After bringing home a combination of six gold and three silver medals from the Summer Olympics in Rio last year, three members of Stanford’s women’s swim team placed in the 2017 U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis to grab spots on Team USA for the World Championships this month.
This Wednesday, Stanford women’s swimming and diving begins the NCAA competition in Indianapolis, vying for its first NCAA championship since 1998. Armed with more national titles than any other program and top-three finishes in the last three consecutive years, the No. 1 Cardinal approach the NCAAs with sixteen qualifiers hungry for a championship.
No. 2 Stanford women’s swimming and diving ended their home schedule with a trio of pool records and a 202-98 annihilation of No. 4 USC on Saturday.
For the second time in three years, Stanford women’s swimming and diving cemented its status as one of the nation’s elite at the NCAA Championships but fell just short of the national title. The Cardinal fought back from a sixth-place ranking going into the third day of the championship meet in Atlanta, Georgia, but ultimately fell 19 points short…
Stanford won event after event over the course of the three-day meet, racking up seven event titles — the same number that it won in the last four NCAAs combined — en route to a second-place finish.
Senior Maya DiRado led the charge for Stanford women’s swimming and diving by collecting three individual conference titles, while junior Katie Olsen earned two titles and seniors Felicia Lee and Stephanie Phipps notched one apiece at the Pac-12 Championship Meets over the weekend. Despite the strong individual performances, however, the Cardinal was ultimately surpassed by…
Redshirt senior linebacker Chase Thomas was named a semifinalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, which recognizes both athletic performance and personal character, on Thursday.