2020 Pac-12 Women’s Championships Day 4: Stanford Wins 4th Straight Title

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The 2020 Pac-12 Women’s Championships continued on Saturday with the last finals session from Federal Way, Washington.

The session included the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke and 200 butterfly as well as platform diving and the 400 free relay.

Stanford won the Pac-12 title for the fourth consecutive season, finishing ahead of Cal, USC and the rest of the field.

Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil pulled out of the 100 free, still dealing with an arm injury. She did not swim the final relay, either.

                     Women - Team Rankings - Through Event 21                     
 
  1. Stanford University              1598   2. University of California- Berk 1224.5
  3. University of Southern Calif     1212   4. University of California - LA   995.5
  5. Arizona State University        943.5   6. University OF Arizona             725
  7. Utah, University of             636.5   8. Washington State University       396

Here is a look at the session:

Live Stream

Live Results

Day 1 Results

Day 2 Finals Results (after highlights in file)

Day 3 Results

Day 4 Results

Pac-12 Women’s Championships: 1650 Free

Stanford’s dominance in the mile continued as Morgan Tankersley won the Pac-12 title in the 1650 free in 15:50.81.

Arizona State’s Emma Nordin (15:52.27) and Cierra Runge (15:53.51) were close behind to take second and third, respectively.

Arizona’s Kirsten Jacobsen finished fourth in 15:59.31, followed by Cal’s Sarah Dimeco (16:12.89), Arizona’s Ayumi Macias (16:14.05), Stanford’s Megan Byrnes (16:14.93) and Arizona State’s Caitlyn Wilson (16:23.19).

 Event 15  Women 1650 Yard Freestyle
==================================================================
    Name                 Year School               Seed     Finals        
==================================================================
  1 Tankersley, Morgan     SO STAN-PC          16:11.73   15:50.81  
                 27.44        56.54 (29.10)
        1:26.14 (29.60)     1:55.59 (29.45)
        2:24.87 (29.28)     2:54.32 (29.45)
        3:23.94 (29.62)     3:53.13 (29.19)
        4:22.39 (29.26)     4:51.57 (29.18)
        5:20.70 (29.13)     5:49.62 (28.92)
        6:18.66 (29.04)     6:47.61 (28.95)
        7:16.43 (28.82)     7:45.46 (29.03)
        8:14.35 (28.89)     8:43.36 (29.01)
        9:12.29 (28.93)     9:41.12 (28.83)
       10:09.84 (28.72)    10:38.43 (28.59)
       11:07.05 (28.62)    11:35.68 (28.63)
       12:04.29 (28.61)    12:32.92 (28.63)
       13:01.54 (28.62)    13:30.19 (28.65)
       13:58.78 (28.59)    14:27.16 (28.38)
       14:55.41 (28.25)    15:23.39 (27.98)    15:50.81 (27.42)
  2 Nordin, Emma           JR ASU-AZ           15:58.90   15:52.27  
                 26.45        55.08 (28.63)
        1:23.85 (28.77)     1:52.70 (28.85)
        2:21.75 (29.05)     2:50.77 (29.02)
        3:19.59 (28.82)     3:48.53 (28.94)
        4:17.37 (28.84)     4:46.24 (28.87)
        5:14.99 (28.75)     5:43.91 (28.92)
        6:12.86 (28.95)     6:41.59 (28.73)
        7:10.42 (28.83)     7:39.25 (28.83)
        8:08.38 (29.13)     8:37.53 (29.15)
        9:06.52 (28.99)     9:35.61 (29.09)
       10:04.78 (29.17)    10:33.81 (29.03)
       11:02.92 (29.11)    11:32.14 (29.22)
       12:01.18 (29.04)    12:30.29 (29.11)
       12:59.52 (29.23)    13:28.42 (28.90)
       13:57.51 (29.09)    14:26.75 (29.24)
       14:55.57 (28.82)    15:24.63 (29.06)    15:52.27 (27.64)
  3 Runge, Cierra          SR ASU-AZ           16:05.75   15:53.51  
                 26.78        55.93 (29.15)
        1:25.32 (29.39)     1:54.70 (29.38)
        2:24.11 (29.41)     2:53.50 (29.39)
        3:22.83 (29.33)     3:51.77 (28.94)
        4:20.76 (28.99)     4:49.75 (28.99)
        5:18.80 (29.05)     5:47.71 (28.91)
        6:16.80 (29.09)     6:45.72 (28.92)
        7:14.64 (28.92)     7:43.60 (28.96)
        8:12.51 (28.91)     8:41.52 (29.01)
        9:10.35 (28.83)     9:39.12 (28.77)
       10:08.11 (28.99)    10:36.99 (28.88)
       11:06.12 (29.13)    11:34.91 (28.79)
       12:03.93 (29.02)    12:32.82 (28.89)
       13:01.58 (28.76)    13:30.45 (28.87)
       13:59.33 (28.88)    14:28.30 (28.97)
       14:57.41 (29.11)    15:26.03 (28.62)    15:53.51 (27.48)
  4 Jacobsen, Kirsten      SR ARIZ-AZ                NT   15:59.31  
                 26.59        55.34 (28.75)
        1:24.48 (29.14)     1:53.82 (29.34)
        2:23.22 (29.40)     2:52.81 (29.59)
        3:22.41 (29.60)     3:51.83 (29.42)
        4:21.36 (29.53)     4:50.35 (28.99)
        5:19.47 (29.12)     5:48.60 (29.13)
        6:17.60 (29.00)     6:46.64 (29.04)
        7:15.51 (28.87)     7:44.59 (29.08)
        8:13.67 (29.08)     8:42.71 (29.04)
        9:11.60 (28.89)     9:40.42 (28.82)
       10:09.53 (29.11)    10:38.71 (29.18)
       11:07.84 (29.13)    11:37.02 (29.18)
       12:06.12 (29.10)    12:35.27 (29.15)
       13:04.69 (29.42)    13:33.97 (29.28)
       14:03.18 (29.21)    14:32.45 (29.27)
       15:01.68 (29.23)    15:30.89 (29.21)    15:59.31 (28.42)
  5 Dimeco, Sarah          FR CAL-PC           16:11.14   16:12.89  
                 26.42        55.50 (29.08)
        1:25.13 (29.63)     1:54.83 (29.70)
        2:24.59 (29.76)     2:54.33 (29.74)
        3:24.13 (29.80)     3:53.78 (29.65)
        4:23.39 (29.61)     4:52.93 (29.54)
        5:22.36 (29.43)     5:51.99 (29.63)
        6:21.50 (29.51)     6:50.83 (29.33)
        7:20.62 (29.79)     7:50.18 (29.56)
        8:19.82 (29.64)     8:49.35 (29.53)
        9:18.90 (29.55)     9:48.44 (29.54)
       10:17.86 (29.42)    10:47.58 (29.72)
       11:16.98 (29.40)    11:46.63 (29.65)
       12:16.44 (29.81)    12:46.11 (29.67)
       13:15.85 (29.74)    13:45.60 (29.75)
       14:15.36 (29.76)    14:45.28 (29.92)
       15:14.67 (29.39)    15:44.09 (29.42)    16:12.89 (28.80)
  6 Macias, Ayumi          SR ARIZ-AZ          16:19.74   16:14.05  
                 27.99        57.45 (29.46)
        1:27.13 (29.68)     1:56.94 (29.81)
        2:26.64 (29.70)     2:56.26 (29.62)
        3:26.03 (29.77)     3:55.83 (29.80)
        4:25.31 (29.48)     4:54.84 (29.53)
        5:24.47 (29.63)     5:53.98 (29.51)
        6:23.41 (29.43)     6:52.92 (29.51)
        7:22.40 (29.48)     7:51.93 (29.53)
        8:21.48 (29.55)     8:51.13 (29.65)
        9:20.66 (29.53)     9:50.48 (29.82)
       10:20.06 (29.58)    10:49.45 (29.39)
       11:19.34 (29.89)    11:48.92 (29.58)
       12:18.58 (29.66)    12:47.99 (29.41)
       13:17.45 (29.46)    13:47.20 (29.75)
       14:16.90 (29.70)    14:46.81 (29.91)
       15:16.66 (29.85)    15:45.95 (29.29)    16:14.05 (28.10)
  7 Byrnes, Megan          SR STAN-PC          16:15.91   16:14.93  
                 27.02        56.04 (29.02)
        1:25.51 (29.47)     1:54.92 (29.41)
        2:24.37 (29.45)     2:53.85 (29.48)
        3:23.11 (29.26)     3:52.39 (29.28)
        4:21.62 (29.23)     4:50.99 (29.37)
        5:20.35 (29.36)     5:49.80 (29.45)
        6:19.11 (29.31)     6:48.56 (29.45)
        7:17.90 (29.34)     7:47.37 (29.47)
        8:16.78 (29.41)     8:46.13 (29.35)
        9:15.78 (29.65)     9:45.34 (29.56)
       10:14.83 (29.49)    10:44.33 (29.50)
       11:14.27 (29.94)    11:44.24 (29.97)
       12:14.17 (29.93)    12:44.18 (30.01)
       13:14.17 (29.99)    13:44.18 (30.01)
       14:14.13 (29.95)    14:44.47 (30.34)
       15:14.81 (30.34)    15:45.22 (30.41)    16:14.93 (29.71)
  8 Wilson, Caitlyn        JR ASU-AZ           16:42.33   16:23.19  
                 28.04        58.05 (30.01)
        1:27.85 (29.80)     1:58.08 (30.23)
        2:28.18 (30.10)     2:58.09 (29.91)
        3:28.26 (30.17)     3:58.34 (30.08)
        4:28.89 (30.55)     4:58.79 (29.90)
        5:28.36 (29.57)     5:58.00 (29.64)
        6:27.74 (29.74)     6:57.67 (29.93)
        7:27.45 (29.78)     7:57.43 (29.98)
        8:27.49 (30.06)     8:57.61 (30.12)
        9:27.56 (29.95)     9:57.45 (29.89)
       10:27.09 (29.64)    10:56.87 (29.78)
       11:26.49 (29.62)    11:56.13 (29.64)
       12:26.06 (29.93)    12:56.11 (30.05)
       13:26.04 (29.93)    13:56.16 (30.12)
       14:25.83 (29.67)    14:55.74 (29.91)
       15:25.58 (29.84)    15:54.89 (29.31)    16:23.19 (28.30)

Pac-12 Women’s Championships: 200 Back

Stanford finished 1-2-3-7 to score major points in the 200 backstroke as the Cardinal close in on a title.

Erin Voss won the event in 1:51.37, followed by Lucie Nordmann (1:51.63) and Alex Crisera (1:52.21). Allie Szekely was seventh (1:54.12).

Utah’s Audrey Reimer was fourth in 1:52.51, followed by Cal seniors Keaton Blovad (1:52.93) and Courtney Mykkanen (1:53.89).

Arizona freshman Axana Merckx was eighth in 1:54.86.

 Event 16  Women 200 Yard Backstroke
==================================================================
    Name                 Year School            Prelims     Finals        
==================================================================
                        === A - Final ===                         
 
  1 Voss, Erin             SR STAN-PC           1:52.34    1:51.37  
                 26.89        55.06 (28.17)
        1:23.33 (28.27)     1:51.37 (28.04)
  2 Nordmann, Lucie        SO STAN-PC           1:51.77    1:51.63  
                 26.49        54.84 (28.35)
        1:23.35 (28.51)     1:51.63 (28.28)
  3 Crisera, Alex          FR STAN-PC           1:54.30    1:52.21  
                 26.69        55.13 (28.44)
        1:23.46 (28.33)     1:52.21 (28.75)
  4 Reimer, Audrey         SO UTAH-UT           1:54.14    1:52.51  
                 26.87        55.09 (28.22)
        1:23.67 (28.58)     1:52.51 (28.84)
  5 Blovad, Keaton         SR CAL-PC            1:54.13    1:52.93  
                 26.31        54.53 (28.22)
        1:23.16 (28.63)     1:52.93 (29.77)
  6 Mykkanen, Courtney     SR CAL-PC            1:54.35    1:53.89  
                 26.68        55.49 (28.81)
        1:24.71 (29.22)     1:53.89 (29.18)
  7 Szekely, Allie         SR STAN-PC           1:53.69    1:54.12  
                 27.26        55.88 (28.62)
        1:24.76 (28.88)     1:54.12 (29.36)
  8 Merckx, Axana          FR ARIZ-AZ           1:55.01    1:54.86  
                 26.97        55.60 (28.63)
        1:25.13 (29.53)     1:54.86 (29.73)

Pac-12 Women’s Championships: 100 Free

USC went 1-2-4 in the 100 free as Laticia Transom won in 47.85, just ahead of teammate Marta Ciesla (48.02).

Tatum Wade finished fourth in 48.35, just behind Stanford’s Amalie Fackenthal (48.19).

Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil pulled out of the event before prelims, still bothered by her arm injury suffered earlier in the meet.

Cal’s Robin Neumann finished fifth in 48.43, followed by Stanford’s Anya Goeders (48.49), UCLA’s Kenisha Liu (48.57) and Cal’s Eloise Riley (48.76).

 
 Event 17  Women 100 Yard Freestyle
==================================================================
    Name                 Year School            Prelims     Finals        
==================================================================
                        === A - Final ===                         
 
  1 Transom, Laticia       SO USC-CA              48.30      47.85  
                 11.07        23.10 (12.03)
          35.53 (12.43)       47.85 (12.32)
  2 Ciesla, Marta          JR USC-CA              48.23      48.02  
                 10.91        23.07 (12.16)
          35.62 (12.55)       48.02 (12.40)
  3 Fackenthal, Amalie     SO STAN-PC             48.38      48.19  
                 11.09        23.23 (12.14)
          35.74 (12.51)       48.19 (12.45)
  4 Wade, Tatum            SR USC-CA              48.84      48.35  
                 11.37        23.59 (12.22)
          36.07 (12.48)       48.35 (12.28)
  5 Neumann, Robin         JR CAL-PC              48.51      48.43  
                 11.04        23.25 (12.21)
          35.93 (12.68)       48.43 (12.50)
  6 Goeders, Anya          SO STAN-PC             48.93      48.49  
                 10.94        23.13 (12.19)
          35.80 (12.67)       48.49 (12.69)
  7 Liu, Kenisha           SR UCLA-CA             48.66      48.57  
                 11.31        23.56 (12.25)
          36.09 (12.53)       48.57 (12.48)
  8 Riley, Eloise          FR CAL-PC              48.93      48.76  
                 11.17        23.45 (12.28)
          36.04 (12.59)       48.76 (12.72)

Pac-12:  200 Breaststroke

Brooke Forde dropped more than a second from her prelims time to overtake the field and win the 200 breast in 2:07.35.

Forde led a 1-2-3-7 finish for the Cardinal. Allie Raab finished second in 2:07.85, followed by Zoe Bartel (2:08.01).

USC went 4-5-6 with Isa Odgers (2:09.00), Maggie Aroesty (2:10.10) and Nicole Pavlopoulou (2:10.14).

Arizona State senior Silja Kansakoski finished eighth in 2:11.27.

 Event 18  Women 200 Yard Breaststroke
==================================================================
    Name                 Year School            Prelims     Finals        
==================================================================
                        === A - Final ===                         
 
  1 Forde, Brooke          JR STAN-PC           2:08.86    2:07.35  
                 29.44      1:01.70 (32.26)
        1:34.25 (32.55)     2:07.35 (33.10)
  2 Raab, Allie            SO STAN-PC           2:08.05    2:07.85  
                 29.21      1:01.20 (31.99)
        1:34.15 (32.95)     2:07.85 (33.70)
  3 Bartel, Zoe            SO STAN-PC           2:09.40    2:08.01  
                 29.25      1:01.75 (32.50)
        1:34.48 (32.73)     2:08.01 (33.53)
  4 Odgers, Isa            SO USC-CA            2:09.79    2:09.00  
                 29.17      1:02.00 (32.83)
        1:35.30 (33.30)     2:09.00 (33.70)
  5 Aroesty, Maggie        JR USC-CA            2:11.41    2:10.10  
                 29.92      1:02.60 (32.68)
        1:35.59 (32.99)     2:10.10 (34.51)
  6 Pavlopoulou, Nicole    FR USC-CA            2:11.58    2:10.14  
                 29.47      1:02.49 (33.02)
        1:35.81 (33.32)     2:10.14 (34.33)
  7 Zhao, Grace            JR STAN-PC           2:10.85    2:10.29  
                 29.41      1:02.10 (32.69)
        1:35.68 (33.58)     2:10.29 (34.61)
  8 Kansakoski, Silja      SR ASU-AZ            2:12.01    2:11.27  
                 29.70      1:02.29 (32.59)
        1:36.14 (33.85)     2:11.27 (35.13)

Women’s 200 Butterfly

USC defending NCAA champion Louise Hansson dropped three seconds from her prelims time to win the 200 butterfly in 1:51.26.

Stanford’s Katie Drabot finished second in 1:52.11, well ahead of the rest of the field.

Cal’s Rachel Klinker took third in 1:53.81, followed by Arizona State’s Lindsay Looney (1:55.49), UCLA’s Amy Okada (1:55.93), Arizona State’s Jade Foelske (1:56.53) and Ruby Martin (1:58.18) and Stanford’s Allie Szekely (1:58.23).

Event 19  Women 200 Yard Butterfly
=========================================================================
         NCAA: N 1:49.51  2/24/2018 Ella Eastin, STAN
       Pac-12: M 1:49.51  2018      Ella Eastin, STAN
 Pac-12 Champ: P 1:49.51  2018      Ella Eastin, STAN
    Name                 Year School            Prelims     Finals Points 
=========================================================================
                       === Championship Final ===                        
 
  1 Hansson, Louise        SR USC-CA            1:54.21    1:51.26   32  
                 24.55        52.90 (28.35)
        1:21.81 (28.91)     1:51.26 (29.45)
  2 Drabot, Katie          SR STAN-PC           1:53.87    1:52.11   28  
                 25.49        53.83 (28.34)
        1:22.47 (28.64)     1:52.11 (29.64)
  3 Klinker, Rachel        FR CAL-PC            1:54.07    1:53.81   27  
                 25.59        53.32 (27.73)
        1:22.49 (29.17)     1:53.81 (31.32)
  4 Looney, Lindsay        FR ASU-AZ            1:55.74    1:55.49   26  
                 25.96        55.27 (29.31)
        1:24.99 (29.72)     1:55.49 (30.50)
  5 Okada, Amy             SR UCLA-CA           1:56.82    1:55.93   25  
                 25.67        54.81 (29.14)
        1:24.89 (30.08)     1:55.93 (31.04)
  6 Foelske, Jade          FR ASU-AZ            1:57.57    1:56.53   24  
                 26.45        56.18 (29.73)
        1:26.30 (30.12)     1:56.53 (30.23)
  7 Martin, Ruby           SO ASU-AZ            1:57.41    1:58.18   23  
                 26.86        55.92 (29.06)
        1:26.33 (30.41)     1:58.18 (31.85)
  8 Szekely, Allie         SR STAN-PC           1:56.94    1:58.23   22  
                 26.63        56.64 (30.01)
        1:27.20 (30.56)     1:58.23 (31.03)

Pac-12 Women’s Championships: Platform Diving

Stanford went 1-2 in platform diving with Mia Paulsen winning with 311.40 points and Daria Lenz taking second with 292.45.

USC took the next three spots with Savannah Stocker in third (290.20), followed by Naomi Gowlett (288.55) and Carly Souza (271.85).

Cal’s Briana Thai was sixth (258.85), ahead of USC’s Morenike Agubiade (236.80) and Arizona’s Jacqueline Purwins (217.80).

Event 20  Women Platform Diving
=========================================================================
         NCAA: N 437.75  3/20/2009 Christina Loukas, Indiana
       Pac-12: M 368.75  2015      Haley Ishimatsu, USC
 Pac-12 Champ: P 368.75  2015      Haley Ishimatsu, USC
    Name                 Year School            Prelims     Finals Points 
=========================================================================
                             === Finals ===                              
 
  1 Paulsen, Mia              STAN-PC            269.60     311.40   32  
  2 Lenz, Daria               STAN-PC            260.90     292.45   28  
  3 Stocker, Savannah         USC-CA             265.85     290.20   27  
  4 Gowlett, Naomi            USC-CA             255.55     288.55   26  
  5 Souza, Carly              USC-CA             229.05     271.85   25  
  6 Thai, Briana           JR CAL-PC             260.10     258.85   24  
  7 Agunbiade, Morenike       USC-CA             235.10     236.80   23  
  8 Purwins, Jacqueline       ARIZ-AZ            229.90     217.80   22

Pac-12 Women’s Championships: 400 Free Relay

USC’s Louise Hansson, Marta Ciesla, Tatum Wade and Laticia Transom won the 400 free relay in 3:10.76.

Cal’s Izzy Ivey, Keaton Blovad, Eloise Riley and Robin Neumann finished second in 3:13.21.

Stanford’s Amalie Fackenthal, Lauren Pitzer, Lauren Green and Anya Goeders took third (3:13.22).

Event 21  Women 400 Yard Freestyle Relay
==================================================================================
         NCAA: N 3:06.96  3/23/2019 University of Californa- Berk, CAL
                          I. Ivey, K. McLaughlin, A. Bilquist, A. Weitzeil
       Pac-12: M 3:06.96  2019      Univeristy of Californa- Berk, CAL
                          I. Ivey, K. McLaughlin, A. Bilquist, A. Weitzel
 Pac-12 Champ: P 3:07.41  2019      University of California -Berk, CAL
                          R Neumann, K McLaughlin, A Bilquist, A Weitzeil
    School                                 Seed     Finals Points 
==================================================================================
  1 USC-CA  'A'                         3:14.00    3:10.76   64  
     1) Hansson, Louise SR            2) Ciesla, Marta JR             
     3) Wade, Tatum SR                4) Transom, Laticia SO          
                 22.90        47.82 (47.82)
        1:10.51 (22.69)     1:35.50 (47.68)
        1:58.31 (22.81)     2:23.26 (47.76)
        2:46.03 (22.77)     3:10.76 (47.50)
  2 CAL-PC  'A'                         3:10.99    3:13.21   56  
     1) Ivey, Izzy SO                 2) Blovad, Keaton SR            
     3) Riley, Eloise FR              4) Neumann, Robin JR            
                 22.95        48.27 (48.27)
        1:10.94 (22.67)     1:36.60 (48.33)
        1:59.40 (22.80)     2:25.04 (48.44)
        2:47.92 (22.88)     3:13.21 (48.17)
  3 STAN-PC  'A'                        3:15.69    3:13.22   54  
     1) Fackenthal, Amalie SO         2) Pitzer, Lauren JR            
     3) Green, Lauren JR              4) Goeders, Anya SO             
                 23.27        48.41 (48.41)
        1:11.14 (22.73)     1:36.56 (48.15)
        1:59.29 (22.73)     2:24.67 (48.11)
        2:47.52 (22.85)     3:13.22 (48.55)
  4 ASU-AZ  'A'                         3:17.40    3:15.64   51  
     1) Curry, Camryn JR              2) Laning, Erica JR             
     3) Nordin, Emma JR               4) Runge, Cierra SR             
                 23.35        49.10 (49.10)
        1:12.52 (23.42)     1:37.93 (48.83)
        2:01.55 (23.62)     2:27.01 (49.08)
        2:50.30 (23.29)     3:15.64 (48.63)
  4 UCLA-CA  'A'                        3:17.43    3:15.64   51  
     1) Grover, Claire SO             2) Okada, Amy SR                
     3) Jameson, Maisie SR            4) Liu, Kenisha SR              
                 23.37        48.91 (48.91)
        1:12.11 (23.20)     1:38.05 (49.14)
        2:00.85 (22.80)     2:26.88 (48.83)
        2:49.99 (23.11)     3:15.64 (48.76)
  6 WSU-IE  'A'                         3:22.32    3:19.70   48  
     1) Fountaine, Keiana SO          2) Larson, Chloe JR             
     3) Bokowy, Payton SO             4) Barrier, Emily SO            
                 23.77        49.52 (49.52)
        1:12.97 (23.45)     1:39.52 (50.00)
        2:03.26 (23.74)     2:29.46 (49.94)
        2:52.99 (23.53)     3:19.70 (50.24)
  7 UTAH-UT  'A'                        3:21.07    3:22.42   46  
     1) Reimer, Audrey SO             2) Woznick, Madeline FR         
     3) Casarin, Leyre JR             4) Miller, Kayla FR             
                 23.67        49.60 (49.60)
        1:13.22 (23.62)     1:39.63 (50.03)
        2:03.62 (23.99)     2:30.52 (50.89)
        2:55.21 (24.69)     3:22.42 (51.90)