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Stanford women extend winning streak in swimming

Katie Drabot won three events in Stanford's 189-104 victory over previously undefeated North Carolina State on Friday. Photo by Casey Valentine/

Sophomore Katie Drabot won three events while senior Janet Hu, sophomore Katie Ledecky, junior Ella Eastin and sophomore Haley Farnsworth each won twice, pacing the top-ranked Stanford swimming and diving team's 189-104 victory over No. 13 and previously undefeated North Carolina State on Friday afternoon at Avery Aquatic Center.

Also contributing individual event victories for Stanford were senior Ally Howe (1:54.93 in the 200 back) and junior Kim Williams.

Grace Zhao
Howe, a Sacred Heart Prep grad, also finished second to Hu in the 100 back.

The Cardinal returns to action on Nov. 16-18, competing in the Art Adamson Invite at College Station.

The Cardinal won its 18th straight dual meet and 13th consecutive home dual meet, dating to 2014.

Palo Alto grad Grace Zhao finished second in the 100 breast to Williams, who raced 1:02.30. Zhao finished in 1:03.42.

Howe and Hu also swam on both of Stanford's winning relays.

Menlo-Atherton grad Mia Paulsen placed second in the 3-meter diving event, recording a score of 287.48. Fransworth won with a 295.50.

— Palo Alto Online Sports/Stanford Athletics

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