Video produced by Coleman Hodges.
Swimming News reported by Tony Carroll.


NCAA – 1:34.24 – California – 2012
Championship – 1:34.24 – California – 2012
American – 1:34.24 – California – 2012
US Open – 1:34.24 – California – 2012
2014 Champion: Stanford – 1:34.95

California picks up another relay victory with their time of 1:35.15. Rachel Bootsma lead off with an incredible 23.39 backstroke split to put the in the lead after the first leg. They lead through the butterfly until Kelsi Worrell powered past them with a 21.96 butterfly split. Farida Osman ran down Louisville’s freestyle to take the win, however, with a 21.09 freestyle split. The Louisville Cardinals finished second with their time of 1:35.75.

Stanford left their top breaststroke, Sarah Haase, out of their prelim relay and they missed the A final. They won the B final with a time that would have beat California by .05 at 1:35.10. The fastest time in the country this season leaves them in ninth.
Tennessee finished third, dropping a half of a second to touch the wall at 1:36.29. Virginia finished just behind them in fourth at 1:36.84.

Fifth place went to Georgia, which will hurt them in the team race. They posted a time of 1:36.90.
Texas finished sixth at 1:36.93, Missouri finished seventh at 1:37.35, and Florida Gulf Coast was 8th at 1:37.55.


Source: Swim Swam