Beata Nelson Unleashes 49.18 in a hundred Back for New American Record
Wisconsin junior Beata Nelson, clean off the second one fastest 200 IM ever closing night time, came again Friday night time at the NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships with a brand new NCAA American Record within a hundred yet. Nelson swam a Forty-niner.18, lowering her NCAA file of forty-nine. Sixty-seven from Texas Invite within the fall.
Nelson additionally broke Regan Smith’s newly minted American Record of 49.66 from Speedo Sectionals in advance this month. Nelson won her second name of the meet this week for the Badgers as they now have 3 NCAA titles as an application. Nelson and Maggie Meyer have gained NCAA titles for Wisconsin, satirically both came about at the University of Texas.
Nelson changed into the most effective one below 50 seconds inside the very last with Cal senior Amy Bilquist setting 2nd at 50.05, transferring up to 10th all-time with that swim. Stanford freshman Taylor Ruck, swimming her 2d race of the night time after getting the runner-up spot in the 2 hundred free, completed 0.33 at 50.34, shifting up to twelfth all-time.
Cal persisted its momentum on Friday night as freshman Izzy Ivey located fourth for the Golden Bears at 50.42. Ivey has been a big assist for Cal this meet, winning the B-Final in the two hundred IM last night time, and sitting sixth in the one hundred flies earlier tonight. She is now tied for 13th all-time in this event.
Kentucky’s Asia Seidt (50.Sixty eight), Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil (50.98), Florida’s Sherridon Dressel (51.03) and Auburn’s Aly Tetzloff (fifty-one .33) also positioned inside the A-Final.