finished a fruitful first evening of finals at the 2011 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships at Texas' Jamail Swim Center in Austin on Thursday (March 17).
Hall Earns All-American Honors With School Record Swim At NCAAs
Senior Lauren Hall started off her final NCAA Swimming Championships with a bang on Thursday as she broke her own school record twice en route to an All-American finish in the 200 IM.
Cats Start Strong at the NCAA Championships
AUSTIN, Texas - On night one of the women's swimming and diving NCAA Championships at the Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center in Austin, Texas, the Arizona Wildcats received four top-eight finishes to propel themselves to fifth in the current standings with 99 points. Georgia leads with 129 followed by USC in second with 122. Stanford is third at 116 while California is fourth with 115.
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS: Arizona State Women's Swimming & Diving
AUSTIN, Texas—The Arizona State women's swimming and dive team travels to Austin, Texas to compete in the 2011 NCAA Championships hosted by the University of Texas.